South Fork Estates, Texas

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Population in 2010: 70. Population change since 2000: +48.9%
Males: 31  (44.4%)
Females: 39  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  59.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 78361

Estimated median household income in 2016: $83,660 (it was $60,139 in 2000)
South Fork Estates:

$83,660
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,299 (it was $14,429 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,470 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
South Fork Estates:

$95,470
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $263,988; Detached houses: $262,987
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  • Races in South Fork Estates, TX (2010)

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    • 6897.1%Hispanic
    • 22.9%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Fork Estates: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in South Fork Estates:

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Fork Estates CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

6 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America).

This place:

12.8%
Texas:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

South Fork Estates CDP:  0.5% ($199)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

South Fork Estates satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (50.3 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (87.6 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (151.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: North Jim Hogg, TX (1.2 miles ), Hebbronville, TX (2.0 miles ), Las Lomitas, TX (2.5 miles ), Bruni, TX (3.6 miles ), Realitos, TX (4.2 miles ), South Jim Hogg, TX (4.5 miles) , Mirando City, TX (4.5 miles ), Oilton, TX (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 27.27 N, Longitude: 98.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

South Fork Estates household income distribution South Fork Estates home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (81%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (81%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in South Fork Estates, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Fork Estates-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the South Fork Estates place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 46.2 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

South Fork Estates-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 350.1 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 112.9 miles away from South Fork Estates 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 51.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 400.4 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 121.8 miles away from South Fork Estates center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 416.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jim Hogg County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near South Fork Estates:

  • MERIDIAN CARE OF HEBBRONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HEBBRONVILLE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Fork Estates:

  • Texas A & M International University (about 49 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 52 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 55 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 75 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 79 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Del Mar College (about 88 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 91 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  90.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
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:

7.9
Texas average:

14.3

South Fork Estates travel time to work - commute South Fork Estates mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for South Fork Estates CDP (based on Jim Hogg County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6004
Evangelical Protestant3263
Mainline Protestant1202
Other-1
None254-
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: 7
Jim Hogg County:

14.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Jim Hogg County:

8.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Jim Hogg County:

26.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
South Fork Estates:

28.9%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.1%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
South Fork Estates:

82.2%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Fork Estates, TX Residents

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in South Fork Estates:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, 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.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Fork Estates:

  • KAZF (91.9 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KEKO (101.7 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INC.)
  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (50%)

South Fork Estates compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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