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Combes is a town in Cameron County, in the Brownsville-Harlingen metro area.

One tradition says the town was named for the local Combes Ranch. Another says it was named for Brownsville surgeon Joe Combe

The latitude of Combes is 26.248N. The longitude is -97.733W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,830.


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Median household income
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$28,605
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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3% of Combes residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Combes ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Combes was $9,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Combes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Combes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $651.


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Cameron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Combes political report.

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The average commute time for Combes workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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