Port Isabel, Texas

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Population in 2013: 5,004 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 2,505  (50.1%)
Females: 2,499  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78597.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,154 (it was $25,323 in 2000)
Port Isabel:

$34,154
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,934 (it was $11,239 in 2000)

Port Isabel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,111 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Port Isabel:

$103,111
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $108,779; Detached houses: $118,722; Townhouses or other attached units: $120,024; In 2-unit structures: $45,889; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $253,479; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,783; Mobile homes: $33,862; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $22,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $477.

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  • Races in Port Isabel, TX (2010)

    Port Isabel races chart
    • 3,83076.5%Hispanic
    • 1,11322.2%White alone
    • 220.4%Asian alone
    • 180.4%Two or more races
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.1%Black alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Port Isabel: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.7%), English (4.0%), United States (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,279 people per square mile   (low).

Port Isabel,TX real estate house value index trend

Port Isabel, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Port Isabel:

  • High school or higher: 61.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Isabel city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

1,172 residents are foreign born (22.6% Latin America).

This city:

23.0%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Port Isabel, Texas as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Isabel to the number of sex offenders is 505 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,979 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,412 (1.5%)

Port Isabel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (19.6 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (116.0 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (246.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Laguna Heights, TX (1.6 miles ), South Padre Island, TX (1.9 miles ), East Cameron, TX (2.1 miles ), Laguna Vista, TX (2.4 miles ), Bayview, TX (3.5 miles ), Del Mar Heights, TX (3.6 miles ), Chula Vista, TX (3.8 miles ), Chula Vista-Orason, TX (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $404,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $404,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $36,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.07 N, Longitude: 97.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +406 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 760 (40.6%)

Area code: 956

Port Isabel household income distribution Port Isabel home values distribution

Property values in Port Isabel, TX


Crime rates in Port Isabel by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 733131291142413
per 100,000 137.857.156.8237.2217.2165.7207.575.237.578.319.359.3
Robberies 242213344441
per 100,000 39.476.137.836.518.155.256.675.275.078.377.119.8
Assaults 18282227231516151820128
per 100,000 354.3532.9416.2492.7416.3276.1301.8281.8337.5391.3231.3158.3
Burglaries 2142457258305155100799648
per 100,000 413.3799.4851.31,313.91,049.8552.2962.11,033.41,875.11,545.71,850.8949.6
Thefts 175196238303259294276267276224280253
per 100,000 3,444.23,730.54,502.55,529.24,687.85,411.45,206.65,016.95,175.34,382.75,398.15,004.9
Auto thefts 101012810324111545
per 100,000 196.8190.3227.0146.0181.055.237.775.2206.3293.577.198.9
Arson 000000011001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.018.818.80.00.019.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 294.3310.1312.0489.4421.8363.7409.3327.8372.3369.6342.3282.0

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Crime rate in Port Isabel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 27 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.15
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Port Isabel, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Port Isabel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 90% 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 294.2 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 197.4 miles away from Port Isabel 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 124.9 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 474.6 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 203.2 miles away from Port Isabel center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.0 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 Cameron County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Isabel topographic map

Airports and heliports located in Port Isabel:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Isabel:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 22 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 30 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 62 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 66 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 109 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 115 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in Port Isabel:

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Isabel:

See full list of schools located in Port Isabel

Library in Port Isabel:

  • PORT ISABEL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $209,481; Location: 213 N YTURRIA ST; 26,010 books; 432 audio materials; 917 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Port Isabel: White Sands Marina (A), Mighty Minnow Marina (B), Anchor Marina (C), Point Isabel Lighthouse (D), Port Isabel Fire Department (E), Cameron County Sheriff's Office (F), Port Isabel Police Department (G), Port Isabel Public Library (H), Port Isabel Emergency Medical Services (I), Port Isabel Historical Museum (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Port Isabel: Fisher of Men Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Port Isabel include: Lighthouse Park (1), Texas State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Casa Rosa Inn (761 State Highway 100).

Court: Port Isabel-City - Municiple Court (110 West Hickman Avenue).

