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Cities: Brownsville, TX (23.55%), South Point, TX (1.11%), Reid Hope King, TX (0.25%), Villa Pancho, TX (0.23%)
County: Cameron County, TX

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 90,429
Zip code population in 2010: 93,818
Zip code population in 2000: 84,485




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Houses and condos: 27,742
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,346
% of renters here:

38%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78521: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 93.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 27.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 971 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,246)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,539 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $995 (1.6%)

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Males: 42,688  (47.2%)
Females: 47,741  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 78521:

  • High school or higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78521:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Zip code 78521 compared to 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Urban population: 88,939
Rural population: 1,489

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $68,500
78521:

$68,500
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 152 registered sex offenders living in 78521 zip code as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78521 to the number of sex offenders is 690 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.7 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

3.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78521, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $22,647 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,647
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $20,787 (reported on 86.9% of returns)
Here:

$20,787
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.0% for AGIs below $10k, 83.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,695 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,695
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,432 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,432
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,050 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here:

+$11,050
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,980 (reported on 20.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,980
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.5% for AGIs below $10k, 11.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,842 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
78521:

$2,842
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $18,810 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,810
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,063 (24% of AGI, reported on 6.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,063
State:

$19,631

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,928 (4% of AGI, reported on 4.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,928
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,305 (reported on 49.7% of returns)
78521:

$3,305
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,500 (reported on 56.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,500
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.9%
Here:

77%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 75.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.9% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$26,253
Texas:

$49,392

Brownsville, TX (78521) map

Nearest zip codes: 78578, 78526, 78566, 78575, 78520, 78597.
Brownsville Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

66.1%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.6%
Texas:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,131
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 16,293


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1,908 (1,246 now married, 662 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 21,678 (10,705 now married, 10,973 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78521 with a mortgage: 6,058 (137 second mortgage, 68 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,020

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $943
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

42.0%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

25.1%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Notable locations in zip code 78521: Los Sauces Ranch (A), Old Palmito Ranch (B), Old Tulosa Ranch Site (C), Palmito Hill Battlefield (D), Palmito Ranch (E), Brulay Plantation (F), English Farms (G), Palmito Ranch Battlefield (H), Nogales Ranch (I), Old San Joaquin Ranch (J), Southmost Ranch (K), Brownsville Fire Department Station 3 (L), Brownsville Fire Department Station 5 (M), Brownsville Fire Department Station 6 (N), Brownsville Fire Department Station 8 (O), Brownsville Police Department (P), Brownsville Independent School District Police Department (Q), Valley Baptist Inpatient Behavioral Health Facility (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Strawberry Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in zip code 78521 include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Portway Baptist Church (D), First Mexican Baptist Church (E), Brownsville Missionary Baptist Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Santa Rosalia Cemetery (1), Buena Vista Cemetery (2), Southmost Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Verdolaga Lake (A), Resaca de la Palma (B), Port Isabel Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 78521 include: Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Voshell Unit (1), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Boca Chica Unit (2), Portway Acres Park (3), Morningside Park (4), Tony Gonzales Park (5), Battle of Palmito Hill Historical Monument (6), Historical Monument (7), Lincoln Park (8), Victoria Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Boca Chica Beach (A), Del Mar Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,792
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,186
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,864
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,303
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,678
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,506
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,505
  • 1940 to 1949: 546
  • 1939 or earlier: 362


Zip code 78521 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 78521
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 159
  • 1 bedroom: 368
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,859
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,902
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,288
  • 5+ bedrooms: 502
  • no bedroom: 469
  • 1 bedroom: 1,587
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,933
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,859
  • 4 bedrooms: 485
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in 78521 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 823
  • 1 vehicle: 4,687
  • 2 vehicles: 6,541
  • 3 vehicles: 2,047
  • 4 vehicles: 828
  • 5+ vehicles: 152
  • no vehicle: 1,797
  • 1 vehicle: 5,031
  • 2 vehicles: 2,173
  • 3 vehicles: 286
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5+ vehicles: 36


