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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 2012: $30,385 (it was $23,313 in 2000)
Larga Vista:

$30,385
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,303

Larga Vista CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,552 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Larga Vista:

$79,552
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,091; Detached houses: $87,387; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,243; Mobile homes: $57,160

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  • Hispanic - 718 (96.8%)
  • White alone - 22 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Larga Vista: 135.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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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 
 
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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

For population 15 years and over in Larga Vista CDP:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

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

This place:  36.8%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Larga Vista CDP:  2.1% ($1,060)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Repair and maintenance (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Radio, TV, and computer stores (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (6%)
  • Social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Personal and laundry services (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (18%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)

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Earthquake activity:

Larga Vista-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% 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 85.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Larga Vista center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Larga Vista:

  • LAREDO MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, 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)

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 5 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,518)
  • Laredo Community College (about 6 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 112 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 115 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 121 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)
  • Del Mar College (about 126 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.1. This is better than average.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.364. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.364
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

11.9


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Larga Vista, TX

Larga Vista compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000


Larga Vista travel time to work - commute


Larga Vista mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.61%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

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.
Texas:

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
This county:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

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

15.4%
Texas:

15.7%

3.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.36%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,221 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.25%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bexar County, TX  0.34% ($23,127 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.25% ($34,383)
from Dallas County, TX  0.16% ($22,676)


3.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,080 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  0.73% ($32,471 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.26% ($29,173)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.17% ($39,598)

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)


Larga Vista on our top lists:

  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #31 (78043) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #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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