La Feria, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,364 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.4%
Males: 3,635  (49.4%)
Females: 3,729  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78559.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,862 (it was $24,660 in 2000)
La Feria:

$34,862
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,043 (it was $12,064 in 2000)

La Feria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,967 (it was $41,200 in 2000)
La Feria:

$78,967
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,175; detached houses: $108,698; mobile homes: $12,474; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $25,522

Median gross rent in 2017: $688.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Feria: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.4%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in La Feria, TX (2010)
    • 6,20485.0%Hispanic
    • 1,04914.4%White alone
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Two or more races
    • 70.10%American Indian alone
    • 40.05%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Black alone

Races in La Feria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in La Feria, Texas as of January 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Feria is 292 to 1.


Crime rates in La Feria by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(57.1)
6
(87.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.4)
2
(26.6)
3
(40.9)
5
(68.8)
5
(68.4)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.5)
2
(28.7)
3
(42.6)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.4)
2
(26.6)
2
(27.2)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(242.6)
9
(130.6)
10
(143.4)
4
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.8)
7
(93.1)
2
(27.2)
2
(27.5)
7
(95.7)
16
(217.7)
40
(549.5)
31
(419.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
85
(1,213)
97
(1,408)
86
(1,234)
64
(908.8)
75
(1,051)
110
(1,475)
54
(718.5)
98
(1,335)
95
(1,307)
54
(738.2)
40
(544.3)
27
(370.9)
41
(555.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
427
(6,093)
334
(4,848)
252
(3,614)
267
(3,792)
247
(3,460)
334
(4,480)
263
(3,499)
207
(2,820)
224
(3,083)
197
(2,693)
132
(1,796)
131
(1,800)
92
(1,246)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(28.5)
5
(72.6)
3
(43.0)
3
(42.6)
2
(28.0)
1
(13.4)
1
(13.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
6
(82.4)
5
(67.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.4)
2
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.3)
5
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)425.1407.1271.7242.8229.6303.6239.2252.6285.9233.2181.5222.7178.1

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City-data.com crime index in La Feria, TX

Crime rate in La Feria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (1.4%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 3,703 people per square mile   (average).

La Feria, Texas map

1,275 residents are foreign born (16.4% Latin America).

This city:

17.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,656 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $806 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (8.3 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 (231.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Solis, TX (1.2 miles ),
La Feria North, TX (1.2 miles),
Arroyo Alto, TX (1.2 miles ),
Bixby, TX (1.5 miles ),
Ratamosa, TX (1.9 miles ),
Heidelberg, TX (2.0 miles ),
Iglesia Antigua, TX (2.3 miles ),
Palm Valley, TX (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 26.16 N, Longitude: 97.82 W

Area code: 956

Distribution of median household income in La Feria, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Feria, TX in 2017

Property values in La Feria, TX

La Feria satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $224,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $236,600
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 La Feria, TX residents
Average permit cost in La Feria, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in La Feria, TX
Historical housing units in La Feria, TX
Most common industries in La Feria, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.3%)
  • Health care (25.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Private households (3.6%)
Most common occupations in La Feria, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in La Feria, Texas

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La Feria, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

La Feria-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the La Feria city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Feria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% 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 309.3 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 184.4 miles away from La Feria 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 441.8 miles away from La Feria 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 108.7 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 191.4 miles away from La Feria center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.4 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).
La Feria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Feria:

  • CALIDAD HOME HEALTH (114 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • LA LUZ HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (2801 W EXPRESSWAY 83 SUITE B)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Feria:

  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)
  • CONTINUUM HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • ADRIAN COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • HARLINGEN GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near La Feria:

  • 9 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Feria:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 11 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 24 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 27 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 28 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 113 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in La Feria:

Public elementary/middle schools in La Feria:

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Library in La Feria:

  • BAILEY H DUNLAP MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,950; Location: 400 S MAIN ST; 23,500 books; 250 audio materials; 700 video materials; 20 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Weekly Newspaper established 1923 LA FERIA NEWS

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Feria: La Feria Volunteer Fire Department (A), La Feria Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in La Feria (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: , La Feria at 100 West Expressway 83, branch established on 2006/12/29. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,517.0 mil, Deposits: $2,598.8 mil, headquarters in Edinburg, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Group, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: La Feria Branch at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1912/11/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in La Feria:

