Box Canyon-Amistad, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 80.
Males: 42  (52.6%)
Females: 38  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

61.3 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,892 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Box Canyon-Amistad:

$30,892
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,682 (it was $19,721 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,906 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Box Canyon-Amistad:

$106,906
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,220; detached houses: $141,780; townhouses or other attached units: $113,240; in 2-unit structures: $82,749; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $112,847; mobile homes: $69,235
March 2019 cost of living index in Box Canyon-Amistad: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Box Canyon-Amistad, TX (2000)
    • 7396.1%White alone
    • 22.6%Hispanic
    • 11.3%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: English (17.1%), Irish (15.8%), United States (15.8%), German (7.9%), Swedish (5.3%), Czech (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Box Canyon-Amistad, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Box Canyon-Amistad CDP:

1.2% ($600)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (139.8 miles , pop. 88,439).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (160.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Box Canyon, TX (0.8 miles),
Amistad, TX (1.0 miles),
Lake View, TX (3.8 miles),
Cienegas Terrace, TX (4.2 miles ),
Del Rio, TX (4.4 miles ),
Val Verde Park, TX (4.8 miles ),
Laughlin AFB, TX (5.1 miles ),
Fort Clark Springs, TX (6.9 miles )

Latitude: 29.53 N, Longitude: 101.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Distribution of median household income in Box Canyon-Amistad, TX in 2017

Box Canyon-Amistad satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%

Average climate in Box Canyon-Amistad, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Box Canyon-Amistad-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 63% 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 141.7 miles away from Box Canyon-Amistad center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 243.4 miles away from the city 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 225.4 miles away from Box Canyon-Amistad center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 605.9 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 190.5 miles away from Box Canyon-Amistad center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Val Verde County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Amtrak station near Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • 20 miles: DEL RIO (100 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 89 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Angelo State University (about 139 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 149 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 154 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 159 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Palo Alto College (about 159 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Sul Ross State University (about 160 miles; Alpine, TX; FT enrollment: 2,101)

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Val Verde 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:

1.8 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.5%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.5%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.5%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Box Canyon-Amistad:

Marital status in Box Canyon-Amistad, TX
  • Never married: 8.6%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 21.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Box Canyon-Amistad, TX (based on Val Verde County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1885
Evangelical Protestant4,99433
Mainline Protestant1,3365
Other1,2053
Black Protestant-1
None30,156-
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: 4
Val Verde County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Val Verde County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Val Verde County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Val Verde County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Val Verde County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Texas:

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

17.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Box Canyon-Amistad:

51.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Box Canyon-Amistad:

47.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Box Canyon-Amistad:

11.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Box Canyon-Amistad:

71.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Box Canyon-Amistad, TX Residents

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,186 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.18%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  0.70% ($45,123 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.36% ($33,286)
from Maverick County, TX  0.23% ($46,425)


7.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,748 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,497 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.19%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  1.23% ($43,111 average AGI)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.22% ($39,821)
to Harris County, TX  0.17% ($47,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMC (1490 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: MINERVA GARZA VALDEZ)
  • 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)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • KTDR (96.3 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: GRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDLK-FM (94.3 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210BU (89.9 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Box Canyon-Amistad:

  • KTRG (Channel 10; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


Box Canyon-Amistad compared to Texas state average:

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