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78521 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78521 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 78521:

  • Less than $10,000: 314
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 196
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 251
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 538
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 352
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 770
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 486
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1,479
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1,443
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 2,016
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 1,839
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 1,126
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1,094
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1,265
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 545
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 525
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 151
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 123
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 253
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 151
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 15
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 46
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 88
  • $1,000,000 or more: 12

 



78521 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 78521:

  • Less than $100: 333
  • $100 to $149: 304
  • $150 to $199: 352
  • $200 to $249: 575
  • $250 to $299: 603
  • $300 to $349: 647
  • $350 to $399: 653
  • $400 to $449: 954
  • $450 to $499: 797
  • $500 to $549: 1,074
  • $550 to $599: 654
  • $600 to $649: 581
  • $650 to $699: 338
  • $700 to $749: 275
  • $750 to $799: 138
  • $800 to $899: 76
  • $900 to $999: 47
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 62
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 7
  • $2,000 or more: 13
  • No cash rent: 863
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $587.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $136,068
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $147,562
  • Asian householders: $252,409
  • Some other race householders: $66,014
  • Two or more races householders: $65,238
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $70,519

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $68,500
78521:

$68,500
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,800 - $94,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $86,829
Here:

$86,829
State:

$180,018

Townhouses or other attached units: $68,754
Here:

$68,754
State:

$168,597

In 2-unit structures: $64,397
Here:

$64,397
State:

$142,834

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $65,402
Here:

$65,402
State:

$159,209

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,980
Here:

$100,980
State:

$141,986

Mobile homes: $85,291
Here:

$85,291
State:

$61,883

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $26,792
Here:

$26,792
State:

$71,613

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,042
  • One, attached: 756
  • Two: 1,365
  • 3 or 4: 1,281
  • 5 to 9: 2,002
  • 10 to 19: 533
  • 20 to 49: 393
  • 50 or more: 596
  • Mobile homes: 2,721
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 53

Unemployment: 9.6%
78521 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,673 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,567 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 197 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 789 (3%)
  • Other means: 595 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 938 (3%)
 

78521 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 757
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,906
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 6,107
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,223
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,860
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,464
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,356
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 459
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 260
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 902
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 461
  • 90 or more minutes: 111
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 90,289
  • In family households: 85,149 (11,087 male householders, 8,945 female householders)
    12,941 spouses, 37,094 children (35,324 natural, 471 adopted, 1,300 stepchildren), 5,534 grandchildren, 1,630 brothers or sisters, 1,568 parents, 5,067 other relatives, 1,283 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,140 (1,973 male householders (1,649 living alone)), 2,419 female householders (2,264 living alone)), 748 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 140 (112 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,187 2-persons, 3,788 3-persons, 4,504 4-persons, 3,437 5-persons, 1,587 6-persons, 1,529 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,913 1-person, 372 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 11 5-persons

16,503 married couples with children.
9,586 single-parent households (1,147 men, 8,439 women).

10.0% of residents of 78521 zip code speak English at home.
89.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 17% well, 14% not well, 14% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% very well, 38% well, 9% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% very well, 41% well, 21% not well).

Foreign born population: 28,228 (31.2%)
(30.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

31.2%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (96%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • El Salvador (0%)
  • Colombia (0%)
  • Canada (0%)
  • Peru (0%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 6,620
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,360
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,124
  • Before 1980: 8,129

Races in zip code 78521:

White population: 4,160
Black population: 96
American Indian population: 47
Asian population: 257
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 8
Some other race population: 47
Two or more races population: 87
Hispanic or Latino population: 89,116

Most common first ancestries reported in 78521 (%):



  • Other groups (93%)
  • American (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)


Zip code 78521 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 78521 not listed on the city page:

