Rosita South, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 2,771.
Males: 1,361  (49.1%)
Females: 1,410  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

21.5 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip codes: 78852.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,733 (it was $19,536 in 2000)
Rosita South:

$37,733
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $12,169 (it was $6,157 in 2000)

Rosita South CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,252 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Rosita South:

$59,252
TX:

$200,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Rosita South: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Rosita South, TX (2000)
    • 2,14083.1%Hispanic
    • 37214.5%American Indian alone
    • 562.2%White alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 10.04%Two or more races

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.76 square miles.

Population density: 357 people per square mile   (very low).

Rosita South, Texas map

822 residents are foreign born (31.6% Latin America).

This place:

31.9%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Rosita South CDP:

1.1% ($264)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (95.4 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (129.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Rosita North, TX (1.4 miles ),
Eidson Road, TX (2.1 miles ),
Las Quintas Fronterizas, TX (2.3 miles ),
Eagle Pass, TX (2.6 miles ),
Fabrica, TX (3.0 miles ),
Seco Mines, TX (3.1 miles ),
Siesta Acres, TX (3.1 miles ),
El Indio, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 28.62 N, Longitude: 100.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 830

Distribution of median household income in Rosita South, TX in 2019
Rosita South satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

17.1%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Rosita South, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Truck transportation (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.5%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Apparel (9.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
Most common occupations in Rosita South, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.2%)
  • Cashiers (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (18.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (18.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)

Average climate in Rosita South, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.2. This is better than average.

City:

61.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rosita South-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 210.5 miles away from Rosita South center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Rosita South center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 305.4 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) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Rosita South center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.9 miles away from Rosita South center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 303.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maverick County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rosita South topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rosita South:

  • MILAGROS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • REMNANT HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • CANTERBURY VILLA OF EAGLE PASS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Hospital, about 8 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • APC HOME HEALTH SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)
  • EAGLE PASS HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EAGLE PASS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rosita South:

  • Southwest Texas Junior College (about 59 miles; Uvalde, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,569)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 95 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 96 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Northwest Vista College (about 120 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 9,683)
  • Palo Alto College (about 124 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 128 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 129 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)

Points of interest:

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

Creek: Rosita Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Maverick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

4.1 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

92.5%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

4.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

41.2%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.0%
Whole state:

6.7%
10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Rosita South:

Marital status in Rosita South, TX
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rosita South:

  • High school or higher: 29.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 23.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

38.6
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rosita South, TX (based on Maverick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,6004
Evangelical Protestant4,00133
Other1,2903
Mainline Protestant7964
Black Protestant-2
None35,571-
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: 11
Maverick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Maverick County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.6%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Maverick County:

26.6%
Texas:

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

16.5%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rosita South:

39.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.7%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Rosita South:

27.4
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

40.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rosita South:

4.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.4
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rosita South:

21.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

48.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rosita South:

77.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rosita South, TX Residents

3.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  0.80% ($28,604 average AGI)
from Webb County, TX  0.16% ($51,438)
from Harris County, TX  0.10% ($25,150)


4.20% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  1.34% ($40,881 average AGI)
to Val Verde County, TX  0.19% ($46,425)
to Webb County, TX  0.15% ($36,968)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rosita South:

  • KEPS (1270 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, 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.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KBEN (1450 AM; 1 kW; CARRIZO SPRINGS, TX; Owner: SYLVIA MIJARES)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rosita South:

  • KEPX (89.5 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEPI (88.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KINL (92.7 FM; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: EQUICOM,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Rosita South:

  • KVAW (Channel 16; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: HISPANIC TELEVISION NETWORK, INC., DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KEAP-LP (Channel 3; EAGLE PASS, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Rosita South fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Rosita South fatal accident list:

Dec 7, 2017 03:07 PM, Rosita Valley Rd, Lat: 28.620025, Lon: -100.433733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 2008 03:56 AM, Rosita Valley, Lat: 28.617560, Lon: -100.432440, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • 12,690Total average daily traffic
  • 1,522Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,770Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rosita South, TX
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 21.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rosita South, TX
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Rosita South 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Rosita South on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #89 (78852) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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