Falcon Mesa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 405. Population change since 2000: -20.0%
Males: 223  (55.3%)
Females: 182  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78076.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,894 (it was $24,792 in 2000)
Falcon Mesa:

$44,894
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,107 (it was $12,150 in 2000)

Falcon Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,305 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Falcon Mesa:

$51,305
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $52,342; Detached houses: $57,431; Mobile homes: $46,988
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  • Races in Falcon Mesa, TX (2010)

    Falcon Mesa races chart
    • 24761.0%Hispanic
    • 14535.8%White alone
    • 102.5%Asian alone
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Falcon Mesa: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (9.7%), German (9.1%), Irish (9.0%), United States (3.5%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.53 square miles.

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

Falcon Mesa,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Falcon Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falcon Mesa CDP:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

62 residents are foreign born (9.1% Latin America).

This place:

9.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $768 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $214 (0.4%)

Falcon Mesa satellite photo by USGS

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

Falcon Mesa household income distribution Falcon Mesa home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (42%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (46%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (42%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (36%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Falcon Mesa, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Falcon Mesa-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 341.8 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 151.8 miles away from Falcon Mesa 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 390.8 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 95.8 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 161.0 miles away from Falcon Mesa center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.2 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 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 and 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: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 50 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • South Texas College (about 79 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 80 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 98 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 111 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 131 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.8%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% 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

Falcon Mesa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Texas average:

14.4

Falcon Mesa travel time to work - commute Falcon Mesa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Falcon Mesa 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%

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 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 4,900Total average daily traffic
  • 147Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,170Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
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