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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  12. Commute
    B
La Puerta is a town in Texas with a population of 520. La Puerta is in Starr County. Living in La Puerta offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in La Puerta and residents tend to be liberal.
About La Puerta...
Population
520

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$58,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$503
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    0%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    56%
    13%

Working in La Puerta

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,078
National
$55,322
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