McAllen, Texas

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Population in 2017: 142,696 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.1%
Males: 73,763  (51.7%)
Females: 68,933  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78501.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,108 (it was $33,641 in 2000)
McAllen:

$44,108
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,538 (it was $14,939 in 2000)

McAllen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,000 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
McAllen:

$131,000
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,711; detached houses: $186,518; townhouses or other attached units: $662,271; in 2-unit structures: $88,202; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,536; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,792; mobile homes: $28,989; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $43,575

Median gross rent in 2017: $746.

March 2019 cost of living index in McAllen: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.4%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 24.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in McAllen, TX (2017)
    • 123,60885.9%Hispanic
    • 13,6479.5%White alone
    • 4,3773.0%Asian alone
    • 1,0760.7%Black alone
    • 1840.1%American Indian alone
    • 1820.1%Two or more races
    • 680.05%Other race alone
    • 480.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 275 registered sex offenders living in McAllen, Texas as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McAllen is 517 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in McAllen by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(6.5)
4
(3.1)
6
(4.6)
9
(6.9)
4
(3.0)
5
(3.7)
4
(3.0)
1
(0.7)
2
(1.5)
6
(4.3)
2
(1.4)
3
(2.1)
7
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(27.7)
28
(22.0)
27
(20.9)
18
(13.8)
20
(15.1)
14
(10.4)
27
(20.4)
3
(2.2)
6
(4.4)
18
(13.0)
16
(11.4)
40
(28.1)
27
(18.7)
39
(27.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
129
(105.1)
123
(96.8)
114
(88.1)
135
(103.8)
132
(99.5)
115
(85.4)
72
(54.3)
56
(41.3)
83
(61.0)
68
(49.2)
51
(36.3)
65
(45.7)
49
(34.0)
26
(18.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
250
(203.7)
228
(179.4)
225
(173.8)
209
(160.7)
192
(144.8)
165
(122.6)
143
(107.8)
106
(78.1)
80
(58.8)
89
(64.4)
83
(59.0)
107
(75.2)
125
(86.7)
57
(39.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
734
(598.1)
637
(501.1)
824
(636.5)
818
(629.0)
796
(600.3)
711
(528.1)
511
(385.3)
503
(370.5)
536
(393.6)
411
(297.6)
435
(309.4)
331
(232.7)
185
(128.3)
203
(140.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,877
(5,603)
5,820
(4,578)
6,537
(5,050)
6,599
(5,075)
6,783
(5,115)
6,283
(4,667)
5,184
(3,909)
4,751
(3,500)
4,652
(3,416)
4,364
(3,160)
4,091
(2,910)
4,022
(2,828)
3,776
(2,619)
3,598
(2,492)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
576
(469.3)
469
(368.9)
547
(422.5)
458
(352.2)
441
(332.6)
404
(300.1)
180
(135.7)
211
(155.4)
236
(173.3)
172
(124.5)
111
(79.0)
117
(82.3)
46
(31.9)
55
(38.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(15.5)
23
(18.1)
17
(13.1)
14
(10.8)
5
(3.8)
9
(6.7)
6
(4.5)
13
(9.6)
15
(11.0)
17
(12.3)
5
(3.6)
13
(9.1)
8
(5.5)
7
(4.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)411.0336.5367.5363.4350.2313.5254.4209.6214.6203.9179.0191.5168.5147.5

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City-data.com crime index in McAllen, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 427 (285 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (2.9%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 121 feet

Land area: 46.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,104 people per square mile   (average).

McAllen, Texas map

41,408 residents are foreign born (25.8% Latin America).

This city:

28.8%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,279 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,824 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (117.5 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (224.4 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Pharr, TX (1.8 miles ),
Palmhurst, TX (2.2 miles ),
Mission, TX (2.3 miles ),
Lopezville, TX (2.3 miles ),
San Juan, TX (2.3 miles ),
Alton, TX (2.5 miles ),
Granjeno, TX (2.6 miles ),
North Alamo, TX (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 26.22 N, Longitude: 98.24 W

McAllen nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): McTown, McCalli, The Texas Tropics, City of Palms

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,089 (+20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 34,941 (56.1%)

Area code: 956

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

Property values in McAllen, TX

McAllen satellite photo by USGS

McAllen tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 553 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1998: 747 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 1999: 837 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2000: 788 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2001: 873 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 843 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2003: 875 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2004: 967 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2005: 951 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2006: 1075 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2007: 754 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2008: 573 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2009: 352 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2010: 472 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2011: 397 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2012: 433 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2013: 374 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2014: 412 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2015: 515 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 450 buildings, average cost: $227,300
  • 2017: 438 buildings, average cost: $230,500
Number of permits per 10,000 McAllen, TX residents
Average permit cost in McAllen, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in McAllen, TX
Historical housing units in McAllen, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +19,849 (+22.9%).
Most common industries in McAllen, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in McAllen, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (2.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (2.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in McAllen, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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McAllen, 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 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the McAllen city center .

