Cesar Chavez, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,929. Population change since 2000: +31.3%
Males: 870  (45.1%)
Females: 1,059  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78542.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,815 (it was $20,491 in 2000)
Cesar Chavez:

$29,815
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,964 (it was $9,432 in 2000)

Cesar Chavez CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,992 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Cesar Chavez:

$93,992
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,544; Detached houses: $130,892; Townhouses or other attached units: $316,964; In 2-unit structures: $109,856; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,514; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,654; Mobile homes: $50,356; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,071

Median gross rent in 2016: $591.

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  • Races in Cesar Chavez, TX (2010)

    Cesar Chavez races chart
    • 1,81293.9%Hispanic
    • 1105.7%White alone
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Cesar Chavez detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cesar Chavez: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.4%), German (2.6%), European (1.9%), Norwegian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.21 square miles.

Population density: 601 people per square mile   (low).

Cesar Chavez,TX real estate house value index trend

Cesar Chavez, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Cesar Chavez:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cesar Chavez CDP:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

258 residents are foreign born (21.2% Latin America).

This place:

21.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,143 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,513 (1.6%)

Cesar Chavez satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (9.9 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (108.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (219.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: San Carlos, TX (1.6 miles ), Nurillo, TX (1.7 miles ), Murillo, TX (1.7 miles ), Edinburg, TX (1.8 miles ), Muniz, TX (1.9 miles ), Doolittle, TX (2.1 miles ), La Blanca, TX (2.2 miles ), Lopezville, TX (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 26.30 N, Longitude: 98.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Cesar Chavez household income distribution Cesar Chavez home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Cesar Chavez: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cesar Chavez, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cesar Chavez-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Cesar Chavez place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Cesar Chavez-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% 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 324.5 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 422.0 miles away from Cesar Chavez 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 173.5 miles away from the city 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 97.9 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 181.0 miles away from Cesar Chavez 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 180.2 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 Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cesar Chavez topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cesar Chavez:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TRI-CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; ALAMO, TX)
  • TEACHING HOME 1 (Hospital, about 3 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • PROACTIVE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • AT HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • FOUNTAIN OF LIFE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER EDINBURG (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)

Amtrak station near Cesar Chavez:

  • 11 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cesar Chavez:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 4 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 11 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 29 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 48 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 86 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 110 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 110 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Hidalgo 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 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.5%
(32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Texas average:

14.3

Cesar Chavez travel time to work - commute Cesar Chavez mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Cesar Chavez CDP (based on Hidalgo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Cesar Chavez:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cesar Chavez:

13.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Cesar Chavez:

52.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Cesar Chavez:

79.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cesar Chavez, TX Residents

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cesar Chavez:

  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cesar Chavez:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Cesar Chavez:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$117,0345$88,6606$123,3822$42,2452$65,9701$28,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$42,6902$130,9100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$95,7803$73,84013$97,41510$28,9282$27,0951$27,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$73,6001$41,7004$134,2531$9,5301$20,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$83,1031$53,1300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.07 , 0236.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$135,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.07 , 0236.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Cesar Chavez 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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