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Population in 2010: 405. Population change since 2000: -20.0%
Males: 221  (54.6%)
Females: 184  (45.4%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78076.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,238 (it was $24,792 in 2000)
Falcon Mesa:

$23,238
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,628

Falcon Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,844 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Falcon Mesa:

$47,844
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,326; Detached houses: $65,218; Mobile homes: $41,910

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Falcon Mesa races chart
  • Hispanic - 247 (61.0%)
  • White alone - 145 (35.8%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Falcon Mesa: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.3%), United States (8.9%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.2%), Dutch (4.2%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.53 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Falcon Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falcon Mesa CDP:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

64 residents are foreign born

This place:  12.1%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (46.7 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (130.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (184.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Falcon Lake Estates, TX (1.4 miles ), Siesta Shores, TX (1.6 miles ), Zapata, TX (1.6 miles ), Medina, TX (2.0 miles ), Las Palmas, TX (2.4 miles) , Ramireno, TX (3.3 miles) , Morales-Sanchez, TX (3.5 miles) , San Ignacio, TX (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 26.87 N, Longitude: 99.29 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Educational services (48%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Secondary school teachers (21%)
  • Extraction workers (19%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (17%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (16%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (31%)
  • Registered nurses (31%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (21%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)

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Earthquake activity:

Falcon Mesa-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 95.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Zapata County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
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/medical centers near Falcon Mesa:

  • FALCON LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • ZAPATA NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • MI PUEBLO HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falcon Mesa:

  • Laredo Community College (about 47 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 50 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 78 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 79 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 98 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 108 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 131 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.8%
(31.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Falcon Mesa, TX

Falcon Mesa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Falcon Mesa travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.91%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents85.7%7.9%1.7%1.7%3.0%
Congregations36.4%18.2%9.1%9.1%27.3%
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: 4
This 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
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Texas:

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

13.0%
State:

15.7%

4.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webb County, TX  0.83% ($40,533 average AGI)
from Starr County, TX  0.47% ($16,118)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($24,250)


5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webb County, TX  1.31% ($21,646 average AGI)
to Starr County, TX  0.44% ($16,563)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.41% ($33,867)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falcon Mesa:

  • 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 Mesa:

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

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