Villa Pancho, Texas

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Villa Pancho, Texas
Cameron County VillaPancho.svg
Coordinates: 25°53′2″N 97°24′47″W / 25.88389°N 97.41306°W / 25.88389; -97.41306Coordinates: 25°53′2″N 97°24′47″W / 25.88389°N 97.41306°W / 25.88389; -97.41306
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
13 ft (4 m)
 • Total788
 • Density2,839/sq mi (1,096.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-75614[1]
GNIS feature ID1852778[2]

Villa Pancho is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cameron County, Texas, United States. The population was 788 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 386 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BrownsvilleHarlingen Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Villa Pancho is located in southern Cameron County at 25°53′02″N 97°24′47″W / 25.883956°N 97.413182°W / 25.883956; -97.413182.[4] It is surrounded by the city of Brownsville and is about 6 miles (10 km) east of the city center.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), all of it land.[3]


At the 2000 census,[1] there were 386 people, 96 households and 86 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,277.3 per square mile (496.8/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 354.1/sq mi (137.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.93% White, 0.26% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 95.08% of the population.

There were 96 households of which 67.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 20.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.4% were non-families. 7.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.02 and the average family size was 4.18.

Age distribution was 42.5% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 13.0% from 45 to 64, and 4.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median household income was $12,500, and the median family income was $13,472. Males had a median income of $14,625 versus $11,786 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,685. About 55.7% of families and 46.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 51.3% of those under age 18 and 58.5% of those age 65 or over.


Villa Pancho is served by the Brownsville Independent School District.

In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Villa Pancho CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.