Loma Linda East, Texas

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Loma Linda East, Texas
Jim Wells LomaLindaEast.svg
Coordinates: 27°45′50″N 98°12′2″W / 27.76389°N 98.20056°W / 27.76389; -98.20056Coordinates: 27°45′50″N 98°12′2″W / 27.76389°N 98.20056°W / 27.76389; -98.20056
CountryUnited States
CountyJim Wells
 • Total5.15 sq mi (13.33 km2)
 • Land5.15 sq mi (13.33 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
295 ft (90 m)
 • Total254
 • Density49/sq mi (19.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-43462[1]

Loma Linda East is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jim Wells County, Texas, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census,[2] up from 214 at the 2000 census.


Loma Linda East is located in west-central Jim Wells County at 27°45′56″N 98°11′47″W / 27.765671°N 98.196317°W / 27.765671; -98.196317 (27.765671, -98.196317).[3] Texas State Highways 44 and 359 form the southern border of the community. The co-routed highways lead west 2 miles (3 km) to San Diego and east 8 miles (13 km) to Alice, the Jim Wells county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.3 km2), all of it land.[2]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 214 people, 58 households, and 53 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 41.2 people per square mile (15.9/km2). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 12.3/sq mi (4.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.53% White, 0.47% Pacific Islander, 49.07% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 94.86% of the population.

There were 58 households, out of which 60.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.0% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.6% were non-families. 6.9% 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 3.69 and the average family size was 3.89.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 40.7% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,278, and the median income for a family was $30,278. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,614. About 46.4% of families and 69.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 100.0% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.


Loma Linda East is served by the San Diego Independent School District.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Loma Linda East CDP (Jim Wells County), Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 17, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)