Ratamosa, Texas

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Population in 2010: 254. Population change since 2000: +16.5%
Males: 74  (29.3%)
Females: 180  (70.7%)
Median resident age:  10.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78593.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $120,443 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Ratamosa:

$120,443
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,326 (it was $22,302 in 2000)

Ratamosa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $158,333 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Ratamosa:

$158,333
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,073; Detached houses: $115,246; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,028; In 2-unit structures: $87,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,083; Mobile homes: $31,736; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,158
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  • Races in Ratamosa, TX (2010)

    Ratamosa races chart
    • 18673.2%Hispanic
    • 6726.4%White alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ratamosa: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ratamosa:

  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ratamosa CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 46.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

52 residents are foreign born (23.4% Latin America).

This place:

23.4%
Texas:

16.7%

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

Ratamosa CDP:  1.3% ($1,194)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Ratamosa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (9.1 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (109.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (228.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: La Feria North, TX (1.5 miles) , Heidelberg, TX (1.6 miles ), Solis, TX (1.6 miles ), Grand Acres, TX (1.6 miles ), La Feria, TX (1.9 miles ), Santa Rosa, TX (1.9 miles ), Indian Hills, TX (2.1 miles ), Bixby, TX (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 26.21 N, Longitude: 97.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Ratamosa, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Ratamosa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Ratamosa place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ratamosa-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 312.9 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 180.9 miles away from Ratamosa 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 438.5 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 105.2 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 188.0 miles away from Ratamosa center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.8 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 Cameron County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ratamosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ratamosa:

  • LA LUZ HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • CALIDAD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)
  • ESSENTIAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • HEALING ANGEL HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • WESLACO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WESLACO, TX)

Amtrak station near Ratamosa:

  • 10 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ratamosa:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 12 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 22 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 26 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 32 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 92 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 110 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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Park in Ratamosa: Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cameron 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 100.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Texas average:

14.3

Ratamosa travel time to work - commute Ratamosa mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Ratamosa CDP (based on Cameron County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
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: 47
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Cameron County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ratamosa:

44.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ratamosa:

43.0%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ratamosa:

16.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ratamosa:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ratamosa:

34.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ratamosa, TX Residents

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ratamosa:

  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, 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 Ratamosa:

  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • K206BP (89.1 FM; WESLACO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ratamosa:

  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$129,0801$93,5301$238,0900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$167,2001$22,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$110,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)

Ratamosa compared to Texas state average:

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

Ratamosa on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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