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People

Total Population 533
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 192
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.9%
Median Earnings25+ $13,056
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $9,559

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,955
% Above Poverty Level 78.6%
% Below Poverty Level 21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 15.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.9%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $36,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 94.9%
US/American 0%
English 0.9%
Irish 3.2%

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CATARINA
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
Station CRYSTAL CITY
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

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Location Population Median Family Income
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Carrizo Springs 5,662 $47,750
Cotulla 3,843 $41,218
Crystal City 7,353 $33,419
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