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Population in 2012: 1,974 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +51.3%
Males: 954  (48.3%)
Females: 1,020  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  32.2 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78562.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,038 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
La Villa:

$29,038
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,979

La Villa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,331 (it was $25,700 in 2000)
La Villa:

$50,331
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,689; Detached houses: $54,689

Median gross rent in 2012: $238.

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  • Hispanic - 1,897 (96.9%)
  • White alone - 45 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Villa: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 7,367 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in La Villa:

  • High school or higher: 51.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 28.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Villa city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

158 residents are foreign born

This city:  18.1%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in La Villa, Texas as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in La Villa to the number of sex offenders is 329 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,113 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,148 (2.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (16.1 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (105.0 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (221.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Laguna Seca, TX (1.2 miles ), Edcouch, TX (1.5 miles ), Elsa, TX (2.0 miles ), Mila Doce, TX (2.4 miles ), Indian Hills, TX (2.4 miles ), Monte Alto, TX (2.4 miles ), Olivarez, TX (2.4 miles ), La Blanca, TX (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $43,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $38,900
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $38,900
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $38,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $58,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $58,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 26.30 N, Longitude: 97.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

La Villa household income distribution La Villa home values distribution

Property values in La Villa, TX

Crime rates in La Villa (2009):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (207.3 per 100,000)
  • 10 assaults (691.1 per 100,000)
  • 21 burglaries (1451.3 per 100,000)
  • 55 thefts (3801.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (345.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 501.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 279.7)

Crime rates in La Villa (2010):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (827.6 per 100,000)
  • 12 burglaries (827.6 per 100,000)
  • 48 thefts (3310.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (206.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 387.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Texas average:

1.95

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -98 (-7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

La Villa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the La Villa city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Villa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near La Villa:

  • BRIO HOME HEALTH AGENCY LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ELSA, TX)
  • US RENAL CARE DELTA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ELSA, TX)
  • ESSENTIAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in La Villa, TX

Amtrak station near La Villa:

  • 17 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 Villa:

  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 15 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 18 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 22 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 39 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 85 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 105 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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Public elementary/middle schools in La Villa:

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Notable location: La Villa Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hidalgo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.2%
(58.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in La Villa, TX

783 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

La Villa compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


La Villa travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Villa city (based on Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
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: 79
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16$30,996$23,2470$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$465
Totals for Government 16$30,996$23,2471$465


4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.14%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron County, TX  0.38% ($27,968 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($27,585)
from Starr County, TX  0.19% ($29,718)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($696 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cameron County, TX  0.31% ($30,390 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.28% ($28,248)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($30,069)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Villa:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • 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.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Villa:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, 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.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • K206BP (89.1 FM; WESLACO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around La Villa:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)

La Villa fatal accident list:

Jul 19, 2011 09:24 AM, Fm 491, Lat: 26.28086944, Lon: -97.92842778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1997 08:00 PM, Fm491, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 10, 1994 03:30 PM, 107, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 1988 02:35 PM, 107, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Oct 29, 1983 08:00 PM, 107, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1975 07:09 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5BHD
    Grant Date: 06/15/1993, Expiration Date: 06/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2005
    Registrant: John S Hopp, La Villa, TX 78562


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - La Villa


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