La Feria, Texas Population 2021

7,188
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La Feria is a city located in Cameron County Texas. With a 2020 population of 7,188, it is the 298th largest city in Texas and the 3901st largest city in the United States . La Feria is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,302 in 2010. La Feria reached it's highest population of 7,297 in 2017. Spanning over 4 miles, La Feria has a population density of 1,667 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Feria is $52,134 with a poverty rate of 28.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $55,600. The median age in La Feria is 35.1 years, 26.8 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

La Feria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Feria was:

  • White: 95.13%
  • Other race: 3.58%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Feria, Texas is 7,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,251.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,302.

La Feria, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,91395.13%
Some Other Race2603.58%
Asian630.87%
Black or African American190.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.17%
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La Feria Population by Race

La Feria Population Pyramid $2021

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La Feria Median Age

35.1


Total

26.8


Male

38.1


Female

La Feria Adults

There are 4,871 adults, (1,326 of whom are seniors) in La Feria.

La Feria Age Dependency

105

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.6

Child Dependency Ratio

La Feria Sex Ratio

Female

3,572

49.15%

Male

3,695

50.85%

La Feria Population by Age

La Feria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Feria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.8%25.2%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female62.5%37.5%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Feria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2653.2171.7
Married1,1594.1174.8
Non Family6921.267.9
Female3364.0162.5
Male784.22100

4.02

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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La Feria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade62614.68%
9th to 12th Grade42810.04%
High School Graduate1,34331.49%
Some College97922.95%
Associates Degree3558.32%
Bachelors Degree45710.72%
Graduate Degree771.81%
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La Feria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Feria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,4532,437395
White730692139
Other Race247115
Asian6363
Black1919
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.04%.

La Feria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,603$35,600$25,504
Less Than 9th Grade$27,994$28,369$
High School Graduate$16,436$16,155$16,773
Some College$35,648$57,560$25,976
Bachelors Degree$44,803$$44,449
Graduate Degree$71,333$$

$27,603

Average Earnings

$35,600

Average Male

$25,504

Average Female

La Feria Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Feria Language by Age

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La Feria Language

39.10% of La Feria residents speak only English, while 60.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.90% of the population.

La Feria Language

La Feria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,4421,94430.18%
White74313618.30%
Other2609034.62%

28.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.10%

Male Poverty Rate

26.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Feria

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Feria is Other, with 34.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Feria is White, with 18.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.64%.

La Feria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.52%
High School28.97%
Some College18.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.92%
Male Unemployed24.04%
Female Employed17.01%
Male Employed13.47%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Feria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,011$52,134
Families$42,825$55,325
Married Families$49,281-
Non Families$21,600$39,096
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Income by Household Type

La Feria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Feria Married by Age and Sex

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La Feria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

La Feria Marital Status by Race

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La Feria Marital Status

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519

Number of Veterans

500

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War143
Korea69
Second Gulf War22
World War II12

La Feria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74184
35 to 54171
75+116
55 to 6435
18 to 3413

La Feria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4379.65%
Hispanic2506.16%
Asian63100.00%
Black19100.00%

La Feria Veterans by Race

La Feria Veterans by Education

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7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Feria Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Feria Employment by Age

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La Feria Employment by Race

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La Feria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.16%

Born in La Feria

84.08%

Native Born

15.92%

Foreign Born

9.72%

Non Citizen

6.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.08% of La Feria residents were born in the United States, with 72.16% having been born in Texas. 9.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Feria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,188-21-0.29%
20207,209-21-0.29%
20197,230-21-0.29%
20187,251-46-0.63%
20177,29710.01%
20167,296250.34%
20157,271160.22%
20147,255-9-0.12%
20137,264-12-0.16%
20127,27670.10%
20117,269540.75%
20107,2151,1001.67%
20006,1151,7553.44%
19904,3608652.24%
19803,4958532.84%
19702,642-405-1.42%
19603,047950.32%
19502,9520.00%

La Feria Population by Year