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"Spinach Capital of the World"

Crystal City is a city in Zavala County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the crystal-clear water in local wells.

The latitude of Crystal City is 28.677N. The longitude is -99.827W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,131.


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Median household income
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$15,400
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crystal City demographic reports
Local landmarks include a statue of Popeye.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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1% of Crystal City residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crystal City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crystal City was $8,899, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Crystal City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Crystal City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $120.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $511.


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Libraries in Crystal City include Crystal City Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Zavala County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crystal City political report.

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The average commute time for Crystal City workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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