Las Lomas, Texas

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Population in 2010: 3,147. Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 1,405  (44.6%)
Females: 1,742  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  23.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78582.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,130 (it was $10,927 in 2000)
Las Lomas:

$23,130
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,000 (it was $3,877 in 2000)

Las Lomas CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,503 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Las Lomas:

$55,503
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $447.

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    • 2,82089.6%Hispanic
    • 32610.4%White alone
    • 10.03%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Las Lomas: 76.9 (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   (average).

Las Lomas,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Las Lomas:

  • High school or higher: 27.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 28.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Lomas CDP:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

1,848 residents are foreign born (44.1% Latin America).

This place:

44.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $673 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $439 (0.9%)

Las Lomas satellite photo by USGS

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

Las Lomas household income distribution Las Lomas home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Las Lomas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Las Lomas, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Las Lomas-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 389.2 miles away from Las Lomas 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 173.9 miles away from the city 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 103.6 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 182.4 miles away from Las Lomas 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 181.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Las Lomas topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • SUNGLO HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (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: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 38 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 70 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 87 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Laredo Community College (about 92 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 94 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 98 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)

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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 2013: 56.8%
(56.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 99.4% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.1
Texas average:

14.4

Las Lomas travel time to work - commute Las Lomas mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
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: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Starr County:

27.1%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

40.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

33.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Las Lomas:

7.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Las Lomas:

22.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Las Lomas, TX Residents

3.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.01%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.10% ($27,585 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.29% ($23,564)
from Zapata County, TX  0.12% ($32,682)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.86% ($28,446 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($23,259)
to Webb County, TX  0.12% ($25,391)

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)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • No fuel used (26%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Las Lomas 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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Las Lomas on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Mexico (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Americas (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Latin America (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #74 (78582) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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