Larga Vista, Texas

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Larga Vista, Texas
Former CDP
Larga Vista, Texas is located in Texas
Larga Vista, Texas
Larga Vista, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 27°30′3″N 99°25′47″W / 27.50083°N 99.42972°W / 27.50083; -99.42972Coordinates: 27°30′3″N 99°25′47″W / 27.50083°N 99.42972°W / 27.50083; -99.42972
Country United States
State Texas
County Webb
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 742
 • Density 958.4/sq mi (370.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-41482[1]
GNIS feature ID 1852722[2]

Larga Vista is a former census-designated place (CDP) in Webb County, Texas, United States.[3] The population was 742 at the 2000 census. Larga Vista lost its census-designated place status in 2010 because it became surrounded by Laredo, Texas. A CDP may not be located, either partially or entirely, within an incorporated place or another CDP. Today, Larga Vista is considered a Laredo neighborhood.

Geography[edit]

Larga Vista is located at 27°30′3″N 99°25′47″W / 27.50083°N 99.42972°W / 27.50083; -99.42972 (27.500806, -99.429665).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 742 people, 180 households, and 167 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 958.4 people per square mile (372.1/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 249.3/sq mi (96.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.11% White, 0.67% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 16.04% from other races, and 3.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 96.77% of the population.

There were 180 households out of which 60.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.2% were non-families. 6.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.12 and the average family size was 4.31.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 38.7% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $23,313, and the median income for a family was $25,179. Males had a median income of $20,119 versus $12,386 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,051. About 25.3% of families and 29.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Larga Vista is a part of the United Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Larga Vista, Texas
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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