Cameron Park, Texas

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Population in 2010: 6,963. Population change since 2000: +16.8%
Males: 3,228  (46.4%)
Females: 3,735  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  27.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78526.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,195 (it was $16,934 in 2000)
Cameron Park:

$26,195
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,972 (it was $4,103 in 2000)

Cameron Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,767 (it was $28,700 in 2000)
Cameron Park:

$50,767
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $108,779; Detached houses: $118,722; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,024; In 2-unit structures: $45,889; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,479; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,783; Mobile homes: $33,862; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Cameron Park, TX (2010)

    Cameron Park races chart
    • 6,91399.3%Hispanic
    • 430.6%White alone
    • 40.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cameron Park: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 11,637 people per square mile   (high).

Cameron Park,TX real estate house value index trend

Cameron Park, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Cameron Park:

  • High school or higher: 31.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 21.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cameron Park CDP:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

3,355 residents are foreign born (39.5% Latin America).

This place:

39.5%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $890 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $771 (1.6%)

Cameron Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (2.8 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (122.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (248.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Brownsville, TX (1.7 miles ), Olmito, TX (2.2 miles ), Reid Hope King, TX (2.3 miles ), Rancho Viejo, TX (2.6 miles ), Del Mar Heights, TX (2.6 miles ), Los Fresnos, TX (2.7 miles ), Villa Pancho, TX (2.7 miles ), Orason, TX (2.7 miles) .

Latitude: 25.97 N, Longitude: 97.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Cameron Park household income distribution Cameron Park home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Cameron Park, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cameron Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 290.9 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 200.4 miles away from Cameron Park center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 466.6 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) earthquake occurred 206.8 miles away from Cameron Park center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from the city center
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 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: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cameron Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cameron Park:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SOUTH TEXAS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • CASA LINDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • NRI BROWNSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEY HEMODIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)

Amtrak station near Cameron Park:

  • 6 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cameron Park:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 6 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 21 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 49 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 52 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 111 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 122 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 125 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 53.9%
(55.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  90.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Cameron Park 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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

28.2
Texas average:

14.4

Cameron Park travel time to work - commute Cameron Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
State:

15.7%

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cameron Park:

  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cameron Park:

  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cameron Park:

  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Cameron Park on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #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"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #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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