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Population (year 2000): 6,115. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,815 (+11.4% change)
Males: 2,836 (46.4%), Females: 3,279 (53.6%)

Cameron County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $24,660 (year 2000)
Median house value: $47,600 (year 2000)

La Feria, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in La Feria:

  • Hispanic (77.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (20.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (4.7%), English (4.4%), German (3.9%), Irish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).Feria, Texas

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Feria

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Feria city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

19.6% Foreign born (18.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,413 (+30.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Harlingen, (9.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (113.4 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (232.6 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: La Feria North, TX (1.5 miles) , Alto, TX (1.5 miles Arroyo TX (1.6 miles Solis, TX (2.4 miles Bixby, TX (3.7 miles Ratamosa, TX (4.5 miles Heidelberg, Acres, TX (5.7 miles Grand Antigua, TX (5.7 miles Bluetown-Iglesia


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $47,300
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,300

Latitude: 26.16 N, Longitude: 97.82 W

Area code: 956

La Feria, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (33.9%).

Crime in La Feria by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 3 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 49.1 49.1
Robberies 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 16.4 0.0 16.4
Assaults 1 16 22 16
    per 100,000 16.4 261.7 359.8 261.7
Burglaries 63 59 58 56
    per 100,000 1030.3 964.8 948.5 915.8
Thefts 179 259 460 491
    per 100,000 2927.2 4235.5 7522.5 8029.4
Auto thefts 2 1 0 4
    per 100,000 32.7 16.4 0.0 65.4
195.1 295.5 458.9 467.4

Average climate in La Feria, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Feria-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the La Feria city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near La Feria:
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • SOUTH TEXAS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Feria:
  • VALLEY INTL (about 13 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 29 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 34 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Feria:
  • MID VALLEY (about 10 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 28 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • PORT ISABEL-CAMERON COUNTY (about 35 miles; PORT ISABEL, TX; ID: PIL)

Amtrak station near La Feria:
  • 10 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 0 $0   2 $2,675
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $906
Parks and Recreation 0 $0   2 $1,284
Firefighters 1 $2,480 $29,760 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 0 $0   11 $12,392
Police - Other 0 $0   1 $1,080
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,904 $22,848 1 $620
Solid Waste Management 3 $5,128 $20,512 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $4,428 $53,136 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $23,263 $25,377 2 $1,789
Water Supply 5 $11,610 $27,864 0 $0
Local Libraries 0 $0   4 $2,586
Totals for Government 22 $48,812 $26,624 24 $23,331
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Feria:
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 27 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 28 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MCALLEN, TX; FT enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 92 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
Public high school in La Feria:
  • LA FERIA H S (Students: 705; Location: 901 N CANAL ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Feria:
  • NOEMI DOMINGUEZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 654; Location: P O BOX 1159; Grades: 04 - 07)
  • C E VAIL EL (Students: 448; Location: 614 S MAIN ST; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • WILLIAM B GREEN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 501 N CANAL ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SAM HOUSTON EL (Students: 385; Location: 505 N VILLARREAL ST; Grades: PK - 01)
  • LEE EL (Students: 204; Location: 400 S W ST; Grades: 01 - 01)
  • LA FERIA ALTER (Students: 54; Location: 203 E OLEANDER; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 203 E OLEANDER; Grades: 06 - 12)
Library in La Feria:
  • BAILEY H. DUNLAP MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $88,193; Location: 450 S MAIN ST; 17,500 books; 120 audio materials; 550 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)
 

La Feria compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Feria:
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in La Feria:
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around La Feria:
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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