Rio Bravo, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Rio Bravo, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rio Bravo had a population of 5,002 as of July 1, 2018. Rio Bravo 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 Rio Bravo is located at latitude 27.3642 and longitude -99.48 in Webb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rio Bravo encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Webb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 407 feet.

The City of Rio Bravo (GNIS ID: 2410950) 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 Rio Bravo is located within Laredo South-El Cenizo Division of Webb County.

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Rio Bravo, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,002
Population in Households 4,337
Population in Familes 4,171
Population in Group Qrtrs 665
Population Density2 7,699
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $28,475
Average Household Income $38,179
Per Capita Income $10,690


Total Housing Units 1,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $46,869
Average Home Value $69,373


Total Households 1,181
Average Household Size 3.67
Family Households 1,066
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.52% 0.74%
Households 0.55% 0.8%
Families 0.49% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Rio Bravo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Bravo to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 410 77th
Population Density # 28 98th
Diversity Index # 1508 14th
Median Household Income # 1628 7th
Per Capita Income # 1677 4th

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