Ranchette Estates, Texas

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Population in 2010: 152. Population change since 2000: +14.3%
Males: 96  (63.5%)
Females: 56  (36.5%)
Median resident age:  23.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip code: 78580

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,445 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Ranchette Estates:

$29,445
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,353 (it was $4,605 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $21,780 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Ranchette Estates:

$21,780
TX:

$132,000
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  • Races in Ranchette Estates, TX (2010)

    Ranchette Estates races chart
    • 14696.1%Hispanic
    • 32.0%White alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ranchette Estates: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ranchette Estates:

  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ranchette Estates CDP:

  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

52 residents are foreign born (82.5% Latin America).

This place:

82.5%
Texas:

16.5%

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

Ranchette Estates CDP:  3.4% ($500)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Ranchette Estates satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (21.7 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (90.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (209.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (1.5 miles) , Raymondville, TX (1.6 miles ), La Sara, TX (1.8 miles ), Bausell and Ellis, TX (2.0 miles) , Lyford, TX (2.3 miles ), Lasara, TX (2.4 miles ), Lyford South, TX (2.5 miles) , Zapata Ranch, TX (2.9 miles) .

Latitude: 26.48 N, Longitude: 97.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Ranchette Estates household income distribution Ranchette Estates home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Ranchette Estates, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ranchette Estates-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Ranchette Estates place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 29.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ranchette Estates-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% 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 330.8 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 162.0 miles away from Ranchette Estates 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 427.4 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 86.4 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 168.9 miles away from Ranchette Estates center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.2 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).
Ranchette Estates topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ranchette Estates:

  • WILLACY COUNTY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RAYMONDVILLE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ranchette Estates:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 21 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 25 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 33 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 46 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 73 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 91 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 93 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Willacy 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)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  4.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ranchette Estates 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

48.0
Texas average:

14.4

Ranchette Estates travel time to work - commute Ranchette Estates mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ranchette Estates CDP (based on Willacy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,0106
Evangelical Protestant1,61422
Mainline Protestant8068
Other3372
None8,367-
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: 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 Ranchette Estates:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ranchette Estates:

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

TV broadcast stations around Ranchette Estates:

  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
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