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Uvalde, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Uvalde had a population of 16,786 as of July 1, 2016. Uvalde ranks in the upper 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 Uvalde is located at latitude 29.2152 and longitude -99.7772 in Uvalde County. The formal boundaries for the City of Uvalde (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Uvalde County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Uvalde (GNIS ID: 2412138) 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 Uvalde is located within Uvalde Division of Uvalde County.

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


Total Population 16,786
Population in Households 16,509
Population in Familes 14,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 277
Population Density1 2,194
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 5,567
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 4,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,433 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,133 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 685 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $83,822
Average Home Value $121,221


Median Household Income $37,574
Average Household Income $53,506
Per Capita Income $18,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.92%
Households 0.92% 0.86%
Families 0.86% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Uvalde, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Uvalde 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 # 167 91st
Population Density1 # 263 85th
Diversity Index2 # 556 68th
Median Household Income # 1231 30th
Per Capita Income # 1311 25th

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