Rio Bravo, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rio Bravo, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rio Bravo had a population of 4,950 as of July 1, 2016. Rio Bravo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rio Bravo is located at latitude 27.3647 and longitude -99.4845 in Webb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rio Bravo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Webb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 407 feet.

The City of Rio Bravo (GNIS ID: 2410950) 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 Rio Bravo is located within Laredo South-El Cenizo Division of Webb County.

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


Total Population 4,950
Population in Households 4,287
Population in Familes 4,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 663
Population Density1 7,619
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,167
Average Household Size 3.67
Family Households 1,054
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 908 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $42,702
Average Home Value $56,257


Median Household Income $27,245
Average Household Income $36,517
Per Capita Income $10,454
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.75%
Households 0.53% 0.79%
Families 0.46% 0.77%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   0.22%
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.

Rio Bravo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Bravo 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 # 406 77th
Population Density1 # 26 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1510 14th
Median Household Income # 1623 7th
Per Capita Income # 1649 6th

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