There were 1,035 households out of which 61.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 6.9% were non-families. 6.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.32 and the average family size was 4.49.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 40.0% under the age of 18, 14.7% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $17,935, and the median income for a family was $19,149. Males had a median income of $12,563 versus $15,518 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,254. About 46.1% of families and 54.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 58.5% of those under age 18 and 30.8% of those age 65 or over.
In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.