Lyford South, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 174.
Males: 77  (44.8%)
Females: 97  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip code: 78569

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,474 (it was $15,156 in 2000)
Lyford South:

$22,474
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $9,732 (it was $6,466 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $42,275 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Lyford South:

$42,275
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,127; detached houses: $95,473; townhouses or other attached units: $67,814; mobile homes: $37,062; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $6,752
March 2019 cost of living index in Lyford South: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Lyford South, TX (2000)
    • 17098.8%Hispanic
    • 21.2%White alone
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (9.3%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile   (low).

Lyford South, Texas map

55 residents are foreign born (32.0% Latin America).

This place:

32.0%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Lyford South CDP:

1.0% ($199)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (15.5 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (96.0 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (215.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Lyford, TX (0.9 miles ),
Bausell and Ellis, TX (1.6 miles),
Zapata Ranch, TX (1.8 miles),
Sebastian, TX (2.0 miles ),
Raymondville, TX (2.4 miles ),
Ranchette Estates, TX (2.5 miles),
Yznaga, TX (2.5 miles),
Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (2.6 miles)

Latitude: 26.40 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Lyford South, TX in 2017

Lyford South satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

3.5%

Average climate in Lyford South, 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lyford South-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Lyford South place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 23.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lyford South-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% 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 324.6 miles away from Lyford South 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 168.1 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 432.5 miles away from Lyford South 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 92.6 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 174.9 miles away from the city 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 174.2 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 Willacy County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Lyford South:

  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RAYMONDVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • WILLACY COUNTY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • DOMINION COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • BRIO HOME HEALTH AGENCY LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ELSA, TX)
  • US RENAL CARE DELTA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ELSA, TX)
  • VICKI ROY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Lyford South:

  • 16 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lyford South:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 15 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 25 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 32 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 40 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 79 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 96 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 98 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Willacy 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:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

91.8%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.2%
Whole state:

4.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

47.9%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

26.8%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Lyford South:

Marital status in Lyford South, TX
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 29.4%

For population 25 years and over in Lyford South:

  • High school or higher: 32.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

36.9
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lyford South, TX (based on Willacy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,0106
Evangelical Protestant1,61422
Mainline Protestant8068
Other3372
None8,367-
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: 1
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Willacy County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Willacy County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

18.0%
Texas:

15.7%

3.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  1.54% ($38,628 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.88% ($41,352)


5.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cameron County, TX  1.66% ($28,388 average AGI)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.99% ($25,033)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lyford South:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lyford South:

  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lyford South:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


Lyford South compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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