Tierra Verde, Texas

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Population in 2010: 277.
Males: 174  (63.0%)
Females: 103  (37.0%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,789
Tierra Verde:

$56,789
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,306

Tierra Verde CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,900
Tierra Verde:

$153,900
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $97,047; detached houses: $95,890
March 2019 cost of living index in Tierra Verde: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.7%
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (19.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (126.5 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Spring Garden-Terra Verde, TX (0.7 miles ),
Spring Gardens, TX (1.2 miles ),
La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX (1.8 miles ),
North San Pedro, TX (1.9 miles ),
Robstown, TX (1.9 miles ),
Banquete, TX (2.4 miles ),
Driscoll, TX (2.5 miles ),
Petronila, TX (2.8 miles)

Latitude: 27.76 N, Longitude: 97.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Distribution of median household income in Tierra Verde, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Tierra Verde, TX in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

8.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.70
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Tierra Verde-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Tierra Verde place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1969, a category F3 tornado 19.8 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tierra Verde-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 79.4 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 76.7 miles away from Tierra Verde 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 8.6 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 383.4 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 20.8 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 83.8 miles away from the city 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 Nueces County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tierra Verde:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - ROBSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ROBSTOWN, TX)
  • RIVER RIDGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • TRISUN CARE CENTER-RIVER RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • AMOR HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • NORTHWEST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • RIVER FOREST (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • DSI RIVERSIDE RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tierra Verde:

  • Del Mar College (about 19 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 20 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 24 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 47 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)
  • Victoria College (about 86 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 86 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 105 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Killeen Public Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nueces 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:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Tierra Verde:

Marital status in Tierra Verde, TX
  • Never married: 67.1%
  • Now married: 26.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Tierra Verde:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Texas average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tierra Verde, TX (based on Nueces County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic111,68738
Evangelical Protestant67,711228
Mainline Protestant14,42147
Other9,91927
Black Protestant1,35910
Orthodox5153
None134,611-
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: 30
Nueces County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
This county:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 278
Nueces County:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

10.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Texas:

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

20.7%
State:

15.7%

5.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($846 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Patricio County, TX  0.53% ($45,957 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.43% ($42,599)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($59,704)


6.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($504 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.75% ($56,579 average AGI)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.52% ($43,982)
to Harris County, TX  0.44% ($57,146)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tierra Verde:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KROB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYS (1440 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tierra Verde:

  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201CR (88.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJR (105.5 FM; PORTLAND, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCN (101.3 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tierra Verde:

  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KINE-LP (Channel 44; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KTOV-LP (Channel 7; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KWDT-LP (Channel 13; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KLAO-LP (Channel 55; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CLARK ORTIZ)
  • KADM-LP (Channel 63; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRP-CA (Channel 41; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXPX-CA (Channel 14; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21GM (Channel 21; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: GH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K68DJ (Channel 68; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 180Total average daily traffic
  • 170Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tierra Verde, TX
  • 90.9%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tierra Verde, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


Tierra Verde 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 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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