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Demographics

People

Total Population5,015
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+1,893
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married48.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.6%
Median Earnings25+$24,727
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,934
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,030

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,941
% Above Poverty Level68.6%
% Below Poverty Level31.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation4.2%

Housing

People Living Alone27.3%
Median Gross Rent$702
Median House Value$95,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)73.6%
English4.3%
German2.6%
Irish1.4%
Polish1%
Norwegian1%
Scottish0.8%
Portuguese0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Italian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Belizean0.2%
West Indian0.2%
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Port Isabel Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cameron County
Standard Zip Codes78578
Phone Area Codes956
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude26.07
Approximate Longitude-97.22

Port Isabel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPORT ISABEL
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp52 to 67 F
Apr Temp67 to 79 F
Jul Temp78 to 89 F
Oct Temp70 to 83 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationHARLINGEN
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp64 to 84 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp64 to 85 F
Annual Precip28.1 inches
StationMCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance64.1 miles
Jan Temp50 to 70 F
Apr Temp66 to 86 F
Jul Temp76 to 96 F
Oct Temp66 to 86 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brownsville182,110$37,701
Laguna Vista3,195$68,264
Los Fresnos6,376$53,125
Rancho Viejo2,405$82,560
South Padre Island2,888$85,378

Port Isabel Public Libraries

Port Isabel Public Library
213 N YTURRIA ST
Port Isabel, Texas
(956) 943-1822

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Port Isabel Public Schools

Cameron Co J J A E P
101 Port Rd
ZIP: 78578
(956) 943-0011
Other
Total Enrollment 1
Derry El
1702 2nd St
ZIP: 78578
(956) 943-0070
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Garriga El
200 W Adams
ZIP: 78578
(956) 943-0080
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
Port Isabel H S
18001 Hwy 100
ZIP: 78578
(956) 943-0030
High
Total Enrollment 636
Port Isabel J H
17001 Hwy 100
ZIP: 78578
(956) 943-0060
Middle
Total Enrollment 566
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