Socorro, Texas

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Population in 2019: 34,370 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.6%
 
Males: 15,855  (46.1%)
Females: 18,515  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 79927.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,763 (it was $24,087 in 2000)
Socorro:

$39,763
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,764 (it was $7,287 in 2000)

Socorro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,268 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Socorro:

$96,268
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $158,193; detached houses: $165,534; townhouses or other attached units: $136,119; in 2-unit structures: $151,340; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,359; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,802; mobile homes: $53,720; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $9,841

Median gross rent in 2019: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Socorro: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Socorro, TX (2019)
    • 32,80196.7%Hispanic
    • 7712.3%White alone
    • 4201.2%American Indian alone
    • 400.1%Asian alone
    • 430.1%Two or more races
    • 290.09%Black alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Socorro, Texas as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Socorro is 1,579 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Socorro by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(13.1)
5
(15.8)
3
(9.2)
3
(9.2)
6
(18.3)
3
(9.2)
4
(12.0)
8
(24.3)
2
(6.1)
2
(6.0)
5
(14.9)
6
(17.9)
6
(17.5)
5
(14.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(45.9)
26
(82.3)
18
(55.5)
16
(49.2)
16
(48.8)
6
(18.4)
6
(18.0)
5
(15.2)
5
(15.3)
8
(24.2)
7
(20.9)
7
(20.9)
8
(23.3)
4
(11.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
88
(288.3)
78
(246.9)
60
(184.9)
85
(261.4)
69
(210.4)
48
(146.8)
45
(135.0)
45
(136.8)
35
(107.3)
28
(84.6)
32
(95.7)
35
(104.6)
31
(90.3)
34
(97.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
131
(429.1)
161
(509.7)
171
(527.1)
200
(615.0)
143
(436.1)
85
(260.0)
79
(237.1)
89
(270.6)
69
(211.5)
71
(214.4)
42
(125.6)
38
(113.5)
24
(69.9)
38
(109.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
357
(1,169)
456
(1,444)
506
(1,560)
442
(1,359)
400
(1,220)
384
(1,175)
336
(1,008)
324
(985.1)
295
(904.2)
248
(749.0)
237
(708.6)
233
(696.1)
202
(588.5)
232
(665.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(249.0)
61
(193.1)
90
(277.4)
65
(199.9)
61
(186.0)
42
(128.5)
30
(90.0)
46
(139.9)
21
(64.4)
32
(96.6)
24
(71.8)
22
(65.7)
25
(72.8)
29
(83.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(26.2)
5
(15.8)
7
(21.6)
1
(3.1)
8
(24.4)
7
(21.4)
2
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
City-Data.com crime index185.2195.6182.5187.8165.6117.7106.1120.987.181.780.282.673.375.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Socorro, TX

Crime rate in Socorro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 41 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 17.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,963 people per square mile   (low).

Socorro, Texas map

11,581 residents are foreign born (34.0% Latin America).

This city:

34.2%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,583 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,501 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: El Paso, TX (13.5 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (362.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Sparks, TX (1.8 miles ),
San Elizario, TX (2.0 miles ),
Clint, TX (2.1 miles ),
Horizon City, TX (2.3 miles ),
Morning Glory, TX (2.5 miles ),
Agua Dulce, TX (2.8 miles ),
Fabens, TX (3.4 miles ),
Homestead Meadows South, TX (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.64 N, Longitude: 106.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,622 (-22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,199 (16.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 915

Distribution of median household income in Socorro, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Socorro, TX in 2019

Property values in Socorro, TX

Socorro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 73 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1998: 90 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 346 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2000: 72 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2004: 352 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2005: 396 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2006: 392 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2007: 95 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2011: 101 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2012: 140 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2013: 134 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2014: 155 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2015: 126 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2017: 208 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2018: 112 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2019: 316 buildings, average cost: $197,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Socorro, TX residents
Average permit cost in Socorro, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

8.0%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +3,936 (+17.0%).
Most common industries in Socorro, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Apparel (6.8%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.7%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Apparel (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Socorro, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)

Average climate in Socorro, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Socorro, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.171. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.171
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.564. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.564
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 37.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0174. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0174
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Socorro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 400% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 196.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 424.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Socorro center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 560.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.4 (6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 437.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Socorro:

  • NEW MISSION HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CLINT, TX)
  • NEW HOPE COMMUNITY LIVING V I (Hospital, about 5 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HORIZON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • ALMAR HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • REVIVE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)
  • FOUNDATION SURGICAL HOSPITAL OF EL PASO Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EL PASO, TX)

Amtrak station near Socorro:

  • 16 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Socorro:

  • El Paso Community College (about 11 miles; El Paso, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,576)
  • Vista College (about 13 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 3,453)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 17 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 18,008)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 53 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 5,640)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 53 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,497)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 142 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus (about 155 miles; Roswell, NM; FT enrollment: 2,212)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Can you include the URL for the Official website for the City of Socorro, Texas? WWW.SOCORROTEXAS.ORG Mark Threadgill City Clerk 124 S. Horizon Blvd. Socorro, Texas 79927 threadgillma at socorrotexas.org
  • Center for Employment Training, Correct location: 10610 N. Loop Dr., STE R, Socorro, TX 79927

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Socorro: Rio Vista Farm Historic District (A), Socorro Fire Department (B), Life Ambulance Service Station 2 (C), Bracero Reception Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Socorro include: Segunda Iglesia Apostolica de la Fe en Cristo Jesus Church (A), Apostolic Church (B), Apostolic Assembly Church (C), Church of God (D), Saints Peter and Paul Church (E), Socorro Mission (F), Nuestra Senora de Socorro Mission (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Socorro include: Moon City Park (1), Soccoro Student Activities Complex (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

