Medina, Texas

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Population in 2010: 3,935. Population change since 2000: +32.9%
Males: 1,825  (46.4%)
Females: 2,110  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  22.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78076.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,152 (it was $24,453 in 2000)
Medina:

$18,152
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $6,616 (it was $6,342 in 2000)

Medina CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,190 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Medina:

$31,190
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $40,376; Detached houses: $46,434; Mobile homes: $25,152

Median gross rent in 2012: $298.

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  • Hispanic - 3,844 (97.7%)
  • White alone - 78 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Medina: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.77 square miles.

Population density: 2,227 people per square mile   (low).

Medina,TX real estate house value index trend

Medina, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Medina:

  • High school or higher: 36.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medina CDP:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

1,395 residents are foreign born

This place:  38.8%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Medina, Texas as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Medina to the number of sex offenders is 787 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $572 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $219 (0.8%)

Medina satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (44.1 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (127.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (180.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Zapata, TX (1.1 miles ), Las Palmas, TX (1.5 miles) , Falcon Lake Estates, TX (1.9 miles ), Falcon Mesa, TX (2.0 miles ), Siesta Shores, TX (2.1 miles ), Ramireno, TX (3.1 miles) , Morales-Sanchez, TX (3.6 miles) , San Ignacio, TX (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 26.92 N, Longitude: 99.26 W

Area code: 830

Medina household income distribution Medina home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)

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

Average climate in Medina, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Medina-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.8 miles away from the city 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 147.9 miles away from Medina center
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) earthquake occurred 392.8 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 92.2 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 157.1 miles away from Medina center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 432.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Zapata County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medina topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Medina:

  • MI PUEBLO HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • FALCON LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • ZAPATA NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)

Airports located in Medina:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medina:

  • Laredo Community College (about 44 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 47 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • South Texas College (about 79 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 80 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 110 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Del Mar College (about 128 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high school in Medina:

  • Medina High School (Students: 160; Location: ONE BOBCAT LN; Grades: 7-12; Our rating: 75)

Public elementary/middle school in Medina:

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Library in Medina:

  • MEDINA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,599; Location: 13948 STATE HWY 16 N; 9,239 books; 389 audio materials; 680 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Drinking water stations with addresses in Medina and their reported violations in the past:

MEDINA HIGHPOINT RESORT (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
DEER CREEK CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 71.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
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: 0.4% of all households

Medina, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Medina compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (92%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Medina CDP (based on Zapata County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.91%
Here: 34.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents85.7%7.9%1.7%1.7%3.0%
Congregations36.4%18.2%9.1%9.1%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Zapata County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Zapata County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Zapata County:

26.8%
Texas:

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

13.0%
State:

15.7%

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Webb County, TX  0.90% ($38,528 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.45% ($7,667)
from Starr County, TX  0.40% ($20,125)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Webb County, TX  1.21% ($31,354 average AGI)
to Starr County, TX  0.55% ($32,682)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.40% ($26,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Medina:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medina:

  • KBAW (93.5 FM; ZAPATA, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INCORPORATED)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)

TV broadcast stations around Medina:

  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Medina, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Medina fatal accident list:

Apr 22, 2003 12:30 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Medina)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MEDINA, 6 Mi W 337 3.5 Mi S (Lat: 29.734389 Lon: -99.369472), Overall height: 102.1 m, Call Sign: WMS956
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2007, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Medina)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Medina)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Medina

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Medina, TX
Most common first names in Medina, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1282.9 years
William1175.2 years
Charles970.3 years
James983.1 years
George785.7 years
Robert773.3 years
Henry672.6 years
Anna686.0 years
Mary682.6 years
Willie678.1 years
Most common last names in Medina, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keese1375.6 years
Adams1381.5 years
Walker1175.0 years
Mayfield885.4 years
Smith879.6 years
Whitehead774.4 years
Jackson772.4 years
Bauerlein681.5 years
Williams680.5 years
Miller684.8 years

Businesses in Medina, TX

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