Tierra Bonita, Texas

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Population in 2010: 141. Population change since 2000: -11.9%
Males: 67  (48.2%)
Females: 74  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  11.6 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip code: 78593

Estimated median household income in 2016: $17,233 (it was $30,179 in 2000)
Tierra Bonita:

$17,233
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,592 (it was $9,377 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,167 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Tierra Bonita:

$101,167
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $108,073; Detached houses: $115,246; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,028; In 2-unit structures: $87,712; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,870; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,083; Mobile homes: $31,736; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,158
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    • 13595.7%Hispanic
    • 64.3%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tierra Bonita: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 137 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tierra Bonita:

  • High school or higher: 40.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tierra Bonita CDP:

  • Never married: 50.3%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 16.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

29 residents are foreign born (18.1% Latin America).

This place:

18.1%
Texas:

13.9%

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

Tierra Bonita CDP:  1.2% ($740)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)

Tierra Bonita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (9.4 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (105.3 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (224.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Santa Rosa, TX (0.9 miles ), Grand Acres, TX (1.4 miles ), Yznaga, TX (1.8 miles) , Ratamosa, TX (2.1 miles ), Primera, TX (2.3 miles ), Sebastian, TX (2.4 miles ), La Feria North, TX (2.5 miles) , Palm Valley, TX (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 26.27 N, Longitude: 97.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Tierra Bonita household income distribution Tierra Bonita home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
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%)
  • Educational 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%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance 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%)
  • Healthcare support 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%)

Average climate in Tierra Bonita, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tierra Bonita-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Tierra Bonita place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 18.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tierra Bonita-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% 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 316.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Tierra Bonita 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 437.0 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 101.3 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 183.9 miles away from Tierra Bonita center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.0 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).
Tierra Bonita topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tierra Bonita:

  • LA LUZ HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • CALIDAD HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LA FERIA, TX)
  • ALL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • DOMINION COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • CONTINUUM HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • VICKI ROY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • A AND M NURSING SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HARLINGEN, TX)

Amtrak station near Tierra Bonita:

  • 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 Tierra Bonita:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 11 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 22 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 27 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 34 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 88 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 105 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 107 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 8.3 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 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 47.3%
(64.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
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:

6.0
Texas average:

14.3

Tierra Bonita travel time to work - commute Tierra Bonita mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tierra Bonita 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:
Tierra Bonita:

63.7%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tierra Bonita:

55.8%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

25.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tierra Bonita:

8.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

23.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tierra Bonita:

7.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

20.8%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Tierra Bonita:

56.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Tierra Bonita:

66.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tierra Bonita, 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 Tierra Bonita:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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 Tierra Bonita:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • 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.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K206BP (89.1 FM; WESLACO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tierra Bonita:

  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • 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)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KMAO-LP (Channel 50; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KRYM-LP (Channel 55; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: ALMA L. RODRIGUEZ)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,6801$121,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$85,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$104,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)

Tierra Bonita compared to Texas state average:

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