  • HUDSON EL (Students: 998; Location: 2980 FM 802, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DR GARCIA MIDDLE (Students: 996; Location: 5701 FM 802, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SEN LUCIO MIDDLE (Students: 976; Location: 300 N VERMILLION RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DR PAREDES EL (Students: 936; Location: 3700 HERITAGE TRL, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PERKINS MIDDLE (Students: 917; Location: 4750 AUSTIN RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FAULK MIDDLE (Students: 888; Location: 2000 ROOSEVELT ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MORNINGSIDE EL (Students: 879; Location: 1025 MORNINGSIDE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CROMACK EL (Students: 843; Location: 3200 E 30TH ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GARZA EL (Students: 810; Location: 200 ESPERANZA RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHAMPION EL (Students: 809; Location: 4750 BOWIE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AIKEN EL (Students: 755; Location: 6290 SOUTHMOST RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTHMOST EL (Students: 745; Location: 5245 SOUTHMOST RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CANALES EL (Students: 744; Location: 1811 INTERNATIONAL BLVD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DR GALLEGOS EL (Students: 705; Location: 2700 AVENIDA RANCHO VIEJO, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CASTANEDA EL (Students: 643; Location: 3201 LIMA ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PEREZ EL (Students: 628; Location: 2514 SHIDLER DR, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PALM GROVE EL (Students: 625; Location: 7942 SOUTHMOST RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VICTORIA HEIGHTS EL (Students: 566; Location: 2801 E 13TH ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VILLA NUEVA EL (Students: 528; Location: 1900 PRICE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DEL CASTILLO EL (Students: 513; Location: 105 MORNINGSIDE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN PARK SCH (Students: 160; Location: 7 ORANGE ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Students: 22; Location: 1900 PRICE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 12)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AUTO TRIM DE MEXICO (4402 AUSTIN RD STE B in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1996-0338, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1996-0338, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE SUPPLIES AND NEW PARTS
  • 511 AUTO & TRUCK SALVAGE (4275 FM 511 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0065, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • AKZO NOBEL TRANSPORTATION COATINGS INCORPORATED (200 YARD ROAD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PAINTS, VARNISHES, LACQUERS, ENAMELS, AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: PAINT AND COATING MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: AKZO NOBEL TRANSPORTATION COATING INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: DEXTER CORP., POTTER PAINT CO OF TEXAD INC, POTTER PAINT COMPANY OF TEXAS INCORPORATED
  • A A CHAMPION (4750 BOWIE RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031901136
    Organizations: BROWNSVILLE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • A X BENAVIDES ELEMENTARY (3101 MCALLEN RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031901135
    Organizations: BROWNSVILLE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AUSTIN POWDER COMPANY (901 CANTU ROAD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Alternative names: AUSTIN STAR DETONATOR CO
  • AGENCIA ADUANAL PEDRO BER (3543 E 14TH STREET SUITE G in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AGENCIA ADUANAL PEDRO BERMUDEZ H
  • AMER-LIQUID (2020 N CENTRAL AVE in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BALDWIN WASTE OIL CO (STATE HIGHWAY 48 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ADVANTAGE PAINT & BODY (4614 N EXPRESSWAY BLDG B in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MILTON WHITE (CONTACT/OWNER)


Zip code 78521 marital status for males
Zip code 78521 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Population in 1990: 79,463. Population change in the 1990s: +5,022 (+6.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 55,895
  • Northeast: 608
  • Midwest: 1,578
  • South: 2,075
  • West: 1,040

63% of the 78521 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 84% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

90% of the 78521 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 304
Here:

2.1%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

1.8%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 368
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 54,625
  • Legal occupations: 53,199
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 50,640
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 49,500
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 44,766
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 37,925

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (BROWNSVILLE, TX):

