La Feria, Texas Population 2022

6,721
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La Feria is a city located in Cameron County Texas. La Feria has a 2020 population of 6,721. La Feria is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,817 in 2010.

The average household income in La Feria is $52,134 with a poverty rate of 24.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $68,400. 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 Feriawas:

  • White: 84.00%
  • Two or more races: 8.48%
  • Other race: 6.46%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of La Feria, Texas is 6,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,817.

La Feria, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,11284.00%
Black or African American80.11%
Asian690.95%
Some Other Race4706.46%
Two or More Races6178.48%
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La Feria Population by Race

La Feria Population Pyramid 2022

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La Feria Median Age

35.6


Total

29.5


Male

40.4


Female

La Feria Adults

There are 4,700 adults, (1,495 of whom are seniors) in La Feria.

La Feria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

80.4

Child Dependency Ratio

La Feria Sex Ratio

Female

3,736

51.35%

Male

3,540

48.65%

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
Married82%18%
Non Family81.7%18.3%
All77.8%22.2%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female61.5%38.5%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Feria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4702.9577.8
Married1,0384.0282
Male1334.164.7
Female3773.8461.5
Non Family9221.281.7

3.93

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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La Feria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade73517.18%
9th to 12th Grade4089.54%
High School Graduate1,26329.52%
Some College74617.44%
Associates Degree3708.65%
Bachelors Degree47911.20%
Graduate Degree2776.47%
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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
2+ Races377359339
Hispanic3,5842,465660
White61759396
Black88
Asian6969
Other Race289174

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 2+ races people with a rate of 89.92%.

La Feria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,463$40,787$26,535
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,855$
High School Graduate$17,500$16,801$19,150
Some College$31,513$46,591$26,278
Bachelors Degree$87,454$101,111$46,875
Graduate Degree$61,042$$61,250

$31,463

Average Earnings

$40,787

Average Male

$26,535

Average Female

La Feria Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Feria Language by Age

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La Feria Language

39.09% of La Feria residents speak only English, while 60.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.91% of the population.

La Feria Language

La Feria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62310016.05%
Other77NaN%
Hispanic6,5761,71826.13%

24.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.51%

Male Poverty Rate

22.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Feria

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Feria is White, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Feria is Hispanic, with 26.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.20%.

La Feria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.15%
High School26.13%
Some College17.47%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.16%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed24.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Feria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,843$51,906
Families$44,141$62,252
Married Families$58,835-
Non Families$30,429$31,954
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Income by Household Type

La Feria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

La Feria Marital Status by Race

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La Feria Marital Status

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465

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War61
Vietnam144
Korea44
World War II

La Feria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 345
35 to 54203
55 to 6428
65 to 74131
75+98

La Feria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2746.92%
Black8100.00%
Asian69100.00%
2+ Races11430.24%
Hispanic2696.71%

La Feria Veterans by Race

La Feria Veterans by Education

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8.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Feria Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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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74.70%

Born in La Feria

85.95%

Native Born

14.05%

Foreign Born

8.48%

Non Citizen

5.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.95% of La Feria residents were born in the United States, with 74.70% having been born in Texas. 8.48% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,9520.00%
19603,047950.32%
19702,642-405-1.42%
19803,4958532.84%
19904,3608652.24%
20006,1151,7553.44%
20107,3021,1871.79%
20117,254-48-0.66%
20127,206-48-0.66%
20137,158-48-0.67%
20147,110-48-0.67%
20157,062-48-0.68%
20167,014-48-0.68%
20176,966-48-0.68%
20186,918-48-0.69%
20196,870-48-0.69%
20206,817-53-0.77%
20216,769-48-0.70%
20226,721-48-0.71%

La Feria Population by Year