La Casita-Garciasville, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,465.
Males: 1,259  (51.1%)
Females: 1,206  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  24.9 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip codes: 78582.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,956 (it was $15,921 in 2000)
La Casita-Garciasville:

$23,956
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,131 (it was $5,507 in 2000)

La Casita-Garciasville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,597 (it was $28,200 in 2000)
La Casita-Garciasville:

$50,597
TX:

$132,000
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  • Races in La Casita-Garciasville, TX (2000)

    La Casita-Garciasville races chart
    • 2,15899.1%Hispanic
    • 150.7%White alone
    • 30.1%Two or more races
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in La Casita-Garciasville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in La Casita-Garciasville: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.34 square miles.

Population density: 567 people per square mile   (low).

La Casita-Garciasville,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in La Casita-Garciasville:

  • High school or higher: 27.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Casita-Garciasville CDP:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

760 residents are foreign born (34.9% Latin America).

This place:

34.9%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

La Casita-Garciasville CDP:  0.9% ($254)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
La Casita-Garciasville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (30.2 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (126.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (216.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: La Casita, TX (0.7 miles) , Olivia Lopez de Gutierrez, TX (0.8 miles) , Manuel Garcia, TX (0.8 miles ), Garciasville, TX (1.0 miles) , Victoria Vera, TX (1.0 miles) , Ramirez-Perez, TX (1.0 miles) , Manuel Garcia II, TX (1.2 miles) , Chaparrito, TX (1.4 miles) .

Latitude: 26.33 N, Longitude: 98.71 W

La Casita-Garciasville household income distribution La Casita-Garciasville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Repair and maintenance (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Private households (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in La Casita-Garciasville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Casita-Garciasville, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

La Casita-Garciasville-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% 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 340.6 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 394.0 miles away from La Casita-Garciasville 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 175.5 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 104.3 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 184.0 miles away from La Casita-Garciasville center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.2 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 Starr County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near La Casita-Garciasville:

  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RIO GRANDE CITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MY SWEET HOME HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • LVN HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • SUNGLO HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Casita-Garciasville:

  • South Texas College (about 30 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 34 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 65 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 82 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Laredo Community College (about 96 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 98 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 98 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)

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Starr County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  89.3%
Whole state:  71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.2%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

53.0%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.4%
Whole state:

6.7%

La Casita-Garciasville 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.5
Texas average:

15.6

La Casita-Garciasville travel time to work - commute La Casita-Garciasville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Casita-Garciasville CDP (based on Starr County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
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: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Starr County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Starr County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Starr County:

27.1%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%

3.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.01%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.10% ($27,585 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.29% ($23,564)
from Zapata County, TX  0.12% ($32,682)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.86% ($28,446 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($23,259)
to Webb County, TX  0.12% ($25,391)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Casita-Garciasville:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Casita-Garciasville:

  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Casita-Garciasville:

  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K06MY (Channel 6; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 21,400Total average daily traffic
  • 2,706Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,740Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

La Casita-Garciasville on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #25 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #61 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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