Rancho Alegre, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,704. Population change since 2000: -4.0%
Males: 998  (58.6%)
Females: 706  (41.4%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78332.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,142 (it was $22,534 in 2000)
Rancho Alegre:

$33,142
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,903 (it was $8,963 in 2000)

Rancho Alegre CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $57,495 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Rancho Alegre:

$57,495
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $62,106; Detached houses: $73,784; Mobile homes: $14,817

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,299.

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  • Races in Rancho Alegre, TX (2010)

    Rancho Alegre races chart
    • 1,63095.7%Hispanic
    • 704.1%White alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rancho Alegre: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (4.9%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,356 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rancho Alegre:

  • High school or higher: 47.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rancho Alegre CDP:

  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

46 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
Texas:

16.7%

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

Rancho Alegre CDP:  1.0% ($293)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Rancho Alegre satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (42.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (121.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Alice, TX (1.3 miles ), Alice Acres, TX (1.3 miles ), Coyote Acres, TX (1.7 miles ), Loma Linda East, TX (2.6 miles ), San Diego, TX (3.0 miles ), Owl Ranch-Amargosa, TX (3.2 miles ), Amargosa, TX (3.2 miles ), Owl Ranch, TX (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 27.74 N, Longitude: 98.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Rancho Alegre household income distribution Rancho Alegre home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Rancho Alegre: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rancho Alegre, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Rancho Alegre-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Rancho Alegre place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1969, a category F3 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rancho Alegre-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 74.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.1 miles away from Rancho Alegre 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 2.9 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 81.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 418.9 miles away from Rancho Alegre 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 80.9 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 Jim Wells County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rancho Alegre topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rancho Alegre:

  • SACRED HEART SPECIALTY HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • REAL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • MI FAMILIA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • SALDIVAR HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • LA BUENA SALUD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • REYNOLDS HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ALICE, TX)
  • HEART TO HEART HOMECARE ALICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ALICE, TX)

Amtrak station near Rancho Alegre:

  • 1 miles: ALICE (301 N. JOHNSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rancho Alegre:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 20 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Del Mar College (about 42 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 47 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 53 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 84 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 89 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 100 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)

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Jim Wells 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: 18.9%
(19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Texas average:

14.3

Rancho Alegre travel time to work - commute Rancho Alegre mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Rancho Alegre CDP (based on Jim Wells County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,2589
Evangelical Protestant7,66031
Mainline Protestant9668
Other6032
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox372
None14,121-
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: 10
Jim Wells County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jim Wells County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Jim Wells County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jim Wells County:

27.0%
Texas:

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

14.4%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rancho Alegre:

15.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rancho Alegre:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rancho Alegre:

34.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rancho Alegre:

81.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rancho Alegre, TX Residents

6.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.39% ($42,041 average AGI)
from Duval County, TX  0.62% ($19,640)
from Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($31,065)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.69% ($39,077 average AGI)
to Duval County, TX  0.61% ($34,238)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.30% ($28,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rancho Alegre:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rancho Alegre:

  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rancho Alegre:

  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • 20,750Total average daily traffic
  • 6,865Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (37%)

Rancho Alegre compared to Texas state average:

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

Rancho Alegre on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
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