Elsa, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,134 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.6%
 
Males: 3,268  (45.8%)
Females: 3,866  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

27.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78543.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,702 (it was $19,232 in 2000)
Elsa:

$28,702
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,546 (it was $7,550 in 2000)

Elsa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $65,324 (it was $34,900 in 2000)
Elsa:

$65,324
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $60,457; detached houses: $62,310; mobile homes: $46,564

Median gross rent in 2017: $440.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elsa: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.5%
(57.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Elsa, TX (2010)
    • 5,53597.8%Hispanic
    • 1122.0%White alone
    • 70.1%Black alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Two or more races
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Elsa, Texas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elsa is 353 to 1.


Crime rates in Elsa by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(77.2)
7
(105.4)
8
(118.4)
6
(88.6)
5
(74.1)
4
(59.3)
3
(51.9)
2
(33.8)
2
(30.8)
2
(29.3)
3
(43.6)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(617.9)
93
(1,400)
94
(1,391)
17
(251.1)
28
(415.2)
19
(281.4)
31
(536.4)
20
(338.0)
16
(246.4)
92
(1,349)
45
(654.5)
44
(641.3)
83
(1,221)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
81
(1,251)
108
(1,626)
96
(1,421)
72
(1,063)
91
(1,349)
73
(1,081)
98
(1,696)
130
(2,197)
62
(954.9)
70
(1,026)
23
(334.5)
31
(451.8)
30
(441.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
259
(4,001)
327
(4,924)
307
(4,543)
209
(3,087)
332
(4,923)
228
(3,377)
247
(4,274)
233
(3,937)
208
(3,203)
238
(3,490)
108
(1,571)
226
(3,294)
246
(3,619)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(432.5)
42
(632.4)
35
(517.9)
16
(236.3)
22
(326.2)
13
(192.6)
17
(294.2)
9
(152.1)
16
(246.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(77.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
1
(14.8)
3
(44.5)
1
(14.8)
2
(34.6)
2
(33.8)
3
(46.2)
4
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)478.4673.1648.1293.6434.6300.3436.1414.7273.2513.5230.2307.7453.7

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City-data.com crime index in Elsa, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Texas average:

1.54
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 66 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 4,830 people per square mile   (average).

Elsa, Texas map

938 residents are foreign born (13.8% Latin America).

This city:

13.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,556 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $781 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (10.2 miles , pop. 102,051).

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 )

Latitude: 26.30 N, Longitude: 97.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Elsa, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elsa, TX in 2017

Property values in Elsa, TX

Elsa satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $55,600
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $62,100
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $46,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $49,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Elsa, TX residents
Average permit cost in Elsa, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Elsa, TX
Historical housing units in Elsa, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +410 (+8.0%).
Most common industries in Elsa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (33.1%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (43.1%)
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Apparel (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Elsa, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Elsa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elsa, Texas average temperatures Elsa, Texas average precipitation Elsa, Texas humidity Elsa, Texas wind speed Elsa, Texas snowfall Elsa, Texas sunshine Elsa, Texas clear and cloudy days

Elsa, Texas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Elsa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 76% 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 below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.7 miles away from Elsa 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 174.0 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 427.6 miles away from the city 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 98.2 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 181.3 miles away from Elsa center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Elsa center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elsa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elsa:

  • US RENAL CARE DELTA DIALYSIS (400 E. EDINBURG BLVD)
  • BRIO HOME HEALTH AGENCY LLC (425 EDINBURG AVE)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • WESLACO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • A AND I HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • MILAGROS II HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DONNA, 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 12 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 18 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 21 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 43 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 86 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 108 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in Elsa:

  • EDCOUCH-ELSA H S (Location: N YELLOWJACKET DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • EDCOUCH-ELSA H S ACADEMY (Location: 301 N YELLOWJACKET DR, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elsa:

  • KENNEDY EL (Location: 500 W 9TH ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • CARLOS TRUAN J H (Location: MILE 4 N AND MILE 17, Grades: 7-8)
  • L B J EL (Location: 200 S FANNIN ST, Grades: 1-5)

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.

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Elsa:

Marital status in Elsa, TX
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 8.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Elsa:

  • High school or higher: 56.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elsa
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Religion statistics for Elsa, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elsa:

42.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elsa:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elsa:

33.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Elsa:

48.7%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Elsa:

81.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elsa, TX Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 23$111,594$58,2230$0
Other and Unallocable 18$72,315$48,2100$0
Water Supply 17$64,952$45,8480$0
Streets and Highways 12$43,610$43,6100$0
Other Government Administration 8$66,800$100,20011$1,949
Police - Other 7$26,300$45,0862$1,191
Parks and Recreation 7$31,676$54,3020$0
Sewerage 6$27,825$55,6500$0
Local Libraries 5$22,931$55,0347$5,471
Judicial and Legal 2$8,767$52,6022$2,479
Financial Administration 2$8,436$50,6160$0
Airports 2$9,826$58,9560$0
Firefighters 2$13,320$79,9200$0
Health 2$10,757$64,5420$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 113$519,109$55,12722$11,090

Elsa government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $728,000 ($102.05)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($13.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.80)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.84)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,457,000 ($204.23)
    Police Protection: $753,000 ($105.55)
    Regular Highways: $602,000 ($84.38)
    Sewerage: $520,000 ($72.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $461,000 ($64.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $441,000 ($61.82)
    Air Transportation: $365,000 ($51.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $326,000 ($45.70)
    Central Staff Services: $196,000 ($27.47)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($18.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $101,000 ($14.16)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($8.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000 ($6.87)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($5.33)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($1.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $6,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($13.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($6.45)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($5.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($4.49)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($3.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,748,000 ($245.02)

Elsa government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $649,000 ($90.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $545,000 ($76.39)
    Air Transportation: $299,000 ($41.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($4.35)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($1.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $657,000 ($92.09)
    Rents: $49,000 ($6.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($3.36)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.98)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,604,000 ($224.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $391,000 ($54.81)
    Sewerage: $277,000 ($38.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.80)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $776,000 ($108.77)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $661,000 ($92.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($5.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $33,000 ($4.63)

Elsa government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,208,000 ($169.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $915,000 ($128.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000 ($41.07)

Elsa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,219,000 ($170.87)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,000 ($7.15)

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)
Businesses in Elsa, TX
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jack In The Box1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1

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)
Elsa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elsa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • 4,900Total average daily traffic
  • 487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,690Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

3
  • 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: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SA03XC424, 10228 El Truinfo Rd (Lat: 26.291472 Lon: -98.013500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQZI745,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 05/31/2017, Expiration Date: 05/31/2027, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, 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:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of fire incidents - 140 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Elsa, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (77.6%), and Structure Fires (11.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elsa, TX
    • 54677.6%Outside Fires
    • 8211.6%Structure Fires
    • 7210.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elsa, TX
  • 92.9%Electricity
  • 7.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elsa, TX
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 7.0%Utility gas


Elsa compared to Texas state average:

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

Elsa on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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