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Population in 2012: 1,091 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.7%
 

Males: 514  (47.1%)
Females: 577  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78827.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,812 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Asherton:

$24,812
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,583

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,612 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Asherton:

$33,612
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,527; Detached houses: $65,757; Mobile homes: $59,868

Median gross rent in 2012: $450.

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  • Hispanic - 1,007 (92.9%)
  • White alone - 68 (6.3%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Asherton: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 552 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,309 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Asherton:

  • High school or higher: 52.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 17.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Asherton city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

142 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Asherton, Texas as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Asherton to the number of sex offenders is 546 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,143 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $295 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (65.9 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (102.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Carrizo Hill, TX (2.4 miles ), Carrizo Springs, TX (2.9 miles ), Catarina, TX (3.4 miles) , Brundage, TX (3.4 miles) , Big Wells, TX (3.8 miles ), Chula Vista-River Spur, TX (3.9 miles ), Crystal City, TX (4.1 miles ), Las Colonias, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 28.45 N, Longitude: 99.76 W

Area code: 830

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -246 (-15.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Asherton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.2 miles away from the Asherton city center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.

On 2/25/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Asherton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Asherton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dimmit County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Albert Bustamante - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Asherton:

  • DIMMIT REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX)
  • CARRIZO SPRINGS NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX)
  • FMC CARIZZO SPRINGS KIDNEY DISEASE CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Asherton, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Asherton:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 54 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,240)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 64 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)
  • Laredo Community College (about 67 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • Palo Alto College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • St Marys University (about 101 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (about 103 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,738)

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Notable locations in Asherton: Asherton Volunteer Fire Department (A), Asher and Mary Isabelle Richardson House (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.4%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Asherton, TX

2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Asherton compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Asherton travel time to work - commute


Asherton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Asherton city (based on Dimmit County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 111.42%
Here111.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents85.0%11.6%2.0%0.4%0.9%
Congregations16.7%25.0%16.7%8.3%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dimmit County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Dimmit County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dimmit County:

9.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
State:

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

21.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,059$24,3540$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,070$24,4200$0
Totals for Government 4$8,129$24,3870$0


6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bexar County, TX  1.05% ($17,516 average AGI)
from Zavala County, TX  0.68% ($28,250)


8.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  1.92% ($20,293 average AGI)
to Zavala County, TX  0.96% ($18,448)
to Uvalde County, TX  0.46% ($32,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Asherton:

  • KBEN (1450 AM; 1 kW; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: SYLVIA MIJARES)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Asherton:

  • KCZO (92.1 FM; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KLMO-FM (98.9 FM; DILLEY, TX; Owner: DILLEY BROADCASTERS)
  • KHER (94.3 FM; CRYSTAL CITY, TX; Owner: SYLVIA MIJARES)

TV broadcast stations around Asherton:

  • KSPG-LP (Channel 11; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)

Asherton fatal accident list:

Feb 27, 1995 10:45 AM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $72,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,540
Total average daily truck traffic: 831
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 15,160

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Asherton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Chupadera Ranch 27 Mi Wsw (Lat: 28.123056 Lon: -100.004500), Call Sign: KTK616
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/01/2004, Expiration Date: 03/07/2014
    Registrant: Tpwd, 4200 Smith School Rd, Austin, TX 78744, Phone: (512) 389-4965, Fax: (512) 389-8081, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: AF5EK, Licensee ID: L01709314
    Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: John E Hearne
    Registrant: John E Hearne, Asherton, TX 78827



Most common first names in Asherton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose1874.6 years
Juan1772.4 years
Maria1674.9 years
Francisco1074.5 years
Manuel972.2 years
Jesus770.4 years
Francisca578.6 years
Santos476.7 years
Petra476.5 years
Paula471.5 years
Most common last names in Asherton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez2973.0 years
Garza1473.1 years
Ruiz1277.6 years
Cruz1167.4 years
Deleon1072.9 years
Garcia1078.3 years
Bustamante878.5 years
Rodriguez774.7 years
Ortiz771.3 years
Banda775.7 years
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