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Amargosa Colonia, Texas - Basic Facts

The Amargosa Census Designated Place had a population of 339 as of July 1, 2019. 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 27.8864 and longitude -98.1072 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Amargosa Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Amargosa Colonia, TX Housing Affordability Index is 202
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Amargosa Colonia, TX Wealth Index is 77
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 339 (100%)
Population in Households 339 (100.0%)
Population in Families 298 (87.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 224
Diversity Index2 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,610
Average Household Income $79,437
Per Capita Income $25,309
Wealth Index4 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Housing Affordability Index3 202
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 100
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.66% 0.58%
Households 1.64% 0.59%
Families 1.41% 0.53%
Median Household Income   4.76%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Amargosa Colonia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amargosa Colonia to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1398 20th
Population Density # 1476 16th
Diversity Index # 1131 35th
Median Household Income # 1195 32nd
Per Capita Income # 814 53rd

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