La Joya is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,321, it is the 402nd largest city in Texas and the 5190th largest city in the United States . La Joya is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 8.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,985 in 2010. La Joya reached it's highest population of 4,321 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, La Joya has a population density of 1,028 people per square mile.
The average household income in La Joya is $42,632 with a poverty rate of 40.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $85,500. The median age in La Joya is 28.1 years, 23.5 years for males, and 28.6 years for females.