San Perlita, Texas

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Population in 2013: 567 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.6%
 
Males: 291  (51.4%)
Females: 276  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78590.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,170 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
San Perlita:

$21,170
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,624 (it was $6,761 in 2000)

San Perlita city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,095 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
San Perlita:

$38,095
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $39,821; Detached houses: $42,566; Mobile homes: $19,422

Median gross rent in 2013: $344.

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  • Races in San Perlita, TX (2010)

    San Perlita races chart
    • 53893.9%Hispanic
    • 356.1%White alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in San Perlita: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.7%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,116 people per square mile   (low).

San Perlita,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in San Perlita:

  • High school or higher: 56.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 18.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Perlita city:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

199 residents are foreign born (27.4% Latin America).

This city:

27.4%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in San Perlita, Texas as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Perlita to the number of sex offenders is 573 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,227 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $520 (1.5%)

San Perlita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (21.6 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (87.2 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (210.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Willamar, TX (2.4 miles) , Raymondville, TX (3.0 miles ), Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (3.0 miles) , Santa Monica, TX (3.2 miles) , Bausell and Ellis, TX (3.2 miles) , Lyford, TX (3.3 miles ), Ranchette Estates, TX (3.3 miles) , Lyford South, TX (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 26.50 N, Longitude: 97.64 W

Area code: 956

San Perlita household income distribution San Perlita home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+34.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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Average climate in San Perlita, Texas

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Tornado activity:

San Perlita-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the San Perlita city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

San Perlita-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 328.9 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 162.5 miles away from San Perlita 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 87.9 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 435.3 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 169.0 miles away from San Perlita center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.2 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 Willacy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near San Perlita:

  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/RAYMONDVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)
  • WILLACY COUNTY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RAYMONDVILLE, TX)

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

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 20 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 36 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 43 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 44 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 73 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 87 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 89 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in San Perlita:

Public elementary/middle schools in San Perlita:

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Willacy 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 48.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.6% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

San Perlita compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for San Perlita city (based on Willacy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,0106
Evangelical Protestant1,61422
Mainline Protestant8068
Other3372
None8,367-
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: 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Willacy County:

27.6%
Texas:

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

18.0%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,098$37,1762$1,569
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,073
Totals for Government 1$3,098$37,1764$3,642

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Cameron County, TX  1.50% ($27,549 average AGI)
from Hidalgo County, TX  1.15% ($24,600)
from Harris County, TX  0.23% ($19,929)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
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 Cameron County, TX  1.97% ($30,050 average AGI)
to Hidalgo County, TX  1.13% ($31,464)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($24,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in San Perlita:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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 San Perlita:

  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around San Perlita:

  • 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.)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Perlita)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Exxons Willamar Field Sta 6 Mi Se (Lat: 26.443111 Lon: -97.571083), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNJP364, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2005, Expiration Date: 11/21/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2011
    Registrant: Exxon Communications Company, Gsc-Gw3-366b, Houston, TX 77210-4934, Phone: (713) 431-4134, Fax: (713) 431-6036, Email:
  • San Jose Separator Station 12.5 Mi N (Lat: 26.679778 Lon: -97.609722), Call Sign: WCZ540, Licensee ID: L00011605
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/1998, Expiration Date: 10/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2003
    Registrant: Exxon Communications Co, Rm 1619 Fannin Bldg, Houston, TX 77210-4276, Phone: (713) 656-1827

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF5DRP, Licensee ID: L01527614
    Grant Date: 11/02/2009, Expiration Date: 11/02/2019, Certifier: Terry A Wolfe
    Registrant: Terry A Wolfe, San Perlita, TX 78590

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