Elsa, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Elsa, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Elsa had a population of 6,090 as of July 1, 2018. Elsa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elsa is located at latitude 26.2979 and longitude -97.9938 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elsa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 69 feet.

The City of Elsa (GNIS ID: 2410434) 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 Elsa is located within Edcouch-Elsa Division of Hidalgo County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,090
Population in Households 6,090
Population in Familes 5,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,035
Diversity Index3 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,300
Average Household Income $40,326
Per Capita Income $11,906

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,189 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $70,972
Average Home Value $86,111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,865
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 1,491
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 1.19%
Households 0.91% 1.17%
Families 1.08% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Elsa, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elsa 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 # 355 80th
Population Density # 92 95th
Diversity Index # 1304 25th
Median Household Income # 1728 1st
Per Capita Income # 1618 8th

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