Encino, Texas

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Population in 2010: 143. Population change since 2000: -19.2%
Males: 68  (47.8%)
Females: 75  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  64.6 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 78353

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,491 (it was $25,667 in 2000)
Encino:

$35,491
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,730 (it was $10,546 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $28,932 (it was $14,800 in 2000)
Encino:

$28,932
TX:

$161,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $342.

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    • 13393.0%Hispanic
    • 107.0%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Encino: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 127 feet

Land area: 6.75 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Encino, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Encino:

  • High school or higher: 17.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 51.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Encino CDP:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 28.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

28 residents are foreign born (41.8% Latin America).

This place:

41.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Encino CDP:  3.1% ($456)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Encino satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (50.8 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (70.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (175.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Cantu Addition, TX (4.3 miles ), Airport Road Addition, TX (4.4 miles) , Flowella, TX (4.4 miles) , Falfurrias, TX (4.5 miles ), Sarita, TX (4.9 miles ), Puerto Rico-San Manuel, TX (5.0 miles ), San Isidro, TX (5.1 miles ), Delmita, TX (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 26.94 N, Longitude: 98.11 W

Area code: 361

Encino household income distribution Encino home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Encino, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Encino-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Encino place center .

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 tornado 30.8 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Encino-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 366.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from Encino 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 393.8 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 53.7 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 136.8 miles away from Encino 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 136.1 miles away from the city 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 Brooks County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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airports located in Encino:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Encino:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 43 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 45 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 51 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 58 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Del Mar College (about 72 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 72 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 83 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)

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Notable location: Encino Viejo Windmill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: El Lucero Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Laguna Salada (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Brooks 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: 38.5%
(38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.3

Encino travel time to work - commute Encino mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Encino CDP (based on Brooks County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,0912
Evangelical Protestant67911
Mainline Protestant1822
Other-1
None1,271-
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: 1
Brooks County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Brooks County:

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Brooks County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

26.2%
Texas:

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

17.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Encino:

46.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Encino:

28.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Encino:

26.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Encino:

10.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Encino:

76.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Encino, TX Residents

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  0.96% ($27,125 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  0.96% ($22,583)
from Kleberg County, TX  0.88% ($27,409)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  1.50% ($25,053 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.14% ($35,138)
to Kleberg County, TX  0.83% ($29,952)

Strongest AM radio stations in Encino:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Encino:

  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • 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.)
  • KDFM (103.3 FM; FALFURRIAS, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK INC)

Encino fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 1997 05:55 AM, 281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Exxon Viboras Gas Plant 5.8 Mi E (Lat: 26.951722 Lon: -98.036111), Call Sign: KNCU899, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 467.475 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 03/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2011Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 431-6036, Email:
  • Exxons Scott & Hopper Compressor 8.5 Mi Wnw (Lat: 26.993111 Lon: -98.251111), Call Sign: WAK967, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/02/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2010Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 431-6036, Email:
  • Exxon Viboras 4.1 Mi Sw (Lat: 26.965889 Lon: -98.068056), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNYY281
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 03/27/1997, Expiration Date: 03/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2002Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 150 Yds Se Of Us 281 & 100 Yds S Vibroras Gas Plant (Lat: 26.934222 Lon: -98.124722), Call Sign: WNDG875, Licensee ID: L00094953
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.850 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2000, Expiration Date: 07/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006Registrant: Ballenger Construction Co Inc, San Benito, TX 78586, Phone: (512) 399-5381
  • Lat: 27.022583 Lon: -98.049194, Call Sign: WQWI693
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, 159.810 MHz, 159.930 MHz, 159.705 MHz, 159.810 MHz, 159.930 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2015, Expiration Date: 09/02/2025, Certifier: Cody BirdRegistrant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., 3000 N Sam Houston Pkwy. E., J437 E, Houston, TX 77032, Phone: (713) 839-4592, Fax: (281) 871-7010, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Other fuel (21%)

Encino 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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