Donna, Texas

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Population in 2014: 16,448 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 7,807  (47.5%)
Females: 8,641  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  28.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78537.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,466 (it was $22,800 in 2000)
Donna:

$28,466
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,923 (it was $8,569 in 2000)

Donna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,185 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Donna:

$60,185
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: $614.

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  • Races in Donna, TX (2010)

    Donna races chart
    • 14,57892.3%Hispanic
    • 1,1527.3%White alone
    • 170.1%Black alone
    • 190.1%Asian alone
    • 150.09%Two or more races
    • 90.06%American Indian alone
    • 80.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Donna: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.3%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 3,263 people per square mile   (average).

Donna,TX real estate house value index trend

Donna, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Donna:

  • High school or higher: 61.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Donna city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

3,417 residents are foreign born (19.2% Latin America).

This city:

20.7%
Texas:

16.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,231 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $998 (2.0%)

Donna satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southeast Hidalgo, TX (4.3 miles , pop. 102,051).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (115.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (228.7 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Midway South, TX (1.4 miles ), Midway North, TX (1.5 miles ), Scissors, TX (1.5 miles ), Weslaco, TX (2.0 miles ), South Alamo, TX (2.0 miles ), Villa Verde, TX (2.0 miles ), Southeast Hidalgo, TX (2.1 miles ), Alamo, TX (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $20,900
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $20,900
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $53,000
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $47,800
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2005: 226 buildings, average cost: $52,200
  • 2006: 177 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2007: 125 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2012: 49 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $108,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.17 N, Longitude: 98.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,996 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,491 (27.9%)

Area code: 956

Donna household income distribution Donna home values distribution

Property values in Donna, TX


Crime rates in Donna by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1202201010000
per 100,000 6.512.70.012.612.30.05.90.05.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 41317584174435
per 100,000 25.982.76.344.130.748.023.65.839.524.824.218.430.5
Robberies 2713159161417221212181916
per 100,000 175.082.794.856.798.284.0100.1127.067.774.4109.0116.497.7
Assaults 5460446767779511193100117132145
per 100,000 350.1381.7278.1422.2411.2462.1559.3640.8524.3620.0708.3808.8885.6
Burglaries 180263258177176236240252273264240267243
per 100,000 1,166.91,673.11,630.51,115.51,080.11,416.41,413.11,454.71,539.21,636.71,453.01,636.01,484.1
Thefts 765808998747793771721856819782690727656
per 100,000 4,959.25,140.36,307.34,707.64,866.54,627.34,245.24,941.44,617.54,848.14,177.34,454.74,006.4
Auto thefts 58797165767952806758457442
per 100,000 376.0502.6448.7409.6466.4474.1306.2461.8377.7359.6272.4453.4256.5
Arson 1141036675125525
per 100,000 71.325.463.218.936.836.041.228.967.731.030.312.330.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 486.1579.2512.2480.6488.2498.5485.5528.8511.4524.7504.8563.3537.3

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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 Donna detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 41 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,406 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Donna, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Donna-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Donna city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Donna-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 314.6 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 182.7 miles away from Donna 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 430.9 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 107.0 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 190.1 miles away from Donna 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 189.4 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).
Donna topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Donna:

  • A HEALTHY LIVING HOME HEALTH INC (1003 E BUSINESS 83)
  • BETTER LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE INC (509 EAST EXPRESSWAY 83)
  • FRIENDS HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (111 NORTH 17TH STREET SUITE A)
  • GBS HOME HEALTH LLC (605 NORTH MAIN STREET SUITE A)
  • IMS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (303 N SALINAS)
  • SPECTRUM HEALTH CARE SERVICES (4707 MARTINEZ AVE)

Amtrak station near Donna:

  • 12 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Donna:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 13 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 14 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 24 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 40 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 116 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 Donna:

  • DONNA H S (Students: 2,197, Location: 1/2 MILE E WOOD AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • IDEA COLLEGE PREP (Students: 745, Location: 401 S 1ST ST, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • 3D ACADEMY (Students: 127, Location: 2110 HESTER AVE, Grades: 12)
  • DONNA ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM (Location: 2006 SILVER ST, Grades: 1-12)
  • DONNA NORTH H S (Location: 7250 N VAL VERDE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • EXCEL ACADEMY CAMPUS (Location: 2006 SILVER AVE, Grades: 9-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Donna:

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Library in Donna:

  • DONNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,296; Location: 301 S MAIN ST; 39,002 books; 250 audio materials; 1,601 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Donna: Donna Volunteer Fire Department (A), Donna Police Department (B), Donna Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Donna include: First Baptist Church (A), Second Donna Apostolic Church (B), Principe de Paz Methodist Church (C), Templo La Hermosa Congregational Holiness Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Donna Hooks Fletcher Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 318 South Main Street), Donna Hooks Flecther Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 318 South Main Street).

