Green Valley Farms, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,272. Population change since 2000: +76.7%
Males: 547  (43.0%)
Females: 725  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78586.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,062 (it was $18,393 in 2000)
Green Valley Farms:

$26,062
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,298 (it was $5,612 in 2000)

Green Valley Farms CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,181 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Green Valley Farms:

$65,181
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,073; Detached houses: $115,246; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,028; In 2-unit structures: $87,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,083; Mobile homes: $31,736; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,158
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  • Races in Green Valley Farms, TX (2010)

    Green Valley Farms races chart
    • 1,23296.9%Hispanic
    • 383.0%White alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

Races in Green Valley Farms detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Green Valley Farms: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.95 square miles.

Population density: 322 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Green Valley Farms:

  • High school or higher: 38.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Green Valley Farms CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 75.4%
  • Separated: 9.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

61 residents are foreign born (18.5% Latin America, 2.1% Asia).

This place:

18.5%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,991 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,407 (2.3%)

Green Valley Farms satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (9.6 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (112.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (237.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lago, TX (1.9 miles ), Indian Lake, TX (2.1 miles ), San Benito, TX (2.1 miles ), Laureles, TX (2.2 miles ), El Camino Angosto, TX (2.2 miles ), Villa del Sol, TX (2.2 miles) , Lozano, TX (2.3 miles ), Lantana, TX (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 26.12 N, Longitude: 97.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Green Valley Farms household income distribution Green Valley Farms home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (68%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (48%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (68%)
  • Legal occupations (30%)
  • 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%)

Work and jobs in Green Valley Farms: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Green Valley Farms, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Green Valley Farms-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Green Valley Farms place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Green Valley Farms-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% 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 302.2 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 189.3 miles away from Green Valley Farms 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 114.5 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 455.8 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 195.8 miles away from Green Valley Farms center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.1 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 Cameron County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Green Valley Farms topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Green Valley Farms:

  • MESQUITE HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • AMENITY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • SAM HOUSTON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • USRC SAN BENITO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • ELDERCARE HOME HEALTH II (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • HEART OF THE VALLEY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • VALLEY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)

Amtrak stations near Green Valley Farms:

  • 10 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 16 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Green Valley Farms:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 10 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 17 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 40 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 44 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 100 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 115 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Cameron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 62.5%
(62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  88.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% 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:

21.4
Texas average:

14.3

Green Valley Farms travel time to work - commute Green Valley Farms mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Green Valley Farms CDP (based on Cameron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Cameron County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Green Valley Farms:

44.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Green Valley Farms:

31.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Green Valley Farms:

20.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Green Valley Farms:

23.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Green Valley Farms:

47.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Green Valley Farms:

53.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Green Valley Farms:

81.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Green Valley Farms, TX Residents

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Green Valley Farms:

  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Green Valley Farms:

  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Green Valley Farms:

  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 5,700Total average daily traffic
  • 399Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,260Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$60,0302$135,2200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$73,8852$23,275
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$88,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2006 2004 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

Green Valley Farms 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 significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Green Valley Farms on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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