Palo Blanco CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palo Blanco CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Palo Blanco Census Designated Place had a population of 228 as of July 1, 2017. Palo Blanco 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 Palo Blanco CDP is located at latitude 26.3875 and longitude -98.9024 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Palo Blanco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Palo Blanco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584709) 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 Palo Blanco Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palo Blanco CDP 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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Palo Blanco CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 228
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 186
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,750
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $33,293
Average Household Income $44,096
Per Capita Income $12,527


Total Housing Units 66 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $95,000
Average Home Value $105,233


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 4.3
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 5
  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 1.55% 1.45%
Households 1.67% 1.47%
Families -0.31% 1.33%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Palo Blanco CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palo Blanco CDP 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 # 1505 14th
Population Density # 109 94th
Diversity Index # 1726 1st
Median Household Income # 1477 16th
Per Capita Income # 1579 10th

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