Alamo, Texas

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Population in 2014: 19,224 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.2%
Males: 9,279  (48.3%)
Females: 9,945  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78516.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,900 (it was $23,928 in 2000)
Alamo:

$35,900
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,166 (it was $10,564 in 2000)

Alamo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,592 (it was $39,200 in 2000)
Alamo:

$60,592
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $109,111; Detached houses: $117,102; Townhouses or other attached units: $329,213; In 2-unit structures: $93,546; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,982; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,080; Mobile homes: $38,157; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $52,116

Median gross rent in 2013: $586.

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  • Races in Alamo, TX (2010)

    Alamo races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alamo: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.2%), English (2.3%), Irish (2.0%), United States (1.8%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 3,361 people per square mile   (average).

Alamo,TX real estate house value index trend

Alamo, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Alamo:

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamo city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

4,555 residents are foreign born (23.0% Latin America).

This city:

23.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,836 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $932 (1.8%)

Alamo satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.19 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,319 (-6.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 936 (14.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Alamo household income distribution Alamo home values distribution

Property values in Alamo, TX


Crime rates in Alamo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100000103001
per 100,000 0.06.30.00.00.00.00.05.90.016.00.00.05.2
Rapes 000000915131011116
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.053.989.273.553.457.458.331.5
Robberies 1713271417918241819102713
per 100,000 110.382.5168.886.5103.554.6107.9142.8101.8101.452.1143.068.2
Assaults 3127504650467193123132161126125
per 100,000 201.1171.3312.6284.1304.3278.9425.5553.2695.4704.4839.5667.5656.0
Burglaries 10486106136113105159264239190264203160
per 100,000 674.6545.7662.7840.0687.8636.5952.91,570.51,351.31,013.91,376.61,075.4839.7
Thefts 7368181,1641,1178878428861,0571,0571,1411,1471,052992
per 100,000 4,774.35,190.77,277.36,899.35,399.05,104.35,309.86,287.95,976.16,088.95,980.85,573.25,206.3
Auto thefts 54697492987810112314578818192
per 100,000 350.3437.8462.6568.3596.5472.8605.3731.7819.8416.2422.4429.1482.8
Arson 3733694594112
per 100,000 19.544.418.818.536.554.624.029.750.921.35.25.310.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 354.6368.2509.3483.6421.7374.6509.8686.0655.6620.3625.4580.3514.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Alamo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 38 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5,242 (+55.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Alamo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alamo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Alamo 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 the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alamo topographic map

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

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents)
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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.1
Texas average:

14.4

Alamo travel time to work - commute Alamo mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alamo city (based on Hidalgo County data)

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
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
Texas:

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

15.8%
State:

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
Financial Administration 9$33,265$44,3530$0
Other Government Administration 13$33,854$31,2500$0
Judicial and Legal 1$6,269$75,2280$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$94,769$45,4890$0
Police - Other 5$15,410$36,9840$0
Firefighters 4$17,405$52,2150$0
Streets and Highways 9$23,123$30,8310$0
Water Transport and Terminals 11$32,306$35,2430$0
Solid Waste Management 19$45,292$28,6050$0
Sewerage 4$11,687$35,0610$0
Parks and Recreation 4$6,727$20,1814$2,332
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,403$40,8360$0
Water Supply 4$20,724$62,1720$0
Local Libraries 2$6,452$38,7124$4,834
Other and Unallocable 5$15,335$36,8040$0
Totals for Government 116$366,021$37,8648$7,166

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($416 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($29,477 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.24% ($27,672)
from Starr County, TX  0.16% ($28,446)


3.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.05%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cameron County, TX  0.32% ($27,792 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.24% ($32,054)
to Bexar County, TX  0.24% ($34,839)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Alamo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 55m180ftTotal length
  • 228,380Total average daily traffic
  • 15,350Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/14/2024, Certifier: Sonny HinojusaRegistrant: 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, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Morningside & Erling Rd (Lat: 26.227833 Lon: -98.130556), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPNF694
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021Registrant: Paulino Bernal, Po Box 252, Mcallen, TX 78505

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1494D , Serial Number: 20096, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Vanderpool, 2919 Unland Dr, Alamo, TX 78516
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2472G , Serial Number: 38-79A0539, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Jose E Marroquin, 808 Rancho Blanco Rd, Alamo, TX 78516
  • Aircraft: LOCKHEED 382B-10C (Category: Land, Engines: 4, Seats: 3, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 262 mph), Engine: P&W W-SC SERIES (450 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 2628 , Serial Number: 1019, Year manufactured: 1935
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd Park, Box 621, Alamo, TX 78516
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 736AL , Serial Number: R1722372, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Christopher L Lofton, 1003 Expressway 83, Alamo, TX 78516, Other Owners: Richard T Nelson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73799 , Serial Number: 17267689, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/03/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Adrian M Gutierrez, 810 E Citrus Ave, Alamo, TX 78516
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99985 , Serial Number: 2608, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Vanderpool, Rr 2 Box 232, Alamo, TX 78516

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 165
  • Hazardous Condition: 129

Incident types - Alamo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alamo, TX

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
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

Alamo compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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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