Indian Lake, Texas

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Population in 2014: 644 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
 
Males: 335  (52.2%)
Females: 309  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78566.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,613 (it was $23,269 in 2000)
Indian Lake:

$35,613
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,361 (it was $12,129 in 2000)

Indian Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,557 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Indian Lake:

$50,557
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $54,010; Detached houses: $137,087; Mobile homes: $18,895

Median gross rent in 2013: $691.

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  • Races in Indian Lake, TX (2010)

    Indian Lake races chart
    • 41264.4%Hispanic
    • 21934.2%White alone
    • 40.6%Asian alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Indian Lake: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.9%), English (5.6%), Irish (3.6%), Dutch (1.7%), Norwegian (1.7%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 3,098 people per square mile   (average).

Indian Lake,TX real estate house value index trend

Indian Lake, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Indian Lake:

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indian Lake town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

272 residents are foreign born (28.1% Latin America).

This town:

29.4%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $808 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $884 (1.6%)

Indian Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (10.9 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (114.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (240.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Los Fresnos, TX (1.3 miles ), Laureles, TX (1.4 miles ), Orason, TX (1.9 miles) , Chula Vista-Orason, TX (2.0 miles ), Chula Vista, TX (2.0 miles ), Green Valley Farms, TX (2.1 miles ), Rancho Viejo, TX (2.2 miles ), Olmito, TX (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 26.09 N, Longitude: 97.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Indian Lake household income distribution Indian Lake home values distribution

Property values in Indian Lake, TX

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (29%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Indian Lake, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Indian Lake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Indian Lake town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indian Lake-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 299.1 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 192.2 miles away from Indian Lake 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 117.7 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 460.2 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 198.5 miles away from Indian Lake center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.2 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 Cameron County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian Lake:

  • VALLEY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF SOUTH TEXAS (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • BROWNSVILLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • MESQUITE HOME HEALTH LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)
  • AMENITY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SAN BENITO, TX)

Amtrak stations near Indian Lake:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian Lake:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 14 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 14 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 45 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 48 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 103 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 117 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 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 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.7%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
Texas average:

14.4

Indian Lake travel time to work - commute Indian Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Indian Lake town (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:
Indian Lake:

50.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Indian Lake:

52.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Indian Lake:

74.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Indian Lake, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,094$25,1280$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,094$25,1282$2,720
Water Supply 1$2,021$24,2520$0
Totals for Government 3$6,209$24,8362$2,720

Indian Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($37.27)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($32.61)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($13.98)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($12.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($77.64)

Indian Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($13.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($10.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($79.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($173.91)
  • Tax - Property: $66,000 ($102.48)

Indian Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $196,000 ($304.35)

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 Indian Lake:

  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 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.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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 Indian Lake:

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

TV broadcast stations around Indian Lake:

  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • 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.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Indian Lake compared to Texas 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Indian Lake on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Mexico (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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