Arroyo Colorado Estates, Texas

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Population in 2010: 997. Population change since 2000: +32.1%
Males: 413  (41.5%)
Females: 584  (58.5%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78586.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $2,678 (it was $22,069 in 2000)
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

$2,678
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $5,465 (it was $5,971 in 2000)

Arroyo Colorado Estates CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,260 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

$48,260
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $63,946; Detached houses: $63,432
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  • Races in Arroyo Colorado Estates, TX (2010)

    Arroyo Colorado Estates races chart
    • 96496.7%Hispanic
    • 272.7%White alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

Races in Arroyo Colorado Estates detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arroyo Colorado Estates: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 910 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • High school or higher: 29.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arroyo Colorado Estates CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 88.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

118 residents are foreign born (54.4% Latin America).

This place:

54.4%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $578 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $457 (1.3%)

Arroyo Colorado Estates satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (5.3 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (108.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (232.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lantana, TX (1.4 miles ), Villa del Sol, TX (1.5 miles) , San Benito, TX (1.9 miles ), Rio Hondo, TX (2.0 miles ), Lozano, TX (2.1 miles ), Green Valley Farms, TX (2.3 miles ), Harlingen, TX (2.3 miles ), El Camino Angosto, TX (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 26.18 N, Longitude: 97.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Arroyo Colorado Estates household income distribution Arroyo Colorado Estates home values distribution

Property values in Arroyo Colorado Estates, TX

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Repair and maintenance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (12%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)

Work and jobs in Arroyo Colorado Estates: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Arroyo Colorado Estates, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Arroyo Colorado Estates-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Arroyo Colorado Estates place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 5.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Arroyo Colorado Estates-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from Arroyo Colorado Estates center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.5 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) earthquake occurred 450.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Arroyo Colorado Estates center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 206.2 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 Cameron County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arroyo Colorado Estates topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • MARIPOSA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STUART PLACE, TX)
  • MESQUITE HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • GOLDEN PALMS RETIREMENT AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • AMENITY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • SAM HOUSTON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST HARLINGEN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • NEIGHBORHOOD HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Arroyo Colorado Estates:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 5 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 22 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 36 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 40 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 108 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 110 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Cameron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 39.8%
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

28.4
Texas average:

14.3

Arroyo Colorado Estates travel time to work - commute Arroyo Colorado Estates mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arroyo Colorado Estates CDP (based on Cameron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Cameron County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

40.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

21.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

10.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

39.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

50.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Arroyo Colorado Estates:

72.4%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arroyo Colorado Estates, TX Residents

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Arroyo Colorado Estates:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,6701$101,2501$221,6000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$89,2001$27,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$111,4500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$170,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2004 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • No fuel used (16%)

Arroyo Colorado Estates compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Arroyo Colorado Estates on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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