Cameron 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 2012 was 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.95
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.7%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for American Indian residents, 51.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
9 people in maritime/merchant vessels in 2010
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Port Isabel, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Port Isabel compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Port Isabel (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Port Isabel Branch at 1800 West Highway 100, branch established on 1985/01/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • International Bank of Commerce: Wal Mart Port Isabel Branch at 1401 Hwy 100, branch established on 2005/07/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $952.8 mil, Deposits: $601.8 mil, headquarters in Brownsville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • First National Bank: Port Isabel Branch at 115 E Queen Isabella, branch established on 2001/08/13. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,517.0 mil, Deposits: $2,598.8 mil, headquarters in Edinburg, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Group, Inc.
  • First National Bank of South Padre Island: Port Isabel Branch at 218 East Queen Isabella Boulevard, branch established on 1995/07/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $58.1 mil, Deposits: $52.5 mil, headquarters in South Padre Island, TX, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Laguna Madre Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.6
Texas average:

14.4

Port Isabel travel time to work - commute Port Isabel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Isabel city (based on Cameron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Cameron County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$27,063$40,5950$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 21$29,347
Judicial and Legal 0$0 12$18,068
Police Protection - Officers 26$104,963$48,4440$0
Police - Other 2$17,474$104,8440$0
Firefighters 1$5,333$63,9960$0
Welfare 1$3,206$38,4720$0
Health 9$28,775$38,36716$19,902
Solid Waste Management 9$20,102$26,8030$0
Parks and Recreation 12$28,765$28,7655$2,873
Local Libraries 6$15,079$30,1580$0
Other and Unallocable 14$50,432$43,2277$4,931
Totals for Government 88$301,192$41,07261$75,121

Port Isabel government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $546,000 ($109.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $152,000 ($30.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $905,000 ($180.86)
    Financial Administration: $661,000 ($132.09)
    Health Services - Other: $267,000 ($53.36)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($50.36)
    General - Other: $252,000 ($50.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($30.78)
    Libraries: $137,000 ($27.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($26.38)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($11.79)
    Welfare - Other: $22,000 ($4.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($15.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $85,000 ($16.99)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.40)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,352,000 ($270.18)

Port Isabel government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $336,000 ($67.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($36.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $527,000 ($105.32)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($6.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $288,000 ($57.55)
    Highways: $199,000 ($39.77)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,390,000 ($277.78)
    Property: $978,000 ($195.44)
    Public Utilities: $267,000 ($53.36)
    NEC: $95,000 ($18.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $56,000 ($11.19)

Port Isabel government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,291,000 ($257.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,101,000 ($220.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($37.97)

Port Isabel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,123,000 ($224.42)

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Isabel:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Isabel:

  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Isabel:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
Port Isabel fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Port Isabel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Isabel)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2004 Port Rd (Lat: 26.054250 Lon: -97.213250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: KVP757
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.940 MHz, 158.752 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2000, Expiration Date: 01/25/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2006
    Registrant: Radio Communications, 1829 N. 77 Sunshine Strip, Haligen, TX 78550-4251, Phone: (956) 412-5122, Fax: (956) 412-5129, Email:
  • Lat: 26.057083 Lon: -97.215222, Call Sign: WQKZ359
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 451.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 11/03/2019, Certifier: Leigh Ann Clark
    Registrant: Valley Radio Center, 1522 N. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550, Phone: (956) 423-6407, Fax: (956) 423-1705, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Isabel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: COSTRUZIONI AERONAUTICHE TECNA P2002 SIERRA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 212EE , Serial Number: 361, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Island Sailing LLC, 223 E Maxan St # 301, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: BEECH AT-11 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32Q , Serial Number: 1404, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Russell H Sheldon, Po Box 13178, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 360PC , Serial Number: A-336-PEG, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas C Boyd, 9600 S Garcia St Unit 2, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50PG , Serial Number: 109575, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Michael S Drawe, 33840 S Garcia St Unit 79, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: LAGERLOEF J P KITFOX (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 509JL , Serial Number: 558, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph P Lagerloef, Po Box 427, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 648SJ , Serial Number: 172S8648, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/2000
    Registrant (Individual): James Frederick Bryant, 17 Torrey Pines Dr, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7504R , Serial Number: 28-22060, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): C C Hobson, Star Rt Box 66, Port Isabel, TX 78578

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$221,59710$156,0432$15,8706$210,4080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$218,6400$01$213,7900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$596,18011$119,4165$37,6444$153,7301$24,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$06$169,8551$134,4402$116,3700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$151,1900$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$187,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Port Isabel

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Isabel, TX
Businesses in Port Isabel, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
Church's Chicken1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless3Nike1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS2
FedEx2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
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