San Pedro, Texas

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Population in 2010: 530. Population change since 2000: -20.7%
Males: 300  (56.8%)
Females: 230  (43.2%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78520.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $13,913 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
San Pedro:

$13,913
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,692 (it was $7,287 in 2000)

San Pedro CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,394 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
San Pedro:

$59,394
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $96,839; Detached houses: $96,839

Median gross rent in 2012: $400.

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San Pedro races chart
  • Hispanic - 520 (98.1%)
  • White alone - 7 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Pedro: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

Population density: 214 people per square mile   (very low).

San Pedro,TX real estate house value index trend

San Pedro, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in San Pedro:

  • High school or higher: 50.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Pedro CDP:

  • Never married: 7.3%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 14.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

62 residents are foreign born

This place:  15.0%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $238 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $769 (1.3%)

San Pedro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brownsville, TX (7.9 miles , pop. 139,722).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (122.6 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (246.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Encantada-Ranchito El Calaboz, TX (2.0 miles ), Olmito, TX (2.2 miles ), Rancho Viejo, TX (2.2 miles ), La Paloma, TX (2.5 miles ), Cameron Park, TX (2.7 miles ), Lago, TX (2.7 miles ), Brownsville, TX (2.8 miles ), Indian Lake, TX (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 25.98 N, Longitude: 97.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

San Pedro household income distribution San Pedro home values distribution

Property values in San Pedro, TX

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (49%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (72%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (23%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)

Work and jobs in San Pedro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in San Pedro, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

San Pedro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% 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 293.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from San Pedro 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 123.4 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 460.5 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 205.1 miles away from San Pedro center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 210.6 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).
San Pedro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near San Pedro:

  • BROWNSVILLE SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS REHABILTATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • NRI BROWNSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • CORAZON HEALTH CARE SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEYWIDE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)
  • VALLEY HEMODIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, TX)

Amtrak stations near San Pedro:

  • 9 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 16 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Pedro:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 10 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 18 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 43 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 44 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 109 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 122 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 124 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

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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 8.0 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 10.9 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 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.1%
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

San Pedro compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

San Pedro travel time to work - commute San Pedro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • No fuel used (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for San Pedro CDP (based on Cameron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Here: 52.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents75.7%9.8%2.7%2.2%1.5%
Congregations16.6%17.5%5.4%14.8%3.6%
Name Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%1.0%0.9%3.7%
Congregations0.4%4.5%9.0%2.2%26.0%
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: 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%

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 San Pedro:

  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Pedro:

  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KZSP (95.3 FM; SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX; Owner: ALTERNATIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around San Pedro:

  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$57,1801$128,4201$38,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$45,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.08

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.08

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