Mon . 20 Jan 2020
TR | RU | UK | KK | BE |

Los Fresnos, Texas

los fresnos texas real estate listings, los fresnos texas apartments for rent
Los Fresnos Spanish for "The Ash Trees"[3] is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States The population was 6,542 at the 2010 census,[4] up from 4,512 at the 2000 census It is part of the Brownsville–Harlingen–Raymondville and the Matamoros–Brownsville metropolitan areas

Located in south-central Cameron County, the city was named for the fresnos Fraxinus berlandieriana scattered in the woods and along streams In 1912, Lon Hill, an early land owner, formed a company to develop a canal system which would use the Rio Grande to irrigate land for farming Railroad construction in the early 1900s began to bring settlers to the area, and by 1915 a post office was established Because of the fertile, irrigated land, farm products increased, and with the long growing season in the Rio Grande Valley, farming flourished Today the city is still surrounded by fertile farm/ranch land Major crops are cotton, sugarcane, grains, oranges, and red grapefruit

Contents

  • 1 Geography
  • 2 Demographics
  • 3 Government and infrastructure
  • 4 Sites of interest
  • 5 Education
  • 6 Media
    • 61 Newspapers
    • 62 Radio stations
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

Geography

Los Fresnos is located slightly south of the geographic center of Cameron County at 26°4′24″N 97°28′41″W / 2607333°N 9747806°W / 2607333; -9747806 26073216, -97478164[5] It is 12 miles 19 km north of the center of Brownsville and 18 miles 29 km southeast of Harlingen

According to the United States Census Bureau, Los Fresnos has a total area of 31 square miles 79 km2, of which 29 square miles 76 km2 is land and 01 square miles 03 km2, or 398%, is water[4]

Situated slightly north of the city of Brownsville, Los Fresnos shares its average temperatures which land it in a humid subtropical climate However, like the rest of the lower Rio Grande Valley, fluctuating temperatures cause the area to transition between a humid subtropical climate and a tropical savanna climate Due to this, tropical vegetation grows widely around the surrounding area Temperature extremes range from highs near 100 F in the summer months down to around freezing temperatures about once or twice a year, sometimes not at all during some years In addition, Los Fresnos is prone to impact by hurricanes Notable hurricanes to hit the area include Beulah, Allen, and Dolly Thunderstorm activity occurs usually during the spring and fall when cold fronts cause instability with the region's warm climate While not a common occurrence, the city occasionally experiences hail or brief tornados

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop
19501,113
19601,289158%
19701,29706%
19802,173675%
19902,473138%
20004,512825%
20105,542228%
Est 20187,883422%
US Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,512 people, 1,296 households, and 1,092 families residing in the city The population density was 1,8689 people per square mile 7229/km² There were 1,480 housing units at an average density of 6130 per square mile 2371/km² The racial makeup of the city was 8196% White, 042% African American, 013% Native American, 002% Asian, 009% Pacific Islander, 1438% from other races, and 299% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8462% of the population

There were 1,296 households out of which 535% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 637% were married couples living together, 177% had a female householder with no husband present, and 157% were non-families 142% of all households were made up of individuals and 77% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 348 and the average family size was 386

In the city, the population was spread out with 364% under the age of 18, 92% from 18 to 24, 292% from 25 to 44, 171% from 45 to 64, and 81% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 28 years For every 100 females, there were 938 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 846 males

The median income for a household in the city was $25,793, and the median income for a family was $27,670 Males had a median income of $20,459 versus $17,904 for females The per capita income for the city was $9,507 About 285% of families and 342% of the population were below the poverty line, including 438% of those under age 18 and 224% of those age 65 or over

Government and infrastructure

The United States Postal Service operates the Los Fresnos Post Office[8]

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement operates the Port Isabel Service Processing Center, which is located in an unincorporated area adjacent to Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport, 13 miles 21 km northeast of Los Fresnos[9]

