Abram: see Abraham.
Joffe, Abram, 1880-1960, Soviet scientist, b. Ukraine, grad. St. Petersburg Technological Institute, 1902. From 1902 to 1906 he worked in Munich as an assistant to W. C. Roentgen. In 1932, Joffe became director of the Leningrad Physico-Agronomy Institute. As a member of the Soviet Academy of Science, he helped found (1951) the Physico-Technical Institute of the academy. He was best known for his work on semiconductors, for his research on thermoelectric generators, and for his inventions in radio and aerodynamics, including a dynamo of a new type and a powerful accumulator for storing energy.
Abram-Perezville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,444 at the 2000 census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Abram-Perezville is located at (26.238767, -98.404720).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.6 km²), of which, 5.1 square miles (13.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square mile (0.5 km²) of it (3.61%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 5,444 people, 1,617 households, and 1,387 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,073.9 people per square mile (414.6/km²). There were 3,060 housing units at an average density of 603.6/sq mi (233.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 47.17% White, 0.22% African American, 0.06% Asian, 48.79% from other races, and 3.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 81.59% of the population.

There were 1,617 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.9% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.37 and the average family size was 3.67.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 14.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,532, and the median income for a family was $23,956. Males had a median income of $19,044 versus $18,188 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,195. About 32.4% of families and 41.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.8% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.


Abram-Perezville is served by the La Joya Independent School District.

In addition, residents are allowed to apply to magnet schools operated by the South Texas Independent School District.


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