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Lago Vista, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lago Vista had a population of 6,589 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Lago Vista is located at latitude 30.4527 and longitude -97.9911 in Travis County. 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. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 774 feet.

The City of Lago Vista (GNIS ID: 2411594) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lago Vista is located within Northwest Travis Division of Travis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lago Vista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Lago Vista, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,589
Population in Households 6,589
Population in Familes 5,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 509
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,791
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,969
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,213 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 578 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $240,711
Average Home Value $274,944


Median Household Income $76,028
Average Household Income $85,172
Per Capita Income $35,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.67% 2.08%
Households 1.64% 2.15%
Families 1.45% 1.98%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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, 2015 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 # 328 81st
Population Density1 # 1166 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1235 29th
Median Household Income # 195 89th
Per Capita Income # 169 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.