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Population (year 2000): 14,760. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,976 (+8.2% change)
Males: 7,127 (48.3%), Females: 7,633 (51.7%)

Hidalgo County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $23,928 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,400 (year 2000)

Alamo, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Alamo:

  • Hispanic (78.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (13.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (6.0%), United States (4.1%), English (2.7%), Irish (2.6%), Dutch (1.0%).Texas

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Alamo,

For population 25 years and over in Alamo

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamo city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

27.0% Foreign born (26.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,242 (+55.1%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McAllen, (8.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (118.4 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (227.5 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Alamo, TX (2.1 miles North Alamo, TX (2.4 miles South Juan, TX San (2.4 miles TX (4.8 miles Donna, TX (4.9 miles Pharr, TX (5.0 miles Lopezville, TX (5.2 miles Muniz, TX (5.7 miles Nurillo,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 86 buildings, average cost: $44,900
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 1998: 95 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $52,300
  • 2004: 73 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $144,500

Latitude: 26.19 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Alamo, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Retail trade (14.7%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -415 (-2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 987 (25.0%)

Crime in Alamo by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 1 0
    per 100,000 13.6 0.0 6.8 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 4 17 13 27
    per 100,000 27.1 115.2 88.1 182.9
Assaults 23 31 27 50
    per 100,000 155.8 210.0 182.9 338.8
Burglaries 113 104 86 106
    per 100,000 765.6 704.6 582.7 718.2
Thefts 678 736 818 1,164
    per 100,000 4593.5 4986.4 5542.0 7886.2
Auto thefts 42 54 69 74
    per 100,000 284.6 365.9 467.5 501.4
312.9 354.6 369.6 528.5

Average climate in Alamo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alamo,

Alamo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Alamo city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 30.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Alamo:
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 10 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; WESLACO, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alamo:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 9 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 33 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 53 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alamo:
  • MID VALLEY (about 11 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 18 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 52 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station near Alamo:
  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamo:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 12 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 30 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 46 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 92 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
Public high school in Alamo:
  • PSJA MEMORIAL H S (Students: 1,787; Location: 800 S ALAMO RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Alamo:
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHO (Students: 118; Location: 932 N FM 907; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alamo:
  • ALAMO MIDDLE (Students: 1,091; Location: 1819 W HWY 83; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GUS GUERRA ELEMENTARY (Students: 599; Location: 807 FM495; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH ALAMO EL (Students: 522; Location: 733 N ALAMO RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FRANKLIN EL (Students: 391; Location: 900 E BIRCH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Alamo:
  • LALO ARCAUTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $133,777; Location: 502 E DURANTA ST; 27,587 books; 61 audio materials; 220 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Alamo Arcaute Public Library (A).

Church in Alamo: Mount Zion Church (A).

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1).


Alamo compared to Texas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Alamo:
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Alamo:
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K248AM (97.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Alamo:
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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