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Ranchos Penitas West, Texas - Basic Facts

Ranchos Penitas West is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ranchos Penitas West Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Webb County at latitude 27.6742 and longitude -99.6109. Webb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 492 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Ranchos Penitas West Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ranchos Penitas West: Ranchos Penitas West Colonia.

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Ranchos Penitas West, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 594
Population in Households 594
Population in Familes 532
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 3.96
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $110,000
Average Home Value $142,593


Median Household Income $43,919
Average Household Income $50,222
Per Capita Income $14,561
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.85% 1.25%
Households 1.13% 1.3%
Families -0.98% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


Ranchos Penitas West, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ranchos Penitas West to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1189 32nd
Population Density1 # 1395 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1029 41st
Median Household Income # 843 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1401 20th

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