Del Mar Heights, Texas

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Population in 2010: 113. Population change since 2000: -56.4%
Males: 46  (40.7%)
Females: 67  (59.3%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $12,572 (it was $13,229 in 2000)
Del Mar Heights:

$12,572
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $3,005 (it was $3,665 in 2000)

Del Mar Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $15,771 (it was $10,000 in 2000)
Del Mar Heights:

$15,771
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $92,179; Detached houses: $95,843; Mobile homes: $76,060
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Del Mar Heights races chart
  • Hispanic - 109 (96.5%)
  • White alone - 4 (3.5%)

Races in Del Mar Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Del Mar Heights: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (35.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 287 people per square mile   (very low).

Del Mar Heights,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Del Mar Heights:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Del Mar Heights CDP:

  • Never married: 61.5%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 27.9%

58 residents are foreign born (74.0% Latin America).

This place:  75.3%
Texas:  16.4%

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

Del Mar Heights CDP:  3.4% ($335)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Del Mar Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (9.5 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (116.6 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (244.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Chula Vista, TX (1.2 miles ), Chula Vista-Orason, TX (1.3 miles ), Orason, TX (1.4 miles) , Los Fresnos, TX (1.9 miles ), Bayview, TX (2.3 miles ), Indian Lake, TX (2.3 miles ), Laureles, TX (2.4 miles ), Cameron Park, TX (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 26.06 N, Longitude: 97.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Del Mar Heights household income distribution Del Mar Heights home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Work and jobs in Del Mar Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Del Mar Heights, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Del Mar Heights-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 295.8 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 195.3 miles away from Del Mar Heights 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 121.2 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 465.3 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 201.5 miles away from Del Mar Heights center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.5 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 (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Del Mar Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Del Mar Heights:

  • VALLEY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SOUTH TEXAS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • BROWNSVILLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • CASA LINDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)

Amtrak stations near Del Mar Heights:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Del Mar Heights:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 12 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 19 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 50 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 53 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 106 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 116 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 119 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 2012 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 100.0%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.0% of all households

Del Mar Heights compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Del Mar Heights travel time to work - commute Del Mar Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Del Mar Heights CDP (based on Cameron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Here: 52.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents75.7%9.8%2.7%2.2%1.5%
Congregations16.6%17.5%5.4%14.8%3.6%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%1.0%0.9%3.7%
Congregations0.4%4.5%9.0%2.2%26.0%
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: 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%

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 Del Mar Heights:

  • 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)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Del Mar Heights:

  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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 Del Mar Heights:

  • 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)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
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