Villa del Sol, Texas

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Villa del Sol, Texas
Cameron County VillaDelsol.svg
Coordinates: 26°11′29″N 97°34′36″W / 26.19139°N 97.57667°W / 26.19139; -97.57667Coordinates: 26°11′29″N 97°34′36″W / 26.19139°N 97.57667°W / 26.19139; -97.57667
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
30 ft (9 m)
 • Total175
 • Density927/sq mi (358.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-75554[1]
GNIS feature ID1852777[2]

Villa del Sol is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 175 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Villa del Sol is located northwest of the center of Cameron County at 26°11′29″N 97°34′36″W / 26.19139°N 97.57667°W / 26.19139; -97.57667 (26.191502, -97.576620).[4] It is on Texas State Highway 345, encompassing an area shown as "Lantana" on federal topographic maps. TX 345 leads southwest 5 miles (8 km) to the center of San Benito.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 132 people, 35 households, and 31 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 715.4 people per square mile (283.1/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 222.2/sq mi (87.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 31.82% White, 2.27% Asian, 64.39% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 91.67% of the population.

There were 35 households out of which 60.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.4% were non-families. 8.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.77 and the average family size was 4.06.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 48.5% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,809, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,442. There were 12.5% of families and 16.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 18.2% of under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.


Villa del Sol is served by the Rio Hondo Independent School District.

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


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Villa del Sol CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.