Encinal, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Encinal, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Encinal had a population of 594 as of July 1, 2016. Encinal ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Encinal is located at latitude 28.0405 and longitude -99.3545 in La Salle County. 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. La Salle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

The City of Encinal (GNIS ID: 2410439) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Encinal is located within Encinal Division of La Salle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Encinal population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Encinal, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 594
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 242
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density1 1,375
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 1.32
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (30.6%)
Median Home Value $62,912
Average Home Value $68,333


Median Household Income $28,735
Average Household Income $40,534
Per Capita Income $15,464
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.09%
Households 1.97% 2.02%
Families 1.56% 2.14%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1187 32nd
Population Density1 # 502 71st
Diversity Index2 # 1437 18th
Median Household Income # 1586 9th
Per Capita Income # 1430 18th

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