San Ygnacio, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 1,150.
Males: 604  (52.6%)
Females: 546  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip code: 78076

Estimated median household income in 2022: $26,731 (it was $18,977 in 2000)
San Ygnacio:

$26,731
TX:

$72,284

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $14,306 (it was $7,713 in 2000)

San Ygnacio CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $79,876 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
San Ygnacio:

$79,876
TX:

$275,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $149,628; detached houses: $182,658; mobile homes: $84,232
March 2022 cost of living index in San Ygnacio: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in San Ygnacio, TX (2000)
    • 93590.2%Hispanic
    • 878.4%White alone
    • 111.1%Black alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races
    • 10.10%American Indian alone
    • 10.10%Asian alone

Races in San Ygnacio detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in San Ygnacio, Texas as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Ygnacio is 1,150 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 327 feet

Land area: 230.9 square miles.

Population density: 5.0 people per square mile   (very low).

San Ygnacio, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
San Ygnacio CCD:

0.7% ($220)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Laredo, TX (29.0 miles , pop. 176,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (127.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (169.3 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

San Ignacio, TX (2.7 miles ),
Ramireno, TX (2.8 miles),
Las Palmas, TX (3.6 miles),
Medina, TX (3.9 miles ),
Zapata, TX (4.0 miles ),
El Cenizo, TX (4.1 miles ),
Falcon Mesa, TX (4.2 miles ),
Rio Bravo, TX (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 27.12 N, Longitude: 99.36 W

Distribution of median household income in San Ygnacio, TX in 2022
San Ygnacio satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in San Ygnacio, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Private households (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.1%)
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.1%)
  • Private households (18.1%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
Most common occupations in San Ygnacio, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Carpenters (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.6%)
  • Carpenters (12.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.4%)
  • Bus drivers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.2%)

Average climate in San Ygnacio, Texas

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Earthquake activity:

San Ygnacio-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 45% 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 143.9 miles away from San Ygnacio 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 326.7 miles away from San Ygnacio 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 139.3 miles away from San Ygnacio 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 101.7 miles away from San Ygnacio center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from San Ygnacio 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 Zapata County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near San Ygnacio:

  • MI PUEBLO HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ZAPATA, TX)

Airports located in San Ygnacio:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Ygnacio:

  • Laredo Community College (about 29 miles; Laredo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 32 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 93 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 93 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 96 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 122 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • Del Mar College (about 128 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public elementary/middle school in San Ygnacio:

  • BENAVIDES EL (Students: 113, Location: 307 LINCOLN ST, Grades: KG-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Zapata County Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creek: El Grullo Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

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

49.8%
Whole state:

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

16.0%
Whole state:

6.7%

For population 15 years and over in San Ygnacio:

Marital status in San Ygnacio, TX
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in San Ygnacio:

  • High school or higher: 38.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

41.1
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for San Ygnacio, TX (based on Zapata County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,5005
Evangelical Protestant73410
Mainline Protestant601
Other-1
None9,724-
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: 4
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
State:

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

13.0%
State:

15.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in San Ygnacio:

  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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.)
  • KLAR (1300 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: FAITH AND POWER COMMS., INC.)
  • KLNT (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAREDO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Ygnacio:

  • KBDR (100.5 FM; MIRANDO CITY, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)
  • KQUR (94.9 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBAW (93.5 FM; ZAPATA, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA CADENA RADIO LUZ INCORPORATED)
  • KRRG (98.1 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KBDR-FM1 (100.5 FM; LAREDO, TX; Owner: BMP 100.5 FM, LP)

TV broadcast stations around San Ygnacio:

  • KVTV (Channel 13; LAREDO, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KZLD-LP (Channel 25; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING. OF LAREDO, LLC)
  • KLMV-LP (Channel 68; LAREDO, TX; Owner: J. B. SALAZAR)
  • KNEZ-LP (Channel 39; LAREDO, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KNEX-LP (Channel 55; LAREDO, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KGNS-TV (Channel 8; LAREDO, TX; Owner: CENTURY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)

San Ygnacio fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 2003 05:20 AM, Fm3169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 28, 2002 04:45 PM, Lincolnave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 1988 01:20 AM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 23, 1984 08:10 AM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Ygnacio, TX
  • 46.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Ygnacio, TX
  • 69.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%No fuel used


San Ygnacio 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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