Rancho Alegre, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rancho Alegre, Texas - Basic Facts

The Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place had a population of 1,781 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rancho Alegre is located at latitude 27.7393 and longitude -98.1027 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 elevation is 217 feet.

The Rancho Alegre Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409132) 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.

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


Total Population 1,781
Daytime Population: Workers 153
Daytime Population: Residents 1,216
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,369
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,394
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $24,511
Average Household Income $42,029
Per Capita Income $14,238


Total Housing Units 665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $54,234
Average Home Value $83,184


Total Households 571
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 417
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 0.61% 0.62%
Households 0.62% 0.59%
Families 0.1% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Rancho Alegre, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Alegre 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 # 764 56th
Population Density # 497 72nd
Diversity Index # 1289 26th
Median Household Income # 1692 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1516 13th

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