El Paso County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

87.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
22 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Socorro:

Marital status in Socorro, TX
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Socorro:

  • High school or higher: 62.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.5
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Socorro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Socorro, TX (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic345,95055
Evangelical Protestant87,056329
Other16,67540
Mainline Protestant10,14546
Black Protestant1,70312
Orthodox6473
None338,471-
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: 116
El Paso County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
El Paso County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 41
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 216
This county:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 444
This county:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Texas:

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

12.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Socorro:

44.1%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Socorro:

23.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Socorro:

12.0%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Socorro:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Socorro:

51.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Socorro, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$129,525$55,5110$0
Streets and Highways 21$52,727$30,1300$0
Other Government Administration 19$58,552$36,9800$0
Police - Other 13$15,900$14,6770$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,025$42,0751$1,322
Financial Administration 4$15,566$46,6980$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,758$35,2744$4,945
Other and Unallocable 4$18,449$55,3470$0
Totals for Government 97$316,503$39,1555$6,266

Socorro government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,764,000 ($80.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,608,000 ($46.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,280,000 ($37.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $796,000 ($23.16)
    Financial Administration: $355,000 ($10.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $248,000 ($7.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $864,000 ($25.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $391,000 ($11.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,557,000 ($103.49)

Socorro government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $465,000 ($13.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $171,000 ($4.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $621,000 ($18.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($2.97)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000 ($2.04)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Tax - Property: $6,745,000 ($196.25)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,582,000 ($46.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000 ($14.63)

Socorro government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,077,000 ($700.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,415,000 ($681.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,256,000 ($123.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,593,000 ($104.54)

Socorro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,747,000 ($167.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,555,000 ($132.53)

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,839 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.32%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dona Ana County, NM  0.31% ($35,703 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.14% ($43,786)
from Ector County, TX  0.11% ($37,320)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,858 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.20%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.34% ($35,820 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($42,096)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.16% ($49,521)
Businesses in Socorro, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Domino's Pizza1
Burger King1H&R Block1
Church's Chicken1U-Haul2
Circle K1Walgreens1
Cricket Wireless2

Strongest AM radio stations in Socorro:

  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBNA (920 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSVE (1150 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY (1380 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPL (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: K-FINA RESULTS, INC.)
  • KROD (600 AM; 5 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KVIV (1340 AM; 1 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: SPANISH CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KSNM (570 AM; 5 kW; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: SUNRISE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Socorro:

  • KTSM-FM (99.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFX (92.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K219BX (91.7 FM; EL PASO, ETC., TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSII (93.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KINT-FM (93.9 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHEY-FM (96.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAQ (95.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF EL PASO, INC.)
  • KPAS (103.1 FM; FABENS, TX; Owner: ALGIE A. FELDER)
  • KHRO (94.7 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KPRR (102.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVER (91.1 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXCR (89.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNA-FM (97.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTEP (88.5 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO)
  • K212EO (90.3 FM; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Socorro:

  • KTSM-TV (Channel 9; EL PASO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF EL PASO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVIA-TV (Channel 7; EL PASO, TX; Owner: NPG OF TEXAS, L.P.)
  • KSCE (Channel 38; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 38 CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • KINT-TV (Channel 26; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFOX-TV (Channel 14; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTYO (Channel 48; LAS CRUCES, NM; Owner: COUNCIL TREE COMMUNICATIONS VI, L.P.)
  • KTFN (Channel 65; EL PASO, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDBC-TV (Channel 4; EL PASO, TX; Owner: KDBC-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOS (Channel 13; EL PASO, TX; Owner: EL PASO PUBLIC TELEVISION FOUNDATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Socorro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 82.4mTotal length
  • $27,000Total costs
  • 655,960Total average daily traffic
  • 101,901Total average daily truck traffic
  • 591,551Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Socorro, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 72000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Socorro, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Socorro)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: AF5EF, Previous Call Sign: KD5ZVU, Licensee ID: L00779396, Grant Date: 11/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Rodolfo A Gutierrez, Registrant: Rodolfo A Gutierrez, 486 A Dini Rozi Dr, Socorro, TX 79927-3355
  • Call Sign: KG7FQI, Licensee ID: L01815676, Grant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Benjamin R Fryer, Registrant: Benjamin R Fryer, 2180 Yellow Valley Rd, Socorro, TX 79927

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2157M , Serial Number: 28R-7931042, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Hiatlay Trejo, 10248 Valle Rubio Dr, Socorro, TX 79927
  • Aircraft: LSA AMERICA INC ALLEGRO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 448SS , Serial Number: 11-9001, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Peters Franz Klassen, 264 N Nevarez Rd, Socorro, TX 79927
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/06/2020

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$99,91621$70,10277$83,24046$14,4338$73,0147$54,539
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$71,7146$69,97724$80,0859$20,6941$75,1907$69,299
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$96,16824$70,465155$78,14282$24,5397$61,76019$47,726
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$114,7785$144,64644$91,84611$46,5823$91,0372$39,715
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,0002$93,34510$78,4872$38,9300$01$35,220

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0040.02 , 0103.10, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0104.03, 0104.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$105,9952$83,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$60,3901$103,0001$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$58,6001$103,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0040.02 , 0103.10, 0104.01, 0104.02, 0104.03, 0104.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Socorro, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Socorro, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 120 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Socorro, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.5%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Socorro, TX
    • 23841.5%Outside Fires
    • 19233.4%Structure Fires
    • 7513.1%Other
    • 6912.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Socorro, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Socorro, TX
  • 84.9%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Socorro, TX
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Socorro compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Socorro on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #36 (79927) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #97 (79927) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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