Progreso, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,938 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.4%
 
Males: 2,809  (47.3%)
Females: 3,129  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

27.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78579.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,138 (it was $18,184 in 2000)
Progreso:

$27,138
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $7,958 (it was $4,789 in 2000)

Progreso city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $54,655 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Progreso:

$54,655
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,899; detached houses: $79,779; mobile homes: $30,815

Median gross rent in 2017: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Progreso: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 52.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Progreso, TX (2010)
    • 5,41798.4%Hispanic
    • 841.5%White alone
    • 20.04%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Black alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Progreso, Texas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Progreso is 664 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Progreso by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(70.2)
2
(35.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.3)
2
(37.2)
1
(18.4)
2
(35.8)
2
(35.1)
1
(17.8)
2
(34.7)
2
(34.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
19
(370.2)
12
(229.6)
2
(37.2)
10
(183.5)
14
(250.5)
19
(333.2)
11
(195.6)
7
(121.6)
6
(103.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(662.5)
21
(401.8)
27
(502.3)
37
(679.0)
16
(286.3)
31
(543.7)
21
(373.5)
13
(225.9)
37
(640.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(1,364)
59
(1,129)
125
(2,326)
84
(1,542)
99
(1,772)
89
(1,561)
18
(320.1)
36
(625.4)
42
(727.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(39.0)
3
(57.4)
10
(186.0)
11
(201.9)
8
(143.2)
14
(245.5)
9
(160.1)
4
(69.5)
7
(121.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.4)
1
(17.9)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.1)
1
(17.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)178.1135.3161.7182.2199.0253.4124.781.1128.6

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City-data.com crime index in Progreso, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,990 people per square mile   (low).

Progreso, Texas map

2,038 residents are foreign born (33.6% Latin America).

This city:

33.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $947 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,094 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (4.3 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (119.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (234.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Progreso Lakes, TX (1.2 miles ),
Llano Grande, TX (1.6 miles ),
Relampago, TX (1.8 miles),
Villa Verde, TX (1.9 miles ),
Southeast Hidalgo, TX (2.1 miles ),
Mercedes, TX (2.1 miles ),
Weslaco, TX (2.2 miles ),
Midway South, TX (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 26.09 N, Longitude: 97.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Progreso, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Progreso, TX in 2017
Progreso satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $24,000
  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $17,000
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $18,600
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $36,800
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $36,200
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $41,400
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $41,600
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $41,600
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Progreso, TX residents
Average permit cost in Progreso, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +2,009 (+70.7%).
Most common industries in Progreso, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Apparel (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.6%)
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Apparel (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.2%)
  • Private households (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Progreso, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Progreso, Texas

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Progreso, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Progreso-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 19.3 miles away from the Progreso city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Progreso-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 307.7 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 188.2 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 438.7 miles away from Progreso 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 112.4 miles away from Progreso 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 195.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from Progreso 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 topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Progreso:

  • WESLACO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)
  • US RENAL CARE MID VALLEY WESLACO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • HEALING ANGEL HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • WESLACO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • IN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • BALLI HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Airports located in Progreso:

Amtrak stations near Progreso:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Progreso:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 20 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 21 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • South Texas College (about 21 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 33 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 100 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 119 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 121 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in Progreso:

  • PROGRESO H S (Students: 514, Location: 700 BUSINESS FM 1015, Grades: 9-12)
  • DOROTHY THOMPSON MIDDLE (Students: 465, Location: 108 BUSINESS FM 1015, Grades: 6-9)
  • DAEP (Location: F M RD 1015, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Progreso:

  • PROGRESO EL WEST (Students: 462, Location: 1201 BUSINESS FM 1015, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTH EL (Location: 1401 N BUSINESS FM 1015, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Progreso Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

4.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

90.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
8 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Progreso (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Progreso Branch at 601 South Business Fm1015, branch established on 1995/05/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

For population 15 years and over in Progreso:

Marital status in Progreso, TX
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

For population 25 years and over in Progreso:

  • High school or higher: 52.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.7
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Progreso
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Progreso, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
Texas:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Progreso:

28.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Progreso:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Progreso:

31.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Progreso:

53.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Progreso:

82.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Progreso, 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 11$19,062$20,7952$1,053
Police Protection - Officers 11$22,047$24,0514$2,540
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 9$11,418
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 22$41,109$22,42315$15,011

Progreso government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $448,000 ($75.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($8.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $818,000 ($137.76)
    Water Utilities: $520,000 ($87.57)
    Sewerage: $481,000 ($81.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $450,000 ($75.78)
    General - Other: $369,000 ($62.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $305,000 ($51.36)
    Central Staff Services: $271,000 ($45.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($4.21)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($3.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000 ($1.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $369,000 ($62.14)

Progreso government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $264,000 ($44.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $253,000 ($42.61)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($7.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,307,000 ($388.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $45,000 ($7.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,542,000 ($259.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $465,000 ($78.31)

Progreso government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,938,000 ($1168.41)

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)

Businesses in Progreso, TX

  • Cricket Wireless: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Progreso:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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:

  • 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)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Progreso:

  • 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.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • 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)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Progreso fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Progreso fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Baker 1 Km N & 1 Km E Of Us (Lat: 26.103417 Lon: -97.946389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNNM890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/1996, Expiration Date: 03/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2001, Certifier: Amado E Salinas, Registrant: National License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Fax: (317) 841-3328
  • Baker 1 Km N & 1 Km E Of Us (Lat: 26.103417 Lon: -97.946389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNNP384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001, Certifier: Amado E Salinas, Registrant: National License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Fax: (317) 841-3328
  • N Lake .2 Km S Of 281 (Lat: 26.074250 Lon: -97.967500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNNP386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001, Certifier: Amado E Salinas, Registrant: National License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Fax: (317) 841-3328
  • 2.4 Km N Of 281 & Fm 1015 (Lat: 26.106472 Lon: -97.958889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNNP389,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001, Certifier: Amado E Salinas, Registrant: National License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Fax: (317) 841-3328

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Progreso Grain, East Side Of Fm 1015 On Corner Of Fm 1015 And Toluca Sugar Dr (Lat: 26.069556 Lon: -97.951917), Type: Building, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQTX406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2014, Expiration Date: 04/29/2024, Certifier: Peter Vasquez, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD5BUY, Licensee ID: L01276485, Grant Date: 04/12/2017, Expiration Date: 07/10/2027, Certifier: Reyes Garcia Iii, Registrant: Reyes Garcia 655, Po Box 382, Progreso, TX 78579

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 182XL , Serial Number: 18268043, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Mid Valley Flying LLC, Po Box 1029, Progreso, TX 78579
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2378C , Serial Number: 30678, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/1985
    Registrant (Co-Owned): H O Hovda, Po Box 86, Progreso, TX 78579, Other Owners: Hans O Hovda
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35679 , Serial Number: 32R-8029030, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 1029, Progreso, TX 78579
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Drawe, Po Box 340, Progreso, TX 78579

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$122,5300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$52,9501$16,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0228.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Progreso, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Progreso, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 40 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Progreso, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (72.3%), and Structure Fires (16.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Progreso, TX
    • 23872.3%Outside Fires
    • 5416.4%Structure Fires
    • 298.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 82.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Progreso, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Progreso, TX
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Progreso, TX
  • 89.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Progreso compared to Texas state average:

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

Progreso on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 (78579) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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