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Population in 2012: 32,693 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.4%
 

Males: 15,894  (48.6%)
Females: 16,799  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  29.5 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79927.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,381 (it was $24,087 in 2000)
Socorro:

$32,381
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,326

Socorro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,668 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Socorro:

$80,668
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,618; Detached houses: $86,292; Townhouses or other attached units: $82,960; In 2-unit structures: $76,262; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,171; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,517; Mobile homes: $57,350

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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  • Hispanic - 30,964 (96.7%)
  • White alone - 657 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 265 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 49 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Socorro: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Socorro, Texas on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Socorro is mentioned 237 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (1.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 17.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,867 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Socorro:

  • High school or higher: 54.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Socorro city:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

10,933 residents are foreign born

This city:  34.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Socorro, Texas as of October 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Socorro to the number of sex offenders is 10,898 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,100 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,188 (1.7%)

Socorro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (13.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (362.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sparks, TX (1.8 miles ), San Elizario, TX (2.0 miles ), Clint, TX (2.1 miles ), Horizon City, TX (2.3 miles ), Morning Glory, TX (2.5 miles ), Agua Dulce, TX (2.8 miles ), Fabens, TX (3.4 miles ), Homestead Meadows South, TX (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 346 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2004: 352 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2005: 396 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2006: 392 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2007: 95 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2011: 101 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2012: 140 buildings, average cost: $93,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.64 N, Longitude: 106.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,414 (-23.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,790 (15.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 915

Socorro household income distribution Socorro home values distribution

Property values in Socorro, TX


 

Crime rates in Socorro by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000001000000
per 100,000 3.50.00.00.00.00.03.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2458584533634
per 100,000 7.014.417.628.217.528.113.115.89.29.218.39.212.0
Robberies 69214118142618161666
per 100,000 21.032.47.149.338.428.145.982.355.549.248.818.418.0
Assaults 291084244566688786085694845
per 100,000 101.3388.9148.1154.9195.7231.7288.3246.9184.9261.4210.4146.8135.0
Burglaries 9182958476771311611712001438579
per 100,000 317.7295.3335.0295.8265.6270.3429.1509.7527.1615.0436.1260.0237.1
Thefts 373216241323359371357456506442400384336
per 100,000 1302.4777.9849.81137.41254.71302.21169.51443.61559.61359.11219.91174.81008.2
Auto thefts 61404070735776619065614230
per 100,000 213.0144.1141.0246.5255.1200.1249.0193.1277.4199.9186.0128.590.0
Arson 52334108571872
per 100,000 17.57.210.610.614.035.126.215.821.63.124.421.46.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 139.2173.2122.2164.5164.1175.2197.5208.6194.7200.3176.6125.5113.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Socorro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
Texas average:

1.95

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Socorro, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3,936 (+17.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Socorro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% 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 82.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Socorro topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Socorro:

  • NEW MISSION HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLINT, TX)
  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING V I (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HORIZON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; EL PASO, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Socorro, TX

Amtrak station near Socorro:

  • 16 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.socorrotexas.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Socorro:

  • El Paso Community College (about 10 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 17 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 53 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 54 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • Eastern Arizona College (about 221 miles; Thatcher, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,285)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 234 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • Central New Mexico Community College (about 239 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 8,765)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Center for Employment Training, Correct location: 10610 N. Loop Dr., STE R, Socorro, TX 79927
  • Can you include the URL for the Official website for the City of Socorro, Texas? WWW.SOCORROTEXAS.ORG Mark Threadgill City Clerk 124 S. Horizon Blvd. Socorro, Texas 79927 threadgillma at socorrotexas.org

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Notable locations in Socorro: Rio Vista Farm Historic District (A), Socorro Fire Department (B), Life Ambulance Service Station 2 (C), Bracero Reception Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Socorro include: Segunda Iglesia Apostolica de la Fe en Cristo Jesus Church (A), Apostolic Church (B), Apostolic Assembly Church (C), Church of God (D), Saints Peter and Paul Church (E), Socorro Mission (F), Nuestra Senora de Socorro Mission (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Socorro include: Moon City Park (1), Soccoro Student Activities Complex (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
El Paso 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.4. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

45.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.324. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.342. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.342
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 51.9. This is significantly worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

51.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.5%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.1% for American Indian residents, 36.6% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  87.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Socorro, TX

22 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Socorro compared to Texas state average:

Socorro, Texas environmental map by EPA

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Socorro travel time to work - commute