Marital status in La Feria, TX
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in La Feria:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Feria
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Feria, TX (based on Cameron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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
This county:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
La Feria:

23.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Feria:

13.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Feria:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
La Feria:

51.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
La Feria:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Feria, 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
Police Protection - Officers 14$39,924$34,2210$0
Other Government Administration 11$38,684$42,20111$1,460
Financial Administration 7$21,561$36,9620$0
Water Supply 7$19,760$33,8740$0
Solid Waste Management 6$11,532$23,0640$0
Police - Other 4$6,421$19,2630$0
Sewerage 3$5,093$20,3720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,011$18,0660$0
Local Libraries 1$2,529$30,3482$1,698
Judicial and Legal 1$3,175$38,1001$859
Health 1$2,241$26,8920$0
Firefighters 0$0 26$2,871
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 57$153,931$32,40740$6,888

La Feria government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,626,000 ($220.80)
    Sewerage: $1,625,000 ($220.67)
    General - Other: $896,000 ($121.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($6.52)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,173,000 ($159.29)
    Water Utilities: $1,055,000 ($143.26)
    Sewerage: $790,000 ($107.28)
    Police Protection: $780,000 ($105.92)
    Financial Administration: $659,000 ($89.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $460,000 ($62.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000 ($53.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000 ($45.63)
    Regular Highways: $270,000 ($36.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $186,000 ($25.26)
    Libraries: $109,000 ($14.80)
    Health - Other: $68,000 ($9.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $205,000 ($27.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $89,000 ($12.09)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($7.47)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($4.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($2.58)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.22)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,213,000 ($300.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $256,000 ($34.76)

La Feria government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $624,000 ($84.74)
    Sewerage: $581,000 ($78.90)
    Other: $481,000 ($65.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($5.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $348,000 ($47.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $997,000 ($135.39)
    Interest Earnings: $351,000 ($47.66)
    General Revenue - Other: $258,000 ($35.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $129,000 ($17.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($4.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,101,000 ($149.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,626,000 ($220.80)
    Sewerage: $1,625,000 ($220.67)
    Other: $684,000 ($92.88)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $1,215,000 ($164.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,035,000 ($140.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $334,000 ($45.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $33,000 ($4.48)
    Other License: $6,000 ($0.81)

La Feria government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,137,000 ($1104.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,452,000 ($1011.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $685,000 ($93.02)

La Feria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,081,000 ($1640.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,310,000 ($313.69)

3.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.29%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($40,000 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.32% ($34,480)
from Bexar County, TX  0.19% ($38,656)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.63% ($38,428 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($43,022)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($33,006)
Businesses in La Feria, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Cricket Wireless2Super 81
Domino's Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Feria:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Feria:

  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Feria:

  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, 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.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
La Feria fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of La Feria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 328ft / 99.5mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 185,600Total average daily traffic
  • 18,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 197,730Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Feria, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Feria, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in La Feria)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Feria, TX)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Feria)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20AA , Serial Number: 17256596, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph S Wolf, Po Box 1761, La Feria, TX 78559
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21271 , Serial Number: 18261529, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Royce K Norman, 28897 Orange Grove Rd, La Feria, TX 78559
  • Aircraft: CONSOLIDATED VULTEE BT-13A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: P&W WJR-B-S-T (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54679 , Serial Number: 2990, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Royce Kelly Norman, 28897 Orange Grove Rd, La Feria, TX 78559
  • Aircraft: RANDKAR XAIR STANDARD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 5602N , Serial Number: 711, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Nolton D Beale, 28182 S Kansas City Rd, La Feria, TX 78559
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/06/1955
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 756TS , Serial Number: 120756, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Schwanke, 909 Palm Ave, La Feria, TX 78559

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$104,7628$107,96813$105,5622$10,1702$82,4702$25,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$48,3801$29,1402$65,7001$8,8000$01$17,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$89,25015$82,47013$22,2451$42,3301$9,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$59,6553$87,6007$74,9302$23,0902$61,3050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$70,3752$59,1050$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$28,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Feria, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Feria, TX - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Feria, TX
  • 86.0%Electricity
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Feria, TX
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


La Feria 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

La Feria on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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