El Indio, Texas

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Population in 2010: 190.
Population change since 2000: -27.8%
Males: 89  (47.1%)
Females: 101  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78860.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,974 (it was $20,179 in 2000)
El Indio:

$38,974
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $10,796 (it was $5,462 in 2000)

El Indio CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $54,482 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
El Indio:

$54,482
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $55,111; detached houses: $54,819
March 2019 cost of living index in El Indio: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 100.0%
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in El Indio, Texas as of April 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in El Indio is 167 to 1.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

El Indio, Texas map

21 residents are foreign born (100.0% Latin America).

This place:

100.0%
Texas:

17.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
El Indio CDP:

0.9% ($199)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (84.9 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (126.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Rosita South, TX (3.3 miles ),
Rosita North, TX (3.4 miles ),
Eidson Road, TX (3.9 miles ),
Las Quintas Fronterizas, TX (3.9 miles ),
Eagle Pass, TX (4.2 miles ),
Fabrica, TX (4.4 miles ),
Seco Mines, TX (4.4 miles ),
Siesta Acres, TX (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 28.51 N, Longitude: 100.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

El Indio satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

17.1%
Texas:

8.0%

Average climate in El Indio, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.2. This is better than average.

City:

61.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

El Indio-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 28% 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 220.9 miles away from El Indio center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from El Indio center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 313.5 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) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from El Indio center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.2 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 Maverick County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Indio:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 60 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 118 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Palo Alto College (about 121 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 125 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 127 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in El Indio: D Havin (A), H Melton (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Maverick 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:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

85.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in El Indio:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in El Indio:

  • Unemployed: 50.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for El Indio, TX (based on Maverick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,6004
Evangelical Protestant4,00133
Other1,2903
Mainline Protestant7964
Black Protestant-2
None35,571-
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: 11
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Maverick County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
El Indio:

48.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
El Indio:

52.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
El Indio:

27.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
El Indio:

5.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
El Indio:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
El Indio:

81.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of El Indio, TX Residents

3.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  0.80% ($28,604 average AGI)
from Webb County, TX  0.16% ($51,438)
from Harris County, TX  0.10% ($25,150)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  1.34% ($40,881 average AGI)
to Val Verde County, TX  0.19% ($46,425)
to Webb County, TX  0.15% ($36,968)

Strongest AM radio stations in El Indio:

  • 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.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KEPS (1270 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • 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)
  • KBEN (1450 AM; 1 kW; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: SYLVIA MIJARES)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Indio:

  • KEPX (89.5 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEPI (88.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINL (92.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM,INC)

TV broadcast stations around El Indio:

  • KVAW (Channel 16; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: HISPANIC TELEVISION NETWORK, INC., DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KEAP-LP (Channel 3; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.7mTotal length
  • 7,200Total average daily traffic
  • 801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,080Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in El Indio)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 12644 Fm Road 1021 (Lat: 28.546833 Lon: -100.378611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRP862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.612 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: Ismael Salinas, Registrant: Ortiz Services & Communications, 509 North First Street, Carrizo Springs, TX 78834, Phone: (830) 876-9723, Fax: (830) 876-2784, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ROOSTER, 19122 Farm Market 1021 (Lat: 28.506028 Lon: -100.311694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQSV719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/22/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • CC01964A, On Fm 1021, 12.8 Mi South Of Fm 2644 (Lat: 28.345278 Lon: -100.243611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.8 m, Overall height: 101.2 m, Call Sign: WQVS548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2015, Expiration Date: 04/29/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • CC01960A, 19122 Ranch Road 1021 (Lat: 28.506028 Lon: -100.311694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQVS549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2015, Expiration Date: 04/29/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • EL INDIO RS, Fm1021 At Fm2644 (Lat: 28.506833 Lon: -100.309278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 37.1 m, Overall height: 38.5 m, Call Sign: WLU947,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2163.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2009, Certifier: Timothy Wolff, Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in El Indio, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


El Indio compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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