Citrus City, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,321. Population change since 2000: +146.7%
Males: 1,094  (47.2%)
Females: 1,227  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  24.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78574.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,234 (it was $15,278 in 2000)
Citrus City:

$19,234
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $4,715 (it was $6,117 in 2000)

Citrus City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,781 (it was $30,300 in 2000)
Citrus City:

$46,781
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $48,777; Detached houses: $58,011; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,704; Mobile homes: $13,073

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

Citrus City races chart
  • Hispanic - 2,026 (87.3%)
  • White alone - 292 (12.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Citrus City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Citrus City: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,142 people per square mile   (low).

Citrus City,TX real estate house value index trend

Citrus City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Citrus City:

  • High school or higher: 25.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Citrus City CDP:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

1,603 residents are foreign born

This place:  38.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $548 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,170 (2.4%)

Citrus City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (12.3 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (115.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (216.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Doffing, TX (1.9 miles ), La Homa, TX (2.0 miles ), West Sharyland, TX (2.2 miles ), Alton North, TX (2.3 miles ), Alton, TX (2.5 miles ), Abram-Perezville, TX (2.5 miles ), Penitas, TX (2.6 miles ), Palmview, TX (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 26.33 N, Longitude: 98.39 W

Citrus City household income distribution Citrus City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)

Work and jobs in Citrus City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Citrus City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Citrus City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Citrus City place center .

On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Citrus City-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 332.5 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 408.0 miles away from Citrus 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 172.6 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 98.4 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 180.6 miles away from Citrus City 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 179.8 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Citrus City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Citrus City:

  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • BASEL MISSION HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ALTON, TX)
  • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • KELLYS HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Amtrak station near Citrus City:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Citrus City:

  • South Texas College (about 12 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 14 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 46 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 64 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 89 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 108 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 108 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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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 2012 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 79.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.3% for other race residents, 99.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

Citrus City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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

Citrus City travel time to work - commute Citrus City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Citrus City CDP (based on Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here: 50.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
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: 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%

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 Citrus City:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Citrus City:

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

TV broadcast stations around Citrus City:

  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • 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)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$81,4401$120,8201$11,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$33,3600$02$8,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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