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The Santa Cruz Census Designated Place had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2020. Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz is located at latitude 26.3545 and longitude -98.7684 in Starr County. The formal boundaries for the Santa Cruz Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Starr County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.
The Santa Cruz Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409278) 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 Santa Cruz Census Designated Place is located within Rio Grande City Division of Starr County.
|Total Population||57 (100%)|
|Population in Households||57 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||55 (96.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$25,000|
|Average Household Income||$37,770|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||0%|
|Per Capita Income||$8,607|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||24 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||15 (62.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2 ( 8.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$65,625|
|Average Home Value||$65,000|
|Housing Affordability Index3||0|
|Average Household Size||2.59|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.7%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Santa Cruz to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 1679||4th|
|Population Density||# 291||83rd|
|Median Household Income||# 1695||3rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 214||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1732||1st|
|Diversity Index||# 1673||4th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.