Linn, Texas

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Population in 2010: 801.
Males: 426  (53.2%)
Females: 375  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 78563.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,142
Linn:

$49,142
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $21,137

Linn CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $123,700
Linn:

$123,700
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $122,659; detached houses: $152,499; mobile homes: $41,845

Median gross rent in 2022: $621.

March 2022 cost of living index in Linn: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 34.9%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.2% for two or more races residents)

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Linn, Texas as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Linn is 688 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

225 residents are foreign born (28.6% Latin America).

This place:

29.1%
Texas:

17.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (24.8 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (93.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (201.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

San Manuel-Linn, TX (0.8 miles ),
Puerto Rico-San Manuel, TX (1.3 miles ),
Faysville, TX (3.2 miles ),
Hargill, TX (3.5 miles ),
Doolittle, TX (3.7 miles ),
Lasara, TX (3.8 miles ),
Monte Alto, TX (4.0 miles ),
La Sara, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 26.56 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Linn, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Linn, TX in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 74.8. This is about average.

City:

74.8
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.95. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.95
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Linn-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Linn place center .

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 36.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linn-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 55% 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 159.5 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) earthquake occurred 155.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 409.8 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 81.2 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 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2017 at 11:23:01, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from Linn center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linn:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 18 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 26 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 37 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 61 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 69 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 94 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 95 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high school in Linn:

  • LOHN SCHOOL (Students: 98, Location: 1112 FM 504, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Linn

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Linn: Atole Windmill (A), Brahma Windmill (B), Calichera Windmill (C), El Rancho del Alto (D), El Rebaje Windmill (E), El Rucio Ranch (F), El Toro Windmill (G), Esteban Windmill (H), La Conejo Windmill (I), La Esperansa Windmill (J), La Nopalosa Ranch (K), La Nopalosa Windmill (L), La Rosita Windmill (M), Labor del Llano Windmill (N), Linn Siding (O), Los Angeles Ranch (P), Los Angeles Windmill (Q), Los Indios Windmill (R), San Felipe Ranch (S), Serraldo Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Linn: Nino Jesus de Praga Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: El Rucio Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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:

3.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Linn:

Marital status in Linn, TX
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Linn:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Linn, 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
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
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.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

2.90% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($46,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.90%
Texas average:

8.12%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.01%
Texas average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Cameron County, TX  0.33% ($45,063 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.22% ($43,624)
from Bexar County, TX  0.20% ($42,559)


2.73% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($45,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.73%
Texas average:

7.40%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.01%
Texas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Cameron County, TX  0.28% ($40,029 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.28% ($49,173)
to Harris County, TX  0.21% ($42,303)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linn:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linn:

  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

TV broadcast stations around Linn:

  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.4mTotal length
  • 32,477Total average daily traffic
  • 7,440Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Linn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Shell Mc Allen Cont On Fm1017 11 Mi W (Lat: 26.623944 Lon: -98.320556), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNWM880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2001, Expiration Date: 06/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2002, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

  • .9 Mi Se (Lat: 26.546444 Lon: -98.106111), Structure height: 73 m, Call Sign: KYE408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.575 MHz, 451.575 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2002, Registrant: Verestar, Inc., 3040 Williams Drive, Suite 600, Fairfax, VA 22031, Phone: (703) 206-9000, Fax: (703) 573-3522, Email:

  • On 281 3000 N Of 490 (Lat: 26.459222 Lon: -98.134722), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNVD290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1995, Expiration Date: 01/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001, Registrant: North Alamo Water Supply Corp, R 1 Box 130, Edinburg, TX 78539, Phone: (512) 464-7575


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF5TUX, Licensee ID: L01765936, Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Romeo J Garcia, Registrant: Romeo J Garcia, Linn, TX 78563


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4589R, N4589R, N-4589R, Serial Number: 28-21335, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Clifton J Skilbred, Po Box 196, Linn, TX 78563
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/02/2020

2004 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 61 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Linn, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (73.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (12.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Linn, TX
    • 19973.4%Outside Fires
    • 3512.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 248.9%Other
    • 134.8%Structure Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Linn, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Linn, TX
  • 97.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Linn, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Linn compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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