Alamo, Texas

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Population in 2017: 19,679 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 9,300  (47.3%)
Females: 10,379  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78516.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,711 (it was $23,928 in 2000)
Alamo:

$35,711
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,555 (it was $10,564 in 2000)

Alamo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,372 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Alamo:

$73,372
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $86,723; detached houses: $101,939; townhouses or other attached units: $47,025; mobile homes: $61,622; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,810

Median gross rent in 2017: $527.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alamo: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.7% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Alamo, TX (2010)
    • 15,52884.6%Hispanic
    • 2,72214.8%White alone
    • 360.2%Black alone
    • 290.2%Two or more races
    • 170.09%Asian alone
    • 120.07%American Indian alone
    • 90.05%Other race alone

Races in Alamo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Alamo, Texas as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alamo is 331 to 1.


Crime rates in Alamo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(53.9)
15
(89.2)
13
(73.5)
10
(53.4)
11
(57.4)
11
(58.3)
6
(31.5)
17
(87.7)
8
(41.2)
15
(77.5)
18
(90.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(86.5)
17
(103.5)
9
(54.6)
18
(107.9)
24
(142.8)
18
(101.8)
19
(101.4)
10
(52.1)
27
(143.0)
13
(68.2)
13
(67.1)
26
(134.0)
20
(103.4)
10
(50.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(284.1)
50
(304.3)
46
(278.9)
71
(425.5)
93
(553.2)
123
(695.4)
132
(704.4)
161
(839.5)
126
(667.5)
125
(656.0)
129
(665.5)
132
(680.1)
143
(739.0)
102
(514.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
136
(840.0)
113
(687.8)
105
(636.5)
159
(952.9)
264
(1,570)
239
(1,351)
190
(1,014)
264
(1,377)
203
(1,075)
160
(839.7)
148
(763.5)
108
(556.4)
124
(640.8)
97
(488.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,117
(6,899)
887
(5,399)
842
(5,104)
886
(5,310)
1,057
(6,288)
1,057
(5,976)
1,141
(6,089)
1,147
(5,981)
1,052
(5,573)
992
(5,206)
920
(4,746)
833
(4,292)
771
(3,984)
816
(4,113)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(568.3)
98
(596.5)
78
(472.8)
101
(605.3)
123
(731.7)
145
(819.8)
78
(416.2)
81
(422.4)
81
(429.1)
92
(482.8)
57
(294.0)
72
(371.0)
51
(263.6)
40
(201.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.5)
6
(36.5)
9
(54.6)
4
(24.0)
5
(29.7)
9
(50.9)
4
(21.3)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.5)
2
(10.3)
3
(15.5)
2
(10.3)
3
(15.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)463.0403.7358.7488.1656.8627.6593.8598.8555.6493.0490.2449.5466.1405.4

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City-data.com crime index in Alamo, TX

Crime rate in Alamo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Texas average:

1.54
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Ancestries: American (3.2%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 3,441 people per square mile   (average).

Alamo, Texas map

5,057 residents are foreign born (25.2% Latin America).

This city:

25.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,284 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $999 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (7.7 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (116.4 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (227.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

North Alamo, TX (1.4 miles ),
San Juan, TX (1.5 miles ),
South Alamo, TX (1.6 miles ),
Donna, TX (2.1 miles ),
Pharr, TX (2.1 miles ),
Lopezville, TX (2.2 miles ),
Muniz, TX (2.3 miles ),
Murillo, TX (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 26.19 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -91 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,378 (20.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Distribution of median household income in Alamo, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alamo, TX in 2017

Property values in Alamo, TX

Alamo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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: 98 buildings, average cost: $47,900
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $52,300
  • 2004: 73 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2005: 161 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2006: 212 buildings, average cost: $48,400
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $54,900
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2016: 61 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $99,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Alamo, TX residents
Average permit cost in Alamo, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +5,242 (+55.1%).
Most common industries in Alamo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Food (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Alamo, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Alamo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Alamo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Alamo city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 32.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alamo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 427.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Alamo center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 106.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.2 miles away from Alamo center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alamo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alamo:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE TRI-CITY (734 NORTH ALAMO ROAD)
  • RAPIDO HOME CARE INC (106 N 9TH STREET SUITE A)
  • RIO HOME CARE (1003 EXPRESSWAY 83)

Airports located in Alamo:

Amtrak station near Alamo:

  • 8 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 College (about 9 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 10 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 29 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 45 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 94 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 117 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)

Public high schools in Alamo:

  • IDEA COLLEGE PREPARATORY ALAMO (Location: 325 E SH 495, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • PSJA MEMORIAL EARLY COLLEGE H S (Location: 800 S ALAMO RD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Alamo:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 932 N ALAMO RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Alamo:

  • ALAMO MIDDLE (Students: 1,163, Location: 1819 W HWY 83, Grades: 6-8)
  • AUGUSTO GUERRA EL (Students: 637, Location: 807 FM495, Grades: PK-5)
  • ZEFERINO FARIAS EL (Students: 583, Location: 1100 W ACACIA ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • VANGUARD ACADEMY EL III (Location: 155 E BUSINESS 83, Grades: PK-7, Charter school)
  • IDEA ACADEMY ALAMO (Location: 325 E SH 495, Grades: KG-4, Charter school)
  • CAPT D SALINAS II EL (Location: 333 E HWY 83, Grades: PK-5)
  • JOHN MCKEEVER EL (Location: 811 BOWIE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • SANTOS LIVAS EL (Location: 733 N ALAMO RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • AUDIE MURPHY MIDDLE (Location: 924 W SIOUX RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • MARCIA R GARZA (Location: 810 E EL GATO, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Alamo

Library in Alamo:

  • ALAMO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $206,934; Location: 416 N TOWER RD; 22,745 books; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alamo: Alamo Fire Department (A), Alamo Police Department (B), Alamo Arcaute Public Library (C), Ni Tram Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alamo include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Alamo Inn (801 Main Street).

