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People

Total Population 2,601
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 778
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 47.6%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $26,731
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,898

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,212
% Above Poverty Level 59.8%
% Below Poverty Level 40.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 10.5%
Median Gross Rent $633
Median House Value $41,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 89.4%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0.3%

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

Lyford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles N of Harlingen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Willacy
Standard Zip Codes 78569
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.411
Longitude -97.789

Lyford 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 RAYMONDVILLE
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 63 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station SANTA ROSA 3 WNW
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 63 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 64 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 16.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lyford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Los Coyotes (78569)

Stockholm (78569)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Combes 3,019 $43,839

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

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Lyford High Schools

LYFORD H S
SIMON GOMEZ BLVD
956-347-3521
A Title I School.
Serves 443 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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