Lopezville, Texas

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Population in 2010: 4,333.
Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 2,257  (52.1%)
Females: 2,076  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

28.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78577, 78589.

Lopezville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,767 (it was $17,935 in 2000)
Lopezville:

$26,767
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $8,731 (it was $5,254 in 2000)

Lopezville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,747 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Lopezville:

$73,747
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $123,767; detached houses: $135,574; mobile homes: $34,729

Median gross rent in 2017: $575.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lopezville: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
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  • Races in Lopezville, TX (2010)
    • 4,27698.7%Hispanic
    • 320.7%White alone
    • 80.2%Asian alone
    • 90.2%Two or more races
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 103 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 2,440 people per square mile   (low).

Lopezville, Texas map

1,085 residents are foreign born (28.0% Latin America).

This place:

28.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,412 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $703 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (5.4 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (113.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (222.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Nurillo, TX (1.5 miles ),
Murillo, TX (1.5 miles ),
North Alamo, TX (1.7 miles ),
Pharr, TX (1.8 miles ),
San Juan, TX (1.9 miles ),
Edinburg, TX (2.0 miles ),
Muniz, TX (2.0 miles ),
Alamo, TX (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 26.25 N, Longitude: 98.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Lopezville, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lopezville, TX in 2017

Property values in Lopezville, TX

Lopezville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Lopezville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.0%)
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Lopezville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.1%)
  • Construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.8%)

Average climate in Lopezville, 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 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

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

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Lopezville place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Lopezville-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 321.8 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 422.5 miles away from Lopezville 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 177.4 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 102.0 miles away from Lopezville 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 185.0 miles away from Lopezville 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 184.3 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 Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lopezville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lopezville:

  • AMISTAD HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • HCP INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • CARESTAT LLC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • MS HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • VIDA HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • STEPPING STONES HOME CARE SERVICES LTD (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • TRANS ATLANTIC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)

Amtrak station near Lopezville:

  • 6 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lopezville:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 5 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 7 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 31 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 49 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 91 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 114 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 115 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Hidalgo 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:

4.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

90.2%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lopezville:

Marital status in Lopezville, TX
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lopezville:

  • High school or higher: 43.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.3
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lopezville, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lopezville:

45.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lopezville:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lopezville:

33.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lopezville:

82.5%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lopezville, TX Residents

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lopezville:

  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lopezville:

  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lopezville:

  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Lopezville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Lopezville fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2013 04:30 AM, Cr-Alberta Rd, Cr-Veterans Blvd/I Rd, Lat: 26.252417, Lon: -98.157286, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 1, 2009 03:00 AM, Minnesota, Rodriguez, Lat: 26.237728, Lon: -98.156147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$115,7999$165,6097$125,4761$48,2201$155,2201$36,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$57,7301$70,9402$118,6250$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$179,0003$121,31311$111,4686$22,7221$44,9101$33,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$96,5652$155,6805$119,1800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$97,7531$64,9900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$134,6751$85,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$102,1100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lopezville, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lopezville, TX - Value


Lopezville 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Lopezville on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #93 (78589) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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