North Escobares, Texas

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Population in 2010: 118. Population change since 2000: -93.0%
Males: 15  (12.8%)
Females: 103  (87.2%)
Median resident age:  17.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78584.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,011 (it was $15,958 in 2000)
North Escobares:

$24,011
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,676 (it was $4,562 in 2000)

North Escobares CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,080 (it was $34,600 in 2000)
North Escobares:

$62,080
TX:

$132,000
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in North Escobares: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in North Escobares:

  • Unemployed: 28.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Escobares CDP:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 41.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

138 residents are foreign born (49.1% Latin America).

This place:

49.1%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

North Escobares CDP:  1.2% ($431)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
North Escobares satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (48.1 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (133.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (211.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Moraida, TX (0.4 miles ), JF Villarreal, TX (0.6 miles) , Pena, TX (0.7 miles) , Rivera, TX (0.8 miles) , Old Escobares, TX (0.8 miles) , Escobar I, TX (0.9 miles ), Escobares, TX (1.0 miles ), Northridge, TX (1.0 miles) .

Latitude: 26.42 N, Longitude: 98.98 W

North Escobares household income distribution North Escobares home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Repair and maintenance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care (49%)
  • Social assistance (21%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (20%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (29%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)

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

Average climate in North Escobares, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

North Escobares-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 353.8 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 377.8 miles away from North Escobares 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 173.8 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 106.5 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 182.6 miles away from North Escobares center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.2 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 Starr County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, 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).
North Escobares topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Escobares:

  • SUNGLO HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • LVN HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • MY SWEET HOME HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RIO GRANDE CITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Escobares:

  • South Texas College (about 48 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 51 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 83 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Laredo Community College (about 83 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 85 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 100 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 103 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)

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Cemetery: Cementerio San Antonio de Escobares (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Starr County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

North Escobares 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Texas average:

14.4

North Escobares travel time to work - commute North Escobares mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Escobares CDP (based on Starr County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
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: 9
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Starr County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Starr County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Starr County:

27.1%
Texas:

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

14.7%
State:

15.7%

3.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.01%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.10% ($27,585 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.29% ($23,564)
from Zapata County, TX  0.12% ($32,682)


4.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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 Hidalgo County, TX  1.86% ($28,446 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($23,259)
to Webb County, TX  0.12% ($25,391)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Escobares:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Escobares:

  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Escobares:

  • K06MY (Channel 6; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)

North Escobares on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #4 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #49 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 (78584) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #2 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 highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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