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People

Total Population 737
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 0.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,417
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 12.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $646
Median House Value $37,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 90.9%
US/American 0%
English 1.1%
Irish 3.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Asherton 967 $41,417
Carrizo Springs 5,740 $41,763
Cotulla 3,963 $40,509
Crystal City 7,381 $34,853
Dilley 4,090 $42,733

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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