Amargosa Colonia, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Amargosa Colonia, Texas - Basic Facts

The Amargosa Census Designated Place had a population of 346 as of July 1, 2018. Amargosa Colonia 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 Amargosa Colonia is located at latitude 27.8911 and longitude -98.11 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Amargosa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jim Wells County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Amargosa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586907) 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 Amargosa Census Designated Place is located within Orange Grove-Sandia Division of Jim Wells County.

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


Total Population 346
Population in Households 346
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 228
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $29,708
Average Household Income $42,123
Per Capita Income $13,543


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $103,571
Average Home Value $158,929


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 75
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 2.12% 1.3%
Households 2.09% 1.15%
Families 1.75% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Amargosa Colonia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amargosa Colonia 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 # 1392 20th
Population Density # 1468 16th
Diversity Index # 1123 36th
Median Household Income # 1593 9th
Per Capita Income # 1542 12th

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