Falcon Lake Estates, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,036. Population change since 2000: +24.8%
Males: 491  (47.4%)
Females: 545  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  23.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78076.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $76,227 (it was $31,328 in 2000)
Falcon Lake Estates:

$76,227
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,135 (it was $16,590 in 2000)

Falcon Lake Estates CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,965 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Falcon Lake Estates:

$119,965
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $116,150; Detached houses: $123,239; Mobile homes: $52,999

Median gross rent in 2016: $836.

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  • Races in Falcon Lake Estates, TX (2010)

    Falcon Lake Estates races chart
    • 85582.5%Hispanic
    • 17016.4%White alone
    • 70.7%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

Races in Falcon Lake Estates detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Falcon Lake Estates: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (5.0%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,473 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Falcon Lake Estates:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falcon Lake Estates CDP:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

148 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America).

This place:

12.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,767 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $518 (0.4%)

Falcon Lake Estates satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (47.4 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (128.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (184.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Siesta Shores, TX (1.0 miles ), Falcon Mesa, TX (1.4 miles ), Zapata, TX (1.6 miles ), Medina, TX (1.9 miles ), Las Palmas, TX (2.4 miles) , Morales-Sanchez, TX (3.3 miles) , Ramireno, TX (3.5 miles) , Lopeno, TX (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 26.87 N, Longitude: 99.26 W

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (35%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Falcon Lake Estates: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Falcon Lake Estates, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Falcon Lake Estates-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 343.3 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 150.9 miles away from Falcon Lake Estates center
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) earthquake occurred 389.8 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 94.2 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 160.1 miles away from Falcon Lake Estates center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 435.4 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 Zapata County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Falcon Lake Estates:

  • FALCON LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • ZAPATA NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • MI PUEBLO HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falcon Lake Estates:

  • Laredo Community College (about 47 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 50 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • South Texas College (about 77 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 78 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 96 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 109 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 129 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.6%
(22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Texas average:

14.3

Falcon Lake Estates travel time to work - commute Falcon Lake Estates mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Falcon Lake Estates CDP (based on Zapata County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5005
Evangelical Protestant73410
Mainline Protestant601
Other-1
None9,724-
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: 4
Zapata County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Zapata County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Zapata County:

26.8%
Texas:

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

13.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Falcon Lake Estates:

49.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Falcon Lake Estates:

19.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Falcon Lake Estates:

10.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Falcon Lake Estates:

79.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falcon Lake Estates, TX Residents

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Webb County, TX  0.90% ($38,528 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.45% ($7,667)
from Starr County, TX  0.40% ($20,125)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Webb County, TX  1.21% ($31,354 average AGI)
to Starr County, TX  0.55% ($32,682)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.40% ($26,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falcon Lake Estates:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falcon Lake Estates:

  • KBAW (93.5 FM; ZAPATA, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INCORPORATED)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Falcon Lake Estates compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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