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Del Rio is a city in Val Verde County.
It is the county seat.
Originally called San Felipe del Rio
The latitude of Del Rio is 29.362N. The longitude is -100.896W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,136.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Del Rio demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Val Verde County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78840 ZIP code.
4% of Del Rio residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Del Rio ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Del Rio was $12,199, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Del Rio residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Del Rio, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $303. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.
Libraries in Del Rio include Val Verde County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Del Rio include Del Rio News-Herald
TV stations in Del Rio include KTRG.
Val Verde County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Del Rio political report.
The average commute time for Del Rio workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Del Rio between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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