Los Ebanos, Texas

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Los Ebanos is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 403 at the 2000 census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is named after the Texas Ebony (Ebenopsis ebano) that anchors the Los Ebanos Ferry.[3]

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Geography

Los Ebanos is located at 26°14′37″N 98°33′40″W / 26.24361°N 98.56111°W / 26.24361; -98.56111 (26.243665, -98.561039)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land. Los Ebanos also serves as an official border crossing between the United States and Mexico via the Los Ebanos-Diaz Ordaz Ferry. The hand-operated cable ferry provides transport between Los Ebanos and Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Tamaulipas.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 403 people, 135 households, and 100 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 711.9 people per square mile (273.0/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 296.8/sq mi (113.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.02% White, 0.25% African American, 1.99% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 98.01% of the population.

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