Butterfield, Texas

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Population in 2010: 114. Population change since 2000: +86.9%
Males: 67  (59.3%)
Females: 47  (40.7%)
Median resident age:  55.3 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 79938

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,356 (it was $8,750 in 2000)
Butterfield:

$20,356
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $6,125 (it was $4,526 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $46,962 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Butterfield:

$46,962
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $51,417; Detached houses: $37,931; Mobile homes: $60,347
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    • 10693.0%Hispanic
    • 87.0%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Butterfield: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 3.16 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Butterfield, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Butterfield:

  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butterfield CDP:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 13.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

30 residents are foreign born (55.6% Latin America).

This place:

55.6%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Butterfield CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Butterfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (19.7 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (367.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Homestead Meadows North, TX (2.2 miles ), Homestead Meadows South, TX (2.2 miles ), Horizon City, TX (3.5 miles ), Agua Dulce, TX (3.7 miles ), Sparks, TX (3.7 miles ), Socorro, TX (4.1 miles ), Clint, TX (4.3 miles ), Fort Bliss, TX (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.83 N, Longitude: 106.09 W

Butterfield household income distribution Butterfield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (69%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (69%)
  • Material moving occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Butterfield, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Butterfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 83% greater 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 194.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 441.1 miles away from Butterfield 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 178.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 454.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 568.0 miles away from Butterfield center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 626.6 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
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 El Paso County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Butterfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Butterfield:

  • SIERRA PROVIDENCE EAST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • HOME SWEET HOME UNLIMITED (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • VITAL CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • DAVITA EAST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • EL PASO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • PEBBLE CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • REGENT CARE CENTER OF EL PASO (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EL PASO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butterfield:

  • El Paso Community College (about 17 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,576)
  • Vista College (about 20 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 25 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 50 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 138 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 144 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)

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El Paso 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 284. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

284
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.208. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.208
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.376. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.376
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 36.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0169. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 37.0%
(37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.8
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Butterfield CDP (based on El Paso County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic345,95055
Evangelical Protestant87,056329
Other16,67540
Mainline Protestant10,14546
Black Protestant1,70312
Orthodox6473
None338,471-
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: 116
El Paso County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
El Paso County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 216
El Paso County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 444
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
El Paso County:

24.0%
Texas:

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

12.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Butterfield:

43.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Butterfield:

40.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Butterfield:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Butterfield:

30.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Butterfield:

48.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Butterfield, TX Residents

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.36% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,157 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.36%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.31% ($28,647 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($28,145)
from Bexar County, TX  0.14% ($34,114)


4.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,774 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.21%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.35% ($29,763 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.23% ($38,719)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.13% ($31,449)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butterfield:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butterfield:

  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KPAS (103.1 FM; FABENS, TX; Owner: ALGIE A. FELDER)

TV broadcast stations around Butterfield:

  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$222,5201$63,3501$4,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$87,6700$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.19

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$106,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.19

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Butterfield compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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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