Port Mansfield, Texas

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Population in 2010: 226. Population change since 2000: -45.5%
Males: 105  (46.5%)
Females: 121  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  59.6 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78598.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $11,562 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Port Mansfield:

$11,562
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,045 (it was $15,087 in 2000)

Port Mansfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,487 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Port Mansfield:

$52,487
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $60,927; Detached houses: $69,582; Townhouses or other attached units: $47,448; In 2-unit structures: $16,175; Mobile homes: $40,742; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,175

Median gross rent in 2012: $925.

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  • White alone - 170 (75.2%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (22.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Mansfield: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.2%), Irish (6.9%), Czech (4.4%), English (3.8%), French (2.8%), Danish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Mansfield,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Port Mansfield:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Mansfield CDP:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

15 residents are foreign born

This place:  4.9%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $530 (1.0%)

Port Mansfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (30.0 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (82.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (210.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: San Perlita, TX (3.7 miles ), Willamar, TX (3.9 miles) , Santa Monica, TX (4.1 miles) , Raymondville, TX (4.7 miles ), Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (4.7 miles) , Bausell and Ellis, TX (4.9 miles) , Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, TX (4.9 miles ), Rio Hondo, TX (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 26.56 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code: 956

Port Mansfield household income distribution Port Mansfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (70%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (47%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (21%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (18%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Port Mansfield, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Port Mansfield-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Port Mansfield place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Mansfield-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% 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 329.6 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 161.7 miles away from Port Mansfield 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 89.0 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 443.4 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 167.6 miles away from Port Mansfield center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 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 Willacy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Mansfield topographic map

Airports located in Port Mansfield:

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

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 28 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 46 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 50 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 57 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 73 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 81 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 84 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Notable locations in Port Mansfield: Willacy County Navigation District Marina (A), Port Mansfield Boat Basin Marina (B), Casa de Pescadore Marina (C), Port Mansfield Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Casa Grande Motel & RV Park (1144 South Port Drive).

Willacy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 67.3%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
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: 0.9% of all households

Port Mansfield compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Port Mansfield CDP (based on Willacy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.44%
Here: 77.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents77.1%10.5%3.8%2.1%1.3%
Congregations20.6%11.8%8.8%2.9%8.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents1.1%0.9%0.8%0.5%2.2%
Congregations2.9%2.9%5.9%5.9%29.4%
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: 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Willacy County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

18.0%
State:

15.7%

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  1.50% ($27,549 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  1.15% ($24,600)
from Harris County, TX  0.23% ($19,929)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  1.97% ($30,050 average AGI)
to Hidalgo County, TX  1.13% ($31,464)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($24,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Mansfield:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Mansfield:

  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Mansfield:

  • 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.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Port Mansfield fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 1988 00:45 AM, Bayviewdri, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Port Mansfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Willacy Co Nav Dist Property 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 26.539222 Lon: -97.434417), Call Sign: KNAJ987
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2004, Expiration Date: 02/23/2014, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K5UH, Licensee ID: L01230411
    Grant Date: 01/05/2007, Expiration Date: 03/27/2017
    Registrant: Ray Holland, 108 South Shore Dr., Port Mansfield, TX 78598
  • Call Sign: N5BFZ, Licensee ID: L00650198
    Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: John L Wilson Iv, Port Mansfield, TX 78598
  • Call Sign: NI3U, Previous Call Sign: KD3AH, Licensee ID: L00212192
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Eddie H Martin
    Registrant: Eddie H Martin, Port Mansfield, TX 79598
  • Call Sign: NV3Q, Previous Call Sign: N3FYQ, Licensee ID: L00212194
    Grant Date: 10/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Elsie A Martin
    Registrant: Elsie A Martin, 901 Mansfield Dr 8, Port Mansfield, TX 78598
  • Call Sign: KE5PUD, Licensee ID: L01310054
    Grant Date: 07/31/2007, Expiration Date: 07/31/2017, Certifier: Cynthia O Maris
    Registrant: Cynthia O Maris, 1237 Port South Drive, Port Mansfield, TX 78598

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2033G , Serial Number: 51333, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1958
    Registrant (Individual): David L Nelson, Po Box 209, Port Mansfield, TX 78598

Most common first names in Port Mansfield, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles369.0 years
Elizabeth365.7 years
George275.5 years
Gladys287.4 years
Jack274.0 years
John273.0 years
Barbara273.0 years
Don264.5 years
Donald262.0 years
Frank272.0 years
Most common last names in Port Mansfield, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simmons373.3 years
Berg266.5 years
Biggs276.5 years
Hickman289.0 years
Davis287.5 years
Gossage279.4 years
Kinyon274.5 years
Melville275.5 years
Miller265.4 years
Preston277.0 years
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