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Del Rio, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Del Rio had a population of 35,512 as of July 1, 2016. Del Rio 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 Del Rio is located at latitude 29.3701 and longitude -100.8808 in Val Verde County. The formal boundaries for the City of Del Rio (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Val Verde County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 968 feet.

The City of Del Rio (GNIS ID: 2410316) 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 Del Rio is located within Del Rio Division of Val Verde County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Del Rio 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 Del Rio: Delrio.

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Del Rio, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,512
Population in Households 34,876
Population in Familes 30,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 636
Population Density1 1,746
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 11,713
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 8,791
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 13,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,109 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,604 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,622 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $99,578
Average Home Value $116,956


Median Household Income $40,622
Average Household Income $54,152
Per Capita Income $18,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.14%
Households 0.02% -0.04%
Families 0.03% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Del Rio, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Del Rio 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 # 96 95th
Population Density1 # 369 79th
Diversity Index2 # 894 49th
Median Household Income # 1067 39th
Per Capita Income # 1283 27th

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