For population 25 years and over in La Grulla:
For population 15 years and over in La Grulla city:
325 residents are foreign born (20.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $308 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (25.7 miles , pop. 106,414).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (127.6 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (220.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Alto Bonito, TX (1.8 miles ), Cuevitas, TX (2.1 miles) , La Victoria, TX (2.2 miles ), Sullivan City, TX (2.2 miles ), La Casita-Garciasville, TX (2.3 miles ), Los Ebanos, TX (2.4 miles ), El Refugio, TX (2.9 miles ), La Puerta, TX (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 26.27 N, Longitude: 98.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 956
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Crime rates in La Grulla (2011):
Work and jobs in La Grulla: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in La Grulla, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
La Grulla-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the La Grulla city center .
On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
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, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near La Grulla:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Grulla:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.5%
(66.7% for Black residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
La Grulla compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for La Grulla (based on Starr County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
La Grulla government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,183 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,773 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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La Grulla fatal accident list:
Jan 23, 2005 02:31 AM, Eisenhower, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jan 10, 2005 11:15 AM, Leopoldolongoria, Lazarosolis, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1992 09:38 PM, Missionst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 11, 1987 02:15 AM, Grullaaven, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Grulla, TX