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Population in 2012: 645 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.2%
 

Males: 322  (50.0%)
Females: 323  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,758 (it was $23,269 in 2000)
Indian Lake:

$24,758
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,808

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,361 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Indian Lake:

$45,361
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,012; Detached houses: $136,324; Mobile homes: $44,014

Median gross rent in 2012: $736.

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  • Hispanic - 412 (64.4%)
  • White alone - 219 (34.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Indian Lake: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (8.7%), English (5.5%), Irish (4.3%), United States (4.2%), Norwegian (2.2%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 3,103 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Indian Lake:

  • High school or higher: 65.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indian Lake town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

192 residents are foreign born

This town:  22.5%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $903 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $814 (1.7%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +121 (+28.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (26%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Indian Lake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 70% 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.

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: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, 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.

Local government website: www.townofindianlake.com

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

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 13 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 16 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 47 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 48 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 103 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 117 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is about average.
City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.10719
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.4%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Indian Lake, TX

Indian Lake 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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


Indian Lake travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Indian Lake town (based on Cameron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents75.7%9.8%2.7%2.2%1.5%
Congregations16.6%17.5%5.4%14.8%3.6%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%1.0%0.9%3.7%
Congregations0.4%4.5%9.0%2.2%26.0%
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cameron County:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,208$14,4960$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,208$14,4961$1,160
Water Supply 1$1,166$13,9920$0
Totals for Government 3$3,582$14,3281$1,160

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($37.21)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($32.56)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($13.95)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($12.40)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($77.52)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($13.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($10.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($79.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $112,000 ($173.64)
  • Tax - Property: $66,000 ($102.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $196,000 ($303.88)

4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,114 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($30,390 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.37% ($27,463)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,218)


4.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.65% ($27,968 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($24,193)
to Bexar County, TX  0.38% ($28,216)

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.)

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