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Encinal, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Encinal is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in La Salle County at latitude 28.0405 and longitude -99.3545. La Salle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Encinal, but most people and references simply refer to it as Encinal, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Encinal indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Encinal (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Encinal, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 558
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density1 1,382
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 186
Average Household Size 1.31
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $88,793
Average Home Value $108,277


Median Household Income $26,990
Average Household Income $36,772
Per Capita Income $9,685
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 1.02%
Households 0.13% 2.36%
Families -0.52% 2.27%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Encinal, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Encinal to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1199 32nd
Population Density1 # 494 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 1446 17th
Median Household Income # 1570 10th
Per Capita Income # 1617 8th

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