Catarina, Texas

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Population in 2010: 118. Population change since 2000: -12.6%
Males: 55  (46.7%)
Females: 63  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  82.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip code: 78836

Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,360 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
Catarina:

$68,360
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,530 (it was $16,270 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,160 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Catarina:

$26,160
TX:

$132,000
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  • Races in Catarina, TX (2010)

    Catarina races chart
    • 9479.7%Hispanic
    • 2319.5%White alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Catarina: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (87.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 529 feet

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Catarina, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Catarina:

  • High school or higher: 99.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Catarina CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Catarina CDP:  1.3% ($199)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Catarina satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (57.4 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (101.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Asherton, TX (3.4 miles ), Big Wells, TX (4.0 miles ), Carrizo Hill, TX (4.1 miles ), Brundage, TX (4.2 miles) , Carrizo Springs, TX (4.4 miles ), Cotulla, TX (4.9 miles ), Chula Vista-River Spur, TX (5.0 miles ), Encinal, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 28.35 N, Longitude: 99.61 W

Area code: 830

Catarina household income distribution Catarina home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Catarina, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Catarina, Texas average temperatures Catarina, Texas average precipitation Catarina, Texas humidity Catarina, Texas wind speed Catarina, Texas snowfall Catarina, Texas sunshine Catarina, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Catarina-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the Catarina place center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.

On 2/25/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Catarina-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 262.8 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 96.0 miles away from Catarina center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 331.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Catarina center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dimmit County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Catarina topographic map

Birthplace of: Buck Lansford - Football player.

Airports located in Catarina:

See details about airports located in Catarina, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Catarina:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 55 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 59 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 61 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • Palo Alto College (about 94 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 96 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 99 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 102 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)

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Notable location: H Dillon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Catarina Hotel & Cafe (North Highway 83).

Dimmit 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 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
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: 0.0% of all households

Catarina compared to Texas 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 above 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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:

0.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Catarina CDP (based on Dimmit County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,1004
Evangelical Protestant1,06410
Other2162
Mainline Protestant2082
Black Protestant-1
None--
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: 2
Dimmit County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Dimmit County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Dimmit County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

21.0%
State:

15.7%

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Zavala County, TX  0.80% ($24,560 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.68% ($23,905)
from Uvalde County, TX  0.32% ($22,500)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.16% ($25,028 average AGI)
to Zavala County, TX  0.93% ($18,724)
to Webb County, TX  0.58% ($33,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Catarina:

  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KBEN (1450 AM; 1 kW; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: SYLVIA MIJARES)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Catarina:

  • KLMO-FM (98.9 FM; DILLEY, TX; Owner: DILLEY BROADCASTERS)
  • KCZO (92.1 FM; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

Catarina fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 1998 03:10 AM, Us-83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 27, 1984 06:00 AM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1983 01:30 AM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 3,300Total average daily traffic
  • 957Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,620Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Catarina)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Brisco Comp On Hwy 2688 9.7 Mls Sw (Lat: 28.170278 Lon: -99.786444), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPDF540
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/1998, Expiration Date: 09/20/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2002
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 22598 , Serial Number: 17264071, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dustin L Herschap, Po Box 69, Catarina, TX 78836, Other Owners: Patricia J Herschap

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