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Escobares, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Escobares had a population of 2,708 as of July 1, 2019. Escobares 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 Escobares is located at latitude 26.4106 and longitude -98.9625 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the City of Escobares encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.

The City of Escobares (GNIS ID: 2410454) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Escobares is located within Roma-Los Saenz Division of Starr County.


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Escobares, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Escobares, TX Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Escobares, TX Wealth Index is 21
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,708 (100%)
Population in Households 2,708 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,574 (95.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,022
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,629
Average Household Income $30,022
Per Capita Income $8,107
Wealth Index4 21

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $71,809
Housing Affordability Index3 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 732
Average Household Size 3.7
Family Households 637
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.61% 0.95%
Households 1.43% 0.89%
Families 1.56% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Escobares, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escobares to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 622 64th
Population Density # 706 60th
Diversity Index # 1653 5th
Median Household Income # 1709 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1734 1st

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