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Population in 2010: 3,147. Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 1,326  (42.2%)
Females: 1,821  (57.8%)

Median resident age:  24.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78582.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,960 (it was $10,927 in 2000)
Las Lomas:

$18,960
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,990

Las Lomas CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,929 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Las Lomas:

$56,929
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,533; Detached houses: $39,392; Townhouses or other attached units: $18,318; Mobile homes: $31,609

Median gross rent in 2012: $481.

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  • Hispanic - 2,820 (89.6%)
  • White alone - 326 (10.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Las Lomas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Las Lomas: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 5,648 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Las Lomas:

  • High school or higher: 30.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Lomas CDP:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

1,354 residents are foreign born

This place:  39.6%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $698 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $337 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (34.9 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (127.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (214.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Santa Cruz, TX (1.1 miles ), El Chaparral, TX (1.1 miles ), Garza-Salinas II, TX (1.1 miles ), B and E, TX (1.2 miles ), El Mesquite, TX (1.2 miles) , Valle Hermoso, TX (1.2 miles) , La Puerta, TX (1.2 miles ), El Refugio, TX (1.3 miles ).

Latitude: 26.36 N, Longitude: 98.77 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

15.6%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Las Lomas-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Las Lomas place center .

On 5/5/1991, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Starr County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, 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 Las Lomas:

  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RIO GRANDE CITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MY SWEET HOME HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • LVN HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Las Lomas:

  • South Texas College (about 34 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 35 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 67 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 86 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Laredo Community College (about 92 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 93 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 98 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 67.1%
(67.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.4% for other race residents, 99.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Las Lomas, TX

Las Lomas compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Las Lomas travel time to work - commute


Las Lomas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • No fuel used (23%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Las Lomas CDP (based on Starr County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.77%
Here78.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents95.0%1.9%0.9%0.8%1.4%
Congregations48.4%19.4%3.2%9.7%19.4%
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: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Starr County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Starr County:

27.1%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

15.7%

4.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hidalgo County, TX  1.17% ($20,333 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.54% ($18,511)
from Bexar County, TX  0.11% ($23,167)


4.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hidalgo County, TX  2.11% ($29,718 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.53% ($17,393)
to Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($20,393)

Strongest AM radio stations in Las Lomas:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Las Lomas:

  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)

TV broadcast stations around Las Lomas:

  • K06MY (Channel 6; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)


Las Lomas on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #25 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #61 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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