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Population in 2010: 504. Population change since 2000: +41.6%
Males: 280  (55.6%)
Females: 224  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78559.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,492 (it was $12,639 in 2000)
Bixby:

$31,492
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,082

Bixby CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $28,956 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Bixby:

$28,956
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,352; Detached houses: $84,785; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,778

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  • Hispanic - 400 (79.4%)
  • White alone - 101 (20.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bixby: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.2%), Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bixby:

  • High school or higher: 48.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bixby CDP:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

85 residents are foreign born

This place:  17.2%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $377 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,484 (5.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (10.6 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (114.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (232.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Solis, TX (1.4 miles ), La Feria, TX (1.5 miles ), Arroyo Alto, TX (1.5 miles ), La Feria North, TX (1.8 miles) , Heidelberg, TX (1.9 miles ), Mercedes, TX (2.0 miles ), Iglesia Antigua, TX (2.1 miles ), Ratamosa, TX (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 26.14 N, Longitude: 97.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (61%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Bixby place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cameron County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bixby:

  • CALIDAD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • LA LUZ HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)

Amtrak station near Bixby:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bixby:

  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 11 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 25 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 26 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 29 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 96 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 116 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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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

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

Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bixby, TX

Bixby compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bixby travel time to work - commute


Bixby mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Other fuel (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bixby CDP (based on Cameron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents75.7%9.8%2.7%2.2%1.5%
Congregations16.6%17.5%5.4%14.8%3.6%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%1.0%0.9%3.7%
Congregations0.4%4.5%9.0%2.2%26.0%
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

15.7%

4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,114 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($30,390 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.37% ($27,463)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,218)


4.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.65% ($27,968 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($24,193)
to Bexar County, TX  0.38% ($28,216)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bixby:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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 Bixby:

  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bixby:

  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$40,8001$215,3001$32,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$114,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$40,6703$112,2131$14,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$127,9800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$31,9000$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$153,3701$140,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


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  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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