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Santa Rosa, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Santa Rosa had a population of 2,941 as of July 1, 2018. Santa Rosa ranks in the upper 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 Santa Rosa is located at latitude 26.2567 and longitude -97.825 in Cameron County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Santa Rosa encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cameron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Town of Santa Rosa (GNIS ID: 2413259) 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 Santa Rosa is located within Harlingen-San Benito Division of Cameron County.

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Santa Rosa, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,941
Population in Households 2,941
Population in Familes 2,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,811
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $26,810
Average Household Income $41,019
Per Capita Income $11,905


Total Housing Units 905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 606 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $65,144
Average Home Value $109,685


Total Households 834
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 703
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.58%
Households 0.37% 0.64%
Families 0.26% 0.56%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Santa Rosa, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Rosa to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 584 67th
Population Density # 105 94th
Diversity Index # 1236 30th
Median Household Income # 1665 5th
Per Capita Income # 1619 7th

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