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Zapata is in Zapata County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Antonio Zapata, pioneer
The latitude of Zapata is 26.906N. The longitude is -99.271W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,856.
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2% of Zapata residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Zapata ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Zapata was $11,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Zapata residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Zapata, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $185. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.
Libraries in Zapata include Zapata County Public Library ... View libraries
Zapata County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Zapata political report.
The average commute time for Zapata workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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