Lyford, Texas

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Population in 2017: 2,555 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.5%
Males: 1,240  (48.5%)
Females: 1,315  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78569.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,844 (it was $25,521 in 2000)
Lyford:

$37,844
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,070 (it was $8,684 in 2000)

Lyford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $62,638 (it was $28,300 in 2000)
Lyford:

$62,638
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $57,178; detached houses: $59,230; mobile homes: $30,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $682.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lyford: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 42.6%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lyford, TX (2010)
    • 2,43693.3%Hispanic
    • 1606.1%White alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Lyford, Texas as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lyford is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in Lyford by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(116.2)
2
(76.8)
3
(115.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.7)
1
(38.7)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
3
(112.5)
6
(227.0)
1
(38.3)
3
(116.2)
6
(232.4)
8
(307.1)
7
(270.1)
10
(392.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(1,076)
20
(750.2)
13
(491.9)
18
(689.4)
5
(193.7)
22
(852.1)
13
(499.0)
9
(347.2)
7
(274.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(837.0)
9
(337.6)
10
(378.4)
22
(842.6)
11
(426.2)
25
(968.2)
33
(1,267)
31
(1,196)
25
(981.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(113.5)
4
(153.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(77.5)
4
(153.6)
3
(115.7)
3
(117.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(39.9)
3
(112.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)131.999.8104.0101.965.5255.6232.2228.0158.3

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City-data.com crime index in Lyford, TX

Crime rate in Lyford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,389 people per square mile   (low).

Lyford, Texas map

450 residents are foreign born (16.5% Latin America).

This city:

16.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,199 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $851 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (16.2 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (95.2 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (214.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Lyford South, TX (0.9 miles),
Bausell and Ellis, TX (1.3 miles),
Zapata Ranch, TX (2.0 miles),
Sebastian, TX (2.2 miles ),
Raymondville, TX (2.2 miles ),
Ranchette Estates, TX (2.3 miles),
Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (2.4 miles),
Yznaga, TX (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 26.41 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code: 956

Distribution of median household income in Lyford, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lyford, TX in 2017
Lyford satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $19,400
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $32,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lyford, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lyford, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Lyford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.4%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.9%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.8%)
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Apparel (5.1%)
  • Private households (3.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Lyford, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)

Average climate in Lyford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lyford, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Lyford-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Lyford city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lyford-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 325.4 miles away from Lyford 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 167.2 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 432.1 miles away from Lyford 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 91.8 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 174.1 miles away from Lyford 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 173.4 miles away from Lyford 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).
Lyford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lyford:

  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RAYMONDVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • WILLACY COUNTY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • DOMINION COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 15 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 16 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Lyford:

  • 17 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:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 16 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 41 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 78 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 95 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 97 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high school in Lyford:

  • LYFORD H S (Students: 448, Location: 8125 W HIGH SCHOOL CIR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lyford:

  • LYFORD EL (Students: 785, Location: 452 HIGH SCHOOL CIR, Grades: PK-5)
  • LYFORD MIDDLE (Location: 12820 GLENN LOFTON, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Lyford

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lyford Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 city:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

83.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lyford:

Marital status in Lyford, TX
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lyford:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.7
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lyford, 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
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Willacy County:

27.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lyford:

44.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Lyford:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lyford:

22.3%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lyford, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$9,181$27,5430$0
Sewerage 3$4,301$17,2040$0
Water Supply 2$3,898$23,3880$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,898$23,3881$1,280
Streets and Highways 1$1,360$16,3200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,439$17,2680$0
Health 1$1,741$20,8920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,506$18,0720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$673
Totals for Government 15$27,324$21,8592$1,953

Lyford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $405,000 ($158.51)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($127.98)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $653,000 ($255.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($161.25)
    Sewerage: $368,000 ($144.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000 ($50.10)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($39.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($21.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($6.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($9.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $267,000 ($104.50)

Lyford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $368,000 ($144.03)
    Other: $12,000 ($4.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($6.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($29.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($11.35)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.74)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $739,000 ($289.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($161.25)
    Water Utilities: $411,000 ($160.86)
    Sewerage: $321,000 ($125.64)
    Other: $19,000 ($7.44)
  • Tax - Property: $325,000 ($127.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $70,000 ($27.40)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $47,000 ($18.40)

Lyford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($8.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($8.22)

Lyford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,545,000 ($604.70)

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:

  • 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:

  • 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)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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:

