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Population in 2012: 4,880 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 

Males: 2,548  (52.2%)
Females: 2,332  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  23.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78046.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,816 (it was $17,149 in 2000)
Rio Bravo:

$26,816
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,459

Rio Bravo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,025 (it was $31,200 in 2000)
Rio Bravo:

$46,025
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,543; Detached houses: $56,667; Mobile homes: $31,018

Median gross rent in 2012: $424.

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  • Hispanic - 4,741 (98.9%)
  • White alone - 44 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rio Bravo: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Rio Bravo, Texas on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Rio Bravo is mentioned 22 times on our forum:
Best and Worst City in Texas to Live in ?  (254 replies)
General question  (10 replies)
Young couple looking for unique home under $160k  (35 replies)
Laredo, TX  (85 replies)
Laredo?  (50 replies)
Looking For Housing And Schools In Rio Bravo,mexico  (1 reply)

Ancestries: United States (1.8%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 7,165 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rio Bravo:

  • High school or higher: 43.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio Bravo city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

1,582 residents are foreign born

This city:  32.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Rio Bravo, Texas as of November 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rio Bravo to the number of sex offenders is 1,220 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,055 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $829 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (11.1 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (130.0 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (155.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: El Cenizo, TX (1.7 miles ), La Presa, TX (1.7 miles ), Larga Vista, TX (3.1 miles ), Tanquecitos South Acres II, TX (3.2 miles) , Los Altos, TX (3.2 miles) , Tanquecitos South Acres, TX (3.3 miles ), San Carlos I, TX (3.3 miles ), Laredo Ranchettes West, TX (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 27.36 N, Longitude: 99.48 W

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Rio Bravo, Texas accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3,226 (+138.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Rio Bravo-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 90.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Rio Bravo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webb County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rio Bravo topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Rio Bravo:

  • CASA UNIDA GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • SALUD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LAREDO, TX)
  • CASA LINDA DE LAREDO (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LAREDO, TX)

Amtrak station near Rio Bravo:

  • 10 miles: LAREDO (801 SAN BERNARDINO AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rio Bravo:

  • Laredo Community College (about 11 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 15 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 99 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 107 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • South Texas College (about 110 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 130 miles; Uvalde, TX; FT enrollment: 2,240)
  • Del Mar College (about 131 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)

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Notable locations in Rio Bravo: Rio Bravo Fire Department (A), A Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Webb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 24.1. This is better than average.
City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.364. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.364
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

11.9


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.1%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.8% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  4.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  90.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rio Bravo, TX

Rio Bravo 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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


Rio Bravo travel time to work - commute


Rio Bravo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rio Bravo city (based on Webb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.61%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents92.5%2.0%1.8%1.1%0.6%
Congregations29.6%14.8%14.8%4.9%4.9%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.3%0.2%0.1%0.9%
Congregations1.2%2.5%1.2%2.5%23.5%
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: 43
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
This county:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 129
Webb County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Webb County:

9.1%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

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

15.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,124$28,4960$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,643$91,7164$3,420
Judicial and Legal 2$4,035$24,2100$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,318$44,4240$0
Police - Other 3$8,223$32,8920$0
Firefighters 3$10,701$42,8040$0
Fire - Other 1$3,198$38,3761$1,434
Streets and Highways 3$7,992$31,9680$0
Health 1$1,757$21,0840$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,038$33,1140$0
Sewerage 2$4,806$28,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,980$35,9400$0
Water Supply 3$7,653$30,6120$0
Totals for Government 39$119,468$36,7595$4,854


3.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.36%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,221 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.25%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bexar County, TX  0.34% ($23,127 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.25% ($34,383)
from Dallas County, TX  0.16% ($22,676)


3.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.37%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,080 average AGI)
Webb County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  0.73% ($32,471 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.26% ($29,173)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.17% ($39,598)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rio Bravo:

  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WOAI (1200 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.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Bravo:

  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBDR-FM1 (100.5 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KHOY (88.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LAREDO CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJBZ (92.7 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBNL (89.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNEX (106.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Rio Bravo:

  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLDO-TV (Channel 27; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EL CENIZO, 1006 Paseo De Danubio (Lat: 27.366778 Lon: -99.463722), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQFX524
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6805.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/30/2006, Expiration Date: 10/30/2016, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5MEO, Previous Call Sign: KB5TXB, Licensee ID: L00461652
    Grant Date: 01/24/1995, Expiration Date: 07/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2002
    Registrant: Jesus Campos, 1823 Patricia Ln, Rio Bravo, TX 78043



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$36,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.05

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Rio Bravo on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #24 (78046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #92 (78046) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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