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Santa Cruz, Texas - Basic Facts

The Santa Cruz Census Designated Place had a population of 57 as of July 1, 2019. 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.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Santa Cruz, TX Housing Affordability Index is 0
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

Santa Cruz, TX Wealth Index is 26
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 57
Population in Households 57
Population in Familes 55
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,065
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,395
Average Household Income $35,639
Per Capita Income $8,934
Wealth Index3 26

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $57,143
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 20
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.59% 0.35%
Households 0.5% 0.89%
Families 3.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Santa Cruz, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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, 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 # 1679 4th
Population Density # 292 83rd
Diversity Index # 1699 3rd
Median Household Income # 1661 5th
Per Capita Income # 1721 1st

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