Larga Vista, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 880.
Males: 430  (48.9%)
Females: 450  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

24.3 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip codes: 78043.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,013 (it was $23,313 in 2000)
Larga Vista:

$36,013
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,870 (it was $7,051 in 2000)

Larga Vista CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,403 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Larga Vista:

$99,403
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,300; detached houses: $186,293; townhouses or other attached units: $132,228; in 2-unit structures: $46,847; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,225; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $80,585; mobile homes: $59,597
March 2019 cost of living index in Larga Vista: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Larga Vista, TX (2000)
    • 71896.8%Hispanic
    • 223.0%White alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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Ancestries: Italian (2.7%), United States (2.2%), French Canadian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,137 people per square mile   (low).

Larga Vista, Texas map

273 residents are foreign born (36.8% Latin America).

This place:

36.8%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Larga Vista CDP:

2.1% ($1,060)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (4.1 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (125.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (146.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Tanquecitos South Acres II, TX (1.6 miles),
Los Altos, TX (1.7 miles),
Tanquecitos South Acres, TX (1.8 miles ),
San Carlos I, TX (1.9 miles ),
Laredo Ranchettes West, TX (1.9 miles),
San Carlos II, TX (2.0 miles ),
Ranchitos East, TX (2.0 miles ),
Laredo, TX (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 27.50 N, Longitude: 99.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Larga Vista, TX in 2017
Larga Vista satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Larga Vista, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (14.3%)
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.4%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.9%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.7%)
  • Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Social assistance (17.6%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (14.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
Most common occupations in Larga Vista, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.4%)
  • Religious workers (6.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (17.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (14.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.1%)

Average climate in Larga Vista, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00900. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00900
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Larga Vista-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 306.2 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 120.6 miles away from Larga Vista 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 85.6 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) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from Larga Vista 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 433.2 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 390.7 miles away from Larga Vista 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 near the US average (13).
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).
Larga Vista topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Larga Vista:

  • LAREDO MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • QUALITY CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA BONITA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • DNA HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA LINDA DE LAREDO (Hospital, about 3 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • FIRST AIDE HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH STAFFING SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LAREDO, TX)

Amtrak station near Larga Vista:

  • 5 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 Larga Vista:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 6 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 6 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 114 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 115 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 121 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 3,569)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 121 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)

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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
Average household size:
This place:

4.1 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

92.8%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.7%
Whole state:

4.4%


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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.1%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.1%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Larga Vista:

Marital status in Larga Vista, TX
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Larga Vista:

  • High school or higher: 21.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

24.3
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Larga Vista, TX (based on Webb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic126,75026
Evangelical Protestant12,81290
Other6,12012
Mainline Protestant1,3549
Black Protestant2071
None103,061-
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: 43
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Webb County:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webb County:

28.0%
Texas:

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

15.4%
Texas:

15.7%

2.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.34%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($891 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  0.37% ($39,059 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.14% ($35,569)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.13% ($45,807)


3.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($906 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.79% ($43,560 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.21% ($39,262)
to Travis County, TX  0.17% ($34,620)

Strongest AM radio stations in Larga Vista:

  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Larga Vista:

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

TV broadcast stations around Larga Vista:

  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • 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.)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Larga Vista, TX
  • 67.9%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Larga Vista, TX
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Larga Vista compared to Texas state average:

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

Larga Vista on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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