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


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La Esperanza CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The La Esperanza Census Designated Place had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2016. La Esperanza 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 Esperanza CDP is located at latitude 26.4313 and longitude -98.8923 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the La Esperanza Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The La Esperanza Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584662) 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 Esperanza Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 226
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 7,986
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 3.98
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $124,479


Median Household Income $32,407
Average Household Income $52,497
Per Capita Income $13,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% 3.0%
Households 0.0% 3.34%
Families -1.51% 3.01%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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 Esperanza CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Esperanza 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 # 1511 14th
Population Density1 # 21 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1671 5th
Median Household Income # 1453 17th
Per Capita Income # 1516 13th

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