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Overview

Introduction to Raymondville, Texas

Raymondville, Texas is 20 miles N of Harlingen, Texas (center to center) and 94 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas. It is located in Willacy county.

Raymondville History

In 1904, Raymondville was established by Edward Burleson Raymond, owner of the Las Majadas Ranch and foreman of the King Ranch El Sauz Ranch. Raymondville is the county seat of Willacy County, which was formed in 1911. The county was named after the state senator John G. Willacy.

Raymondville and Nearby Attractions

  • Raymondville Historical Museum
  • Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park
  • International Museum of Art & Science
  • Boca Chica State Park

Things To Do In Raymondville

People may visit popular parks like Boca Chica State Park, Padre Island National Seashore, and Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park. Museums like the Bicultural Museum, Raymondville Historical Museum, and International Museum of Art & Science may also be visited. Local churches include Ebenezar Church, Bethel Methodist Church, Apostolic Assembly, First Presbyterian Church, Iglesia de Luz del Mundo, Raymondville Christain Center, and First Baptist.

Raymondville Transportation

The closest major airport is the Valley International Airport.

Raymondville Higher Education

Colleges near the city like South Texas Community College, University of Texas - Pan American, and Texas State Technical College - Harlingen.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,165
Male Share of the Population56%
Female Share of the Population44%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+2,525
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.3%
Median Earnings25+$15,716
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,382
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,406

Wealth

Median Family Income$25,000
% Above Poverty Level59.3%
% Below Poverty Level40.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.1%
Median Gross Rent$482
Median House Value$47,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)88.1%
German1.4%
English0.9%
Irish0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Italian0.4%
African0.3%
Scottish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Basque0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Raymondville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Willacy County
Standard Zip Codes78580
P.O. Box Zip Codes78598
Phone Area Codes956
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude26.47
Approximate Longitude-97.78

Raymondville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRAYMONDVILLE
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp63 to 84 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp64 to 85 F
Annual Precip27.9 inches
StationSANTA ROSA 3 WNW
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp63 to 85 F
Jul Temp75 to 96 F
Oct Temp64 to 86 F
Annual Precip21.4 inches
StationHARLINGEN
Distance20.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Combes3,041$51,157
Edcouch3,270$27,614
La Villa2,537$29,938
Lyford2,597$25,917
San Perlita672$35,833
Santa Rosa2,876$23,355

Raymondville Public Libraries

Reber Memorial Library
193 N 4TH ST
Raymondville, Texas
(956) 689-2930

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Raymondville Public Schools

Ccjjaep
419 Fm 3168
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8176
High
Total Enrollment 7
Ignite Public Sch And Comm Ser Ctr At Raymondville
1205 S 7th St
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-3300
Other
Total Enrollment 109
Myra Green Middle
693 E Monroe Ave
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8171
Middle
Total Enrollment 463
Pittman El
258 E Harris
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8173
Primary
Total Enrollment 618
Raymondville H S
601 Fm 3168
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8170
High
Total Enrollment 514
Raymondville Options Academic Academy
512 E Rodriguez
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8175
High
Total Enrollment 60
Smith El
700 Nth 1st St
ZIP: 78580
(956) 689-8172
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
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