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Population in 2012: 6,279 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 

Males: 3,216  (51.2%)
Females: 3,063  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  31.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78543.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,237 (it was $19,232 in 2000)
Elsa:

$20,237
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,261

Elsa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,134 (it was $34,900 in 2000)
Elsa:

$55,134
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,030; Detached houses: $64,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,057,222; Mobile homes: $53,034

Median gross rent in 2012: $338.

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  • Hispanic - 5,535 (97.8%)
  • White alone - 112 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.05%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.04%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elsa: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 4,251 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Elsa:

  • High school or higher: 49.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elsa city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

1,247 residents are foreign born

This city:  21.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Elsa, Texas as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elsa to the number of sex offenders is 330 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $737 (1.5%)

Elsa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (16.1 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (106.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (220.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Edcouch, TX (1.4 miles ), La Blanca, TX (1.6 miles ), La Villa, TX (2.0 miles ), Olivarez, TX (2.1 miles ), Laguna Seca, TX (2.1 miles ), San Carlos, TX (2.2 miles ), Monte Alto, TX (2.3 miles ), Mila Doce, TX (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $52,800
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $39,600
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $36,200
  • 2010: 116 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2011: 69 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2012: 97 buildings, average cost: $113,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 26.30 N, Longitude: 97.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Elsa household income distribution Elsa home values distribution

Property values in Elsa, TX


 

Crime rates in Elsa by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 182240101001
per 100,000 17.6138.033.231.961.80.014.80.014.80.00.016.9
Robberies 323857865432
per 100,000 52.934.549.8127.477.2105.4118.488.674.159.351.933.8
Assaults 171422434093941728193120
per 100,000 299.6241.5365.1684.9617.91400.41390.9251.1415.2281.4536.4338.0
Burglaries 105155204128811089672917398130
per 100,000 1850.22674.33385.32038.91251.21626.31420.51063.41349.31081.31695.82196.7
Thefts 112231243233259327307209332228247233
per 100,000 1973.63985.54032.53711.44000.64924.04542.83086.74922.93377.34274.13937.1
Auto thefts 6251939284235162213179
per 100,000 105.7431.3315.3621.2432.5632.4517.9236.3326.2192.6294.2152.1
Arson 141350113122
per 100,000 17.669.016.647.877.20.014.814.844.514.834.633.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 319.3572.7560.0563.7497.9700.6674.6305.6452.4312.5453.9431.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elsa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Texas average:

1.95

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Elsa, Texas accommodation, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +410 (+8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Elsa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Elsa city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elsa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 98.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Elsa:

  • US RENAL CARE DELTA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 400 E. EDINBURG BLVD)
  • BRIO HOME HEALTH AGENCY LLC (Home Health Center, 425 EDINBURG AVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Elsa:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TRI-CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ALAMO, TX)
  • ESSENTIAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • A HEALING TOUCH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Elsa, TX

Amtrak stations near Elsa:

  • 17 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elsa:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 14 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 18 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 19 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 42 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 86 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 108 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)
See full list of schools located in Elsa

Library in Elsa:

  • ELSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $121,910; Location: 711 N HIDALGO ST; 20,566 books; 420 audio materials; 502 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • South Texas College in Weslaco (formerly STCC) is another school that should be added to the universities/college section.

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Notable locations in Elsa: Elsa Fire Department (A), Elsa Police Department (B), Pulse Emergency Medical Services (C), Guardian Emergency Medical Services (D), Advanced Cardiac and Trauma Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hidalgo 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elsa, TX

Elsa compared to Texas state average:

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  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Elsa (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Delta Branch at 900 East Highway 107, branch established on 1989/07/24. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,517.0 mil, Deposits: $2,598.8 mil, headquarters in Edinburg, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Group, Inc.
  • Elsa State Bank and Trust Company: Elsa State Bank And Trust Company at 300 West Edinburg Avenue, branch established on 1945/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.6 mil, Deposits: $152.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elsa travel time to work - commute


Elsa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elsa city (based on Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
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: 79
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Hidalgo County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
This county:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Hidalgo County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,866$29,1960$0
Other Government Administration 7$38,531$66,0536$831
Judicial and Legal 2$5,057$30,3421$1,057
Police Protection - Officers 19$64,369$40,6540$0
Police - Other 6$15,170$30,3401$508
Firefighters 2$7,683$46,0980$0
Streets and Highways 10$25,155$30,1860$0
Airports 2$5,668$34,0080$0
Health 2$6,205$37,2300$0
Sewerage 5$16,050$38,5200$0
Parks and Recreation 6$18,271$36,5420$0
Water Supply 14$37,465$32,1130$0
Local Libraries 4$13,227$39,6814$2,333
Other and Unallocable 15$41,712$33,3700$0
Totals for Government 96$299,429$37,42912$4,729


4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.14%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron County, TX  0.38% ($27,968 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($27,585)
from Starr County, TX  0.19% ($29,718)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($696 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cameron County, TX  0.31% ($30,390 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.28% ($28,248)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($30,069)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elsa:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elsa:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K206BP (89.1 FM; WESLACO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elsa:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Elsa, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Elsa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elsa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 26.293056 Lon: -97.992778, Call Sign: WPUY427
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/2002, Expiration Date: 05/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2012, Certifier: Cynthia L Graybill
    Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ELSA, 3.5 Mi Ne Of Elsa (Lat: 26.349306 Lon: -98.013278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: WMM706
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 2 1/2 Mi S Of Rt 107 (Lat: 26.244778 Lon: -98.004167), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WHF260, Licensee ID: L01533306
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.875 MHz, 947.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/1982, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2013
    Registrant: Capstar Tx LLC, 2625 S. Memorial Drive Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elsa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62581 , Serial Number: T40124, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Harman L Lane, Box 164, Elsa, TX 78543



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,7901$23,5106$4,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$31,5750$02$3,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 100
  • Hazardous Condition: 29

Incident types - Elsa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elsa, TX

Most common first names in Elsa, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose6068.6 years
Maria5576.8 years
Guadalupe3076.0 years
Jesus1774.1 years
Juan1768.8 years
Pedro1676.5 years
Manuel1580.8 years
Francisco1276.3 years
Santos1172.8 years
Aurora1077.9 years
Most common last names in Elsa, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6176.6 years
Garza5572.8 years
Gonzalez5076.1 years
Martinez3873.8 years
Garcia2274.4 years
Perez2169.4 years
Lopez2174.7 years
Salinas1973.0 years
Hernandez1880.5 years
Flores1775.2 years
Businesses in Elsa, TX
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1Jack In The Box1
Church's Chicken1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2

Elsa on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #6 (78543) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #59 (78543) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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