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People

Total Population 6,280
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 2,503
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 45%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,024
% Above Poverty Level 75.2%
% Below Poverty Level 24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 10.2%
Median Gross Rent $747
Median House Value $89,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78.1%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 0.5%

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

Los Fresnos Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles N of Brownsville, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Cameron
Metro Area Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
Standard Zip Codes 78566
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.071
Longitude -97.476

Los Fresnos 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 BROWNSVILLE AP
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 69 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 84 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches
Station PORT ISABEL
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 67 F
Apr Temp 67 to 79 F
Jul Temp 78 to 89 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsville 181,487 $36,623

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

Los Fresnos Public Libraries

Library
Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library
402 W OCEAN BLVD
Los Fresnos, Texas
(956) 233-5330
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Los Fresnos High Schools

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LOS FRESNOS HS
600 N MESQUITE ST
956-233-3300
A Title I School.
Serves 2,036 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

CAMERON CO J J A E P
P O BOX 309
956-361-4629
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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