La Presa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 319. Population change since 2000: -37.2%
Males: 138  (43.3%)
Females: 181  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  25.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78046.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,592 (it was $19,861 in 2000)
La Presa:

$22,592
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,052 (it was $9,665 in 2000)

La Presa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,928 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
La Presa:

$103,928
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $79,250; Detached houses: $79,250
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La Presa races chart
  • Hispanic - 317 (99.4%)
  • White alone - 2 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Presa: 166.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 665 people per square mile   (low).

La Presa,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in La Presa:

  • High school or higher: 32.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 53.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Presa CDP:

  • Never married: 8.6%
  • Now married: 91.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

87 residents are foreign born

This place:  35.4%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $380 (0.4%)

La Presa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (9.1 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (127.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (153.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Rio Bravo, TX (1.7 miles ), El Cenizo, TX (2.4 miles ), Tanquecitos South Acres II, TX (2.7 miles) , Larga Vista, TX (2.7 miles ), Los Altos, TX (2.7 miles) , Tanquecitos South Acres, TX (2.8 miles ), San Carlos I, TX (2.8 miles ), San Carlos II, TX (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 27.40 N, Longitude: 99.45 W

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

6.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Truck transportation (13%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Health care (45%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Construction laborers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (21%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)

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

Average climate in La Presa, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

La Presa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.9 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 126.8 miles away from La Presa 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 88.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 427.5 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 136.0 miles away from La Presa center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 397.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webb County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Presa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near La Presa:

  • CASA UNIDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA LINDA DE LAREDO (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • SALUD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA BONITA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • QUALITY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • FIRST AIDE HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CHAMPION CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LAREDO, TX)

Amtrak station near La Presa:

  • 9 miles: LAREDO (801 SAN BERNARDINO AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, intercity bus service.

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

  • Laredo Community College (about 9 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 13 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 97 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 110 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 111 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 126 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 128 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)

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Webb 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 2011 was 46.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00900. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00900
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 75.6%
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

La Presa compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Wood (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Presa CDP (based on Webb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.61%
Here: 73.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents92.5%2.0%1.8%1.1%0.6%
Congregations29.6%14.8%14.8%4.9%4.9%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.3%0.2%0.1%0.9%
Congregations1.2%2.5%1.2%2.5%23.5%
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: 43
Webb County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Webb County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 129
Here:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webb County:

28.0%
Texas:

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

15.4%
State:

15.7%

2.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,193 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.36% ($27,182 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.18% ($31,957)
from Dallas County, TX  0.10% ($21,519)


2.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.64% ($37,177 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.19% ($33,486)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.15% ($44,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Presa:

  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Presa:

  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBDR-FM1 (100.5 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KHOY (88.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LAREDO CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KJBZ (92.7 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBNL (89.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNEX (106.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around La Presa:

  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)

La Presa on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #24 (78046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #92 (78046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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