Cantu Addition, Texas

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Population in 2010: 188. Population change since 2000: -13.4%
Males: 51  (27.1%)
Females: 137  (72.9%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78355.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,347 (it was $9,191 in 2000)
Cantu Addition:

$20,347
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,516 (it was $6,492 in 2000)

Cantu Addition CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,689 (it was $13,100 in 2000)
Cantu Addition:

$52,689
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $37,526; Detached houses: $37,526
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Cantu Addition races chart
  • Hispanic - 180 (95.7%)
  • White alone - 8 (4.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cantu Addition: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 626 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cantu Addition:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cantu Addition CDP:

  • Never married: 79.9%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

24 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This place:  11.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $390 (0.7%)

Cantu Addition satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (59.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (157.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Falfurrias, TX (1.3 miles ), Airport Road Addition, TX (1.9 miles) , Flowella, TX (2.4 miles) , Premont, TX (3.3 miles ), Encino, TX (4.3 miles) , Concepcion, TX (4.3 miles) , Riviera, TX (4.3 miles ), Ricardo, TX (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 27.20 N, Longitude: 98.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Cantu Addition household income distribution Cantu Addition home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Cantu Addition, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Cantu Addition-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Cantu Addition place center .

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 tornado 34.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cantu Addition-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 111.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 381.0 miles away from Cantu Addition 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 36.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 384.2 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 119.0 miles away from Cantu Addition center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.2 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 Brooks County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Cantu Addition:

  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF FALFURRIAS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FALFURRIAS, TX)
  • FALFURRIAS NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FALFURRIAS, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE FALFURRIAS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; FALFURRIAS, TX)
  • BROOKS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FALFURRIAS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cantu Addition:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 28 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Del Mar College (about 61 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 62 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 62 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 69 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 75 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 83 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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Brooks 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: 41.9%
(41.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Cantu Addition compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Cantu Addition travel time to work - commute Cantu Addition mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Other fuel (27%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cantu Addition CDP (based on Brooks County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.82%
Here: 55.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents78.6%10.6%2.6%1.8%6.4%
Congregations14.3%14.3%14.3%7.1%50.0%
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: 1
Brooks County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brooks County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Brooks County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

26.2%
Texas:

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

17.4%
State:

15.7%

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  0.96% ($27,125 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  0.96% ($22,583)
from Kleberg County, TX  0.88% ($27,409)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  1.50% ($25,053 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.14% ($35,138)
to Kleberg County, TX  0.83% ($29,952)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cantu Addition:

  • KLDS (1260 AM; 1 kW; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: BROOKS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cantu Addition:

  • KPSO-FM (106.3 FM; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: BROOKS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDFM (103.3 FM; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK INC)
  • K268AP (101.5 FM; FALFURIOUS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMFM (100.7 FM; PREMONT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

TV broadcast stations around Cantu Addition:

  • K07TS (Channel 7; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: NEW COVENANT CHURCH)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Cantu Addition on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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