San Pedro, Texas

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Population in 2010: 530.
Population change since 2000: -20.7%
Males: 274  (51.8%)
Females: 256  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78520.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,748 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
San Pedro:

$41,748
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,899 (it was $7,287 in 2000)

San Pedro CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $46,000 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
San Pedro:

$46,000
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,808; detached houses: $108,783

Median gross rent in 2017: $475.

March 2019 cost of living index in San Pedro: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.5%
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  • Races in San Pedro, TX (2010)
    • 52098.1%Hispanic
    • 71.3%White alone
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.48 square miles.

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

San Pedro, Texas map

95 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America).

This place:

25.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $324 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $741 (1.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in San Pedro, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Pedro, TX in 2017

Property values in San Pedro, TX

San Pedro satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in San Pedro, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Utilities (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.6%)
  • Utilities (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (17.5%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.0%)
Most common occupations in San Pedro, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (22.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Bus drivers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (9.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)

Average climate in San Pedro, 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 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 San Pedro 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 the city 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 San Pedro 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 San Pedro 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 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
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

For population 15 years and over in San Pedro:

Marital status in San Pedro, TX
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in San Pedro:

  • High school or higher: 55.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.3
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Cameron County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Here:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Cameron County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
San Pedro:

19.8%
Texas:

21.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
San Pedro:

31.8%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
San Pedro:

58.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of San Pedro, TX Residents

3.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.29%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($40,000 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.32% ($34,480)
from Bexar County, TX  0.19% ($38,656)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.63% ($38,428 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($43,022)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($33,006)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Pedro, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Pedro, TX - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Pedro, TX
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 13.5%No fuel used
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Pedro, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


San Pedro compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

San Pedro on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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