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Population in 2010: 512.
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
Males: 262  (51.2%)
Females: 250  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

31.6 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 78559.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,811 (it was $34,861 in 2000)
Solis:

$54,811
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,191 (it was $10,319 in 2000)

Solis CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $58,963 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Solis:

$58,963
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $85,479; detached houses: $146,806; mobile homes: $37,305

Median gross rent in 2019: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Solis: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%

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Ancestries: American (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.10 square miles.

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

Solis, Texas map

156 residents are foreign born (31.1% Latin America).

This place:

31.1%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,501 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $719 (1.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Solis, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Solis, TX in 2019

Property values in Solis, TX

Solis satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.2%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Solis, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (14.8%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.1%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (21.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (19.6%)
  • Machinery (14.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (14.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (22.6%)
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (17.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Solis, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.7%)
  • Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers (11.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (19.6%)
  • Carpenters (16.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (14.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (14.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers (17.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.5%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.5%)

Average climate in Solis, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Solis, Texas average temperatures Solis, Texas average precipitation Solis, Texas humidity Solis, Texas wind speed Solis, Texas snowfall Solis, Texas sunshine Solis, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3

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 slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.1 miles away from Solis center
On 11/13/2017 at 11:23:01, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.4 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) earthquake occurred 183.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) 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) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Solis center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cameron County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 2 (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
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

For population 15 years and over in Solis:

Marital status in Solis, TX
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Solis:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Solis, TX (based on Cameron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Cameron County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

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

18.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Solis:

51.7%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Solis:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Solis:

35.2%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.7%
State:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solis, TX Residents

3.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.29%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($40,000 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.32% ($34,480)
from Bexar County, TX  0.19% ($38,656)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.63% ($38,428 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($43,022)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($33,006)

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
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • 129,370Total average daily traffic
  • 12,618Total average daily truck traffic
  • 116,330Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Solis, TX
  • 92.7%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Solis, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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