Big Wells, Texas

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Big Wells, Texas

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Big Wells strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Big Wells Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Big Wells Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Big Wells Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Big Wells Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Big Wells, Texas

Comparing Big Wells to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 5
Age of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 9 7
People Living Alone 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Big Wells Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles N of Laredo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles SW of San Antonio, Texas
County Dimmit
Standard Zip Codes 78830
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.573
Longitude -99.568

Big Wells Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 40 to 67 F
Apr Temp 59 to 86 F
Jul Temp 75 to 99 F
Oct Temp 61 to 86 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 67 F
Apr Temp 61 to 85 F
Jul Temp 74 to 97 F
Oct Temp 62 to 85 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station LA PRYOR
Distance 33.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 64 F
Apr Temp 58 to 85 F
Jul Temp 73 to 98 F
Oct Temp 59 to 84 F
Annual Precip 21.8 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Big Wells Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 704 100%
Male 333 47.3%
Female 371 52.7%
Under 18 216 30.7%
18+ 488 69.3%
65+ 116 16.5%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3.32
White 558 79.3%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.8%
Other 109 15.5%
Mixed Race 19 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 631 89.6%

Estimated Big Wells Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 750
Growth 46
Growth % 6.5%

Big Wells Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 89%
US/American 9%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
German 0.5%
Italian 0.3%
English 0.3%
Irish 0.3%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Big Wells 704 $17,381
Asherton 1,342 $24,107
Carrizo Springs 5,655 $22,375
Cotulla 3,614 $25,951
Crystal City 7,190 $17,555
Dilley 3,674 $22,021
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Featured Colleges in the Big Wells Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Masters of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration - Health Care Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

You’ve expressed interest in Blue Cliff College before, now we have online programs to better fit your busy lifestyle. Enroll now!

  • Programs: Health Information/Medical Billing & Coding
  • Degrees: Associate
Matching School Ads

Big Wells Colleges

(List of Texas Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Big Wells

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Big Wells

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Big Wells Government Officials

Are you an official in the Big Wells government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.