Alfred, Texas

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Population in 2010: 91.
Males: 42  (46.7%)
Females: 49  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

23.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip code: 78332

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,954
Alfred:

$42,954
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,191

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,525
Alfred:

$88,525
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $118,470; detached houses: $128,993; townhouses or other attached units: $208,066; mobile homes: $50,221
March 2019 cost of living index in Alfred: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 53.3%

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 162 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (36.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (113.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Alfred-South La Paloma, TX (1.1 miles ),
South La Paloma, TX (1.2 miles ),
Orange Grove, TX (2.4 miles ),
Westdale, TX (2.5 miles ),
Owl Ranch, TX (2.6 miles ),
Owl Ranch-Amargosa, TX (2.8 miles ),
Amargosa, TX (2.8 miles ),
K-Bar Ranch, TX (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 27.88 N, Longitude: 97.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

14.5%
Texas:

8.0%

Tornado activity:

Alfred-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Alfred place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 tornado 24.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alfred-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Alfred center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from Alfred center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jim Wells County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Alfred:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL SNU (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/ALICE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • HEART TO HEART HOMECARE ALICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • REYNOLDS HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ALICE, TX)

Amtrak station near Alfred:

  • 12 miles: ALICE (301 N. JOHNSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alfred:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 26 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Del Mar College (about 37 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 41 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 42 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Victoria College (about 90 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 90 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 92 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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Jim Wells County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Alfred:

  • Never married: 100.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Alfred:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 221.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alfred, TX (based on Jim Wells County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,2589
Evangelical Protestant7,66031
Mainline Protestant9668
Other6032
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox372
None14,121-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Jim Wells County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jim Wells County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Jim Wells County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jim Wells County:

27.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

15.7%

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nueces County, TX  1.55% ($52,161 average AGI)
from Duval County, TX  0.60% ($30,552)
from Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($32,689)


6.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nueces County, TX  1.54% ($39,493 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.87% ($46,157)
to Duval County, TX  0.72% ($31,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alfred:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alfred:

  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Alfred:

  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)

Alfred fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 2006 01:28 PM, Sr-359, Lat: 27.882950, Lon: -97.984260, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • $3,000Total costs
  • 16,290Total average daily traffic
  • 3,703Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,790Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alfred, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Alfred compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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