Tierra Dorada CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tierra Dorada CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Tierra Dorada Census Designated Place had a population of 32 as of July 1, 2016. Tierra Dorada 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 Tierra Dorada CDP is located at latitude 26.4007 and longitude -98.9213 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Tierra Dorada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Tierra Dorada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584747) 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 Tierra Dorada Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 32
Population in Households 32
Population in Familes 30
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,749
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 8
Average Household Size 4.0
Family Households 7
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 8 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7 (87.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $75,000


Median Household Income $28,958
Average Household Income $41,803
Per Capita Income $11,799
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 1.22%
Households 2.16% 2.38%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

Tierra Dorada CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tierra Dorada 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 # 1720 2nd
Population Density1 # 365 79th
Diversity Index2 # 1715 2nd
Median Household Income # 1581 10th
Per Capita Income # 1612 8th

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