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La Homa, Texas
La Homa is located at 26°16'34" North, 98°21'32" West (26.275973, -98.358892).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,433 people, 2,381 households, and 2,211 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 587.2/km² (1,521.6/mi²). There are 2,856 housing units at an average density of 160.7/km² (416.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 87.89% White, 0.12% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 11.46% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. 97.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,381 households out of which 67.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% are married couples living together, 13.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 7.1% are non-families. 6.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.37 and the average family size is 4.52.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 43.2% under the age of 18, 11.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 11.7% from 45 to 64, and 4.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $16,887, and the median income for a family is $17,707. Males have a median income of $15,295 versus $13,897 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $5,180. 57.4% of the population and 53.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 63.9% of those under the age of 18 and 62.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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