Radar Base, Texas

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Population in 2010: 762. Population change since 2000: +370.4%
Males: 619  (81.3%)
Females: 143  (18.7%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 78852

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,326 (it was $19,531 in 2000)
Radar Base:

$35,326
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $8,585 (it was $5,983 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,660 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Radar Base:

$54,660
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $52,946; Detached houses: $52,745
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  • Races in Radar Base, TX (2010)

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    • 73095.8%Hispanic
    • 182.4%White alone
    • 121.6%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Radar Base: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.22 square miles.

Population density: 181 people per square mile   (very low).

Radar Base, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Radar Base:

  • High school or higher: 40.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 24.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Radar Base CDP:

  • Never married: 57.1%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

374 residents are foreign born (79.4% Latin America).

This place:

79.4%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Radar Base CDP:  2.0% ($471)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Radar Base satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (111.8 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (128.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Elm Creek, TX (2.5 miles ), Siesta Acres, TX (2.7 miles ), Seco Mines, TX (2.8 miles ), Fabrica, TX (2.9 miles ), Quemado, TX (2.9 miles ), Eagle Pass, TX (3.2 miles ), Las Quintas Fronterizas, TX (3.5 miles ), Eidson Road, TX (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 28.86 N, Longitude: 100.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Radar Base household income distribution Radar Base home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Radar Base, Texas

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/16/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Radar Base place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and caused $80 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Radar Base-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 288.9 miles away from Radar Base 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 145.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from Radar Base center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 628.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maverick County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Radar Base topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Radar Base:

  • ST ISABEL HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • NEW GLORIOUS HOME HEALTH INC. (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • APC HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF EAGLE PASS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Hospital, about 11 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Radar Base:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 54 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 112 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 112 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 118 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Palo Alto College (about 124 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 126 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 127 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)

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Maverick 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 2016: 48.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported
627 people in federal detention centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.6
Texas average:

14.3

Radar Base travel time to work - commute Radar Base mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Radar Base CDP (based on Maverick County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,6004
Evangelical Protestant4,00133
Other1,2903
Mainline Protestant7964
Black Protestant-2
None35,571-
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: 11
Maverick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Maverick County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Maverick County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Maverick County:

26.6%
Texas:

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

16.5%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Radar Base:

45.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

33.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.6%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Radar Base:

39.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Radar Base:

46.8%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Radar Base, TX Residents

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Bexar County, TX  0.94% ($24,491 average AGI)
from Webb County, TX  0.18% ($49,125)
from Harris County, TX  0.16% ($39,379)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($24,622 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.20% ($25,944)
to Val Verde County, TX  0.17% ($54,258)

Strongest AM radio stations in Radar Base:

  • KEPS (1270 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Radar Base:

  • KINL (92.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM,INC)
  • KEPX (89.5 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEPI (88.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Radar Base:

  • KVAW (Channel 16; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: HISPANIC TELEVISION NETWORK, INC., DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KEAP-LP (Channel 3; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 8,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,920Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,200Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)

Radar Base compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Radar Base on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Honduras (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Central America (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Americas (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Latin America (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #89 (78852) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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