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La Grulla, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of La Grulla had a population of 1,699 as of July 1, 2016. La Grulla 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 Grulla is located at latitude 26.2713 and longitude -98.6486 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Grulla (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of La Grulla (GNIS ID: 2411570) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of La Grulla is located within La Grulla Division of Starr County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Grulla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Grulla: Grulla.

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La Grulla, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,699
Population in Households 1,699
Population in Familes 1,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,814
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 515
Average Household Size 3.3
Family Households 423
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $39,286
Average Home Value $71,023


Median Household Income $18,203
Average Household Income $29,289
Per Capita Income $8,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.92%
Households 0.93% 0.99%
Families 0.78% 0.93%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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 Grulla, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Grulla 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 # 776 56th
Population Density1 # 347 80th
Diversity Index2 # 1684 4th
Median Household Income # 1733 1st
Per Capita Income # 1711 2nd

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