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Population (year 2000): 106,414. Estimated population in July 2005: 123,622 (+16.2% change)
Males: 50,438 (47.4%), Females: 55,976 (52.6%)

Hidalgo County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $33,641 (year 2000)
Median house value: $73,900 (year 2000)

McAllen, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in McAllen:

  • Hispanic (80.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (16.8%)
  • Other race (15.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (3.8%), United States (2.8%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.4%).Texas

Elevation: 121 feet

Land area: 46.0 square miles

McAllen,

For population 25 years and over in McAllen

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McAllen city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

27.6% Foreign born (25.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +19,849 (+22.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (120.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (224.6 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (3.6 miles Pharr, TX (5.4 miles Palmhurst, TX (5.8 miles Mission, TX (5.9 miles Lopezville, Juan, TX San (6.0 miles TX (6.7 miles Alton, TX (7.1 miles Granjeno, North, TX (7.5 miles Alton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 560 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1997: 553 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1998: 747 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 1999: 837 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2000: 788 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2001: 873 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 843 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 951 buildings, average cost: $144,300

Latitude: 26.22 N, Longitude: 98.24 W

Area code: 956

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.3%), Retail trade (16.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,620 (+19.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,650 (61.8%)

Crime in McAllen by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 5 2 3 4 6
    per 100,000 4.7 1.9 2.8 3.8 5.6
Rapes 15 3 11 12 29
    per 100,000 14.1 2.8 10.3 11.3 27.3
Robberies 120 116 124 178 145
    per 100,000 112.8 109.0 116.5 167.3 136.3
Assaults 236 268 336 339 332
    per 100,000 221.8 251.8 315.7 318.6 312.0
Burglaries 1,261 1,365 1,567 1,074 902
    per 100,000 1185.0 1282.7 1472.6 1009.3 847.6
Thefts 5,363 6,136 6,235 6,684 6,985
    per 100,000 5039.8 5766.2 5859.2 6281.1 6564.0
Auto thefts 906 850 713 691 655
    per 100,000 851.4 798.8 670.0 649.4 615.5
441.2 470.4 496.1 496.0 491.0

Average climate in McAllen, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McAllen,

McAllen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the McAllen city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category 3 tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Danny Puente - College basketball player (Tx Pan American Broncos).

Main business address for: TEXAS REGIONAL BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near McAllen:
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 4 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (about 8 miles; MISSION, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McAllen:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 4 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 41 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 61 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to McAllen:
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 18 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • MID VALLEY (about 19 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 44 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station:
MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 69 $151,066 $26,272 1 $1,156
Transit 11 $22,335 $24,365 0 $0
Local Libraries 56 $128,988 $27,640 31 $26,734
Water Supply 103 $215,223 $25,074 5 $3,018
Natural Resources 17 $30,192 $21,312 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $16,740 $40,176 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 126 $284,820 $27,125 97 $47,048
Sewerage 62 $136,606 $26,439 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 95 $202,937 $25,634 7 $7,897
Health 14 $31,609 $27,093 2 $3,943
Airports 20 $49,007 $29,404 0 $0
Streets and Highways 138 $314,282 $27,328 3 $332
Fire - Other 10 $18,901 $22,681 2 $2,801
Firefighters 131 $533,094 $48,833 0 $0
Police - Other 121 $259,166 $25,702 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 254 $1,035,592 $48,925 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 31 $87,307 $33,796 2 $3,819
Financial Administration 45 $135,678 $36,180 0 $0
Other Government Administration 68 $201,607 $35,577 15 $10,691
Totals for Government 1376 $3,855,150 $33,620 165 $107,439
Colleges/Universities in McAllen:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,142; Location: 3201 W PECAN; Public; Website: www.stcc.cc.tx.us)
  • SOUTH TEXAS VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE-MCALLEN (FT enrollment: 713; Location: 2901 N 23RD ST Suite B; Private, for-profit)
  • SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE OF MED AND DENTAL ASSTS-SOUTH (FT enrollment: 680; Location: 3900 N 23RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sacmda.com)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 174; Location: 8401 N 10TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • KINGS WAY MISSIONARY INSTITUTE (Location: 401 S 35TH ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • VOGUE COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY 7 (Location: 800 FERN; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near McAllen:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 10 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 38 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 54 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 54 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 120 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 122 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
Public high schools in McAllen:
  • MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,014; Location: 101 E HACKBERRY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MCALLEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,974; Location: 2021 LA VISTA AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAMAR ACADEMY (Students: 295; Location: 1009 N 10TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MID-VALLEY ACADEMY-MCALLEN (Students: 202; Location: 200 N 17TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SENTRY TECHNOLOGY PREP SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 612 N MCCALL; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHILDREN OF THE SUN CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: RAYMONDVILLE/RIO GRANDE CITY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHILDREN OF THE SUN CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: RAYMONDVILLE/RIO GRANDE CITY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in McAllen:
  • DE LEON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,044; Location: 4201 N 29TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MILAM ELEMENTARY (Students: 890; Location: 3800 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CATHEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 864; Location: 1800 N CYNTHIA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BROWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 853; Location: 2700 S WARE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MCAULIFFE ELEMENTARY (Students: 847; Location: 3000 DAFFODIL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GONZALEZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 846; Location: 201 E MARTIN AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CASTANEDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 824; Location: 4100 N 34TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RAYBURN ELEMENTARY (Students: 821; Location: 7000 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TRAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 600 E HOUSTON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 1601 N 27TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in McAllen:
  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 1100 GUMWOOD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 2500 NORTH 10TH; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST. PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 269; Location: 300 WEST PECAN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN (Students: 206; Location: 1320 NOLANA; Grades: PK - 5)
  • UPPER VALLEY SDA ELEM (Students: 112; Location: 2117 S 34TH ST; Grades: PK - 9)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 4201 NORTH WARE RD; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in McAllen:
  • MCALLEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,043,461; Location: 601 N MAIN ST; 297,780 books; 9,782 audio materials; 7,613 video materials; 971 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in McAllen: Sam and Marjorie Miller House (A), McAllen Memorial Library (B), McAllen International Museum (C).

Shopping Centers: Las Tiendas Plaza Shopping Center (1), La Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in McAllen include: Emmanuel Baptist Church (A), Family of Faith Fellowship Church (B), First Missionary Baptist Church (C), Free Methodist Church (D), Crosspoint Fellowship Baptist Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - McAllen (F), Iglesia Pentecostal Unida Church (G), United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Valley Memorial Gardens (1), Temple Emanuel Cemetery (2), Roselawn Cemetery (3), La Piedad Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Conception, Lake (A), Bentsen Lake (B), Boeye Reservoir (C).

Parks in McAllen include: Municipal Park (1), Archer Park (2), Schupp Park (3), Las Palmas Park (4), Las Palomas Park (5), Hackberry Park (6), Thompson Park (7), La Vista Park (8), Jaycee Park (9).


McAllen compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in McAllen:
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in McAllen:
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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"))
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • K248AM (97.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around McAllen:
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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