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Jim Wells County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 39,326
  • Males: 19,214
  • Females: 20,112

Ethnicity:

  • White: 8,987
  • Black/African American: 181
  • Hispanic: 29,856
  • Native American/Eskimo: 34
  • Asian: 147
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 121

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. Spanish (22,370)
  2. English only (13,505)
  3. German (75)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,413

  1. Mexico (1,137)
  2. Philippines (53)
  3. Canada (48)
  4. Pakistan (45)
  5. Colombia (26)
  6. India (20)
  7. Nicaragua (18)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (14,861)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (5,536)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (834)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (671)
  5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (383)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 15,495
    • Sensory: 1,492
    • Physical: 3,894
    • Mental: 1,981
    • Self-care: 1,440
    • Go outside home: 2,894
    • Employment: 3,589

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 687

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 12,961
    • Utility gas: 4,756
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,849
    • Electricity: 6,223
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 30
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 7
    • Solar Energy: 5
    • Other fuel: 53
    • No fuel used: 38

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 25,740
    • No vehicle: 2,427
    • 1 or more vehicle: 23,313

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,138
    • No High School: 2,948
    • Some High School: 4,191
    • High School: 7,613
    • Some College: 4,246
    • Associate's Degree: 822
    • College Degree: 1,691
    • Master's Degree: 588
    • Professional Degree: 191
    • Doctoral Degree: 97

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 12,961
    • Owners with phone: 9,572
    • Owners without phone: 341
    • Renters with phone: 2,795
    • Renters without phone: 253

    10 closest counties:

    1. Kleberg County, Texas
    2. Duval County, Texas
    3. Live Oak County, Texas
    4. Brooks County, Texas
    5. Nueces County, Texas
    6. San Patricio County, Texas
    7. Bee County, Texas
    8. McMullen County, Texas
    9. Jim Hogg County, Texas
    10. Kenedy County, Texas

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    78332, 78333, 78342, 78372, 78375, 78383

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM) ALICE, TX
    • KUKA (105.9 FM) ALICE, TX
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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