Colorado Acres, Texas

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Population in 2010: 296.
Males: 178  (60.2%)
Females: 118  (39.8%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78044.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,408
Colorado Acres:

$43,408
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,587

Colorado Acres CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,200
Colorado Acres:

$133,200
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,300; detached houses: $186,293; townhouses or other attached units: $132,228; in 2-unit structures: $46,847; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,225; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $80,585; mobile homes: $59,597
March 2019 cost of living index in Colorado Acres: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 65.5%
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

56 residents are foreign born (49.6% Latin America).

This place:

49.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (18.9 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (111.2 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (132.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Los Veteranos I, TX (0.9 miles),
Las Haciendas, TX (1.2 miles),
Los Nopalitos, TX (1.4 miles),
Los Arcos, TX (1.5 miles),
Ranchitos Las Lomas, TX (1.5 miles ),
Los Centenarios, TX (1.5 miles),
Valle Verde, TX (1.6 miles),
Pueblo East, TX (1.6 miles)

Latitude: 27.64 N, Longitude: 99.21 W

Distribution of median household income in Colorado Acres, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colorado Acres, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00900. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00900
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Colorado Acres-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 310.4 miles away from Colorado Acres 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 104.5 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 71.2 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 113.7 miles away from Colorado Acres center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 383.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 436.4 miles away from Colorado Acres 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 Webb County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colorado Acres:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 15 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 22 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 83 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 105 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Del Mar College (about 111 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 113 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 114 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)

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Webb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

4.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

95.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Colorado Acres:

Marital status in Colorado Acres, TX
  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Colorado Acres:

  • High school or higher: 46.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.7
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colorado Acres, TX (based on Webb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic126,75026
Evangelical Protestant12,81290
Other6,12012
Mainline Protestant1,3549
Black Protestant2071
None103,061-
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: 43
Webb County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Webb County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
This county:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 129
Webb County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webb County:

28.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Webb County:

15.4%
Texas:

15.7%

2.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.34%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($891 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  0.37% ($39,059 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.14% ($35,569)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.13% ($45,807)


3.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($906 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.79% ($43,560 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.21% ($39,262)
to Travis County, TX  0.17% ($34,620)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colorado Acres:

  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colorado Acres:

  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KBNL (89.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBDR-FM1 (100.5 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KNEX (106.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KHOY (88.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LAREDO CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJBZ (92.7 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)

TV broadcast stations around Colorado Acres:

  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • 7,130Total average daily traffic
  • 2,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,980Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colorado Acres, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colorado Acres, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Colorado Acres compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Colorado Acres on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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