Eagle Lake, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Eagle Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Eagle Lake had a population of 3,622 as of July 1, 2018. Eagle Lake ranks in the upper 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 Eagle Lake is located at latitude 29.5873 and longitude -96.3286 in Colorado County. The formal boundaries for the City of Eagle Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Colorado County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The City of Eagle Lake (GNIS ID: 2410379) 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 Eagle Lake is located within Eagle Lake Division of Colorado County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eagle Lake: Eaglelake.

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Eagle Lake, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,622
Population in Households 3,622
Population in Familes 3,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,236
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $41,657
Average Household Income $54,133
Per Capita Income $19,018


Total Housing Units 1,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 916 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $78,860
Average Home Value $104,276


Total Households 1,276
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.06% 0.03%
Households -0.12% -0.02%
Families -0.19% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Eagle Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle Lake 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 # 502 71st
Population Density # 593 66th
Diversity Index # 63 96th
Median Household Income # 1121 36th
Per Capita Income # 1309 25th

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