Sullivan City, Texas

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Population in 2013: 4,118 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 1,857  (45.1%)
Females: 2,261  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  27.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78595.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,697 (it was $17,743 in 2000)
Sullivan City:

$25,697
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,360 (it was $5,131 in 2000)

Sullivan City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,712 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Sullivan City:

$55,712
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $58,685; Detached houses: $59,982; Mobile homes: $17,168

Median gross rent in 2013: $498.

  • Races in Sullivan City, TX (2010)

    Sullivan City races chart
    • 3,98699.6%Hispanic
    • 150.4%White alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sullivan City: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,151 people per square mile   (low).

Sullivan City,TX real estate house value index trend

Sullivan City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Sullivan City:

  • High school or higher: 32.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sullivan City city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

1,705 residents are foreign born (40.6% Latin America).

This city:

40.6%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Sullivan City, Texas as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sullivan City to the number of sex offenders is 585 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,193 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $915 (1.5%)

Sullivan City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (21.0 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (124.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (219.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Nina, TX (0.9 miles) , Quesada, TX (1.0 miles) , Cuevitas, TX (1.0 miles) , Los Ebanos, TX (1.5 miles ), Havana, TX (2.1 miles ), La Paloma Ranchettes, TX (2.1 miles ), East Alto Bonito, TX (2.1 miles ), Rafael Pena, TX (2.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $188,100

Latitude: 26.28 N, Longitude: 98.57 W

Area code: 956

Sullivan City household income distribution Sullivan City home values distribution

Crime rates in Sullivan City by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.022.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002120000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.044.822.445.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Robberies 12311100001
per 100,000 23.846.868.822.422.422.50.00.00.00.024.3
Assaults 261185034212
per 100,000 47.6140.4252.1179.0112.00.066.988.348.923.948.5
Burglaries 142332894724291311316
per 100,000 333.3538.1733.41,991.51,052.4540.5646.6287.0269.271.7388.2
Thefts 14283326261215171187
per 100,000 333.3655.1756.4581.8582.2270.3334.4375.3269.2191.2169.8
Auto thefts 339712369100
per 100,000 71.470.2206.3156.6268.767.6133.8198.724.50.00.0
Arson 00110000100
per 100,000 0.00.022.922.40.00.00.00.024.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.4) 61.4116.2176.1310.5172.2100.886.171.543.118.253.0

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Crime rate in Sullivan City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Texas average:

2.05
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Sullivan City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sullivan City-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% 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 333.7 miles away from the city 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 402.6 miles away from Sullivan 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 177.5 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 104.6 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 185.8 miles away from Sullivan City center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.9 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 Hidalgo County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sullivan City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sullivan City:

  • LA FUENTE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (801 WEST HWY 83)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sullivan City:

  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ALL CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • ARISE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sullivan City:

  • South Texas College (about 20 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 25 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 57 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 73 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 97 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 104 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 105 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sullivan City:

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Notable location: Sullivan City Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Sullivan City: San Guillermo Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hidalgo 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 2012 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.9%
(35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  89.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
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: 0.4% of all households

Sullivan City compared to Texas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.6
Texas average:

14.4

Sullivan City travel time to work - commute Sullivan City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sullivan City city (based on Hidalgo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Hidalgo County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$12,073$28,9750$0
Other Government Administration 5$32,980$79,1520$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,398$52,7760$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$67,608$47,7230$0
Police - Other 6$17,094$34,1880$0
Firefighters 1$8,731$104,77218$12,721
Streets and Highways 5$11,184$26,8420$0
Health 1$4,272$51,2640$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$7,115
Water Supply 11$70,961$77,4125$9,385
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$3,433
Totals for Government 52$229,301$52,91627$32,654

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sullivan City:

  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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 Sullivan City:

  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sullivan City:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
Sullivan City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sullivan City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5AAD, Licensee ID: L00629476
    Grant Date: 01/27/2003, Expiration Date: 04/27/2013
    Registrant: Marco A Gonzalez, Sullivan City, TX 78595

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$37,2701$41,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0242.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sullivan City, TX
Most common first names in Sullivan City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose2670.1 years
Maria2572.9 years
Guadalupe975.4 years
Juan961.1 years
Francisca578.8 years
Manuel582.8 years
Raul570.0 years
Isabel482.2 years
Francisco470.5 years
Leonor473.5 years
Most common last names in Sullivan City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flores6376.4 years
Salinas2477.1 years
Rodriguez1473.1 years
Garza1464.6 years
Ramirez1377.5 years
Solis1170.0 years
Mendiola970.2 years
Farias874.9 years
Garcia867.6 years
Villarreal675.8 years

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  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #60 (78595) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #70 (78595) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (78595) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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