Fronton, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Fronton Census Designated Place had a population of 183 as of July 1, 2016. Fronton 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 Fronton is located at latitude 26.4259 and longitude -99.0762 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Fronton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Fronton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408266) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with 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 Fronton Census Designated Place is located within Roma-Los Saenz Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 183
Population in Households 183
Population in Familes 172
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 459
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 51
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $71,739
Average Home Value $87,500


Median Household Income $32,097
Average Household Income $44,065
Per Capita Income $13,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.33%
Households 0.32% 0.39%
Families 0.0% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.6%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

Fronton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fronton 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 # 1546 12th
Population Density1 # 1209 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1611 8th
Median Household Income # 1468 16th
Per Capita Income # 1535 12th

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