Amargosa Colonia, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Amargosa Colonia, Texas - Basic Facts

The Amargosa Census Designated Place had a population of 337 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


Total Population 337
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 275
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 275
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 337
Population in Familes 297
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 222
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $29,255
Average Household Income $41,772
Per Capita Income $13,254


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $140,774


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 73
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 2.04% 1.44%
Households 2.1% 1.36%
Families 1.61% 1.33%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

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, 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 # 1401 20th
Population Density # 1472 16th
Diversity Index # 1092 38th
Median Household Income # 1588 9th
Per Capita Income # 1549 11th

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