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Del Rio, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Del Rio had a population of 34,983 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Del Rio: Delrio.

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Del Rio, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,983
Daytime Population: Workers 14,208
Daytime Population: Residents 19,509
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,717
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 34,350
Population in Familes 30,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 633
Population Density2 1,720
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $40,928
Average Household Income $55,842
Per Capita Income $18,776


Total Housing Units 13,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,008 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,485 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,854 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $101,630
Average Home Value $121,349


Total Households 11,493
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 8,632
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.36% -0.3%
Households -0.24% -0.28%
Families -0.23% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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, 2017 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 # 98 94th
Population Density # 372 79th
Diversity Index # 908 48th
Median Household Income # 1148 34th
Per Capita Income # 1322 24th

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