Palmview South, Texas

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Population in 2010: 5,575. Population change since 2000: -10.4%
Males: 2,817  (50.5%)
Females: 2,758  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,842 (it was $21,649 in 2000)
Palmview South:

$33,842
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,908 (it was $7,912 in 2000)

Palmview South CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,452 (it was $36,200 in 2000)
Palmview South:

$59,452
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $69,524; Detached houses: $85,635; Mobile homes: $32,616; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,639

Median gross rent in 2016: $648.

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  • Races in Palmview South, TX (2010)

    Palmview South races chart
    • 4,68184.0%Hispanic
    • 87815.7%White alone
    • 80.1%Two or more races
    • 40.07%Asian alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Black alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palmview South: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (3.7%), German (3.7%), English (1.7%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 1,853 people per square mile   (low).

Palmview South,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Palmview South:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmview South CDP:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

1,541 residents are foreign born (28.4% Latin America).

This place:

28.8%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,722 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $996 (1.8%)

Palmview South satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (8.6 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (121.2 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (223.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Palmview, TX (0.7 miles ), Perezville, TX (1.3 miles ), Abram-Perezville, TX (1.5 miles ), Abram, TX (1.6 miles ), Mission, TX (1.8 miles ), Doffing, TX (1.9 miles ), La Homa, TX (2.0 miles ), Penitas, TX (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 26.22 N, Longitude: 98.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Palmview South household income distribution Palmview South home values distribution

Property values in Palmview South, TX

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Palmview South, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Palmview South-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Palmview South place center .

On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmview South-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 325.3 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 413.8 miles away from Palmview South 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 179.9 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 105.4 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 187.9 miles away from Palmview South 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 187.1 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 Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmview South topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmview South:

  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ALL CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ARISE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HOSANNA HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • KELLYS HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ST MARIE CLINIC P A (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Amtrak station near Palmview South:

  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmview South:

  • South Texas College (about 8 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 14 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 44 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 60 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 96 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 114 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 115 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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Hidalgo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 42.3%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.7
Texas average:

14.3

Palmview South travel time to work - commute Palmview South mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Palmview South CDP (based on Hidalgo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palmview South:

47.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palmview South:

23.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmview South:

11.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

51.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmview South, TX Residents

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmview South:

  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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 Palmview South:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmview South:

  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 28,990Total average daily traffic
  • 1,648Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,650Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$02$126,4402$72,9300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$98,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$118,4000$06$112,7372$34,010
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$73,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$55,2201$19,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,0601$110,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Palmview South 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Palmview South on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people carpooling to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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