El Castillo CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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El Castillo CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The El Castillo Census Designated Place had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016. El Castillo CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 El Castillo CDP is located at latitude 26.3349 and longitude -98.6387 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the El Castillo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The El Castillo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584627) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Castillo Census Designated Place is located within La Grulla Division of Starr County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Castillo CDP 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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El Castillo CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 7,122
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 3.81
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $73,438
Average Home Value $103,488


Median Household Income $27,723
Average Household Income $39,312
Per Capita Income $10,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 1.09%
Households 0.96% 1.13%
Families 2.55% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

El Castillo CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Castillo CDP 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 # 1530 13th
Population Density1 # 30 98th
Diversity Index2 # 1604 8th
Median Household Income # 1609 8th
Per Capita Income # 1653 6th

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