Courts: Alamo City - Municipal Court- Fax (502 Duranta), Alamo-City - Municipal Court (502 Duranta Avenue).

Birthplace of: Elias Andra - Musician, Michael David Pfeifer - Bishop of San Angelo.

Hidalgo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.3 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in college/university student housing in 2010
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Alamo (2011 data):

  • The Frost National Bank: Alamo Branch Motorbank at 533 North Alamo Road, branch established on 1983/05/14; Alamo Branch at 533 N. Alamo Rd., branch established on 1919/07/01. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: In-Store Walmart Alamo Branch at 1421 West Frontage Rd, branch established on 2004/01/15. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • First National Bank: , Alamo at 1329 West Expressway 83, branch established on 2005/07/18. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,517.0 mil, Deposits: $2,598.8 mil, headquarters in Edinburg, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alamo:

Marital status in Alamo, TX
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Alamo:

  • High school or higher: 62.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alamo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alamo, TX (based on Hidalgo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Here:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hidalgo County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alamo:

48.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alamo:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Alamo:

52.5%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alamo, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$94,769$45,4890$0
Solid Waste Management 19$45,292$28,6050$0
Other Government Administration 13$33,854$31,2500$0
Water Transport and Terminals 11$32,306$35,2430$0
Streets and Highways 9$23,123$30,8310$0
Financial Administration 9$33,265$44,3530$0
Other and Unallocable 5$15,335$36,8040$0
Police - Other 5$15,410$36,9840$0
Parks and Recreation 4$6,727$20,1814$2,332
Sewerage 4$11,687$35,0610$0
Firefighters 4$17,405$52,2150$0
Water Supply 4$20,724$62,1720$0
Local Libraries 2$6,452$38,7124$4,834
Judicial and Legal 1$6,269$75,2280$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$3,403$40,8360$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 116$366,021$37,8648$7,166

Alamo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $924,000 ($46.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,163,000 ($109.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,371,000 ($69.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,229,000 ($62.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $871,000 ($44.26)
    Central Staff Services: $587,000 ($29.83)
    General - Other: $585,000 ($29.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $556,000 ($28.25)
    Financial Administration: $548,000 ($27.85)
    Sewerage: $544,000 ($27.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $297,000 ($15.09)
    Libraries: $243,000 ($12.35)
    Regular Highways: $222,000 ($11.28)
    General Public Buildings: $185,000 ($9.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $145,000 ($7.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($11.79)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($8.64)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($7.88)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($0.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $512,000 ($26.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $245,000 ($12.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $112,000 ($5.69)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($1.32)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($0.97)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,565,000 ($181.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $211,000 ($10.72)

Alamo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,422,000 ($72.26)
    Sewerage: $1,401,000 ($71.19)
    Other: $283,000 ($14.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($2.24)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($5.95)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($1.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $297,000 ($15.09)
    Other: $57,000 ($2.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $285,000 ($14.48)
    Fines and Forfeits: $251,000 ($12.75)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,918,000 ($97.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $716,000 ($36.38)
    Other: $403,000 ($20.48)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,140,000 ($159.56)
    Property: $2,810,000 ($142.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $450,000 ($22.87)
    Other Selective Sales: $153,000 ($7.77)
    Other License: $126,000 ($6.40)

Alamo government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,035,000 ($764.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,127,000 ($717.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $908,000 ($46.14)

Alamo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($8.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,947,000 ($403.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $593,000 ($30.13)

2.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)
Businesses in Alamo, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Cricket Wireless4Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La Quinta1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1

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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, 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 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)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Alamo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.4mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 227,230Total average daily traffic
  • 18,514Total average daily truck traffic
  • 332,025Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alamo, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alamo, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alamo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • LAT A STEWART RD, Doffin Canal Rd (Lat: 26.082500 Lon: -98.167056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WQTZ781,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.012 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/14/2024, Certifier: Sonny Hinojusa, Registrant: Eagle Automation, 4455 South Padre Island Drive, Ste. 45, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, Phone: (361) 857-8446, Fax: (361) 857-8451, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ALAMO, Between Farm Market 1907 / Tower On Sioux Road (Lat: 26.208611 Lon: -98.110556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WMQ921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Morningside & Erling Rd (Lat: 26.227833 Lon: -98.130556), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPNF694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Registrant: Paulino Bernal, Po Box 252, Mcallen, TX 78505

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alamo)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alamo)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$95,19713$98,75217$91,6657$16,8535$86,8462$23,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$70,6956$74,0233$18,6531$7,9301$60,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$101,4755$55,25035$66,72829$19,0432$35,8354$42,078
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$54,3601$25,7908$78,1212$16,7601$6,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$27,1106$50,1254$65,8850$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.02 , 0220.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$96,4100$01$83,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$68,7601$155,6500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.02 , 0220.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alamo, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alamo, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 149. The highest number of reported fires - 227 took place in 2005, and the least - 71 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Alamo, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (15.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alamo, TX
    • 1,64064.7%Outside Fires
    • 39515.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 36214.3%Structure Fires
    • 1375.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alamo, TX
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alamo, TX
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 12.1%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alamo, TX
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alamo compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Alamo on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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