South Padre Island demographics profile

StatisticSouth Padre IslandTexasNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0759791
Median age60.034.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%48%43%
Speak English72%65%79%
Speak Spanish28%30%13%
South Padre Island, TX has a population of 2,888 and is the 8,998th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,075 per sq mi which is 1009% higher than the Texas average and 1086% higher than the national average. The median age in South Padre Island is 60 which is approximately 75% higher than the Texas average of 34. In South Padre Island, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 28% speak Spanish. 32% of South Padre Island residents were born in Texas, 49% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South Padre Island is 1009% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in South Padre Island is 75% higher than Texas.
  • In South Padre Island 96.09% of the population is White.
  • In South Padre Island 0.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Padre Island 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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South Padre Island population breakdown by race

RaceSouth Padre IslandTexasNational
Black or African American0.66%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.31%2.50%3.06%
Other race2.94%5.79%4.75%
In South Padre Island, 27.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The South Padre Island, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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