West Sharyland, Texas

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Population in 2010: 2,309.
Population change since 2000: -21.6%
Males: 938  (40.7%)
Females: 1,371  (59.3%)
Median resident age:

28.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,716 (it was $24,602 in 2000)
West Sharyland:

$36,716
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,931 (it was $8,383 in 2000)

West Sharyland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,875 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
West Sharyland:

$71,875
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $145,348; detached houses: $170,645; mobile homes: $55,658

Median gross rent in 2017: $456.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Sharyland: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.2%
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  • Races in West Sharyland, TX (2010)
    • 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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.31 square miles.

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

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760 residents are foreign born (31.3% Latin America).

This place:

34.2%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,587 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,785 (2.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in West Sharyland, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Sharyland, TX in 2017
West Sharyland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in West Sharyland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (20.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (33.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
Most common occupations in West Sharyland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction laborers (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (16.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in West Sharyland, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

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 West Sharyland 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 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 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 West Sharyland 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 the 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 182.9 miles away from West Sharyland 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
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

For population 15 years and over in West Sharyland:

Marital status in West Sharyland, TX
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 9.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Sharyland, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Hidalgo County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hidalgo County:

9.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

15.8%
Texas:

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

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)

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)
West Sharyland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Sharyland fatal accident list:

Jul 15, 2017 00:50 AM, Cr-Inspiration Rd, Lat: 26.275508, Lon: -98.340036, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 2011 11:40 PM, Los Ebanos Rd, Lat: 26.282103, Lon: -98.330856, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
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 in West Sharyland, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Sharyland, TX - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Sharyland, TX
  • 96.3%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Sharyland, TX
  • 91.3%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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