La Homa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 11,985. Population change since 2000: +14.9%
Males: 5,800  (48.4%)
Females: 6,185  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  23.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,960 (it was $16,887 in 2000)
La Homa:

$27,960
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,574 (it was $5,180 in 2000)

La Homa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,202 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
La Homa:

$61,202
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $109,111; Detached houses: $117,102; Townhouses or other attached units: $329,213; In 2-unit structures: $93,546; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,982; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,080; Mobile homes: $38,157; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $52,116

Median gross rent in 2013: $546.

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  • Races in La Homa, TX (2010)

    La Homa races chart
    • 11,63297.1%Hispanic
    • 3432.9%White alone
    • 30.03%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Asian alone
    • 20.02%Black alone
    • 10.01%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in La Homa: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.86 square miles.

Population density: 1,748 people per square mile   (low).

La Homa,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in La Homa:

  • High school or higher: 40.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Homa CDP:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

5,345 residents are foreign born (36.4% Latin America).

This place:

36.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,697 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,224 (1.9%)

La Homa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (8.6 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (117.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (219.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: West Sharyland, TX (1.1 miles ), Doffing, TX (1.3 miles ), Alton North, TX (1.8 miles ), Alton, TX (1.8 miles ), Palmview, TX (1.9 miles ), Palmhurst, TX (1.9 miles ), Abram-Perezville, TX (2.0 miles ), Palmview South, TX (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 26.28 N, Longitude: 98.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,673 (-25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 741 (15.2%)

La Homa household income distribution La Homa home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in La Homa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Homa, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Homa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the La Homa place center .

On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Homa-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 328.5 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 411.9 miles away from La Homa 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 175.9 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 101.4 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 183.9 miles away from La Homa 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 183.1 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 Hidalgo County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, 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).
La Homa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Homa:

  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • BASEL MISSION HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ALTON, TX)
  • KELLYS HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Amtrak station near La Homa:

  • 10 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

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

  • South Texas College (about 8 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 12 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 44 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 61 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 92 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 112 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 112 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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Hidalgo 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 2012 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 46.9%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 48.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 41.5% for other race residents, 96.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
26 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

La Homa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

24.8
Texas average:

14.4

La Homa travel time to work - commute La Homa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Homa CDP (based on Hidalgo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Homa:

  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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 Homa:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Homa:

  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED7$95,0367$88,75112$102,8383$42,3001$44,9201$23,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$78,1405$100,5321$35,4800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$112,2154$59,41529$77,68115$26,4692$66,9351$24,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$77,3701$144,0907$115,3712$67,5551$116,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$83,8701$24,3704$89,0053$39,4301$50,8600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.02 , 0241.02, 0241.03, 0241.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$96,5401$156,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.02 , 0241.02, 0241.03, 0241.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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