Socorro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Socorro city (based on El Paso County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.43%
Here63.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents81.2%5.7%2.0%1.5%1.3%
Congregations19.0%17.0%7.3%9.0%5.3%
NameJewishChurch of the Nazarene Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.7%
Congregations0.7%2.7%0.7%2.3%36.0%
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: 116
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
El Paso County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
El Paso County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 216
This county:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 444
El Paso County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
El Paso County:

12.3%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$49,645$66,1930$0
Other Government Administration 11$47,878$52,2310$0
Judicial and Legal 7$31,530$54,0510$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$162,233$72,1040$0
Police - Other 10$14,672$17,6060$0
Streets and Highways 12$44,490$44,4902$3,230
Health 2$8,105$48,6300$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,459
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$1,975$23,7000$0
Totals for Government 79$360,528$54,7644$4,689

Socorro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $988,000 ($30.22)
    Police Protection: $779,000 ($23.83)
    General - Other: $433,000 ($13.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $317,000 ($9.70)
    Health Services - Other: $109,000 ($3.33)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($1.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($2.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,516,000 ($46.37)

Socorro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $784,000 ($23.98)
    Property Sale Other: $50,000 ($1.53)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($1.04)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $639,000 ($19.55)
  • Tax - Property: $1,451,000 ($44.38)
    Total General Sales: $346,000 ($10.58)
    NEC: $180,000 ($5.51)

Socorro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,771,000 ($54.17)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $424,000 ($12.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,125,000 ($34.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $494,000 ($15.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $576,000 ($17.62)

Socorro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,680,000 ($112.56)

5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.62% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,256 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.62%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.31% ($27,333 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($28,116)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($29,814)


5.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,852 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.27%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.38% ($26,477 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.26% ($27,226)
to Bexar County, TX  0.23% ($32,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Socorro:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Socorro:

  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KPAS (103.1 FM; FABENS, TX; Owner: ALGIE A. FELDER)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Socorro:

  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BUFORD, 1099 Moon Road (Lat: 31.666000 Lon: -106.261361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WPJA717
    Assigned Frequencies: 19365.0 MHz, 19350.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • FOXCONN Warehouse, 11771 Alameda, 79927 (Lat: 31.616889 Lon: -106.256361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12.4 m, Call Sign: WQJE511
    Assigned Frequencies: 22809.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: Arturo Bedolla
    Registrant: Bordercomm Partners LP, 6842 Industrial Ave., El Paso, TX 79915, Phone: (915) 225-4427, Fax: (915) 779-8880, Email:
  • Rec Center, Off Pablo Silvas Sr St (Lat: 31.616806 Lon: -106.292833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQNH655
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2021, Certifier: Raul Candeleria Jr
    Registrant: Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo, El Paso, TX 79917, Phone: (915) 860-7105, Fax: (915) 870-2794
  • SPEAKING REC, 11200 Santos Sanchez (Lat: 31.621194 Lon: -106.294028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQQL958, Licensee ID: L01629402
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2013, Expiration Date: 01/24/2023, Certifier: Scott Brown
    Registrant: Speaking Rock Entertainment, 119 S Old Pueblo Rd, El Paso, TX 79907, Phone: (915) 860-7777, Fax: (915) 860-7745, Email:
  • VALLEY SUB, 11390 Socorro Road (Lat: 31.618167 Lon: -106.285806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WEF309
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz, 19305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2010, Expiration Date: 02/24/2020
    Registrant: El Paso Electric Company, Loc 605, El Paso, TX 79960, Phone: (915) 543-2091, Fax: (915) 521-4669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC8HZN, Licensee ID: L01179013
    Grant Date: 05/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/24/2017
    Registrant: Kenneth R D Norris, 725 Delhi Dr, Socorro, TX 79927

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13F , Serial Number: 56048, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert L Mcelroy, 10840 E Burt Rd, Socorro, TX 79927



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$99,91621$70,10277$83,24046$14,4338$73,0147$54,539
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$71,7146$69,97724$80,0859$20,6941$75,1907$69,299
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$96,16824$70,465155$78,14282$24,5397$61,76019$47,726
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$114,7785$144,64644$91,84611$46,5823$91,0372$39,715
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,0002$93,34510$78,4872$38,9300$01$35,220

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0040.02 , 0103.10, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0104.03, 0104.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$105,9952$83,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$60,3901$103,0001$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$58,6001$103,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0040.02 , 0103.10, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0104.03, 0104.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Socorro, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Domino's Pizza1
Burger King1H&R Block1
Church's Chicken1U-Haul2
Cricket Wireless2Walgreens1

Socorro on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #97 (79927) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dale A. Croasmun (1)
  • Salvador Cordero (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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