Local public transportation is provided by Valley Metro

Sites of interest

The Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo & Livestock Show is held every year the first week in February

Los Fresnos Motocross Park has campsites available at the track to accommodate RV's and tents Quads are also welcomed to race There are categories for every age and bike sizes, such as Mini 50cc, 250cc, Quads, etc

Little Graceland is on West Highway 100 and contains a small collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia, including photos, posters, watches, and playing cards It is operated by Simon Vega, who served with Presley in the Army in Germany from 1958 to 1960

Education

Los Fresnos is served by the Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District

The Ethel L Whipple Memorial Library serves Los Fresnos[3]

Media

Newspapers

  • Los Fresnos News

Radio stations

  • KFRQ 945FM - Official Site
  • KKPS 995FM - Official Site
  • KNVO 1011FM - Official Site
  • KBFM 1041FM - Official Site
  • KLME 1055FM -
  • KVLY 1079FM - Official Site

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder" United States Census Bureau Retrieved 2008-01-31mw-parser-output citecitationmw-parser-output citation qmw-parser-output id-lock-free a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-free amw-parser-output id-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output id-lock-registration a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-limited a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-registration amw-parser-output id-lock-subscription a,mw-parser-output citation cs1-lock-subscription amw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registrationmw-parser-output cs1-subscription span,mw-parser-output cs1-registration spanmw-parser-output cs1-ws-icon amw-parser-output codecs1-codemw-parser-output cs1-hidden-errormw-parser-output cs1-visible-errormw-parser-output cs1-maintmw-parser-output cs1-subscription,mw-parser-output cs1-registration,mw-parser-output cs1-formatmw-parser-output cs1-kern-left,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-leftmw-parser-output cs1-kern-right,mw-parser-output cs1-kern-wl-right
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names" United States Geological Survey 2007-10-25 Retrieved 2008-01-31
  3. ^ a b "Home" Ethel L Whipple Memorial Library Retrieved on May 9, 2010
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 G001: Los Fresnos city, Texas" US Census Bureau, American Factfinder Retrieved July 8, 2015
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990" United States Census Bureau 2011-02-12 Retrieved 2011-04-23
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" Retrieved September 14, 2019
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing" Censusgov Retrieved June 4, 2015
  8. ^ "Post Office Location - LOS FRESNOS Archived 2010-04-05 at the Wayback Machine" United States Postal Service Retrieved on May 9, 2010
  9. ^ "Port Isabel Service Processing Center" US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Retrieved on July 21, 2010

External links

  • Texas portal
  • City of Los Fresnos official website
  • Los Fresnos, Tx in Handbook of Texas Online
  • Los Fresnos Rodeo
  • Los Fresnos News

los fresnos texas apartments for rent, los fresnos texas christmas parade, los fresnos texas high school, los fresnos texas hotels and motels, los fresnos texas immigration court, los fresnos texas police department, los fresnos texas population, los fresnos texas post office, los fresnos texas real estate listings, los fresnos texas realtor


Los Fresnos, Texas Information about

Los Fresnos, Texas


  • user icon

    Los Fresnos, Texas beatiful post thanks!

    29.10.2014


Los Fresnos, Texas
Los Fresnos, Texas
Los Fresnos, Texas viewing the topic.
Los Fresnos, Texas what, Los Fresnos, Texas who, Los Fresnos, Texas explanation

There are excerpts from wikipedia on this article and video

Random Posts

Timeline beyond October following the September 11 attacks

Timeline beyond October following the September 11 attacks

The following list contains certain dates beyond October 2001 involving the September 11 attacks ...
Smash Hits

Smash Hits

Smash Hits was a pop music magazine, aimed at teenagers and young adults and originally published in...
2014–15 USC Trojans women's basketball team

2014–15 USC Trojans women's basketball team

The 2014–15 USC Trojans women's basketball team will represent University of Southern California dur...
Trademark classification

Trademark classification

A trademark classification is a way the trademark examiners and applicants' trademark attorneys arra...