Asherton, Texas

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Population in 2013: 1,135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 
Males: 512  (45.1%)
Females: 623  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78827.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,279 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Asherton:

$28,279
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,044 (it was $7,746 in 2000)

Asherton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $35,125 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Asherton:

$35,125
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $497.

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  • Races in Asherton, TX (2010)

    Asherton races chart
    • 1,00792.9%Hispanic
    • 686.3%White alone
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

Races in Asherton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Asherton: 78.4 (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: 1,361 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Asherton:

  • High school or higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Asherton city:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

59 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America).

This city:

4.4%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Asherton, Texas as of August 03, 2015.
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 2013: $1,382 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $301 (1.2%)

Asherton satellite photo by USGS

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

Asherton household income distribution Asherton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -246 (-15.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Asherton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Asherton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

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 251.6 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 102.5 miles away from Asherton center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 322.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Asherton center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 334.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Asherton topographic map

Birthplace of: Albert Bustamante - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Asherton:

  • DIMMIT REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF CARRIZO SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Asherton:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 54 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 64 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 67 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Palo Alto College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 101 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 104 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)

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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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Asherton and their reported violations in the past:

ROOSTERS DEN RV PARK (Population served: 23, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2014)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.5%
(73.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Asherton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Asherton compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.5
Texas average:

14.4

Asherton travel time to work - commute Asherton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • 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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,1004
Evangelical Protestant1,06410
Other2162
Mainline Protestant2082
Black Protestant-1
None--
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: 2
Dimmit County:

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
Dimmit County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dimmit County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

21.0%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$3,166$18,9960$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$827
Sewerage 3$7,616$30,4640$0
Totals for Government 5$10,782$25,8773$827

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Zavala County, TX  0.80% ($24,560 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.68% ($23,905)
from Uvalde County, TX  0.32% ($22,500)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.16% ($25,028 average AGI)
to Zavala County, TX  0.93% ($18,724)
to Webb County, TX  0.58% ($33,667)

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
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $72,000Total costs
  • 9,540Total average daily traffic
  • 831Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,160Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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