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Population in 2010: 553. Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 294  (53.2%)
Females: 259  (46.8%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79851.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,992 (it was $26,438 in 2000)
Sierra Blanca:

$22,992
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,205

Sierra Blanca CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,450 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Sierra Blanca:

$48,450
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,779; Detached houses: $54,598; Mobile homes: $3,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $919.

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  • Hispanic - 404 (73.1%)
  • White alone - 119 (21.5%)
  • Black alone - 16 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sierra Blanca: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (8.7%), United States (3.5%), German (3.2%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), Welsh (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4520 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 136 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sierra Blanca:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sierra Blanca CDP:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

158 residents are foreign born

This place:  24.4%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sierra Blanca, Texas as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sierra Blanca to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,635 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $459 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (76.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (424.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Van Horn, TX (5.6 miles ), Fort Hancock, TX (5.6 miles ), Tornillo, TX (6.9 miles ), Dell City, TX (7.3 miles ), Fabens, TX (7.3 miles ), Van Horn Rural, TX (7.3 miles) , Agua Dulce, TX (7.5 miles ), Morning Glory, TX (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.18 N, Longitude: 105.34 W

Area code: 915

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (49%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sierra Blanca-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1992 at 16:17:52, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hudspeth County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Sierra Blanca, TX

Heliports located in Sierra Blanca:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sierra Blanca:

  • El Paso Community College (about 73 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 80 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 113 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 114 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 185 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 238 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 241 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)

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Hudspeth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.3%
(34.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sierra Blanca, TX

86 people in federal detention centers in 2010
32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Sierra Blanca compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sierra Blanca (2011 data):

  • TransPecos Banks: Transpecos Banks - Sierra Blanca at Highway 80 And Fm 1111, branch established on 1975/05/08. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $153.5 mil, Deposits: $139.5 mil, headquarters in Pecos, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Transpecos Financial Corp.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sierra Blanca CDP (based on Hudspeth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.46%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents87.2%5.3%3.7%2.4%1.4%
Congregations14.3%28.6%28.6%14.3%14.3%
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: 2
This county:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hudspeth County:

6.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Hudspeth County:

9.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hudspeth County:

16.4%
State:

15.7%

7.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from El Paso County, TX  2.13% ($20,955 average AGI)


8.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to El Paso County, TX  2.88% ($23,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sierra Blanca:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Sierra Blanca fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 1987 08:35 PM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sierra Blanca)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sierra Blanca, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB5KWX
    Grant Date: 10/31/1989, Expiration Date: 10/31/1999, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2002
    Registrant: Lonny L Hillin, 101 Argim, Sierra Blanca, TX 79851
  • Call Sign: KC5DSH
    Grant Date: 09/11/1995, Expiration Date: 10/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2005
    Registrant: George A Stith, Sierra Blanca, TX 79851
  • Call Sign: KD7BNC, Licensee ID: L01403462
    Grant Date: 05/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/29/2018
    Registrant: Randy L Coffman, Sierra Blanca, TX 79851



Most common first names in Sierra Blanca, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James477.7 years
William478.0 years
Robert481.5 years
George374.7 years
John374.3 years
Frank281.0 years
Albert269.5 years
Refugio278.0 years
Elizabeth288.5 years
Esther263.5 years
Most common last names in Sierra Blanca, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ramirez1175.1 years
Mcadoo584.0 years
Love578.2 years
Baylor485.5 years
Rose462.7 years
Diaz377.6 years
Kypfer371.3 years
Gomez378.6 years
Neely379.0 years
Peace367.0 years
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