El Rancho Vela CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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El Rancho Vela CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place had a population of 316 as of July 1, 2016. El Rancho Vela 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 Rancho Vela CDP is located at latitude 26.4038 and longitude -98.769 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584633) 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 Rancho Vela Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 316
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,446
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $95,455
Average Home Value $111,429


Median Household Income $37,841
Average Household Income $52,832
Per Capita Income $13,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 2.06%
Households 2.37% 2.18%
Families 2.13% 2.13%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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 Rancho Vela CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Rancho Vela 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 # 1419 19th
Population Density1 # 225 87th
Diversity Index2 # 1688 4th
Median Household Income # 1217 30th
Per Capita Income # 1501 14th

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