La Escondida CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Escondida CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The La Escondida Census Designated Place had a population of 158 as of July 1, 2016. La Escondida 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 La Escondida CDP is located at latitude 26.3806 and longitude -98.8737 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the La Escondida Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The La Escondida Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584661) 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 La Escondida Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 158
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,719
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 3.59
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $147,857


Median Household Income $31,818
Average Household Income $52,138
Per Capita Income $15,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.63%
Households 0.75% 0.89%
Families 0.0% 0.55%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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 Escondida CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Escondida 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 # 1566 11th
Population Density1 # 181 90th
Diversity Index2 # 1674 4th
Median Household Income # 1482 15th
Per Capita Income # 1432 18th

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