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Population in 2012: 5,047 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 

Males: 2,443  (48.4%)
Females: 2,604  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  34.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78597.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,884 (it was $25,323 in 2000)
Port Isabel:

$30,884
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,446

Port Isabel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,173 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Port Isabel:

$103,173
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,357; Detached houses: $137,685; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,778; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,404; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,198; Mobile homes: $38,091; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $35,561

Median gross rent in 2012: $554.

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  • Hispanic - 3,830 (76.5%)
  • White alone - 1,113 (22.2%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Isabel: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (4.4%), United States (4.2%), English (4.0%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 2,298 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Port Isabel:

  • High school or higher: 62.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Isabel city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1,239 residents are foreign born

This city:  24.6%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Port Isabel, Texas as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Isabel to the number of sex offenders is 388 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,957 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,322 (1.5%)

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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: +716 (+14.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 887 (44.3%)

Area code: 956

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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
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 73313129114241
per 100,000 137.857.156.8237.2217.2165.7207.575.237.578.319.3
Robberies 24221334444
per 100,000 39.476.137.836.518.155.256.675.275.078.377.1
Assaults 1828222723151615182012
per 100,000 354.3532.9416.2492.7416.3276.1301.8281.8337.5391.3231.3
Burglaries 21424572583051551007996
per 100,000 413.3799.4851.31313.91049.8552.2962.11033.41875.11545.71850.8
Thefts 175196238303259294276267276224280
per 100,000 3444.23730.54502.55529.24687.85411.45206.65016.95175.34382.75398.1
Auto thefts 10101281032411154
per 100,000 196.8190.3227.0146.0181.055.237.775.2206.3293.577.1
Arson 00000001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.018.818.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 295.5311.4313.2491.4423.5365.2411.0329.2373.8371.1343.7

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Crime rate in Port Isabel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.05
Texas average:

1.95

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Port Isabel, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+2.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Port Isabel-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Port Isabel city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

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: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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: 6,237)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 33 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 65 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 66 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 109 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 115 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

Public high schools in Port Isabel:

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Isabel:

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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
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AQI  Pb  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is about average.
City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.10719
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.0%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 48.4% for other race residents, 90.9% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Port Isabel, TX

9 people in maritime/merchant vessels in 2010
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Port Isabel compared to Texas state average:

Port Isabel, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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 (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents75.7%9.8%2.7%2.2%1.5%
Congregations16.6%17.5%5.4%14.8%3.6%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%1.0%0.9%3.7%
Congregations0.4%4.5%9.0%2.2%26.0%
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

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
Financial Administration 7$15,610$26,7600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$12,515
Judicial and Legal 0$0 7$7,705
Police Protection - Officers 22$60,544$33,0240$0
Police - Other 2$10,079$60,4740$0
Firefighters 1$3,076$36,9120$0
Welfare 1$1,849$22,1880$0
Health 8$16,598$24,8979$8,487
Solid Waste Management 8$11,595$17,3930$0
Parks and Recreation 10$16,592$19,9103$1,225
Local Libraries 5$8,698$20,8750$0
Other and Unallocable 12$29,090$29,0904$2,103
Totals for Government 76$173,731$27,43135$32,035

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $546,000 ($108.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $152,000 ($30.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $905,000 ($179.31)
    Financial Administration: $661,000 ($130.97)
    Health Services - Other: $267,000 ($52.90)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($49.93)
    General - Other: $252,000 ($49.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($30.51)
    Libraries: $137,000 ($27.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($26.15)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($11.69)
    Welfare - Other: $22,000 ($4.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($15.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $85,000 ($16.84)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.37)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,352,000 ($267.88)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $336,000 ($66.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($35.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $527,000 ($104.42)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($6.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $288,000 ($57.06)
    Highways: $199,000 ($39.43)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,390,000 ($275.41)
    Property: $978,000 ($193.78)
    Public Utilities: $267,000 ($52.90)
    NEC: $95,000 ($18.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $56,000 ($11.10)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,291,000 ($255.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,101,000 ($218.15)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($37.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,123,000 ($222.51)

4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,114 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.15%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($30,390 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.37% ($27,463)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,218)


4.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.65% ($27,968 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.45% ($24,193)
to Bexar County, TX  0.38% ($28,216)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Port Isabel, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Port Isabel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Paul Seales (3)
  • John C. Hancock (2)
  • Lonnie Langston (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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