Donna, Texas

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Population in 2017: 16,638 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 
Males: 8,460  (50.9%)
Females: 8,178  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

30.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78537.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,027 (it was $22,800 in 2000)
Donna:

$34,027
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,240 (it was $8,569 in 2000)

Donna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,185 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Donna:

$73,185
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,858; detached houses: $85,667; townhouses or other attached units: $408,185; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $216,672; mobile homes: $32,793; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,235

Median gross rent in 2017: $562.

March 2019 cost of living index in Donna: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.2%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.5% for Black residents, 37.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 34.7% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Donna, TX (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Donna, Texas as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Donna is 164 to 1.


Crime rates in Donna by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(12.6)
2
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(44.1)
5
(30.7)
8
(48.0)
4
(23.6)
1
(5.8)
7
(39.5)
4
(24.8)
4
(24.2)
3
(18.4)
5
(30.5)
14
(84.3)
35
(209.9)
33
(198.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(56.7)
16
(98.2)
14
(84.0)
17
(100.1)
22
(127.0)
12
(67.7)
12
(74.4)
18
(109.0)
19
(116.4)
16
(97.7)
22
(132.5)
14
(84.0)
9
(54.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(422.2)
67
(411.2)
77
(462.1)
95
(559.3)
111
(640.8)
93
(524.3)
100
(620.0)
117
(708.3)
132
(808.8)
145
(885.6)
130
(782.7)
130
(779.8)
194
(1,166)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
177
(1,115)
176
(1,080)
236
(1,416)
240
(1,413)
252
(1,455)
273
(1,539)
264
(1,637)
240
(1,453)
267
(1,636)
243
(1,484)
170
(1,024)
165
(989.7)
195
(1,172)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
747
(4,708)
793
(4,867)
771
(4,627)
721
(4,245)
856
(4,941)
819
(4,617)
782
(4,848)
690
(4,177)
727
(4,455)
656
(4,006)
730
(4,395)
604
(3,623)
678
(4,074)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
65
(409.6)
76
(466.4)
79
(474.1)
52
(306.2)
80
(461.8)
67
(377.7)
58
(359.6)
45
(272.4)
74
(453.4)
42
(256.5)
44
(264.9)
37
(221.9)
47
(282.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(18.9)
6
(36.8)
6
(36.0)
7
(41.2)
5
(28.9)
12
(67.7)
5
(31.0)
5
(30.3)
2
(12.3)
5
(30.5)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)461.1468.4478.2465.7507.3490.7503.4484.3540.4515.5544.4581.0675.6

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City-data.com crime index in Donna, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 48 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (1.7%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 3,300 people per square mile   (average).

Donna, Texas map

3,846 residents are foreign born (22.4% Latin America).

This city:

22.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,369 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,258 (2.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 26.17 N, Longitude: 98.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,401 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,788 (30.4%)

Area code: 956

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

Property values in Donna, TX

Donna satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 42 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2016: 31 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $231,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Donna, TX residents
Average permit cost in Donna, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Donna, TX
Historical housing units in Donna, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +1,406 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in Donna, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.1%)
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Donna, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Donna, Texas

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Donna, Texas environmental map by EPA

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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 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
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 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

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 Donna 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 Donna 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 (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).
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:

See full list of schools located in Donna

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Donna:

Marital status in Donna, TX
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Donna:

  • High school or higher: 60.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.8
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for Donna, 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.
State:

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

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
This county:

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%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Texas:

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

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,637,000 ($98.39)
    Sewerage: $1,636,000 ($98.33)
    Toll Highways: $544,000 ($32.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,672,000 ($100.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,641,000 ($98.63)
    Sewerage: $1,520,000 ($91.36)
    Regular Highways: $672,000 ($40.39)
    Toll Highways: $629,000 ($37.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $599,000 ($36.00)
    Central Staff Services: $494,000 ($29.69)
    General - Other: $397,000 ($23.86)
    Financial Administration: $371,000 ($22.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000 ($17.07)
    Libraries: $232,000 ($13.94)
    Health - Other: $206,000 ($12.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $183,000 ($11.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000 ($6.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $68,000 ($4.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,778,000 ($106.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($2.16)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,386,000 ($143.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $368,000 ($22.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,102,000 ($126.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $844,000 ($50.73)
    Toll Highways: $656,000 ($39.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $19,000 ($1.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $72,000 ($4.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $484,000 ($29.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,345,000 ($80.84)
    General Revenue - Other: $325,000 ($19.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $110,000 ($6.61)
    Rents: $90,000 ($5.41)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($2.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,777,000 ($166.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $3,895,000 ($234.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,639,000 ($98.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $675,000 ($40.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000 ($5.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $63,000 ($3.79)
    Other License: $35,000 ($2.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.18)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,033,000 ($3007.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,623,000 ($2922.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,410,000 ($84.75)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,554,000 ($93.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,238,000 ($435.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,081,000 ($185.18)

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 Donna, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Cricket Wireless4Super 81
Jones New York1U-Haul1

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
See more detailed statistics of Donna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • 338,460Total average daily traffic
  • 24,220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 517,360Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Donna, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/1999, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Larry Safir, Registrant: Thompson Hine LLP, Suite 700, 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 331-8800, Fax: (202) 331-8330, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • S 10th And Miller (Lat: 26.168139 Lon: -98.051944), Call Sign: KNCS841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 02/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2016, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1995, Expiration Date: 01/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001, Registrant: North Alamo Water Supply Corp, R 1 Box 130, Edinburg, TX 78539, Phone: (512) 464-7575
  • 1/4 Mile Wood Ave. (Lat: 26.171917 Lon: -98.036417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQKF465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/28/2019, Certifier: Roberto Loredo, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Steadfast Ministries, 732 El Dora 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Gray, Po Box 1268, Donna, TX 78537
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Donna, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 495 W Hwy 83, Donna, Texas 78537 , Phone: (956) 661-0800, Fax: (956) 661-0801
  • Victoria Palms Inn & Suites, 602 N Victoria Rd, Donna, Texas 78537 , Phone: (956) 782-3200, Fax: (956) 782-3218
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Donna, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Donna, TX
  • 77.0%Electricity
  • 16.2%Utility gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Donna, TX
  • 77.7%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 9.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Donna 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.
  • House age significantly below 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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