Port Mansfield, Texas

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Population in 2010: 226.
Population change since 2000: -45.5%
Males: 137  (60.9%)
Females: 89  (39.1%)
Median resident age:

68.0 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 78598.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $23,281 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Port Mansfield:

$23,281
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,068 (it was $15,087 in 2000)

Port Mansfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $241,496 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Port Mansfield:

$241,496
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $235,991; detached houses: $236,730
March 2022 cost of living index in Port Mansfield: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.2%
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Port Mansfield, Texas as of June 23, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Mansfield is 42 to 1.


Crime rates in Port Mansfield by year

Type

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(847.5)
3
(1,255)
4
(1,770)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(6,438)
11
(4,661)
5
(2,092)
7
(3,097)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(442.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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Ancestries: American (41.7%), German (14.3%), English (13.1%), Irish (10.7%), Swedish (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.21 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

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23 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

5.5%
Texas:

13.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Port Mansfield CDP:

1.0% ($506)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Harlingen, TX (30.0 miles , pop. 57,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (82.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (210.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

San Perlita, TX (3.7 miles ),
Willamar, TX (3.9 miles),
Santa Monica, TX (4.1 miles),
Raymondville, TX (4.7 miles ),
Los Angeles Subdivision, TX (4.7 miles),
Bausell and Ellis, TX (4.9 miles),
Arroyo Gardens-La Tina Ranch, TX (4.9 miles ),
Rio Hondo, TX (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 26.56 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code: 956

Distribution of median household income in Port Mansfield, TX in 2022
Distribution of house value in Port Mansfield, TX in 2022
Port Mansfield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Port Mansfield, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.9%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.1%)
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Port Mansfield, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.8%)
  • Carpenters (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (12.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (10.8%)
  • Construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (20.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (17.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)

Average climate in Port Mansfield, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Mansfield-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Port Mansfield place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Mansfield-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 58% 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 164.6 miles away from Port Mansfield 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 161.7 miles away from Port Mansfield center
On 11/13/2017 at 11:23:01, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Port Mansfield center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from Port Mansfield center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 443.4 miles away from Port Mansfield 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 Willacy County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, 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).
Port Mansfield topographic map

Airports located in Port Mansfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Mansfield:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 28 miles; Harlingen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 46 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 50 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 57 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 73 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 81 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 84 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Mansfield: Willacy County Navigation District Marina (A), Port Mansfield Boat Basin Marina (B), Casa de Pescadore Marina (C), Port Mansfield Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Casa Grande Motel & RV Park (1144 South Port Drive).

Willacy 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:

2.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Port Mansfield:

Marital status in Port Mansfield, TX
  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 30.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Port Mansfield:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Mansfield, TX (based on Willacy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,0106
Evangelical Protestant1,61422
Mainline Protestant8068
Other3372
None8,367-
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: 1
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Willacy County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Willacy County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Willacy County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Willacy County:

27.6%
State:

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

18.0%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Mansfield:

53.1%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Port Mansfield:

50.9%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Mansfield:

19.2%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.6%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Mansfield:

7.0
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

40.3%
Texas:

33.1%

General health condition:
Port Mansfield:

56.9%
Texas:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.2%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Mansfield, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Mansfield:

  • 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)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Mansfield:

  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTER (90.7 FM; RUDOLPH, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Mansfield:

  • 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.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Port Mansfield fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 1988 00:45 AM, Bayviewdri, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Port Mansfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Willacy Co Nav Dist Property 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 26.539222 Lon: -97.434417), Call Sign: KNAJ987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2024, Expiration Date: 02/23/2034, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair, Registrant: Williams - Engineering & Integration, 295 Chipeta Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Phone: (801) 584-6068, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:

  • Mg5v+xmv (Lat: 26.660000 Lon: -97.455833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WRQL738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.46300 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2022, Expiration Date: 05/03/2032, Certifier: Kerri A Whilden, Registrant: Texas A&m University, 833 Graham Road, College Station, TX 77845, Phone: (979) 393-8226, Email:

  • Lat: 26.536694 Lon: -97.446583, Call Sign: WRUS506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 457.137 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2022, Expiration Date: 09/28/2032, Certifier: Richard Douglas, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Mansfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2527A, N2527A, N-2527A, Serial Number: 22-835, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2012
    Registrant (Individual): James D Mcdonald, Po Box 109, Port Mansfield, TX 78598
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/02/2018

Most common first names in Port Mansfield, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles369.0 years
Elizabeth365.7 years
George275.5 years
Gladys287.4 years
Jack274.0 years
John273.0 years
Barbara273.0 years
Don264.5 years
Donald262.0 years
Frank272.0 years
Most common last names in Port Mansfield, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Simmons373.3 years
Berg266.5 years
Biggs276.5 years
Hickman289.0 years
Davis287.5 years
Gossage279.4 years
Kinyon274.5 years
Melville275.5 years
Miller265.4 years
Preston277.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Mansfield, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Mansfield, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Port Mansfield compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Port Mansfield on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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