Taft Southwest, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,460. Population change since 2000: -15.2%
Males: 748  (51.3%)
Females: 712  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78390.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,994 (it was $22,179 in 2000)
Taft Southwest:

$31,994
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,147 (it was $8,813 in 2000)

Taft Southwest CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,700 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Taft Southwest:

$29,700
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $33,561; Detached houses: $37,568; Mobile homes: $17,567

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,016.

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  • Races in Taft Southwest, TX (2010)

    Taft Southwest races chart
    • 1,39495.5%Hispanic
    • 543.7%White alone
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Taft Southwest: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (3.1%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 52 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 2,414 people per square mile   (low).

Taft Southwest,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Taft Southwest:

  • High school or higher: 41.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taft Southwest CDP:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

61 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This place:

3.6%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $746 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $627 (2.1%)

Taft Southwest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (15.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (122.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Taft, TX (0.9 miles ), Loma Linda, TX (2.5 miles) , La Paloma Addition, TX (2.6 miles ), Doyle, TX (2.6 miles ), Rancho Chico, TX (2.6 miles ), Del Sol-Loma Linda, TX (2.7 miles ), Gregory, TX (2.8 miles ), Del Sol, TX (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 27.97 N, Longitude: 97.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Taft Southwest household income distribution Taft Southwest home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Taft Southwest, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taft Southwest-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/22/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Taft Southwest place center injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/8/1963, a category F3 tornado 13.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taft Southwest-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 72.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 394.1 miles away from Taft Southwest 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 43.5 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 76.0 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 425.5 miles away from Taft Southwest 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 75.6 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 San Patricio County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taft Southwest topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Taft Southwest:

  • SHORELINE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TAFT, TX)
  • TAFT HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; TAFT, TX)
  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-COASTAL PALMS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTLAND, TX)
  • BAY AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES SINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SINTON, TX)
  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-WESTWOOD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • WESTWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • HOLMGREEN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taft Southwest:

  • Del Mar College (about 15 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 18 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 39 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 43 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Victoria College (about 64 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 64 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Palo Alto College (about 117 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

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San Patricio 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 81.8. This is about average.

City:

81.8
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.208. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.208
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.5%
(36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Taft Southwest 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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:

20.2
Texas average:

14.4

Taft Southwest travel time to work - commute Taft Southwest mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taft Southwest CDP (based on San Patricio County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,02414
Evangelical Protestant14,00879
Mainline Protestant3,63318
Other1,2027
Black Protestant5104
None24,427-
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: 9
San Patricio County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
San Patricio County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
San Patricio County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

27.1%
Texas:

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

15.1%
State:

15.7%

8.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($181 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nueces County, TX  2.58% ($36,324 average AGI)
from Aransas County, TX  0.51% ($36,361)
from Bexar County, TX  0.37% ($29,151)


9.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($519 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nueces County, TX  2.98% ($33,803 average AGI)
to Aransas County, TX  0.54% ($33,548)
to Bexar County, TX  0.51% ($52,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taft Southwest:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYS (1440 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taft Southwest:

  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSGR (91.1 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KPUS (104.5 FM; GREGORY, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KCCG (107.3 FM; INGLESIDE, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KMJR (105.5 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKPN (102.3 FM; ROCKPORT, TX; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING OF MISSOURI LLC)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taft Southwest:

  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KTOV-LP (Channel 7; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCRP-CA (Channel 41; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPX-CA (Channel 14; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21GM (Channel 21; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • K68DJ (Channel 68; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K47DF (Channel 47; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,3301$73,1401$70,6500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$59,1402$56,9101$10,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$45,9400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$86,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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