La Villa, Texas

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La Villa, Texas

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High Points

La Villa strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy La Villa Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% La Villa Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of La Villa, Texas

Comparing La Villa to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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La Villa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NW of Harlingen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo
Metro Area McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78562
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.298
Longitude -97.928

La Villa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 63 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 64 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 66 to 86 F
Jul Temp 76 to 96 F
Oct Temp 66 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
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La Villa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,305 100%
Male 609 46.7%
Female 696 53.3%
Under 18 484 37.1%
18+ 821 62.9%
65+ 107 8.2%
Median Age 25.3
Average Family Size 4.35
White 870 66.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 396 30.3%
Mixed Race 32 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,280 98.1%

Estimated La Villa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,455
Growth 150
Growth % 11.5%

La Villa Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 99.8%
English 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Villa 1,305 $20,284
Edcouch 3,342 $20,208
Elsa 5,549 $21,831
La Feria 6,115 $28,832
Mercedes 13,649 $25,339
Santa Rosa 2,833 $23,203
Weslaco 26,935 $29,215
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La Villa High Schools (2004)

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500 E 9TH ST
A Title I School.
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

500 E 9TH ST
A Non-traditional School
Serves 10 students.

La Villa Colleges

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