For population 25 years and over in Santa Maria:
For population 15 years and over in Santa Maria CDP:
295 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (12.3 miles , pop. 57,564).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (118.4 miles , pop. 277,454).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (236.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Iglesia Antigua, TX (1.0 miles ), Bluetown-Iglesia Antigua, TX (1.2 miles ), Bluetown, TX (1.3 miles ), Relampago, TX (1.9 miles) , Arroyo Alto, TX (2.1 miles ), Bixby, TX (2.1 miles ), La Feria, TX (2.4 miles ), Solis, TX (2.5 miles ).
Latitude: 26.08 N, Longitude: 97.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 956
Property values in Santa Maria, TX
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Average climate in Santa Maria, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Santa Maria-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Santa Maria place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 15.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
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: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.211. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.59. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 28 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 26.2. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 6.88. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Santa Maria CDP (based on Cameron County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,083 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,114 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Santa Maria fatal accident list:
Jun 7, 2002 10:30 PM, Us-281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 1996 10:08 PM, 281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1988 04:30 AM, 281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Santa Maria)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Santa Maria, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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