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Population in 2010: 184. Population change since 2000: -12.0%
Males: 117  (63.9%)
Females: 67  (36.1%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78376.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $14,454 (it was $18,625 in 2000)
Realitos:

$14,454
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $3,578

Realitos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,244 (it was $14,500 in 2000)
Realitos:

$26,244
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,958; Detached houses: $33,919; Mobile homes: $47,476

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  • Hispanic - 176 (95.7%)
  • White alone - 7 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Realitos: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 679 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Realitos:

  • High school or higher: 56.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 31.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Realitos CDP:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

38 residents are foreign born (11.5% Latin America).

This place:  11.5%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Realitos satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (59.3 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (72.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (138.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Las Lomitas, TX (3.3 miles ), Concepcion, TX (3.3 miles) , Benavides, TX (3.6 miles ), Hebbronville, TX (3.6 miles ), North Jim Hogg, TX (4.0 miles) , South Fork Estates, TX (4.2 miles) , Bruni, TX (4.4 miles ), Rosita, TX (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 27.45 N, Longitude: 98.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Realitos household income distribution Realitos home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail 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%)

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Tornado activity:

Realitos-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 46.7 miles away from the Realitos place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 tornado 51.3 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Realitos-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 97% 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 97.6 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 34.6 miles away from Realitos center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Duval County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Realitos:

  • SANTA FE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BENAVIDES, TX)
  • MERIDIAN CARE OF HEBBRONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HEBBRONVILLE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Realitos, TX

Airports located in Realitos:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Realitos:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 41 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,342)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 57 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)
  • Laredo Community College (about 62 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Del Mar College (about 73 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 76 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 81 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 87 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 86.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Realitos, TX

Realitos compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Realitos travel time to work - commute


Realitos mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Realitos CDP (based on Duval County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.24%
Here71.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents83.4%14.3%1.4%0.5%0.4%
Congregations50.0%25.0%12.5%6.3%6.3%
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: 3
Duval County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Duval County:

25.9%
State:

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

11.6%
State:

15.7%

6.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  1.86% ($5,899 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  0.92% ($24,588)
from Kleberg County, TX  0.43% ($22,313)


7.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  2.55% ($31,688 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.38% ($28,192)
to Bexar County, TX  0.32% ($21,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Realitos:

  • 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)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Realitos:

  • KEKO (101.7 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INC.)
  • KAZF (91.9 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KMFM (100.7 FM; PREMONT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jerri L Janjua, 17070 Hwy 339 (Lat: 27.286028 Lon: -98.384639), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jeanne F Miller, 17070 Hwy 339 (Lat: 27.286028 Lon: -98.384639), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jeanne F Miller, 17070 Hwy 339 (Lat: 27.286028 Lon: -98.384639), Type: 76.8, Overall height: 74.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jeanne F Miller, 17070 Hwy 339 (Lat: 27.286028 Lon: -98.384639), Type: 76.8, Overall height: 74.6 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Diana Joseph, 6215 Hwy 359 (Lat: 27.456361 Lon: -98.513083), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjuaq, 6215 Hwy 359 (Lat: 27.456361 Lon: -98.513083), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 10.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 27.531417 Lon: -98.566139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNPK662, Licensee ID: L00031083
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/1999, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2002
    Registrant: Conoco Communications Inc, Ponca City, OK 74603, Phone: (512) 850-1400
  • Hwy 359 At Adkins St (Lat: 27.440278 Lon: -98.533056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQHF705
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/18/2007, Expiration Date: 07/18/2017, Certifier: Larry Brown
    Registrant: Trac-N-Trol, Inc., Georgetown, TX 78627, Phone: (512) 930-5721, Fax: (512) 869-7621, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HOGG, On Fm 1017, 12.3 Miles Nw Of The Fm 185 & Fm 1017 Intersection (Lat: 27.145167 Lon: -98.589333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WMT588
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • STATION, 5.3 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 27.416139 Lon: -98.607778), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WGX927
    Assigned Frequencies: 2141.20 MHz, 2134.80 MHz, 2145.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 06/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 877-7343

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W5TPV, Licensee ID: L00926904
    Grant Date: 01/08/2007, Expiration Date: 03/28/2017, Certifier: Woodrow W Latham
    Registrant: Woodrow W Latham, 10615 Country Road 251, Realitos, TX 78376
  • Call Sign: KE5HCG, Licensee ID: L01109542
    Grant Date: 01/24/2006, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Certifier: Juan R Hinojosa
    Registrant: Juan R Hinojosa, 10654 Cr 252, Realitos, TX 78376

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 26429 , Serial Number: 2044, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Oscar S Jr Dba Wyatt, Wyatt Ranches Tx Divisions Hq / State Hwy 359 3 Mi S Of Realitos, Realitos, TX 78376, Other Owners: Duval Ranch Wyatt
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 65 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 57MQ , Serial Number: 465-11, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1998
    Registrant (Individual): O S Jr Wyatt, Wyatt Ranches Tx Divisions Hq / State Hwy 359 3 Mi S Of Realitos, Realitos, TX 78376
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE G1159B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 22, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC SPEY MK 511SR (1140 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 711MQ , Serial Number: 189, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Abco Aviaiton Inc, Wyatt Ranches Texas Div Hq / State Hwy 359, Realitos, TX 78376
  • Aircraft: BELL UH-1H (Category: Land, Seats: 15, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING T-53 (1150 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 714MQ , Serial Number: 65-09576, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Oscar S Jr Wyatt, Wyatt Ranches Tx Divisions Hq / State Hwy 359 3 Mi S Of Realitos, Realitos, TX 78376



Most common first names in Realitos, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose780.9 years
Jesus473.8 years
Maria484.2 years
Jesusa371.0 years
Octavio377.3 years
Abel288.5 years
Adan270.0 years
George278.5 years
Esther278.5 years
Carlos263.0 years
Most common last names in Realitos, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Guerra1676.0 years
Flores1377.2 years
Garcia1279.4 years
Ramirez1177.4 years
Cantu778.0 years
Benavides684.5 years
Perez665.5 years
Saenz551.8 years
Canales478.5 years
Gutierrez473.0 years

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