  • NATIONAL ELECTRIC COIL COMPANY (3330 E 14TH ST) : $1,926,517 in 3 contracts in 2000
    $1,766,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical. Signed on 2000-01-24. Completion date: 2000-07-10.
    $100,517, same as above. Signed on 2000-08-30. Completion date: 2000-07-10.
    $60,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-06-12. Completion date: 2000-07-10.
  • FLORES, JUANITA (700 PAREDES AVE STE108; small business) : $1,844,474 in 20 contracts from 2002 to 2004
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Hospitals and Infirmaries, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Air Circulating Equipment, Engineering and Technical Services, Refrigeration Equipment, and more by Department of Veterans Affairs, Army, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $353,727; 2003: $1,197,902; 2004: $292,845; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $901,831 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Hospitals and Infirmaries. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2004-07-15.
    $203,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Air Circulating Equipment. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2002-07-15. Completion date: 2006-07-15.
    $183,600, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $183,600 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Engineering and Technical Services. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2006-07-15.
  • BROWNSVILLE AIR CENTER INC (455 S MINNESOTA AVE; small business) : $428,723 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $293,045 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2001-05-24. Completion date: 2004-05-31.
    $135,678, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-19. Completion date: 2007-03-31.
  • R & I ENTERPRISES INC (233 PAREDES LINE RD; small business) : $235,673 in 32 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Nails, Machine Keys, and Pins, Nuts and Washers, Inspection Gages and Precision Layout Tools, Fastening Device, and more by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $59,974; 2005: $126,021; 2006: $49,678.

    Biggest contracts:
    $32,505 with Defense Logistics Agency for Nails, Machine Keys, and Pins. Signed on 2005-01-16. Completion date: 2005-01-21.
    $25,300, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-20. Completion date: 2004-08-25.
    $21,150, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-20. Completion date: 2006-01-19.
    $15,760, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-12. Completion date: 2005-09-10.
  • TRICO PRODUCTS CORPORATION (1900 BILLY MITCHELL BLVD)
    $35,875 with Defense Logistics Agency for Vehicular Furniture and Accessories. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2003-11-13. Completion date: 2003-11-13.
  • JUAN REYES LAWN SERVICE (3355 ELSA AVE; small business) : $2,700 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $2,700 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2002-10-11. Completion date: 2004-10-19.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-11. Completion date: 2004-10-19.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (500-999 employees: 2 establishments, 100-249 employees: 5 establishments, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 6, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 18)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 21, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 12)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 13, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 22)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (20-49: 8, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 9)
  • Wholesale Trade: Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (250-499: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED186$86,59388$87,956206$105,82183$26,5653$246,00038$79,8845$30,448
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$94,07513$77,13272$84,16223$26,8610$05$111,1282$41,985
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$103,87354$81,090431$63,634375$29,5100$045$74,29014$46,057
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$103,71310$131,961107$70,28843$42,7730$011$39,9064$75,208
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$121,6937$63,37420$100,07024$29,4250$05$66,5581$35,900
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$95,97811$129,145
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$119,3428$155,491
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$63,9403$97,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$105,0002$70,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$218,0001$156,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 78521 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria38372.9 years
Jose22969.2 years
Guadalupe15173.3 years
Juan12067.7 years
Jesus7968.4 years
Manuel6473.9 years
Francisco5774.3 years
Raul5468.3 years
Pedro4974.8 years
Antonio4673.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 78521 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia19073.5 years
Gonzalez15470.2 years
Rodriguez15471.8 years
Garza14471.7 years
Hernandez11670.6 years
Lopez10570.4 years
Martinez9470.5 years
Perez8468.8 years
Trevino7374.3 years
Ramirez7170.8 years
Businesses in zip code 78521
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Jones New York1
AutoZone3KFC2
Bebe1Kohl's1
Blockbuster1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King4Long John Silver's1
CVS2McDonald's4
Charlotte Russe1Motherhood Maternity1
Chick-Fil-A1Nike3
Church's Chicken6Payless1
Cricket Wireless16RadioShack3
DHL2SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
Foot Locker1T-Mobile6
GameStop2U-Haul2
Goodwill1UPS7
H&R Block2Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart2
Jack In The Box4Wendy's3


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