Lopezville, Texas

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Population in 2010: 4,333. Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 2,439  (56.3%)
Females: 1,894  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78577, 78589.

Lopezville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,008 (it was $17,935 in 2000)
Lopezville:

$32,008
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,043 (it was $5,254 in 2000)

Lopezville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,319 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Lopezville:

$68,319
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $109,111; Detached houses: $117,102; Townhouses or other attached units: $329,213; In 2-unit structures: $93,546; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,982; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,080; Mobile homes: $38,157; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $52,116

Median gross rent in 2013: $487.

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  • Races in Lopezville, TX (2010)

    Lopezville races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lopezville: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (1.3%).

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,TX real estate house value index trend

Lopezville, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lopezville:

  • High school or higher: 55.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 18.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lopezville CDP:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

817 residents are foreign born (22.1% Latin America).

This place:

22.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,384 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $879 (1.4%)

Lopezville satellite photo by USGS

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

Lopezville household income distribution Lopezville home values distribution

Property values in Lopezville, TX

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lopezville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, 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).
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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.2%
(100.0% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.1% for other race residents)
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

Lopezville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.2
Texas average:

14.4

Lopezville travel time to work - commute Lopezville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lopezville CDP (based on Hidalgo County data)

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
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
Hidalgo 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.
State:

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:
This county:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

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)
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #5 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 largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #8 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 lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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