Chula Vista-Orason, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 448.
Males: 251  (56.1%)
Females: 197  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  23.6 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip codes: 78566.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,465 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Chula Vista-Orason:

$30,465
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,838 (it was $8,167 in 2000)

Chula Vista-Orason CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,167 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
Chula Vista-Orason:

$77,167
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,073; Detached houses: $115,246; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,028; In 2-unit structures: $87,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,083; Mobile homes: $31,736; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,158
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  • Races in Chula Vista-Orason, TX (2000)

    Chula Vista-Orason races chart
    • 36091.4%Hispanic
    • 348.6%White alone

Races in Chula Vista-Orason detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chula Vista-Orason: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (4.6%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 885 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chula Vista-Orason:

  • High school or higher: 55.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 26.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chula Vista-Orason CDP:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

85 residents are foreign born (21.6% Latin America).

This place:

21.6%
Texas:

13.9%

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

Chula Vista-Orason CDP:  1.5% ($679)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Chula Vista-Orason satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (10.3 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (115.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (242.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Orason, TX (0.4 miles) , Chula Vista, TX (0.4 miles ), Del Mar Heights, TX (1.3 miles ), Los Fresnos, TX (1.5 miles ), Indian Lake, TX (2.0 miles ), Laureles, TX (2.0 miles ), Bayview, TX (2.2 miles ), Olmito, TX (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 26.07 N, Longitude: 97.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Property values in Chula Vista-Orason, TX

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Work and jobs in Chula Vista-Orason: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chula Vista-Orason, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chula Vista-Orason-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 297.3 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 193.9 miles away from Chula Vista-Orason 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 119.7 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 463.6 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 200.1 miles away from Chula Vista-Orason center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 199.1 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chula Vista-Orason topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chula Vista-Orason:

  • VALLEY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SOUTH TEXAS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • BROWNSVILLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • CASA LINDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)

Amtrak stations near Chula Vista-Orason:

  • 13 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 18 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chula Vista-Orason:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 13 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 18 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 104 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 117 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 2013 was 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  4.2 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  88.3%
Whole state:  71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.2%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

48.5%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

24.5%
Whole state:

6.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.8
Texas average:

15.6

Chula Vista-Orason travel time to work - commute Chula Vista-Orason mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Chula Vista-Orason 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chula Vista-Orason:

48.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chula Vista-Orason:

8.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chula Vista-Orason:

35.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chula Vista-Orason, TX Residents

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 Chula Vista-Orason:

  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chula Vista-Orason:

  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZSP (95.3 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Chula Vista-Orason:

  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • 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)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Utility gas (9%)

Chula Vista-Orason 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 above state average.
  • Median age 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 below state average.
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