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Rancho Alegre, Texas - Basic Facts

The Rancho Alegre CDP(1) had a population of 1,395 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Rancho Alegre is located at latitude 27.7417 and longitude -98.0947 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jim Wells County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6).

The Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place 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 Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place is located within Alice Division of Jim Wells County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Rancho Alegre, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 1,395 (100%)
Population in Households 1,395 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,233 (88.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,092
Diversity Index2 67


Median Household Income $18,299
Average Household Income $36,944
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $12,977
Wealth Index5 22
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Low (40.8)


Total HU (Housing Units) 607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $33,634
Average Home Value $40,326
Housing Affordability Index3 198


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3.00
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.44% -0.46%
Households -0.50% -0.20%
Families   0.05%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
Owner Occupied HU   0.15%

Rancho Alegre, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Alegre to the other 1,862 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 856 54th
Population Density # 623 67th
Median Household Income # 1834 2nd
Housing Affordability Index # 1653 89th
Per Capita Income # 1782 4th
Diversity Index # 906 51st

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