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Combes, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Combes had a population of 3,158 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Combes is located at latitude 26.2464 and longitude -97.7267 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Combes (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Combes (GNIS ID: 2413234) 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 Town of Combes is located within Harlingen-San Benito Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Combes 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 Combes: Combs.

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


Total Population 3,158
Daytime Population: Workers 212
Daytime Population: Residents 2,150
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,362
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,158
Population in Familes 2,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,044
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $42,808
Average Household Income $55,392
Per Capita Income $17,925


Total Housing Units 1,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 849 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $80,415
Average Home Value $110,230


Total Households 1,025
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 808
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 1.21% 1.14%
Households 1.16% 1.09%
Families 1.07% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Combes, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Combes 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 # 547 69th
Population Density # 690 61st
Diversity Index # 795 55th
Median Household Income # 1039 41st
Per Capita Income # 1368 22nd

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