La Rosita, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Rosita, Texas - Basic Facts

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The La Rosita Census Designated Place had a population of 94 as of July 1, 2017. La Rosita 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 La Rosita is located at latitude 26.4017 and longitude -98.9321 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the La Rosita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The La Rosita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408516) 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 La Rosita Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

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


Total Population 94
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 66
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 91
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 94
Population in Familes 88
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,372
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $28,412
Average Household Income $38,471
Per Capita Income $10,867


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $103,906


Total Households 37
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 30
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 1.4% 1.25%
Households 1.59% 1.06%
Families 5.75% 1.3%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

La Rosita, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Rosita 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 # 1643 6th
Population Density # 504 71st
Diversity Index # 1679 4th
Median Household Income # 1617 8th
Per Capita Income # 1656 5th

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