Falcon Heights, Texas

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Population in 2010: 53.
Population change since 2000: -84.2%
Males: 25  (47.2%)
Females: 28  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Texas median age:

30.8 years

Zip codes: 78584.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $-627,606,844 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Falcon Heights $-627,606,844
TX $72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $-655,682,846 (it was $5,898 in 2000)

Falcon Heights CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $-742,921,857 (it was $32,200 in 2000)
Falcon Heights $-742,921,857
TX $275,400
March 2022 cost of living index in Falcon Heights: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

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146 residents are foreign born (43.6% Latin America).

This place:

43.6%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Falcon Heights CDP:

0.6% ($199)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (59.1 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (133.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (203.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Falconaire, TX (0.7 miles),
H. Cuellar Estates, TX (1.0 miles),
Chapeno, TX (1.2 miles),
Falcon Village, TX (1.2 miles),
La Loma de Falcon, TX (1.3 miles),
Jardin de San Julian, TX (1.5 miles),
Salineno North, TX (1.5 miles),
Salineno, TX (1.6 miles )

Latitude: 26.56 N, Longitude: 99.11 W

Area code: 956

Falcon Heights satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

9.2%
Texas:

3.5%

Average climate in Falcon Heights, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Falcon Heights-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from Falcon Heights 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 365.1 miles away from Falcon Heights center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 111.5 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) earthquake occurred 103.4 miles away from Falcon Heights center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.8 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 Starr County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falcon Heights:

  • South Texas College (about 59 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 61 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Laredo Community College (about 71 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 74 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 93 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 102 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 111 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)

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Starr 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:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

52.9%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

39.2%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in Falcon Heights:

Marital status in Falcon Heights, TX
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 77.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Falcon Heights:

  • High school or higher: 20.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.8
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falcon Heights, TX (based on Starr County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,15615
Evangelical Protestant2,36827
Other5443
Mainline Protestant3942
None30,506-
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
Starr County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Starr County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Starr County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Falcon Heights:

51.4%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Falcon Heights:

29.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Falcon Heights:

8.4%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.1%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Falcon Heights:

78.7%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falcon Heights, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Falcon Heights:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falcon Heights:

  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KBMI (97.7 FM; ROMA, TX; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Falcon Heights fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 2013 06:55 PM, Us-83, Lat: 26.545078, Lon: -99.093136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 2013 01:16 PM, Us-83, Lat: 26.550169, Lon: -99.093781, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1984 06:00 PM, Fm2098, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 12, 1976 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1975 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.4mTotal length
  • 922Total average daily traffic
  • 18Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,930Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA5SUG, Grant Date: 11/01/1988, Expiration Date: 11/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2000, Registrant: Wallace C Coe, Star Rt Box 106, Falcon Heights, TX 78545

  • Call Sign: KC5ZCV, Licensee ID: L01293369, Grant Date: 03/23/2017, Expiration Date: 06/12/2027, Certifier: Pablo Talamante Jr, Registrant: Pablo Talamante Jr, Falcon Heights, TX 78545-0187

  • Call Sign: KJ5FAX, Licensee ID: L02768499, Grant Date: 03/07/2024, Expiration Date: 03/07/2034, Certifier: Charley A Deaton, Registrant: Charley A Deaton, 201 Robin Dr, Falcon Heights, TX 78545


Most common first names in Falcon Heights, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria767.6 years
Antonio378.4 years
Felix387.3 years
Juan366.3 years
Raul371.3 years
Carl267.0 years
Amador263.4 years
Dorothy281.5 years
Fernando249.0 years
Felipe261.0 years
Most common last names in Falcon Heights, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia1173.6 years
Luera879.6 years
Gonzalez657.6 years
Ramirez675.5 years
Ramos569.2 years
Arriaga478.0 years
Talamante486.5 years
Canales375.3 years
Chapa355.3 years
Cruz385.7 years
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falcon Heights, TX
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 23.1%Other fuel
  • 8.3%No fuel used


Falcon Heights compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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