Rafael Pena CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rafael Pena CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Rafael Pena Census Designated Place had a population of 79 as of July 1, 2016. Rafael Pena 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 Rafael Pena CDP is located at latitude 26.3009 and longitude -98.6409 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Rafael Pena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Rafael Pena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584719) 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 Rafael Pena Census Designated Place is located within La Grulla Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 79
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15,490
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 32
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $79,688
Average Home Value $80,172


Median Household Income $30,211
Average Household Income $40,327
Per Capita Income $10,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 27.86% 3.09%
Households 27.53% 2.95%
Families 38.04% 2.53%
Median Household Income   -1.22%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Rafael Pena CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rafael Pena 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 # 1666 5th
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1724 2nd
Median Household Income # 1533 12th
Per Capita Income # 1668 5th

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