Oilton, Texas

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Population in 2010: 353. Population change since 2000: +13.9%
Males: 191  (54.3%)
Females: 162  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78371.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,052 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
Oilton:

$49,052
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,297 (it was $7,890 in 2000)

Oilton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,551 (it was $27,100 in 2000)
Oilton:

$63,551
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $82,179; Detached houses: $91,937; Mobile homes: $55,131

Median gross rent in 2016: $536.

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  • Races in Oilton, TX (2010)

    Oilton races chart
    • 34497.5%Hispanic
    • 82.3%White alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oilton: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 423 people per square mile   (low).

Oilton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Oilton:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oilton CDP:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

101 residents are foreign born (31.9% Latin America).

This place:

31.9%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $935 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $514 (1.0%)

Oilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (31.8 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (98.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (140.0 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Mirando City, TX (1.6 miles ), Aguilares, TX (2.6 miles) , Bruni, TX (3.0 miles ), Bruni-Mirando, TX (3.2 miles ), Los Nopalitos, TX (4.2 miles) , Los Arcos, TX (4.2 miles) , Los Centenarios, TX (4.2 miles) , Las Haciendas, TX (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 27.47 N, Longitude: 98.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Oilton household income distribution Oilton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Oilton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oilton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Oilton place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1961, a category F2 tornado 33.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oilton-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 329.4 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 106.4 miles away from Oilton 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 59.0 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 419.3 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 115.5 miles away from Oilton center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 399.2 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 Webb County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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airports located in Oilton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oilton:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 30 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 34 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 68 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 95 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 98 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Del Mar College (about 99 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 101 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)

Public elementary/middle school in Oilton:

  • OILTON EL (Location: 301 DESPAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)

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Webb 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 2016: 32.5%
(32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oilton CDP (based on Webb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic126,75026
Evangelical Protestant12,81290
Other6,12012
Mainline Protestant1,3549
Black Protestant2071
None103,061-
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: 43
Webb County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Webb County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 129
Here:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Webb County:

28.0%
Texas:

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

15.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oilton:

58.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oilton:

11.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oilton:

10.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Oilton:

59.6%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oilton, TX Residents

2.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,193 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.36% ($27,182 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.18% ($31,957)
from Dallas County, TX  0.10% ($21,519)


2.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.88%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.64% ($37,177 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.19% ($33,486)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.15% ($44,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oilton:

  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oilton:

  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KEKO (101.7 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INC.)
  • KAZF (91.9 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Oilton:

  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oilton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3.6 Mi N On County Rd (Lat: 27.516694 Lon: -98.962806), Call Sign: KIH999
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.550 MHz, 451.550 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Dennis SkruhakRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 0.6 Miles North Of Oilton, Texas 400 Feet East Of Welhousen Road. (Lat: 27.489111 Lon: -98.971472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Call Sign: KCP976
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7400 MHz, 47.9200 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014Registrant: Medina Electric Cooperative, 2308 18th St., Hondo, TX 78861-0370, Phone: (830) 741-7241, Fax: (830) 426-8930, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • OILTON, 3.8 Mi N Of (Lat: 27.520833 Lon: -98.971944), Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WMK270
    Assigned Frequencies: 2116.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2008, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • Oilton Ts, 1.5 Miles Northwest (Lat: 27.483611 Lon: -98.989722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108.2 m, Call Sign: WNTG435, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/24/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2011, Certifier: Daniel L GibbensRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation
  • OILTON, 0.6 Miles North Of Oilton, Texas 400 Feet East Of Welhousen Road. (Lat: 27.489111 Lon: -98.971472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Call Sign: WQEL734
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2016, Expiration Date: 03/01/2026, Certifier: Michael PackardRegistrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64804, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:
  • La Quinta TS, 18724 State Highway 359 (Lat: 27.487000 Lon: -99.008000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103 m, Overall height: 105 m, Call Sign: WQKS865, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Jason D GriffithRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation
  • 3.5 M N Oilton (Lat: 27.511389 Lon: -98.971111), Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KUQ66, Licensee ID: L00098900
    Assigned Frequencies: 7050.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/1975, Expiration Date: 08/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000Registrant: K Six Television Inc, 533 N Upper Broadway, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
  • STATION, 3.6 Mi N Of (Lat: 27.516667 Lon: -98.962778), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WGX928
    Assigned Frequencies: 2146.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2001, Expiration Date: 09/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2003Registrant: Phone: (713) 877-7343

Most common first names in Oilton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria467.5 years
Guadalupe377.3 years
Jose367.0 years
Juanita377.7 years
Frank251.0 years
Ernesto278.0 years
Alberto261.0 years
Luis281.0 years
Manuel271.0 years
Petra282.6 years
Most common last names in Oilton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lopez682.0 years
Garza665.0 years
Laurel564.4 years
Rodriguez584.4 years
Guerra574.4 years
Vasquez478.5 years
Herrera477.8 years
Moreno477.3 years
Garcia483.0 years
Hernandez385.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Oilton compared to Texas state average:

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