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Cameron County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 335,227
  • Males: 159,599
  • Females: 175,628

Ethnicity:

  • White: 48,551
  • Black/African American: 1,079
  • Hispanic: 283,156
  • Native American/Eskimo: 260
  • Asian: 1,415
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 4
  • Other: 63
  • 2 or more: 699

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. Spanish (237,660)
  2. English only (63,825)
  3. Tagalog (420)
  4. French (270)
  5. German (250)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 85,723

  1. Mexico (80,421)
  2. Canada (676)
  3. Philippines (490)
  4. Honduras (456)
  5. Guatemala (437)
  6. El Salvador (400)
  7. Germany (225)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (134,004)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (17,347)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (4,753)
  4. Assemblies of God (3,934)
  5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (2,664)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Clearwater Elementary School-based Clinic: 733 Palm Boulevard, Brownsville - (956) 548-8845
  • Lucio Middle School School-based Clinic: 300 North Vermillion Road, Brownsville - (956) 838-6604
  • Lopez High School School-based Clinic: 3205 South Dakota Avenue, Brownsville - (956) 892-7465

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 121,452
  • Sensory: 13,013
  • Physical: 24,213
  • Mental: 13,682
  • Self-care: 11,993
  • Go outside home: 30,063
  • Employment: 28,024

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 4,530

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 97,267
  • Utility gas: 23,923
  • Bottled or LP gas: 11,351
  • Electricity: 60,174
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 196
  • Coal or Coke: 5
  • Wood: 71
  • Solar Energy: 45
  • Other fuel: 81
  • No fuel used: 1,421

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 193,221
  • No vehicle: 22,466
  • 1 or more vehicle: 170,755

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 13,805
  • No High School: 41,149
  • Some High School: 28,762
  • High School: 37,615
  • Some College: 32,734
  • Associate's Degree: 8,014
  • College Degree: 15,785
  • Master's Degree: 5,490
  • Professional Degree: 2,955
  • Doctoral Degree: 755

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 97,267
  • Owners with phone: 63,617
  • Owners without phone: 2,237
  • Renters with phone: 28,053
  • Renters without phone: 3,360

10 closest counties:

  1. Willacy County, Texas
  2. Hidalgo County, Texas
  3. Kenedy County, Texas
  4. Brooks County, Texas
  5. Starr County, Texas
  6. Kleberg County, Texas
  7. Jim Hogg County, Texas
  8. Nueces County, Texas
  9. Jim Wells County, Texas
  10. Zapata County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

78520, 78521, 78522, 78523, 78526, 78535, 78550, 78551, 78552, 78553, 78559, 78566, 78567, 78568, 78575, 78578, 78583, 78586, 78592, 78593, 78597

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KTRG (192 TV) HARLINGEN, TX
  • KMBH (746 TV) HARLINGEN, TX
  • KHID (88.1 FM) HARLINGEN, TX
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM) HARLINGEN, TX
  • KTER (90.7 FM) HARLINGEN, TX
  • KESO (92.7 FM) SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX
  • KZSP (95.3 FM) SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM) BROWNSVILLE, TX
  • KHKZ (106.3 FM) BROWNSVILLE, TX
  • KVNS (1700 AM) BROWNSVILLE, TX
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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