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Aransas Pass is a city in Aransas County, in the Corpus Christi metro area. (The community straddles San Patricio, Aransas and Aransas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for the pass between Mustang and Saint Joseph islands.

The latitude of Aransas Pass is 27.909N. The longitude is -97.149W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,612.


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Median household income
Local
$27,376
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aransas Pass demographic reports
Aransas Pass is on Redfish Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Aransas Harbor
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 54. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Shrimporee - June 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Aransas Pass web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Aransas Pass demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Aransas 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 78373 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Aransas Pass residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aransas Pass ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aransas Pass was $12,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Aransas Pass, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.


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Libraries in Aransas Pass include Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Aransas Pass include Aransas Pass Progress

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

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The average commute time for Aransas Pass workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Aransas Pass include Days Inn Aransas Pass, Hawthorn Suites Aransas Pass, Super 8, Travelodge.

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