Rio Hondo, Texas

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Population in 2013: 2,410 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.1%
Males: 1,174  (48.7%)
Females: 1,236  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78583.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,461 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Rio Hondo:

$24,461
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,312 (it was $9,871 in 2000)

Rio Hondo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,602 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Rio Hondo:

$55,602
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,861; Detached houses: $74,578; Mobile homes: $7,724; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,695

Median gross rent in 2013: $535.

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  • Races in Rio Hondo, TX (2010)

    Rio Hondo races chart
    • 1,99084.5%Hispanic
    • 35315.0%White alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rio Hondo: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.6%), Irish (4.6%), United States (4.0%), English (1.8%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 29 feet

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,730 people per square mile   (low).

Rio Hondo,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rio Hondo:

  • High school or higher: 64.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rio Hondo city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

304 residents are foreign born (11.9% Latin America).

This city:

13.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Rio Hondo, Texas as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rio Hondo to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,238 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $836 (1.6%)

Rio Hondo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (7.7 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (104.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (229.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Lantana, TX (1.7 miles ), Villa del Sol, TX (1.7 miles) , Arroyo Colorado Estates, TX (2.0 miles ), Lozano, TX (2.0 miles ), Arroyo Gardens, TX (2.3 miles ), Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, TX (2.3 miles ), La Tina Ranch, TX (2.6 miles ), Lasana, TX (2.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.23 N, Longitude: 97.58 W

Area code: 956

Rio Hondo household income distribution Rio Hondo home values distribution

Property values in Rio Hondo, TX


Crime rates in Rio Hondo by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 2000
per 100,000 93.40.00.00.0
Assaults 5327
per 100,000 233.5124.780.6288.2
Burglaries 111966
per 100,000 513.8789.7241.9247.0
Thefts 41433838
per 100,000 1,915.01,787.21,532.31,564.4
Auto thefts 3220
per 100,000 140.183.180.60.0
Arson 1100
per 100,000 46.741.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.1) 206.6164.8104.9143.1

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Crime rate in Rio Hondo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +153 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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Average climate in Rio Hondo, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Rio Hondo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Rio Hondo city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rio Hondo-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% 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 310.1 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 181.3 miles away from Rio Hondo 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 106.6 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) earthquake occurred 449.9 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 187.8 miles away from Rio Hondo center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.4 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 (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

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

Birthplace of: Roberto Garza - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Mar 26, 1979).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rio Hondo:

  • NEIGHBORHOOD HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • SUNGLO NEW DAWN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • UNITED HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • EAST WASHINGTON COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • MARIPOSA COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; STUART PLACE, TX)
  • MAGIC VALLEY HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST HARLINGEN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Airports located in Rio Hondo:

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Amtrak station near Rio Hondo:

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

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

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 6 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 25 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 37 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 42 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 92 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 104 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in Rio Hondo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rio Hondo:

See full list of schools located in Rio Hondo, School District: RIO HONDO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Rio Hondo:

  • RIO HONDO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,962; Location: 121 W ARROYO BLVD; 9,230 books; 60 audio materials; 827 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

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

Reservoir: Montgomery Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Arroyo City Fisherman's Lodge (35609 Marshall Hutts Road).

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 2012 was 50.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.1%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 53.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Rio Hondo, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Rio Hondo compared to Texas state average:

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

Banks with branches in Rio Hondo (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rio Hondo Branch at 117 E Colorado St, branch established on 1989/05/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.9
Texas average:

14.4

Rio Hondo travel time to work - commute Rio Hondo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rio Hondo city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,905$41,4300$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,604
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,787
Police Protection - Officers 5$10,158$24,3790$0
Streets and Highways 4$5,998$17,9941$784
Solid Waste Management 1$2,648$31,7760$0
Sewerage 4$7,370$22,1101$662
Parks and Recreation 1$1,506$18,0720$0
Water Supply 1$1,479$17,7480$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,324
Totals for Government 18$36,064$24,0436$7,161

Rio Hondo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $309,000 ($128.22)
    Sewerage: $228,000 ($94.61)
    Police Protection: $225,000 ($93.36)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($44.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($35.27)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($34.85)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($29.46)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($25.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($19.50)
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000 ($17.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($12.03)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($6.22)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($2.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $13,000 ($5.39)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($5.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $472,000 ($195.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($11.20)

Rio Hondo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $291,000 ($120.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($35.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,000 ($44.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $178,000 ($73.86)
    Rents: $22,000 ($9.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($6.64)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $289,000 ($119.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $312,000 ($129.46)
  • Tax - Property: $271,000 ($112.45)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $99,000 ($41.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $42,000 ($17.43)
    Other License: $19,000 ($7.88)

Rio Hondo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $507,000 ($210.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $507,000 ($210.37)

Rio Hondo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,000 ($39.00)

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 Rio Hondo:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • 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.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rio Hondo:

  • 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"))
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KESO (92.7 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rio Hondo:

  • 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.)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rio Hondo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 26.234806 Lon: -97.575778, Call Sign: WQOP457
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 456.287 MHz, 451.612 MHz, 456.612 MHz, 452.062 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/08/2021, Certifier: Dan Rodriguez
    Registrant: Houston Communications Inc., 1105 Industrial Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77478, Phone: (281) 491-1616, Fax: (281) 491-1727, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RIO HONDO, 23890 Lakeview (Lat: 26.212611 Lon: -97.587972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WQIX477
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • ARROYO CITY, 36412 Marshall Hutts Road (Lat: 26.330306 Lon: -97.440944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQPI312
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rio Hondo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rio Hondo)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$46,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Rio Hondo, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria3078.1 years
Jose2975.4 years
John1675.0 years
James1672.4 years
Manuel1376.2 years
George1272.1 years
Juan1176.3 years
Robert1075.9 years
Francisco977.1 years
William976.4 years
Most common last names in Rio Hondo, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garza3574.7 years
Rodriguez2674.4 years
Lopez2677.3 years
Garcia2178.6 years
Gonzales2078.3 years
Atkinson1872.7 years
Flores1377.7 years
Cortez1166.8 years
Ortega1069.3 years
Hernandez974.3 years

Businesses in Rio Hondo, TX

  • Subway: 1
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