Cameron County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 415,557

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 34.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 50.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.2%

Registered Offenders

0.48% Lower than national avg.
  • 651 offenders in Cameron County
  • 15.67 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $150,500
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 115
  • Homes For Sale: 2,139
  • Homes For Rent: 219

Environmental Hazards

1,029 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 36
  • Superfunds: 48
  • Tanks & Spills: 940

Unemployment

High 7.3%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

175 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 175 K-12 public schools in Cameron County, TX and 20 private schools. Homefacts rates Cameron County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

651 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cameron County, TX

Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$150,500 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    17%
  • Rented
    28.2%
  • Owned
    54.8%

2,139 Homes For Sale View All

$160,000
1102 W. Harrison Avenue
Harlingen, TX 78550
-- Beds | -- Baths
$265,000
18449 N Fm 506
Santa Rosa, TX 78593
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$459,000
2700 Gulf Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$675,000
24396 Rabb
La Feria, TX 78559
4 Beds | 4 Baths

115 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$108,000
Champlain
Brownsville, TX 78526
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$NR
El Rosal
La Feria, TX 78559
-- Beds | -- Baths
$69,218
Palm Grove
Brownsville, TX 78521
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
El Portal
Brownsville, TX 78520
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1,417 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cameron County, TX issued 1,417 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,417 permits, 1179 were issued for single family homes and 238 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cameron County, TX issued 892 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 892 permits, 780 were issued for single family homes and 112 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

219 Rental Properties View All

$1,300
1304 Katy
Harlingen, TX 78552
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,000
107 E Pike Street
South Padre Island, TX 78597
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$600
5800 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
-- Beds | -- Baths
$2,250
5800 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597
-- Beds | -- Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Cameron County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $529
  • 1 Bedroom: $536
  • 2 Bedrooms: $695
  • 3 Bedrooms: $917
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,080

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Environmental Hazards

1029 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Cameron County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Cameron County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Cameron County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Cameron County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Cameron County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Cameron County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.57 Average
    Cameron County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 62.2°
  • February 65.3°
  • March 69.78°
  • April 76°
  • May 81.17°
  • June 85.37°
  • July 86.02°
  • August 86.88°
  • September 82.85°
  • October 77.43°
  • November 70.42°
  • December 63.82°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cameron County, TX

Earthquakes
Cameron County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Cameron County, TX has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Cameron County, TX has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Cameron County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cameron County, TX: $34,074

Unemployment

Unemployment in Cameron County is 7.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.42%
White Collar - 51.58%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

114 FCC Towers view all

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