Morales-Sanchez, Texas

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Population in 2010: 84. Population change since 2000: -11.6%
Males: 53  (63.3%)
Females: 31  (36.7%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 78076

Estimated median household income in 2012: $116,284 (it was $20,313 in 2000)
Morales-Sanchez:

$116,284
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,205 (it was $7,485 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,194 (it was $21,900 in 2000)
Morales-Sanchez:

$53,194
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,521; Detached houses: $63,521
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  • Hispanic - 78 (92.9%)
  • White alone - 6 (7.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morales-Sanchez: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Morales-Sanchez:

  • High school or higher: 43.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%

For population 15 years and over in Morales-Sanchez CDP:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

154 residents are foreign born

This place:  65.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

Morales-Sanchez satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (56.4 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (124.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (188.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lopeno, TX (2.2 miles) , New Falcon, TX (3.1 miles) , Siesta Shores, TX (3.1 miles ), Falcon Lake Estates, TX (3.3 miles ), Los Lobos, TX (3.5 miles) , Falcon Mesa, TX (3.5 miles ), Zapata, TX (3.6 miles ), Medina, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 26.78 N, Longitude: 99.12 W

Morales-Sanchez household income distribution Morales-Sanchez home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Construction (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Morales-Sanchez, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Morales-Sanchez-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 353.9 miles away from the city 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 380.1 miles away from Morales-Sanchez 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 153.1 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 92.1 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 162.1 miles away from Morales-Sanchez center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.2 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 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Morales-Sanchez:

  • FALCON LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • ZAPATA NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)
  • MI PUEBLO HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morales-Sanchez:

  • Laredo Community College (about 57 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 59 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • South Texas College (about 67 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 68 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 92 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 98 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 119 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)

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Notable location: Chihuahua Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.1%
(30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Morales-Sanchez compared to Texas state average:

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

Morales-Sanchez travel time to work - commute Morales-Sanchez mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morales-Sanchez 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%

4.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webb County, TX  0.83% ($40,533 average AGI)
from Starr County, TX  0.47% ($16,118)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($24,250)


5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webb County, TX  1.31% ($21,646 average AGI)
to Starr County, TX  0.44% ($16,563)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.41% ($33,867)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morales-Sanchez:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morales-Sanchez:

  • KBAW (93.5 FM; ZAPATA, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INCORPORATED)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
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