Cienegas Terrace, Texas

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Population in 2010: 3,424. Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 1,683  (49.2%)
Females: 1,741  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  23.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78840.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,887 (it was $20,719 in 2000)
Cienegas Terrace:

$29,887
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,068 (it was $6,936 in 2000)

Cienegas Terrace CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,021 (it was $28,700 in 2000)
Cienegas Terrace:

$69,021
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,430; Detached houses: $96,656; Mobile homes: $39,493

Median gross rent in 2013: $694.

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  • Races in Cienegas Terrace, TX (2010)

    Cienegas Terrace races chart
    • 3,28996.1%Hispanic
    • 1073.1%White alone
    • 120.4%Black alone
    • 90.3%Two or more races
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

Races in Cienegas Terrace detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cienegas Terrace: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,069 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cienegas Terrace:

  • High school or higher: 41.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cienegas Terrace CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

952 residents are foreign born (29.6% Latin America).

This place:

29.6%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $767 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $561 (0.9%)

Cienegas Terrace satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (146.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Del Rio, TX (1.7 miles ), Lake View, TX (2.5 miles) , Val Verde Park, TX (2.6 miles ), Laughlin AFB, TX (3.1 miles ), Amistad, TX (4.1 miles) , Box Canyon, TX (4.2 miles) , Box Canyon-Amistad, TX (4.2 miles) , Fort Clark Springs, TX (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 29.37 N, Longitude: 100.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Cienegas Terrace household income distribution Cienegas Terrace home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cienegas Terrace: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cienegas Terrace, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Cienegas Terrace-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Cienegas Terrace place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cienegas Terrace-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 66% 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 158.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 253.7 miles away from Cienegas Terrace center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 242.1 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 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 614.8 miles away from Cienegas Terrace center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Val Verde County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Cienegas Terrace:

  • MICHELLE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • AMISTAD HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • DEL RIO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • DEL RIO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • MEDWAY HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • TOMAHAWK COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)
  • JOHN GLENN COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DEL RIO, TX)

Amtrak station near Cienegas Terrace:

  • 3 miles: DEL RIO (100 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cienegas Terrace:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 74 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 135 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 141 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Palo Alto College (about 145 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 145 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Angelo State University (about 147 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,019)
  • San Antonio College (about 148 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)

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Val Verde 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: 37.8%
(100.0% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  90.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Cienegas Terrace 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students 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:

25.0
Texas average:

14.4

Cienegas Terrace travel time to work - commute Cienegas Terrace mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Cienegas Terrace CDP (based on Val Verde County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1885
Evangelical Protestant4,99433
Mainline Protestant1,3365
Other1,2053
Black Protestant-1
None30,156-
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: 4
Val Verde County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Val Verde County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Val Verde County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Val Verde County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

17.7%
State:

15.7%

7.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,258 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.31%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.83% ($35,787 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.64% ($29,019)
from Maverick County, TX  0.19% ($54,258)


8.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,784 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.35%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($33,293 average AGI)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.25% ($28,952)
to Clark County, NV  0.19% ($56,419)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cienegas Terrace:

  • KTJK (1230 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMC (1490 AM; 1 kW; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: MINERVA GARZA VALDEZ)
  • 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cienegas Terrace:

  • K210BU (89.9 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDLK-FM (94.3 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: FORUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTDR (96.3 FM; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: GRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cienegas Terrace:

  • KTRG (Channel 10; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K55HV (Channel 55; DEL RIO, TX; Owner: JOSE VILLAREAL DBA VILLAREAL BROADCASTING)

Cienegas Terrace on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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