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Population (year 2000): 45,408. Estimated population in July 2005: 60,146 (+32.5% change)
Males: 21,642 (47.7%), Females: 23,766 (52.3%)

Hidalgo County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $30,647 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,900 (year 2000)

Mission, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Profiles of local businesses:
Mission/Sharyland

Races in Mission:

  • Hispanic (81.0%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (4.6%), Irish (2.5%), English (2.5%), United States (2.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 24.1 square miles

Mission,

For population 25 years and over in Mission

  • High school or higher: 59.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

25.4% Foreign born (24.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,222 (+45.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McAllen, (5.8 miles pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (123.3 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (224.5 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (2.9 miles Palmhurst, South, TX (3.7 miles Palmview TX (3.9 miles Palmview, Sharyland, TX (4.7 miles West TX (5.2 miles Alton, Homa, TX (5.2 miles La TX (5.2 miles Granjeno, North, TX (5.8 miles Alton


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 435 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1997: 401 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 608 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1999: 683 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2000: 823 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 1043 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 1182 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2003: 1166 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 1061 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 901 buildings, average cost: $111,300

Latitude: 26.21 N, Longitude: 98.32 W

Area code: 956

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.4%), Retail trade (15.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,394 (+3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,746 (32.5%)

Crime in Mission by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 2 0 2
    per 100,000 4.4 0.0 4.4
Rapes 0 2 2
    per 100,000 0.0 4.4 4.4
Robberies 22 27 19
    per 100,000 48.4 59.5 41.8
Assaults 31 56 57
    per 100,000 68.3 123.3 125.5
Burglaries 566 499 519
    per 100,000 1246.5 1098.9 1143.0
Thefts 1,980 2,030 1,970
    per 100,000 4360.5 4470.6 4338.4
Auto thefts 242 288 280
    per 100,000 532.9 634.2 616.6
336.9 350.8 346.7

Average climate in Mission, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mission,

Mission-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Mission city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category 3 tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Lloyd Bentsen - (b. 1921), former D. Senator from Texas, former Treasury Secretary, D. V-P. candidate, Tom Landry - (1924-2000), football coach, Matt Koeneke - College basketball player (Texas A&M Aggies).


Hospital/medical center in Mission:
  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (900 SOUTH BRYAN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mission:
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; EDINBURG, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mission:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 7 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 47 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 67 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mission:
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 21 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • MID VALLEY (about 25 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 39 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station near Mission:
  • 6 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 14 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 44 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 94 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 122 miles; LAREDO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,449)
Public high schools in Mission:
  • SHARYLAND H S (Students: 1,923; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MISSION H S (Students: 1,737; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,559; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHARYLAND ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION S (Students: 14; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • HIDALGO COUNTY J J A E P (Students: 2; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Mission:
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 239; Location: RR 15 BOX 6228; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 108; Location: 4301 NORTH SHARY ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mission:
  • B L GRAY JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,105; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CESAR CHAVEZ MIDDLE (Students: 1,011; Location: 78 SHOWERS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOSE DE ESCANDON EL (Students: 907; Location: 700 N SCHUEBACH RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ELODIA R CHAPA EL (Students: 887; Location: 5670 DOFFING RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FLORES EL (Students: 883; Location: 1913 ROQUE SALINAS; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PATRICIO PEREZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 880; Location: 4431 MINNESOTA RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OLLIE O'GRADY EL (Students: 852; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 851; Location: 2610 N MOOREFIELD RD; Grades: 06 - 09)
  • ANN RICHARDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 7005 ANN RICHARDS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NARCISO CAVAZOS (Students: 833; Location: 4563 MINNESOTA RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Mission:
  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: P O BOX 1045 1401 E 24TH; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Mission:
  • SPEER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $801,809; Location: 801 E 12TH ST; 77,700 books; 1,687 audio materials; 1,176 video materials; 119 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Mission: Lomita Boulevard Commercial Historic District (A), La Lomita Historic District (B), La Lomita Farm (C), Hidalgo County Library System (D), Border Theater (E), Speer Memorial Library (F).

Churches in Mission include: Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church of Sharyland (B), Saint Peter Church of the Nazarene (C), Conway Avenue Baptist Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), Villa Queen of Peace (G), La Lomita Mission (H).

Cemetery: Laurel Hill Cemetery (1).

Lake: Sardinas Resaca (A).

Parks in Mission include: Astroland Park (1), Baha Park (2), Nelle Tolle Park (3), Nell Tolle Park (4), McKinney Park (5), Jaycee Park (6), Lopez Park (7), Oblate Park (8), Rotary Park (9).


Mission 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 Mission:
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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 Mission:
  • 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)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Mission:
  • 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.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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)

 

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