Lasara, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lasara, Texas - Basic Facts

The Lasara Census Designated Place had a population of 1,023 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lasara is located at latitude 26.4638 and longitude -97.9087 in Willacy County. The formal boundaries for the Lasara Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Willacy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Lasara Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408584) 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 Lasara Census Designated Place is located within Lasara Division of Willacy County.

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


Total Population 1,023
Daytime Population: Workers 90
Daytime Population: Residents 768
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 858
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,023
Population in Familes 957
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 708
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $34,849
Average Household Income $49,335
Per Capita Income $13,936


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $53,289
Average Home Value $110,232


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 3.69
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.21% -0.04%
Households -0.2% 0.0%
Families -0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Lasara, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lasara 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 # 989 43rd
Population Density # 964 45th
Diversity Index # 1040 41st
Median Household Income # 1419 19th
Per Capita Income # 1527 13th

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