  • 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.)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, 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, Texas
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count22679
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents34254
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons7013
  • Fatalities25785
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents58196
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2597
See more detailed statistics of Lyford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • 133,320Total average daily traffic
  • 18,420Total average daily truck traffic
  • 164,235Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lyford, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lyford, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lyford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Jct Us Business 77 & Main St (Lat: 26.402028 Lon: -97.768056), Call Sign: KNDZ215, Licensee ID: L00113682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/27/2022, Registrant: City Of Lyford, Lyford, TX 78569-0310, Phone: (956) 347-3512
  • 1/2 Mi S Of 490 & 2099 (Lat: 26.445889 Lon: -97.708333), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNVF820,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1995, Expiration Date: 01/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001, Registrant: North Alamo Water Supply Corp, R 1 Box 130, Edinburg, TX 78539, Phone: (512) 464-7575

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • YTURRIA, 2.7 Sw Of Raymondville (Lat: 26.455056 Lon: -97.820528), Overall height: 98.8 m, Call Sign: WMR837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2124.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • LYFORD, 1.15 Miles North Of 2629 On Hwy 77 (Lat: 26.359556 Lon: -97.785417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQSU847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • YTURRIA, 2.7 Mi Sw Of Raymondville (Lat: 26.455056 Lon: -97.820944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Overall height: 102.1 m, Call Sign: WQSU977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • STILLMAN, County Rd 1400 E (Lat: 26.372528 Lon: -97.672861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQZZ893,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/19/2017, Expiration Date: 09/19/2027, Certifier: Peter Vaszquez, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • YTURRIA, La Sal Windmill Road (Lat: 26.567694 Lon: -97.772167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58.8 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WHS979, Licensee ID: L00209325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2005, Certifier: Henry A Thomas, Registrant: Corban Communications, Inc.

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 8 Mi. East Of Lyford (Lat: 26.382833 Lon: -97.671917), Call Sign: KLB559, Licensee ID: L00035991,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, 152.780 MHz, 152.690 MHz, 152.540 MHz, 152.780 MHz, 152.690 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 480 South 6th Street, Raymondville, TX 78580

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB5IWT, Licensee ID: L00221532, Grant Date: 05/18/2010, Expiration Date: 05/18/2020, Registrant: Virginia P Brabham, 9862 Bus Hwy 77, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Call Sign: KD5GLF, Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 02/26/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2011, Registrant: Rocky Guajardo, Rt 2 Box 214, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Call Sign: WA5ZRP, Licensee ID: L01080409, Grant Date: 11/03/2005, Expiration Date: 11/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2017, Certifier: Charles C Brabham Jr, Registrant: Charles C Brabham Jr, Rt 2 Box 46, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Call Sign: KE5KXH, Licensee ID: L01204022, Grant Date: 08/16/2016, Expiration Date: 10/19/2026, Certifier: Eric M Verderber, Registrant: Eric M Verderber, 20074 Fm 1018, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Call Sign: KE5OGH, Licensee ID: L01282922, Grant Date: 05/11/2007, Expiration Date: 05/11/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2007, Certifier: Roberta M Bourne, Registrant: Roberta M Bourne, 16346 Fm Rd 2629 Unit -4, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Call Sign: KE5SLI, Licensee ID: L01364298, Grant Date: 01/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/30/2018, Certifier: Charles D Brabham, Registrant: Charles D Brabham, Route 2 Box 46, Lyford, TX 78569

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1852P , Serial Number: 18-4101, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Sherri Burdett Bennack, 1288 Fm 1921, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Aircraft: ICON AIRCRAFT INC A5 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 IS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 464BA , Serial Number: 00065, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 100 Lee Ln, Lyford, TX 78569
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9619Z , Serial Number: 1022, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Perkins Aero Svc, Po Box 84, Lyford, TX 78569
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/13/2017

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fires - 47 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lyford, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.6%), and Structure Fires (16.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lyford, TX
    • 11757.6%Outside Fires
    • 3416.7%Structure Fires
    • 3416.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 188.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lyford, TX
Most common first names in Lyford, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria2973.8 years
Jose2973.8 years
Mary1479.8 years
Guadalupe1371.9 years
Francisco1170.3 years
Pedro1179.2 years
Juan1072.3 years
James876.0 years
Manuel868.1 years
Charles880.7 years
Most common last names in Lyford, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cavazos3073.2 years
Garcia2874.2 years
Martinez2071.7 years
Gonzales1867.1 years
Garza1577.0 years
Cantu1473.1 years
Ramirez1274.0 years
Perez1275.9 years
Gonzalez1170.4 years
Rodriguez1175.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lyford, TX
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lyford, TX
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 18.1%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lyford 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 significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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