South Padre Island, TX

2,888 Population
2.3 square miles 1,244.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,244.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
70.8%
was 68.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.8%
was 14.0%
 
Percent Under 18
11.0%
was 12.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
33.8%
was 31.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
18.8%
was 26.4%
 
Median Household Income
$42,825
was $39,301
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
56.3
50.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,515.2
was 1,678.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
17,011
was 21,103.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,518
was 7,400
 
Median Rent
$925
was $854
 
Total Building Permits
3
was 15
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,661
was 1,661
 
Homeownership Rate
67.7%
was 62.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 7
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,797.8
was 3,189.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
91.6%
was 90.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 8
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
1.7
was 1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 5.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
86.5%
was 88.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
72.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.9%
was 98.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.3%
was 87.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.9%
was 39.4%
 

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