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 2012: $28,031 (it was $19,536 in 2000)
Rosita South:

$28,031
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,324 (it was $6,157 in 2000)

Rosita South CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,804 (it was $23,600 in 2000)
Rosita South:

$43,804
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $55,596; Detached houses: $59,190; Mobile homes: $45,950; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,958

Median gross rent in 2009: $664.

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  • Hispanic - 2,140 (83.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 372 (14.5%)
  • White alone - 56 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rosita South: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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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).

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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

For population 15 years and over in Rosita South CDP:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 9.5%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

771 residents are foreign born (33.1% Latin America).

This place:  34.3%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $268 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $279 (0.5%)

Rosita South satellite photo by USGS

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

Rosita South household income distribution Rosita South home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Rosita South, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

Rosita South-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% 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 the city 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 Rosita South 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 140.7 miles away from the city 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 the city center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from Rosita South 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 146.8 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 46.9%
(0.0% for Black residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.6% for American Indian residents, 47.4% for other race residents, 97.4% for two or more races residents)
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
10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Rosita South compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009

Rosita South travel time to work - commute Rosita South mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.68%
Here: 34.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents79.8%6.3%3.5%2.0%1.7%
Congregations12.0%24.0%8.0%8.0%12.0%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%0.9%2.1%
Congregations4.0%8.0%4.0%4.0%16.0%
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: 11
Maverick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Maverick County:

26.6%
Texas:

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

16.5%
State:

15.7%

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.94% ($24,491 average AGI)
from Webb County, TX  0.18% ($49,125)
from Harris County, TX  0.16% ($39,379)


4.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($24,622 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.20% ($25,944)
to Val Verde County, TX  0.17% ($54,258)

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 on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #32 (78852) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #54 (78852) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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