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Oilton, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Oilton Census Designated Place had a population of 383 as of July 1, 2016. Oilton ranks in the lower 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 Oilton is located at latitude 27.4693 and longitude -98.9672 in Webb County. The formal boundaries for the Oilton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Oilton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408980) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Oilton Census Designated Place is located within Laredo South-El Cenizo Division of Webb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oilton 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 Oilton: Torrecillas.

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


Total Population 383
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 270
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $67,593
Average Home Value $121,429


Median Household Income $39,901
Average Household Income $57,277
Per Capita Income $18,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.42%
Households 1.31% 1.35%
Families 0.54% 1.49%
Median Household Income   -1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Oilton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oilton 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 # 1348 23rd
Population Density1 # 1414 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1230 30th
Median Household Income # 1112 36th
Per Capita Income # 1295 26th

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