Edna-Cordele, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 7,721.
Males: 3,727  (48.3%)
Females: 3,994  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 77957

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,137 (it was $32,021 in 2000)
Edna-Cordele:

$53,137
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,583 (it was $16,171 in 2000)

Edna-Cordele CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,041 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Edna-Cordele:

$98,041
TX:

$161,500
  • Races in Edna-Cordele, TX (2000)

    Edna-Cordele races chart
    • 4,85961.1%White alone
    • 2,04525.7%Hispanic
    • 90211.4%Black alone
    • 590.7%Two or more races
    • 460.6%Asian alone
    • 280.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone

Races in Edna-Cordele detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edna-Cordele: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 263.1 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Edna-Cordele:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edna-Cordele CCD:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

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

Edna-Cordele CCD:  1.4% ($689)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (24.3 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (93.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Edna, TX (0.8 miles ), Ganado, TX (3.0 miles ), Vanderbilt, TX (3.4 miles ), Lolita, TX (3.4 miles ), Inez, TX (3.5 miles ), La Ward, TX (3.8 miles) , Louise, TX (4.1 miles ), Point Comfort, TX (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 28.99 N, Longitude: 96.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Plastics and rubber products (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Chemicals (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Edna-Cordele: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Edna-Cordele, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Edna-Cordele-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Edna-Cordele place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/24/1975, a category F3 tornado 8.9 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Edna-Cordele-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% 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 90.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 414.0 miles away from Edna-Cordele 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 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 371.4 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) earthquake occurred 122.8 miles away from Edna-Cordele 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 84.9 miles away from the city 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 Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Edna-Cordele:

  • EDNA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • SOUTHBROOKE MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • SOUTHBROOKE MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EDNA, TX)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GANADO, TX)
  • GANADO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GANADO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edna-Cordele:

  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 24 miles; Victoria, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 24 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 41 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Brazosport College (about 75 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 78 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Blinn College (about 83 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 84 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)

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Notable locations in Edna-Cordele: Camp Independence (A), Edna Fire Department (B), Edna Police Department (C), Jackson County Sheriff's Office (D), Jackson County Courthouse (E), Texana Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Edna-Cordele include: Wayside Chapel (A), Roughts Chapel (B), Texana Presbyterian Church (C), Christ Community Church (D), Unified Pentecostal Church (E), Scruggs Methodist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (H), Trinity Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prairie City Cemetery (1), Enon Cemetery (2), Manly Cemetery (3), Terrell Cemetery (4), Partridge Cemetery (5), Laughter Cemetery (6), Milby Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Texana (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beard Branch (A), Water Hole Branch (B), Sutherland Creek (C), Stem Branch (D), Navidad River (E), Middle Branch Brushy Creek (F), Longs Branch (G), Chalk Branch (H), Hall Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Edna-Cordele include: Lake Texana State Park (1), Brackenridge Plantation Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jackson 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:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.8%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%

People in group quarters in Edna-Cordele in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
147 people in nursing homes in 2000
59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Texas average:

15.6

Edna-Cordele travel time to work - commute Edna-Cordele mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Edna-Cordele CCD (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80724
Catholic4,1274
Mainline Protestant1,2147
Other-1
None3,927-
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: 3
Jackson County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jackson County:

9.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

27.7%
Texas:

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

17.4%
State:

15.7%

6.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Victoria County, TX  1.22% ($33,017 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.59% ($26,103)
from Wharton County, TX  0.45% ($37,409)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Victoria County, TX  2.39% ($42,025 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.47% ($22,000)
to Calhoun County, TX  0.32% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edna-Cordele:

  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edna-Cordele:

  • KZAM (104.7 FM; GANADO, TX; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • K209DB (89.7 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGUL (96.1 FM; EDNA, TX; Owner: LAGRANGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTXN-FM (98.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: COSMOPOLITAN ENTERPRISES OF VICTORIA)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIC (95.1 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIO WORKS, LTD.)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KXBJ (89.3 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION OF VICTORIA, INC.)
  • KLUB (106.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVRT (90.7 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SOUTH TX PUBLIC B/CSTNG SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K216EI (91.1 FM; LOUISE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Edna-Cordele:

  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • KAVU-TV (Channel 25; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUNU-LP (Channel 21; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVTX-LP (Channel 45; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXTS-LP (Channel 41; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGS-LP (Channel 51; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCPV-LP (Channel 57; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K43DV (Channel 43; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (1%)

Edna-Cordele compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Edna-Cordele on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 (77957) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (77957) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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