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Lago Vista, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lago Vista is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Travis County at latitude 30.4527 and longitude -97.9911. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 774 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lago Vista, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lago Vista, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lago Vista indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lago Vista (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.97 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles.

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Lago Vista, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,618
Population in Households 6,618
Population in Familes 5,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,802
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,979
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,227 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $226,805
Average Home Value $258,797


Median Household Income $68,172
Average Household Income $84,422
Per Capita Income $35,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.17% 2.58%
Households 2.12% 2.65%
Families 1.91% 2.48%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


Lago Vista, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lago Vista to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 322 82nd
Population Density1 # 1159 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1206 31st
Median Household Income # 236 87th
Per Capita Income # 168 90th

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