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Ricardo, Texas - Basic Facts

The Ricardo Census Designated Place had a population of 1,117 as of July 1, 2017. Ricardo 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 Ricardo is located at latitude 27.4186 and longitude -97.8476 in Kleberg County. The formal boundaries for the Ricardo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kleberg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Ricardo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586979) 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 Ricardo Census Designated Place is located within Kingsville Division of Kleberg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ricardo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ricardo: Richard.

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Ricardo, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,117
Daytime Population: Workers 216
Daytime Population: Residents 678
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 894
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,083
Population in Familes 960
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 250
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $58,991
Average Household Income $76,802
Per Capita Income $26,594


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $95,109
Average Home Value $166,779


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.88% 0.64%
Households 0.95% 0.65%
Families 0.05% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Ricardo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ricardo 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 # 953 46th
Population Density # 1439 18th
Diversity Index # 683 61st
Median Household Income # 423 76th
Per Capita Income # 620 65th

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