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Willacy County

Population in 2010: 152. Population change since 2000: +14.3%
Males: 77  (50.7%)
Females: 75  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  24.3 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip code: 78580

Estimated median household income in 2011: $25,356 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Ranchette Estates:

$25,356
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $5,304

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $22,632 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Ranchette Estates:

$22,632
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $29,055; Detached houses: $30,843; Mobile homes: $28,558

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  • Hispanic - 146 (96.1%)
  • White alone - 3 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ranchette Estates: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ranchette Estates:

  • High school or higher: 30.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ranchette Estates CDP:

  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

33 residents are foreign born (24.8% Latin America).

This place:  24.8%
Texas:  16.1%

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)



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Tornado activity:

Ranchette Estates-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 58% 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 significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ranchette Estates:

  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 20 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 28 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 33 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 46 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 73 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 91 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • Del Mar College (about 93 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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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

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

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

51.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

25.4%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ranchette Estates, TX

Ranchette Estates compared to Texas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.44%
Here77.4%
USA50.2%

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
This 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
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Texas:

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

18.0%
State:

15.7%

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron County, TX  1.42% ($30,398 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.91% ($24,170)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($19,105)


6.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cameron County, TX  2.41% ($26,490 average AGI)
to Hidalgo County, TX  1.16% ($29,000)
to Travis County, TX  0.30% ($22,556)

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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