Cesar Chavez, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cesar Chavez, Texas - Basic Facts

The César Chávez Census Designated Place had a population of 2,134 as of July 1, 2017. Cesar Chavez ranks in 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 Cesar Chavez is located at latitude 26.3105 and longitude -98.1143 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the César Chávez Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 85 feet.

The César Chávez Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408007) 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 César Chávez Census Designated Place is located within Edinburg Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cesar Chavez 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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Cesar Chavez, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,134
Daytime Population: Workers 177
Daytime Population: Residents 1,387
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,048
Population in Familes 1,903
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 665
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $34,471
Average Household Income $53,595
Per Capita Income $14,913


Total Housing Units 740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $78,608
Average Home Value $128,269


Total Households 583
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 501
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 1.4% 1.5%
Households 1.38% 1.53%
Families 1.87% 1.47%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Cesar Chavez, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cesar Chavez 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 # 689 61st
Population Density # 1015 42nd
Diversity Index # 1457 17th
Median Household Income # 1429 18th
Per Capita Income # 1479 15th

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