La Feria, Texas Population 2024

6,774

La Feria is a city located in Cameron County Texas. La Feria has a 2024 population of 6,774. La Feria is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,836 in 2020.

The average household income in La Feria is $57,566 with a poverty rate of 31.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Feria is 30.9 years, 25.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

La Feria Demographics

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

  • White: 68.88%
  • Two or more races: 24.43%
  • Other race: 5.43%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,570.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.91% (-62)
The current population of La Feria, Texas is 6,774 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,836.

La Feria, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,71768.88%
Two or more races1,67324.43%
Other race3725.43%
Native American711.04%
Black or African American150.22%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Feria Population by Race

La Feria Population Pyramid 2024

La Feria Median Age

30.9

Total

25.7

Male

35.1

Female

La Feria Adults

There are 4,393 adults, (1,243 of whom are seniors) in La Feria.

La Feria Age Dependency

117.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.9

Child Dependency Ratio

La Feria Sex Ratio

Female3,61852.83%
Male3,23047.17%

La Feria Population by Age

La Feria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3782.8868.731.3
Married8763.7181.418.6
Non Family8491.1176.723.3
Female4914.3438.561.5
Male1623.275050

3.8

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Feria Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade59315.27%
9th to 12th Grade3007.73%
High School Graduate1,25832.4%
Some College67517.38%
Associates Degree40010.3%
Bachelors Degree40010.3%
Graduate Degree2576.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Feria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Feria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,3982,518551
2+ Races922752339
White457457106
Other Race21515312
Native American32190
Black15150

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.77%.

La Feria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,939$41,497$30,104
Less Than 9th Grade$9,819$20,250$0
High School Graduate$24,101$20,855$32,667
Some College$37,188$46,107$29,497
Bachelors Degree$116,250$118,057$0
Graduate Degree$68,466$0$0

$34,939

Average Earnings

$41,497

Average Male

$30,104

Average Female

La Feria Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Feria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Feria Language

48.62% of La Feria residents speak only English, while 51.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.38% of the population.

La Feria Language

La Feria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,3332,11133.33%
Multiple1,67357534.37%
White482489.96%
Other372236.18%

31.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.36%

Male Poverty Rate

28.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Feria

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Feria is Multiple, with 34.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Feria is Other, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

La Feria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.02%
High School33.31%
Some College17.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.44%
Female Employed28.9%
Male Employed16.65%
Female Unemployed0%

La Feria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Feria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,656$57,566
Families$43,911$68,500
Married Families$87,188$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,758$34,067

mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Feria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

La Feria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Feria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

320

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam104
First Gulf War41
Korea14
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

La Feria Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54160
65 to 7490
75+66
55 to 644
18 to 340

La Feria Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic2155.53%
White1755.62%
2+ Races13013.13%
Black15100%

La Feria Veterans by Race

La Feria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Feria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

La Feria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Feria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Feria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.77%

Born in La Feria

86.48%

Native Born

13.52%

Foreign Born

9.3%

Non Citizen

4.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.48% of La Feria residents were born in the United States, with 76.77% having been born in Texas. 9.3% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,696-16-0.24%
20286,712-15-0.22%
20276,727-16-0.24%
20266,743-15-0.22%
20256,758-16-0.24%
20246,774-15-0.22%
20236,789-16-0.24%
20226,805-14-0.21%
20216,819-17-0.25%
20206,836-410-5.66%
20197,246-15-0.21%
20187,261-41-0.56%
20177,302-1-0.01%
20167,303270.37%
20157,276170.23%
20147,259-8-0.11%
20137,267-10-0.14%
20127,27780.11%
20117,269560.78%
20107,2131,09817.96%
20006,1151,75540.25%
19904,36086524.75%
19803,49585332.29%
19702,642-405-13.29%
19603,047953.22%
19502,95200%
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La Feria Population by Year