The La Puerta Census Designated Place had a population of 687 as of July 1, 2016. La Puerta 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 Puerta is located at latitude 26.3468 and longitude -98.7505 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the La Puerta Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.
The La Puerta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408514) 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 Puerta Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Puerta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||687|
|Population in Familes||660|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||3.84|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||194 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||136 (70.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||43 (22.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$54,918|
|Average Home Value||$61,213|
|Median Household Income||$23,272|
|Average Household Income||$39,874|
|Per Capita Income||$10,353|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.09%|
|Per Capita Income||2.16%|
The table below compares La Puerta 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.
|Total Population||# 1135||35th|
|Population Density1||# 267||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1711||2nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1697||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1660||5th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.