Doolittle, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,769. Population change since 2000: +17.4%
Males: 1,255  (45.3%)
Females: 1,514  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  24.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78541.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,171 (it was $23,403 in 2000)
Doolittle:

$25,171
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,537 (it was $6,349 in 2000)

Doolittle CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,865 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Doolittle:

$55,865
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,534; Detached houses: $64,162; Mobile homes: $24,185

Median gross rent in 2012: $558.

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  • Hispanic - 2,717 (98.1%)
  • White alone - 50 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Doolittle: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.26 square miles.

Population density: 651 people per square mile   (low).

Doolittle,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Doolittle:

  • High school or higher: 42.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Doolittle CDP:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

1,354 residents are foreign born

This place:  34.9%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,167 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $711 (1.5%)

Doolittle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (12.5 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (105.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (214.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Faysville, TX (1.8 miles ), Cesar Chavez, TX (2.1 miles ), Edinburg, TX (2.2 miles ), San Carlos, TX (2.4 miles ), Nurillo, TX (2.6 miles ), La Blanca, TX (2.6 miles ), Murillo, TX (2.6 miles ), Muniz, TX (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 26.36 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Doolittle household income distribution Doolittle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Doolittle, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Doolittle-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Doolittle place center .

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Doolittle-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 328.7 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 418.6 miles away from Doolittle 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 169.2 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 93.6 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 176.8 miles away from Doolittle 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 176.0 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).
Doolittle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Doolittle:

  • FOUNTAIN OF LIFE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • AT HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • CHAMPION HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • LIFE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TRI-CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; ALAMO, TX)
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • PROACTIVE HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)

Amtrak station near Doolittle:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Doolittle:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 6 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 14 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 30 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 52 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 82 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 106 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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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 14.2 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 14.2 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 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  92.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Doolittle compared to Texas state average:

  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age 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

Doolittle travel time to work - commute Doolittle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • No fuel used (7%)

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 Doolittle 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 Doolittle:

  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Doolittle:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Doolittle:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$184,4053$118,4472$146,1951$17,6901$59,1800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$85,3554$117,0332$28,7351$21,2801$14,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$81,4950$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2005

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0235.06

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