Progreso Lakes, Texas

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Population in 2014: 251 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 138  (55.2%)
Females: 113  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78579.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $86,625 (it was $68,125 in 2000)
Progreso Lakes:

$86,625
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,721 (it was $24,029 in 2000)

Progreso Lakes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $229,642 (it was $126,900 in 2000)
Progreso Lakes:

$229,642
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $327,233; Detached houses: $298,289; Mobile homes: $257,341
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  • Races in Progreso Lakes, TX (2010)

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    • 15363.7%Hispanic
    • 8535.4%White alone
    • 20.8%Black alone

Races in Progreso Lakes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Progreso Lakes: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.9%), American (2.7%), British (1.1%), English (1.1%), French (1.1%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

Progreso Lakes,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Progreso Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Progreso Lakes city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

64 residents are foreign born (22.2% Latin America).

This city:

22.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,397 (1.9%)

Progreso Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (5.5 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (120.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (236.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Progreso, TX (1.2 miles ), Relampago, TX (1.9 miles) , Llano Grande, TX (2.0 miles ), Villa Verde, TX (2.2 miles ), Southeast Hidalgo, TX (2.4 miles ), Mercedes, TX (2.4 miles ), Weslaco, TX (2.5 miles ), Scissors, TX (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $136,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.07 N, Longitude: 97.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Progreso Lakes household income distribution Progreso Lakes home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+45.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Progreso Lakes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Progreso Lakes, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Progreso Lakes-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Progreso Lakes city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Progreso Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% 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 306.4 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 189.6 miles away from Progreso Lakes 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 439.5 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 113.8 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 196.9 miles away from Progreso Lakes center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Progreso Lakes:

  • WESLACO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)
  • US RENAL CARE MID VALLEY WESLACO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • BALLI HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • WESLACO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • HEALING ANGEL HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Amtrak stations near Progreso Lakes:

  • 19 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 20 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Progreso Lakes:

  • South Texas College (about 21 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 21 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 21 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 33 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 101 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 121 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 122 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM-radio station 102.1 (KBUC) can be heard at Progreso Lakes,Texas

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Lakes and reservoirs: Moon Lake (A), Lion Lake (B), Progreso District Settling Basin (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.2%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Texas average:

14.3

Progreso Lakes travel time to work - commute Progreso Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Progreso Lakes city (based on Hidalgo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Progreso Lakes:

51.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Progreso Lakes:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Progreso Lakes:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Progreso Lakes:

55.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Progreso Lakes:

77.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Progreso Lakes, TX Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,675
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,675

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

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

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

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

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


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

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

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

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Progreso Lakes:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Progreso Lakes:

  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Progreso Lakes:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$11,780
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0228.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • No fuel used (6%)

Progreso Lakes compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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