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


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El Mesquite CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The El Mesquite Census Designated Place had a population of 45 as of July 1, 2017. El Mesquite 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 Mesquite CDP is located at latitude 26.3847 and longitude -98.7716 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the El Mesquite Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The El Mesquite Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584631) 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 Mesquite Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Mesquite CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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El Mesquite CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 29
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 45
Population in Familes 43
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,000
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $53,704
Per Capita Income $14,321


Total Housing Units 18 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $113,889


Total Households 12
Average Household Size 3.75
Family Households 11
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.36% 1.72%
Households 2.55% 1.61%
Families 1.32% 1.76%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

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

The table below compares El Mesquite CDP to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1704 3rd
Population Density # 44 98th
Diversity Index # 1688 4th
Median Household Income # 1411 19th
Per Capita Income # 1508 14th

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