Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, Texas

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Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, Texas
CDP
Cameron County ArroyoGardens-LaTinaRanch.svg
Coordinates: 26°12′58″N 97°29′47″W / 26.21611°N 97.49639°W / 26.21611; -97.49639Coordinates: 26°12′58″N 97°29′47″W / 26.21611°N 97.49639°W / 26.21611; -97.49639
Country United States
State Texas
County Cameron
Area
 • Total 16.5 sq mi (42.7 km2)
 • Land 16.3 sq mi (42.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 732
 • Density 45.0/sq mi (17.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-04177[1]
Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, Texas is located in Texas
Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, Texas
Location of Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch

Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 732 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch is located at 26°12′58″N 97°29′47″W / 26.21611°N 97.49639°W / 26.21611; -97.49639 (26.216092, -97.496506)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 16.5 square miles (43 km2), of which, 16.3 square miles (42 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (1.21%) is water. In the event of an intermediate sized storm system in the area, 100% of the land area becomes submerged in no less than 3 feet of water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 732 people, 205 households, and 173 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 45.0 people per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 15.5/sq mi (6.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.45% White, 0.41% Native American, 2.73% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 95.22% of the population.

There were 205 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.97.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $17,056, and the median income for a family was $18,819. Males had a median income of $13,487 versus $11,786 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,890. About 27.2% of families and 38.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 55.9% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The community is served by the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District.

In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.