The El Refugio Census Designated Place had a population of 358 as of July 1, 2018. El Refugio ranks in 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 Refugio is located at latitude 26.3406 and longitude -98.7589 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the El Refugio Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.
The El Refugio Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408060) 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 El Refugio Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.
|Population in Households||358|
|Population in Familes||339|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$27,346|
|Average Household Income||$43,785|
|Per Capita Income||$12,522|
|Total Housing Units||120 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||84 (70.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||17 (14.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||19 (15.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$55,147|
|Average Home Value||$65,060|
|Average Household Size||3.54|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||2.09%|
The table below compares El Refugio 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.
|Total Population||# 1375||21st|
|Population Density||# 1104||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 1699||3rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1649||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1580||10th|
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