Santa Rosa, TX Population

Population: 2,833. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,946 (+4.0% change)
Males: 1,338 (47.2%), Females: 1,495 (52.8%)

Cameron County

Zip code: 78593

Median resident age: 25.3 years
Median household income: $21,154
Median house value: $30,400

Races in Santa Rosa:

  • Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Other race (30.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (3.6%).

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Santa Rosa

  • High school or higher: 36.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santa Rosa town

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

21.1% Foreign born (21.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +847 (+42.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Santa Rosa:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Santa Rosa:

  • VALLEY INTL (about 13 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 29 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 38 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Santa Rosa:

Amtrak station near Santa Rosa:

  • 11 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Rosa:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 26 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 32 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 32 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 86 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 106 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in Santa Rosa:

  • SANTA ROSA H S (Students: 335; Location: HWY 107 & E CRUZ ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Santa Rosa:

  • ELMA E BARRERA ELEMENTARY (Students: 587; Location: HWY 107 & E CRUZ ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SANTA ROSA MIDDLE (Students: 277; Location: HWY 107 & E CRUZ ST; Grades: 06 – 08)