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Population in 2012: 114 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.3%
Males: 51  (44.8%)
Females: 63  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip code: 78380

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,549 (it was $51,250 in 2000)
Petronila:

$51,549
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,329

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,753 (it was $103,100 in 2000)
Petronila:

$31,753
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,811; Detached houses: $130,333; Mobile homes: $22,132

Median gross rent in 2012: $930.

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  • Hispanic - 67 (59.3%)
  • White alone - 44 (38.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Petronila: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.9%), Polish (5.9%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 51 feet

Land area: 1.79 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Petronila:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petronila city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 14.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,750 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (15.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (133.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Tierra Grande, TX (1.9 miles ), Driscoll, TX (2.7 miles ), La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX (2.7 miles ), Tierra Verde, TX (2.8 miles ), Spring Garden-Terra Verde, TX (2.8 miles ), Robstown, TX (2.9 miles ), Spring Gardens, TX (3.0 miles ), North San Pedro, TX (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 27.67 N, Longitude: 97.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-52.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (50%)
  • Public administration (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (69%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Petronila-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Petronila city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Petronila-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 84.0 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 25.7 miles away from Petronila 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 89.4 miles away from the city 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 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from Petronila center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nueces County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Petronila:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - ROBSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ROBSTOWN, TX)
  • HARBOR HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • EVENING STAR GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petronila:

  • Del Mar College (about 16 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,608)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 19 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 19 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 101 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 101 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 108 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 111 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.1. This is about average.
City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.474. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.474
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

Petronila compared to Texas 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Petronila travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Petronila city (based on Nueces County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.67%
Here55.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents49.5%24.8%7.0%2.9%2.0%
Congregations15.0%25.5%7.7%6.9%8.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.4%1.3%7.8%
Congregations3.2%4.0%2.8%0.8%25.5%
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: 30
Nueces County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Nueces County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Here:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 278
Here:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nueces County:

10.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Nueces County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$250
Totals for Government 0$0 6$250


6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($975 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.17%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Patricio County, TX  0.61% ($29,601 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($35,250)
from Harris County, TX  0.34% ($56,391)


7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  0.67% ($35,912 average AGI)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.58% ($36,858)
to Harris County, TX  0.48% ($41,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petronila:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KROB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KEYS (1440 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petronila:

  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • K201CR (88.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KMJR (105.5 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Petronila:

  • KINE-LP (Channel 44; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KTOV-LP (Channel 7; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KCRP-CA (Channel 41; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPX-CA (Channel 14; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21GM (Channel 21; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K68DJ (Channel 68; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K47DF (Channel 47; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Petronila)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 27.658361 Lon: -97.601389, Call Sign: KGN265
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3360, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 5612 Fm Road 665 (Lat: 27.677806 Lon: -97.639139), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WME728
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/1991, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Cotton Broadcasting, 115 West Avenue D, Robstown, TX 78380
  • STATION, Fm 892 3.7 Mi S Of Fm 665 (Lat: 27.615306 Lon: -97.663306), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WNTE603
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2009, Expiration Date: 04/29/2019, Certifier: Daniel L Gibbens
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • KIII Transmitter, 24 Km Sw Of Corpus Christi Near (Lat: 27.658611 Lon: -97.601389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 267 m, Overall height: 304 m, Call Sign: WLF726
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/1986, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3360, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Kedt-Tv Tower (Lat: 27.653639 Lon: -97.565528), Call Sign: KNKB603
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999
    Registrant: Triple "s" Mobile Phone, Inc., Alice, TX 78332



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$43,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0060.00

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