La Coste, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Coste, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of LaCoste had a population of 1,157 as of July 1, 2016. La Coste ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for La Coste is located at latitude 29.31 and longitude -98.8111 in Medina County. The formal boundaries for the City of LaCoste (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Medina County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of LaCoste (GNIS ID: 2411589) 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 LaCoste is located within Castroville-LaCoste Division of Medina County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Coste: Fernando, Lacoste.

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


Total Population 1,157
Population in Households 1,157
Population in Familes 986
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,835
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $73,319
Average Home Value $96,630


Median Household Income $45,408
Average Household Income $64,343
Per Capita Income $23,372
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.22%
Households 0.5% 0.19%
Families 0.64% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

La Coste, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Coste 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 # 935 47th
Population Density1 # 342 81st
Diversity Index2 # 524 70th
Median Household Income # 817 53rd
Per Capita Income # 789 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.