Lake Medina Shores, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,235.
Males: 653  (53.0%)
Females: 582  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  54.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,296
Lake Medina Shores:

$57,296
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,456

Lake Medina Shores CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $180,174
Lake Medina Shores:

$180,174
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $86,415; Detached houses: $87,502; Mobile homes: $91,167

Median gross rent in 2016: $514.

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  • Races in Lake Medina Shores, TX (2010)

    Lake Medina Shores races chart
    • 91874.3%White alone
    • 27522.3%Hispanic
    • 171.4%American Indian alone
    • 161.3%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Lake Medina Shores detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Medina Shores: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (36.3%), Polish (9.6%), American (5.4%), Dutch (5.0%), Greek (3.3%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Lake Medina Shores:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%

For population 15 years and over in Lake Medina Shores CDP:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 37.3%

50 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This place:

4.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,019 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (31.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lakehills, TX (2.0 miles ), Bandera, TX (2.8 miles ), West Bexar, TX (4.2 miles ), Grey Forest, TX (4.3 miles ), Helotes, TX (4.3 miles ), Boerne, TX (4.4 miles ), Cross Mountain, TX (4.5 miles ), Scenic Oaks, TX (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 29.64 N, Longitude: 98.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Lake Medina Shores household income distribution Lake Medina Shores home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (29%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (50%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (39%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Lake Medina Shores: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Lake Medina Shores-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Lake Medina Shores place center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

On 4/28/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Medina Shores-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% 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 265.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 256.9 miles away from Lake Medina Shores 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 77.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.8 miles away from Lake Medina Shores 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 76.4 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 Bandera County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Medina Shores:

  • CYPRESS HOLLOW (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • CEDAR CREEK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BANDERA, TX)
  • CLARK HOUSE,THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BANDERA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Medina Shores:

  • Northwest Vista College (about 21 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,683)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 23 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 31 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • San Antonio College (about 33 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Trinity University (about 33 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 34 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 6,875)
  • Palo Alto College (about 35 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

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

Creek: Rocky Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bandera 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 2013 was 35.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.68. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.68
U.S.:

6.40

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.4%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Texas average:

14.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Medina Shores CDP (based on Bandera County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,37525
Catholic2,6613
Mainline Protestant1,6406
Other4923
None11,317-
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: 2
Bandera County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bandera County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bandera County:

26.4%
Texas:

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

10.4%
State:

15.7%

8.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  2.54% ($39,797 average AGI)
from Kendall County, TX  0.45% ($37,484)
from Kerr County, TX  0.45% ($40,323)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  2.46% ($42,276 average AGI)
to Kerr County, TX  0.78% ($29,778)
to Kendall County, TX  0.56% ($27,436)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Medina Shores:

  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, 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.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCOR (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Medina Shores:

  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOR-FM (95.1 FM; COMFORT, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPAC (88.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEP (103.1 FM; BANDERA, TX; Owner: FRITZ BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSTX (89.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNU (93.9 FM; UVALDE, TX; Owner: RADIO CACTUS, LTD.)
  • KCJZ (106.7 FM; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQXT-FM (101.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFM (102.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KZEP-FM (104.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS LOTUS LTD.)
  • KZLV (91.3 FM; LYTLE, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K279AB (103.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: WILDCATTER WIRELESS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Medina Shores:

  • KPXL (Channel 26; UVALDE, TX; Owner: PAXSON SAN ANTONIO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KRYT-LP (Channel 68; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KGMM-CA (Channel 58; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KBEJ (Channel 2; FREDERICKSBURG, TX; Owner: CORRIDOR TELEVISION, L.L.P.)
  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNIC-CA (Channel 17; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KOBS-LP (Channel 43; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • K61GI (Channel 61; COMFORT, TX; Owner: UNIVERSAL CABLE HOLDINGS, INC.)

Lake Medina Shores compared to Texas state average:

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