El Cenizo, Texas

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Population in 2013: 3,307 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 1,592  (48.2%)
Females: 1,715  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  22.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78046.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,474 (it was $13,333 in 2000)
El Cenizo:

$20,474
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,771 (it was $3,610 in 2000)

El Cenizo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,708 (it was $27,100 in 2000)
El Cenizo:

$47,708
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $44,533; Detached houses: $44,839; Townhouses or other attached units: $50,001; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $55,959; Mobile homes: $38,303

Median gross rent in 2012: $469.

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El Cenizo races chart
  • Hispanic - 3,248 (99.2%)
  • White alone - 22 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in El Cenizo: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 6,455 people per square mile   (high).

El Cenizo,TX real estate house value index trend

El Cenizo, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in El Cenizo:

  • High school or higher: 31.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Cenizo city:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

1,261 residents are foreign born

This city:  36.8%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in El Cenizo, Texas as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in El Cenizo to the number of sex offenders is 475 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $789 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.3%)

El Cenizo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (13.6 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (131.6 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (158.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Rio Bravo, TX (1.7 miles ), La Presa, TX (2.4 miles ), Larga Vista, TX (3.6 miles ), Tanquecitos South Acres II, TX (3.6 miles) , Los Altos, TX (3.6 miles) , Tanquecitos South Acres, TX (3.6 miles ), San Carlos I, TX (3.7 miles ), Laredo, TX (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 27.33 N, Longitude: 99.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

El Cenizo household income distribution El Cenizo home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2,199 (+163.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in El Cenizo, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

El Cenizo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 310.9 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 132.4 miles away from El Cenizo 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 92.5 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 424.6 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 141.6 miles away from El Cenizo center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 401.6 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 Webb County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
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).
El Cenizo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near El Cenizo:

  • CASA UNIDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • SALUD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA LINDA DE LAREDO (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA BONITA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • QUALITY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • FIRST AIDE HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CHAMPION CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LAREDO, TX)

Amtrak station near El Cenizo:

  • 13 miles: LAREDO (801 SAN BERNARDINO AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Cenizo:

  • Laredo Community College (about 13 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 18 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 101 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 109 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 109 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 132 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Del Mar College (about 132 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00900. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00900
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.4%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 85.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  89.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

El Cenizo compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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

El Cenizo travel time to work - commute El Cenizo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • No fuel used (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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 El Cenizo city (based on Webb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.61%
Here: 73.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents92.5%2.0%1.8%1.1%0.6%
Congregations29.6%14.8%14.8%4.9%4.9%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.3%0.2%0.1%0.9%
Congregations1.2%2.5%1.2%2.5%23.5%
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: 43
Webb County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Webb County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webb County:

28.0%
Texas:

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

15.4%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

2.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,193 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.36% ($27,182 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.18% ($31,957)
from Dallas County, TX  0.10% ($21,519)


2.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.64% ($37,177 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.19% ($33,486)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.15% ($44,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Cenizo:

  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Cenizo:

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

TV broadcast stations around El Cenizo:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Sean M Brandel, 510 Fm 496 (Zapata #35181) (Lat: 26.903694 Lon: -99.279194), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 4256439624, , 4122 FACTORIA BLVD. S.E. SUITE 405, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean M Brandel, 510 Fm 496 (Zapata #35181) (Lat: 26.903694 Lon: -99.279194), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 4256439624, , 4122 FACTORIA BLVD. S.E. SUITE 405, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • b b carter, 510 Fm 496 (Zapata #35181) (Lat: 26.903694 Lon: -99.279194), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 6782656770, , 1898 LELAND DRIVE
  • b b carter, 510 Fm 496 (Zapata #35181) (Lat: 26.903694 Lon: -99.279194), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.7 m
    Registrant: 6782656770, , 1898 LELAND DRIVE

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$29,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.05

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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