Elm Creek, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,469. Population change since 2000: +28.1%
Males: 1,114  (45.1%)
Females: 1,355  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  22.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78852.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,691 (it was $21,791 in 2000)
Elm Creek:

$35,691
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $10,742 (it was $6,300 in 2000)

Elm Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,825 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Elm Creek:

$81,825
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $110,803; Detached houses: $120,900; Mobile homes: $95,799

Median gross rent in 2016: $528.

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  • Races in Elm Creek, TX (2010)

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    • 2,42098.0%Hispanic
    • 481.9%White alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elm Creek: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 874 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elm Creek:

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elm Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

686 residents are foreign born (23.8% Latin America).

This place:

23.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,944 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,231 (2.0%)

Elm Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (105.8 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (128.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Siesta Acres, TX (1.1 miles ), Seco Mines, TX (1.4 miles ), Fabrica, TX (1.5 miles ), Eagle Pass, TX (2.1 miles ), Las Quintas Fronterizas, TX (2.4 miles ), Radar Base, TX (2.5 miles) , Eidson Road, TX (2.6 miles ), Rosita North, TX (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 28.77 N, Longitude: 100.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Elm Creek household income distribution Elm Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2%)

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

Average climate in Elm Creek, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Elm Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Elm Creek place center killed 7 people and caused $80 million in damages.

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elm Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 72% 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 202.0 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 294.9 miles away from Elm Creek 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 143.5 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 291.3 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 28.6 miles away from Elm Creek center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 628.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), 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 (13).
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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Hospitals and medical centers near Elm Creek:

  • ST ISABEL HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • NEW GLORIOUS HOME HEALTH INC. (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • APC HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF EAGLE PASS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • REMNANT HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elm Creek:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 55 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 106 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 106 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 119 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Palo Alto College (about 124 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 126 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 127 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)

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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 2016: 28.7%
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.0
Texas average:

14.3

Elm Creek travel time to work - commute Elm Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elm Creek 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elm Creek:

44.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Elm Creek:

29.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elm Creek:

13.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elm Creek:

32.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elm Creek, TX Residents

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 Elm Creek:

  • KEPS (1270 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elm Creek:

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

TV broadcast stations around Elm Creek:

  • 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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 8,200Total average daily traffic
  • 1,476Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,480Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • THOMAS J MCGOVERN, Clark Tower, 853' So Of Fm Rd 1588 (Lat: 28.762389 Lon: -100.484278), Type: 67.0, Structure height: 48323 m, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0650
  • Thomas McGovern, Clark Tower, 853' So Of Fm Rd 1588 (Lat: 28.762389 Lon: -100.484278), Type: 67.0, Structure height: 48323 m, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0650
  • THOMAS J MCGOVERN, Clark Tower, 853' So Of Fm Rd 1588 (Lat: 28.762389 Lon: -100.484278), Type: 67.0, Structure height: 48323 m, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0650

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CLARK, Clark Tower, 853' So Of Fm Rd 1588 (Lat: 28.762389 Lon: -100.484278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQTV670
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.418 MHz, 941.418 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 04/22/2024, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • CLARK, Clark Tower, 853' So Of Fm Rd 1588 (Lat: 28.762389 Lon: -100.484278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQUA878
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2014, Expiration Date: 05/22/2024, Certifier: Thomas J McgovernRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Elm Creek compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Elm Creek on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #89 (78852) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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