Realitos, Texas

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Population in 2010: 184.
Population change since 2000: -12.0%
Males: 127  (69.5%)
Females: 57  (30.5%)
Median resident age:

56.8 years
Texas median age:

35.6 years

Zip codes: 78376.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $108,621 (it was $18,625 in 2000)
Realitos:

$108,621
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $47,679 (it was $11,221 in 2000)

Realitos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $117,219 (it was $14,500 in 2000)
Realitos:

$117,219
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $87,891; detached houses: $88,166
March 2022 cost of living index in Realitos: 75.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.3%

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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Realitos, Texas as of May 28, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Realitos is 364 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 442 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 679 people per square mile   (low).

Realitos, Texas map

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Texas:

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

1.7% ($250)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (59.3 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (72.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (138.8 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Las Lomitas, TX (3.3 miles ),
Concepcion, TX (3.3 miles),
Benavides, TX (3.6 miles ),
Hebbronville, TX (3.6 miles ),
North Jim Hogg, TX (4.0 miles ),
South Fork Estates, TX (4.2 miles),
Bruni, TX (4.4 miles ),
Rosita, TX (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 27.45 N, Longitude: 98.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

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

4.1%
Texas:

3.5%

Average climate in Realitos, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Realitos-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 46.7 miles away from the Realitos place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 tornado 51.3 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Realitos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 46% 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 101.9 miles away from Realitos 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 352.5 miles away from Realitos 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 97.6 miles away from Realitos 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 45.7 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 34.6 miles away from Realitos center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from Realitos 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 Duval County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Realitos:

  • SANTA FE HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BENAVIDES, TX)
  • MERIDIAN CARE OF HEBBRONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HEBBRONVILLE, TX)

Airports located in Realitos:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Realitos:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 41 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 57 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • Laredo Community College (about 62 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Del Mar College (about 73 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 76 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 82 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 84 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)

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Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Realitos:

Marital status in Realitos, TX
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 17.9%
  • Separated: 13.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 45.1%

For population 25 years and over in Realitos:

  • High school or higher: 52.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Realitos, TX (based on Duval County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8007
Evangelical Protestant1,4289
Mainline Protestant1132
Other--
None3,441-
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: 3
Duval County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Duval County:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
Texas:

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

11.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Realitos:

48.9%
Texas:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.9%
Texas:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Realitos:

29.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Realitos:

22.4%
Texas:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Texas:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Realitos:

37.9%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

50.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.8%
Texas:

80.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Realitos, TX Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Realitos:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Realitos:

  • KEKO (101.7 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INC.)
  • KAZF (91.9 FM; HEBBRONVILLE, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)
  • KMFM (100.7 FM; PREMONT, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.3mTotal length
  • 4,541Total average daily traffic
  • 823Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,670Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Realitos)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 10.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 27.531417 Lon: -98.566139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNPK662, Licensee ID: L00031083,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/1999, Expiration Date: 12/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2002, Registrant: Conoco Communications Inc, Ponca City, OK 74603, Phone: (512) 850-1400

  • Hwy 359 At Adkins St (Lat: 27.440278 Lon: -98.533056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQHF705,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.375 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2017, Expiration Date: 07/18/2027, Certifier: Larry Brown, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HOGG, On Fm 1017, 12.3 Miles Nw Of The Fm 185 & Fm 1017 Intersection (Lat: 27.145167 Lon: -98.589333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WMT588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2014, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

  • REALITOS, 6215 Hwy 359 (Lat: 27.456361 Lon: -98.513083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQSI837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2013, Expiration Date: 09/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2018, Certifier: Kevin B Coyne, Registrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

  • RAMIREZ, 17070 Hwy 339 (Lat: 27.286028 Lon: -98.384639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.6 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQTI491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2019, Certifier: Kevin B Coyne, Registrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

  • STATION, 5.3 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 27.416139 Lon: -98.607778), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WGX927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2141.20 MHz, 2134.80 MHz, 2145.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2001, Expiration Date: 06/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2003, Phone: (713) 877-7343


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W5TPV, Licensee ID: L00926904, Grant Date: 01/08/2007, Expiration Date: 03/28/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2019, Certifier: Woodrow W Latham, Registrant: Woodrow W Latham, 10615 Country Road 251, Realitos, TX 78376

  • Call Sign: KE5HCG, Licensee ID: L01109542, Grant Date: 01/12/2016, Expiration Date: 01/24/2026, Certifier: Juan R Hinojosa, Registrant: Juan R Hinojosa, 10654 Cr 252, Realitos, TX 78376-2653


FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE G-IV (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 22, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC TAY 611SER (12450 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 1WE, N1WE, N-1WE, Serial Number: 1171, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Trans Texas Jet Transport Inc, Po Box Drawer 10, Realitos, TX 78376
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Turbo-shaft
    N-Number: 26429, N26429, N-26429, Serial Number: 2044, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Trans Texas Helicopter Services LLC, Po Box 10, Realitos, TX 78376
  • Aircraft: BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA 206L-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C30P (650 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 544ML, N544ML, N-544ML, Serial Number: 52464, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Trans Texas Helicopter Transport LLC, Po Box 10, Realitos, TX 78376

Most common first names in Realitos, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose780.9 years
Jesus473.8 years
Maria484.2 years
Jesusa371.0 years
Octavio377.3 years
Abel288.5 years
Adan270.0 years
George278.5 years
Esther278.5 years
Carlos263.0 years
Most common last names in Realitos, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Guerra1676.0 years
Flores1377.2 years
Garcia1279.4 years
Ramirez1177.4 years
Cantu778.0 years
Benavides684.5 years
Perez665.5 years
Saenz551.8 years
Canales478.5 years
Gutierrez473.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Realitos, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Realitos, TX
  • 84.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.0%Electricity


Realitos compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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