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Population in 2012: 3,765 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 

Males: 1,901  (50.5%)
Females: 1,864  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78014.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,956 (it was $23,250 in 2000)
Cotulla:

$30,956
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,955

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,291 (it was $25,200 in 2000)
Cotulla:

$31,291
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,735; Detached houses: $49,376; Mobile homes: $28,382

Median gross rent in 2012: $286.

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  • Hispanic - 3,146 (87.3%)
  • White alone - 428 (11.9%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cotulla: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), German (1.9%), Irish (1.8%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,908 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cotulla:

  • High school or higher: 55.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cotulla city:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

108 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  3.0%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Cotulla, Texas as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cotulla to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,276 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $443 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (64.8 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (82.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Los Angeles, TX (3.8 miles) , Dilley, TX (4.1 miles ), Hilltop, TX (4.3 miles ), Big Wells, TX (4.7 miles ), Catarina, TX (4.9 miles) , Fowlerton, TX (5.1 miles) , Encinal, TX (5.3 miles ), Brundage, TX (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $62,100
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,600

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Latitude: 28.43 N, Longitude: 99.24 W

Area code: 830

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -109 (-2.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Cotulla-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Cotulla city center killed 5 people and injured 12 people.

On 8/3/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cotulla-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 72.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Cotulla center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the 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 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Cotulla center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in La Salle County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Lewis Gaddis - Historian.


Hospital/medical center in Cotulla:

  • LAS PALMAS (Nursing Home, 369 MARS DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Cotulla, TX

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cotulla:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 61 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,518)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 63 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)
  • Laredo Community College (about 67 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Palo Alto College (about 75 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 79 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 4,219)
  • St Marys University (about 82 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,271)
  • St Philips College (about 83 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 3,465)

Public high schools in Cotulla:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cotulla:

See full list of schools located in Cotulla, School District: COTULLA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Cotulla:

  • ALEXANDER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,695; Location: 201 CENTER ST; 18,312 books; 1,332 audio materials; 1,950 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 14 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cotulla: Brush Country Museum (A), Cotulla Fire Department (B), Cotulla Emergency Medical Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cotulla: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
La Salle 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 2012: 29.2%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 34.2% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cotulla, TX

8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cotulla in 2000:

  • 48 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 2 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Cotulla compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cotulla (2011 data):

  • Stockmens National Bank in Cotulla: Stockmens National Bank In Cotulla at 206 North Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $91.3 mil, Deposits: $84.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cotulla, Texas:

  • Cotulla Executive Inn, 900 Ih 35 S, Cotulla, TX 78014 , Phone: (830) 879-2488, Fax: (830) 879-2569
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 624 Las Palmas, Cotulla, TX 78014 , Phone: (830) 879-2000, Fax: (830) 879-2001
  • Instalodge Hotel And Suites, 490 W FM 468, Cotulla, TX 78014 , Phone: (800) 769-3874
  • Hampton Inn Cotulla, 659 N Baylor Ave, Cotulla, TX 78014 , Phone: (830) 879-5123, Fax: (830) 879-5317
  • Comfort Suites, 617 Las Palmas, Cotulla, TX 78014 , Phone: (830) 879-2220, Fax: (830) 879-2221
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cotulla, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cotulla travel time to work - commute


Cotulla mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cotulla city (based on La Salle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 103.44%
Here103.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents82.9%10.4%3.4%1.9%1.5%
Congregations15.4%23.1%15.4%15.4%30.8%
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: 2
La Salle County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
La Salle County:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
La Salle County:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
La Salle County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

18.0%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,351$25,4040$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,831$45,9720$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,556$30,6720$0
Streets and Highways 7$7,144$12,2471$461
Sewerage 3$6,559$26,2360$0
Water Supply 3$5,802$23,2080$0
Gas Supply 2$3,747$22,4820$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,316$25,2640$0
Totals for Government 23$42,306$22,0731$461


6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webb County, TX  1.09% ($38,421 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.92% ($18,000)
from Frio County, TX  0.58% ($31,300)


7.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  1.53% ($30,704 average AGI)
to Webb County, TX  1.19% ($22,857)
to Frio County, TX  0.74% ($18,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cotulla:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KFNI (1380 AM; 4 kW; PLEASANTON, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cotulla:

  • KLMO-FM (98.9 FM; DILLEY, TX; Owner: DILLEY BROADCASTERS)
  • KMFR (104.1 FM; PEARSALL, TX; Owner: RADIO TUNA, LTD.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cotulla, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Cotulla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cotulla)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cotulla, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: AA5MR, Licensee ID: L01387750
    Grant Date: 04/07/2008, Expiration Date: 07/02/2018, Certifier: Eduardo M Cruz Jr
    Registrant: Eduardo M Cruz Jr, 600 Leona St, Cotulla, TX 78014
  • Call Sign: W5XG, Licensee ID: L01178761
    Grant Date: 08/08/2006, Expiration Date: 11/05/2016
    Registrant: Kenneth R Guest, 1404 Frio St, Cotulla, TX 78014
  • Call Sign: WB5ICM
    Grant Date: 09/05/1989, Expiration Date: 09/05/1999, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2001
    Registrant: William B Peters Jr, Box 622, Cotulla, TX 78014
  • Call Sign: WR5Y, Licensee ID: L01147297
    Grant Date: 05/03/2006, Expiration Date: 07/24/2016, Certifier: Harry R Guest
    Registrant: Harry R Guest, 1002 Carrizo St, Cotulla, TX 78014
  • Call Sign: KE5QIX, Licensee ID: L01319385
    Grant Date: 08/30/2007, Expiration Date: 08/30/2017, Certifier: Carl E Childers
    Registrant: Carl E Childers, 1633 Business Loop 35 South, Cotulla, TX 78014


FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cotulla)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Cotulla, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria3177.5 years
Jose2974.5 years
Juan2068.8 years
John1875.2 years
Guadalupe1774.3 years
Jesus1769.0 years
Pedro1576.7 years
Manuel1475.0 years
Juanita1271.4 years
Mary1281.1 years
Most common last names in Cotulla, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia6574.9 years
Gonzalez4677.1 years
Martinez3973.2 years
Garza3176.2 years
Ramirez2670.5 years
Rodriguez2672.0 years
Sanchez2077.8 years
Flores2072.8 years
Ruiz1674.9 years
Hernandez1571.2 years
Businesses in Cotulla, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Best Western1Wendy's1
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