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People

Total Population 2,886
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 31.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,285
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,540
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,363
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,685

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,625
% Above Poverty Level 76.9%
% Below Poverty Level 23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.8%
Median Gross Rent $849
Median House Value $271,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33%
US/American 0%
English 14.6%
Irish 12.3%

South Padre Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Brownsville, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Cameron
Metro Area Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
Standard Zip Codes 78597
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.103
Longitude -97.164

South Padre Island 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 PORT ISABEL
Distance 4.1 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
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 31.9 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 MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance 66.6 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 66 to 86 F
Jul Temp 76 to 96 F
Oct Temp 66 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsville 179,834 $36,046
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