West Sharyland, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,309. Population change since 2000: -21.6%
Males: 937  (40.6%)
Females: 1,372  (59.4%)
Median resident age:  28.3 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,837 (it was $24,602 in 2000)
West Sharyland:

$26,837
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,761 (it was $8,383 in 2000)

West Sharyland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,549 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
West Sharyland:

$88,549
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $138,368; Detached houses: $156,855; Mobile homes: $69,271

Median gross rent in 2016: $457.

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  • Races in West Sharyland, TX (2010)

    West Sharyland races chart
    • 2,26898.2%Hispanic
    • 331.4%White alone
    • 50.2%Two or more races
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

Races in West Sharyland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Sharyland: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

Population density: 999 people per square mile   (low).

West Sharyland,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in West Sharyland:

  • High school or higher: 38.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Sharyland CDP:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

740 residents are foreign born (30.8% Latin America).

This place:

33.7%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,611 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,850 (2.0%)

West Sharyland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (7.6 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (116.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (219.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: La Homa, TX (1.1 miles ), Alton, TX (1.4 miles ), Alton North, TX (1.4 miles ), Palmhurst, TX (1.6 miles ), Doffing, TX (1.7 miles ), Palmview, TX (2.0 miles ), Palmview South, TX (2.1 miles ), Mission, TX (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 26.28 N, Longitude: 98.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

West Sharyland household income distribution West Sharyland home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (46%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in West Sharyland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Sharyland, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Sharyland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the West Sharyland place center .

On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Sharyland-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 328.0 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 412.8 miles away from West Sharyland 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 175.8 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 101.1 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 183.7 miles away from West Sharyland 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 182.9 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Sharyland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Sharyland:

  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • BASEL MISSION HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALTON, TX)
  • DULCE ESPERANZA HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)
  • BRIARWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Amtrak station near West Sharyland:

  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Sharyland:

  • South Texas College (about 7 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 11 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 42 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 60 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 91 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 113 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 113 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

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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 2013 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.2%
(39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.4%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.2
Texas average:

14.3

West Sharyland travel time to work - commute West Sharyland mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for West Sharyland CDP (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Sharyland:

43.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
West Sharyland:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Sharyland:

16.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Sharyland:

11.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
West Sharyland:

82.2%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Sharyland, TX Residents

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 West Sharyland:

  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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 West Sharyland:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Sharyland:

  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$96,9534$90,1088$100,2963$20,4831$27,060
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$89,8932$26,2700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$112,0802$56,83523$74,25710$29,5482$43,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$42,0301$109,8507$102,4803$62,6200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$101,5701$23,5604$94,2482$37,8900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0241.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$121,630
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0241.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

West Sharyland compared to Texas state average:

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

West Sharyland on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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