La Casita, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The La Casita Census Designated Place had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2016. La Casita 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 La Casita is located at latitude 26.3369 and longitude -98.7337 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the La Casita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 154 feet.

The La Casita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633233) 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 La Casita Census Designated Place is located within La Grulla Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 150
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,467
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $35,870
Average Home Value $44,697


Median Household Income $26,268
Average Household Income $39,542
Per Capita Income $12,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.57% 2.05%
Households 2.88% 2.22%
Families 1.4% 2.13%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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 Casita, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Casita 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 # 1573 10th
Population Density1 # 220 87th
Diversity Index2 # 1497 14th
Median Household Income # 1646 6th
Per Capita Income # 1581 10th

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