El Indio, Texas

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Population in 2010: 190. Population change since 2000: -27.8%
Males: 84  (44.6%)
Females: 106  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  53.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78860.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,432 (it was $20,179 in 2000)
El Indio:

$19,432
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,568 (it was $5,462 in 2000)

El Indio CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,081 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
El Indio:

$63,081
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $54,757; Detached houses: $53,656
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  • Races in El Indio, TX (2010)

    El Indio races chart
    • 16988.9%Hispanic
    • 147.4%White alone
    • 73.7%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in El Indio: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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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

For population 25 years and over in El Indio:

  • High school or higher: 36.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 50.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in El Indio CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 91.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

105 residents are foreign born (47.3% Latin America).

This place:

47.3%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in El Indio, Texas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in El Indio to the number of sex offenders is 95 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $360 (0.6%)

El Indio satellite photo by USGS

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

10.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (70%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (56%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (70%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (30%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (56%)
  • Management occupations (42%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in El Indio, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

El Indio-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 74% 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 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 313.5 miles away from El Indio 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 134.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 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 El Indio 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 140.9 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 Maverick County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.0%
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

El Indio compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.7
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

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
Maverick 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.
State:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Maverick County:

26.6%
Texas:

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

16.5%
State:

15.7%

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Bexar County, TX  0.94% ($24,491 average AGI)
from Webb County, TX  0.18% ($49,125)
from Harris County, TX  0.16% ($39,379)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($24,622 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.20% ($25,944)
to Val Verde County, TX  0.17% ($54,258)

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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in El Indio)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EL INDIO, On Fm 1021 12.8 Mi S Of Fm 2644 (Lat: 28.345250 Lon: -100.243667), Overall height: 101.2 m, Call Sign: WMW225
    Assigned Frequencies: 6541.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, 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:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 32.3 Mi Se Of Unincorporated Limits Of El Indio On Old Mines Road (Lat: 28.125750 Lon: -100.001639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQOW417
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.000 MHz, 219.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2013, Certifier: Larry Jacobs
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4178, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7507Y , Serial Number: S1392, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Claude R Dba Cage, Po Box 70, El Indio, TX 78860, Other Owners: Ranch Cage

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

El Indio on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #17 (78860) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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