LaCoste, Texas

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LaCoste is a city in Medina County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,255 at the 2000 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.



LaCoste is located at 29°18′41″N 98°48′46″W / 29.31139°N 98.81278°W / 29.31139; -98.81278 (29.311516, -98.812882)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,255 people, 416 households, and 338 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,954.0 people per square mile (757.1/km²). There were 466 housing units at an average density of 725.6/sq mi (281.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.60% White, 1.43% African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 14.02% from other races, and 3.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.63% of the population.

In 2000 LaCoste was the place in the United States with the highest percentage of its population reporting Alsatian ancestry, with 7.1% of the population reporting Alsatian ancestry.[4]

There were 416 households out of which 40.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

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