El Rancho Vela CDP, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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El Rancho Vela CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

The El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place had a population of 341 as of July 1, 2018. El Rancho Vela CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for El Rancho Vela CDP is located at latitude 26.4038 and longitude -98.769 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584633) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 El Rancho Vela Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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El Rancho Vela CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 341
Population in Households 341
Population in Familes 328
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,639
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $40,092
Average Household Income $61,266
Per Capita Income $16,194


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $112,500


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 3.63
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.69% 1.86%
Households 2.61% 1.85%
Families 2.49% 1.77%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

El Rancho Vela CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Rancho Vela CDP to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1397 20th
Population Density # 214 88th
Diversity Index # 1690 3rd
Median Household Income # 1203 31st
Per Capita Income # 1444 17th

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