Del Mar Heights, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Del Mar Heights, Texas - Basic Facts

The Del Mar Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 129 as of July 1, 2017. Del Mar Heights 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 Del Mar Heights is located at latitude 26.0559 and longitude -97.4236 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Del Mar Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Del Mar Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408649) 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 Del Mar Heights Census Designated Place is located within Los Fresnos-Laureles Division of Cameron County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Del Mar Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Del Mar Heights, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 129
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 70
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 285
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $36,276
Average Household Income $50,068
Per Capita Income $14,594


Total Housing Units 40 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $225,000


Total Households 38
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 30
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 1.84% 1.5%
Households 1.96% 1.53%
Families 3.73% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Del Mar Heights, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Del Mar Heights 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 # 1598 9th
Population Density # 1397 20th
Diversity Index # 1276 27th
Median Household Income # 1363 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1494 15th

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