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The Rivera Colonia had a population of 749 as of July 1, 2016. Rivera Colonia ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Rivera Colonia is located at latitude 27.2995 and longitude -97.7981 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Rivera Colonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.
The Rivera Colonia (GNIS ID: ) has a U4 Census Class Code which indicates official common name for a populated location within an incorporated place 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 Rivera Colonia is located within Riviera Division of Starr County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rivera Colonia 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 Rivera Colonia: Rivera Subdivision Colonia.
|Population in Households||724|
|Population in Familes||641|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||25|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||301 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||221 (73.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||49 (16.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||30 ( 10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,530|
|Average Home Value||$159,978|
|Median Household Income||$56,055|
|Average Household Income||$71,374|
|Per Capita Income||$25,096|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.92%|
The table below compares Rivera Colonia 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||# 1106||37th|
|Population Density1||# 1497||14th|
|Diversity Index2||# 684||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 449||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 650||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.