Nationwide Claims to Fame

Elsa is 9th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Elsa is 30th out of 6,405 other cities in Income below poverty line

Statewide Claims to Fame

Elsa is 5th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

Elsa is 7th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Elsa, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 6,279 290th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.5 388th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,753.3 22nd 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.2% 151st 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 32.2% 71st 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.3% 130th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 50.2% 376th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 6.0% 372nd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Race - White 82.8% 136th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 333rd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 340th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.1% 369th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 327th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 309th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 97.8% 7th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 382nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.5% 148th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 18.6% 88th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Housing units 1,880 368th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 12.8% 234th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,796 355th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.9% 298th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $57,500 361st $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.2 70th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Income per capita $10,872 372nd $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $19,035 389th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 45.8% 5th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Elsa Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 786 268th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $48,599 287th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,442 251st $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $6,953 259th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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