Siesta Shores, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Siesta Shores, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Siesta Shores Census Designated Place had a population of 1,528 as of July 1, 2016. Siesta Shores 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 Siesta Shores is located at latitude 26.8503 and longitude -99.2558 in Zapata County. The formal boundaries for the Siesta Shores Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Zapata County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Siesta Shores Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408737) 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 Siesta Shores Census Designated Place is located within Zapata Division of Zapata County.

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


Total Population 1,528
Population in Households 1,528
Population in Familes 1,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,082
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 453
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 360
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (30.4%)
Median Home Value $78,271
Average Home Value $102,548


Median Household Income $35,092
Average Household Income $49,150
Per Capita Income $14,733
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.14%
Households 1.26% 0.95%
Families 1.16% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Siesta Shores, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Siesta Shores 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 # 819 53rd
Population Density1 # 283 84th
Diversity Index2 # 1457 17th
Median Household Income # 1350 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1467 16th

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