Solis, Texas

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Population in 2010: 512. Population change since 2000: -6.1%
Males: 307  (60.0%)
Females: 205  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78559.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,956 (it was $34,861 in 2000)
Solis:

$52,956
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,886 (it was $10,319 in 2000)

Solis CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,056 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Solis:

$45,056
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $70,274; Detached houses: $86,415; Mobile homes: $33,416

Median gross rent in 2016: $709.

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  • Races in Solis, TX (2010)

    Solis races chart
    • 43084.0%Hispanic
    • 7715.0%White alone
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Solis: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (2.5%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

Population density: 244 people per square mile   (very low).

Solis,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Solis:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Solis CDP:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

79 residents are foreign born (17.2% Latin America).

This place:

17.2%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,176 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $704 (2.0%)

Solis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (8.6 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (112.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (230.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: La Feria, TX (1.2 miles ), La Feria North, TX (1.2 miles) , Bixby, TX (1.4 miles ), Heidelberg, TX (1.6 miles ), Ratamosa, TX (1.6 miles ), Arroyo Alto, TX (1.6 miles ), Mercedes, TX (2.2 miles ), Grand Acres, TX (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 26.17 N, Longitude: 97.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Solis household income distribution Solis home values distribution

Property values in Solis, TX

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (1%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Solis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Solis, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Solis-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Solis place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 16.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Solis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% 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 310.3 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 183.6 miles away from Solis 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 440.4 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 107.9 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 190.6 miles away from Solis center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.4 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 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).
Solis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Solis:

  • LA LUZ HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • CALIDAD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • BIENVENIDOS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERCEDES, TX)
  • ESSENTIAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • HEALING ANGEL HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WESLACO, TX)
  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • CONTINUUM HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Solis:

  • 10 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Solis:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 12 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 23 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 26 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 30 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 94 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 114 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.2%
(32.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.2%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.6
Texas average:

14.3

Solis travel time to work - commute Solis mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Solis CDP (based on Cameron County data)

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
Cameron County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Solis:

43.4%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Solis:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Solis:

31.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.3%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solis, TX Residents

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.57% ($27,792 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.33% ($25,197)
from Bexar County, TX  0.22% ($31,668)


3.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,002 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.60% ($29,477 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.35% ($28,091)
to Bexar County, TX  0.31% ($36,574)

Strongest AM radio stations in Solis:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Solis:

  • 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.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • K206BP (89.1 FM; WESLACO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Solis:

  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 41m135ftTotal length
  • 129,750Total average daily traffic
  • 12,356Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Solis compared to Texas state average:

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