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 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 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 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.8%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 39.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 44.4% for other race residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 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:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Donna, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Donna (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Donna Branch at 132 South Main Street, branch established on 1928/02/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Frost National Bank: Donna Branch at 118 North Daniel Salinas Boulevard, branch established on 2000/03/20. 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.
  • First National Bank: Donna Branch at 503 N.D. Salinas, branch established on 1998/01/02. 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:

21.0
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Donna 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:
Donna:

47.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Donna:

23.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Donna:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Donna:

52.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Donna:

79.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Donna, 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 7$21,799$37,3700$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,789$42,6940$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,647$27,8820$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$84,566$36,2430$0
Police - Other 7$17,209$29,5010$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$2,081
Streets and Highways 13$24,075$22,2230$0
Health 2$3,658$21,9480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,284$15,4081$804
Local Libraries 3$9,303$37,2123$2,449
Other and Unallocable 13$25,204$23,2651$726
Totals for Government 81$209,534$31,0427$6,060

Donna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $290,000 ($17.63)
    Sewerage: $202,000 ($12.28)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($3.34)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,250,000 ($76.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,143,000 ($69.49)
    Sewerage: $589,000 ($35.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $352,000 ($21.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $305,000 ($18.54)
    Financial Administration: $273,000 ($16.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $259,000 ($15.75)
    Libraries: $225,000 ($13.68)
    Central Staff Services: $210,000 ($12.77)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($8.63)
    Fire Protection: $83,000 ($5.05)
    General Public Buildings: $76,000 ($4.62)
    Health Services - Other: $67,000 ($4.07)
    Welfare - Other: $56,000 ($3.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($3.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $43,000 ($2.61)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($0.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $274,000 ($16.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $192,000 ($11.67)
    Police Protection: $186,000 ($11.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $151,000 ($9.18)
    Judicial: $4,000 ($0.24)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.18)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.12)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,602,000 ($97.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $561,000 ($34.11)

Donna government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,022,000 ($62.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $366,000 ($22.25)
    All Other: $98,000 ($5.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($0.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $52,000 ($3.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($4.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $479,000 ($29.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $375,000 ($22.80)
    Rents: $40,000 ($2.43)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($0.43)
    Property Sale Other: $6,000 ($0.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,954,000 ($118.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $127,000 ($7.72)
    Water Utilities: $98,000 ($5.96)
    Highways: $91,000 ($5.53)
    Public Welfare: $56,000 ($3.40)
    Transit Utilities: $40,000 ($2.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - Property: $2,083,000 ($126.64)
    Total General Sales: $926,000 ($56.30)
    Public Utilities: $469,000 ($28.51)
    NEC: $90,000 ($5.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $78,000 ($4.74)

Donna government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $9,355,000 ($568.76)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,526,000 ($214.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,050,000 ($185.43)
    Water Utilities: $750,000 ($45.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,489,000 ($333.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $9,785,000 ($594.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,087,000 ($66.09)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($19.46)

Donna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,038,000 ($245.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,430,000 ($330.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $219,000 ($13.31)

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 Donna:

  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • 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 Donna:

  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, 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)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Donna:

  • 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)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, 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)
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Donna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 104m341ftTotal length
  • 397,560Total average daily traffic
  • 27,410Total average daily truck traffic
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Donna, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Donna)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • S 10th And Miller (Lat: 26.168139 Lon: -98.051944), Call Sign: KNCS841
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 02/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012Registrant: City Of Donna - Fire Dept., 307 So. 12th. St., Donna, TX 78537-0888, Phone: (956) 464-3013, Fax: (956) 464-9923
  • 101 N Boulevard St (Lat: 26.171472 Lon: -98.046111), Call Sign: KAW994
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2600 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2016Registrant: Donna Irrigation District Hidalgo County, 101 N Fm 493, Donna, TX 78537-0775, Phone: (956) 464-3641, Fax: (956) 464-9955, Email:
  • 3 Mi N Victoria Rd (Lat: 26.208417 Lon: -98.026111), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WNVD291
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/1995, Expiration Date: 01/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001Registrant: North Alamo Water Supply Corp, R 1 Box 130, Edinburg, TX 78539, Phone: (512) 464-7575
  • Lat: 26.166472 Lon: -98.065222, Call Sign: WQJD734
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHzGrant Date: 08/04/2008, Expiration Date: 08/04/2018, Certifier: Daniel CantuRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 1250 Val Verde Road (Lat: 26.161944 Lon: -98.087972), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.6 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQKF465
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Certifier: Roberto LoredoRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rural 10.5 Km Se Of Weslaco Tx 3 Km N Of Rio Grande (Lat: 26.088972 Lon: -98.062778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 296 m, Call Sign: WPMK313
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/1999, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Larry SafirRegistrant: Thompson Hine LLP, Suite 700, 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 331-8800, Fax: (202) 331-8330, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Donna)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2680Q , Serial Number: 32R-7780261, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence J Dba Taylor, 400 N Val Verde Rd Lot 57, Donna, TX 78537, Other Owners: Aviation Pipestone
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 637DT , Serial Number: 421C0508, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): A&e Health Services Inc, 2115 Lott Rd, Donna, TX 78537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731HH , Serial Number: 18802905T, Year manufactured: 1977
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Gray, Po Box 1268, Donna, TX 78537
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8881 , Serial Number: 55308, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1958
    Registrant (Corporation): Steadfast Ministries, 732 El Dora Rd, Donna, TX 78537

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 ORIGINATED3$96,9004$62,4305$66,3742$30,1151$73,0401$51,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$34,3801$40,1802$89,5401$66,5200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$64,6004$56,31013$68,12311$23,7191$66,6501$29,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$43,8205$73,5121$35,4601$26,1500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$40,7902$39,4501$22,8100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0221.01 , 0221.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$72,3451$72,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$91,6400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0221.01 , 0221.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
Businesses in Donna, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Cricket Wireless4Super 81
Jones New York1U-Haul1

Donna compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Donna on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, 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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