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 34.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McAllen-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 321.7 miles away from McAllen 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 420.2 miles away from McAllen 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 179.6 miles away from McAllen 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 104.4 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 187.3 miles away from the city 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 186.6 miles away from McAllen 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).
McAllen topographic map

Main business address for: TEXAS REGIONAL BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in McAllen:

  • 32ND STREET NORTH GROUP HOME (5313 N 32ND ST)
  • 6000 NORTH 26TH ST (6000 N 26TH ST)
  • CHARTER PALMS BEHAVIORAL HLTH SYS (1421 E JACKSON AVENUE BOX 5239)
  • CIMA HOSPICE OF THE VALLEY LP (5317 N MCCOLL ROAD)
  • IPH HOSPICE CARE, INC. (1100 E JASMINE AVENUE)
  • MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 301 W EXPRESSWAY 83)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 101 E RIDGE RD)
  • RIO GRANDE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (1421 JACKSON AVENUE SUITE B)
  • SOLORA HOSPITAL MCALLEN (301 WEST EXPRESSWAY 83-8TH FLOOR)

Nursing Homes in McAllen:

  • ALFREDO GONZALEZ TEXAS STATE VETERANS HOME (301 E YUMA AVE)
  • BRIARCLIFF NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LP (3201 N WARE RD)
  • COLONIAL MANOR (209 HACKBERRY AVE)
  • GRAND TERRACE REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (812 W HOUSTON AVE)
  • LAS PALMAS HEALTHCARE CENTER (1301 E QUEBEC)
  • MCALLEN NURSING CENTER (600 N CYNTHIA ST)
  • OAKRIDGE CARE CENTER (615 NORTH WARE ROAD)
  • RETAMA MANOR NURSING CENTER/MCALLEN (900 S 12TH ST)
  • RIO GRANDE REHAB HOSPITAL (1421 EAST JACKSON AVENUE)
  • TWINBROOKE SOUTH MCALLEN (1000 N MCCOLL RD)
  • VILLAGE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION (615 N WARE RD)

Dialysis Facilities in McAllen:

  • DSI MCALLEN RENAL CENTER (411 LINDBERG AVENUE)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MCALLEN (1325 EAST QUEBEC)
  • USRC MCALLEN DIALYSIS (1301 EAST RIDGE ROAD)
  • VALLEY DIALYSIS OF MCALLEN (2000 S. CYNTHIA STREET)

Home Health Centers in McAllen:

  • ABUNDANT HEALTH CARE SERVICES (1305 EAST NOLANA SUITE B & C)
  • AMIGO HOME HEALTH AGENCY (600 S 15TH STREET)
  • CLEVELAND HEALTH CARE LLC (1615 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • FIRST CHOICE HEALTHCARE (1801 SOUTH 5TH STREET SUITE 117)
  • HHN HEALTHCARE LLC (2405 BUDDY OWENS)
  • LIFE TOUCH HOME HEALTH SERVICES (801 E FERN AVE SUITE 110)
  • MEDEX HOME HEALTH CARE (4800 WEST EXPRESSWAY 83)
  • PRECIOUS LIFE HOME HEALTH INC (113 EAST TAMARACK AVENUE)
  • RENAISSANCE NURSING SERVICES LLC (3605 NORTH WARE ROAD)
  • SUPERIOR HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (2108 SOUTH M ST)

Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/Universities in McAllen:

  • South Texas College (Full-time enrollment: 19,701; Location: 3201 W Pecan; Public; Website: www.southtexascollege.edu)
  • Kaplan College-McAllen (Full-time enrollment: 966; Location: 1500 S. Jackson; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kaplancollege.com/mcallen-tx/)
  • South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen (Full-time enrollment: 758; Location: 2400 Daffodil Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.stvt.edu)
  • University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences-McAllen (Full-time enrollment: 206; Location: 8401 N 10th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ucastx.com)
  • Vogue College of Cosmetology-McAllen (Full-time enrollment: 150; Location: 800 Fern Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: voguebeautycollege.com)
  • Southern Texas Careers Academy (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 601 East Nolana; Private, for-profit; Website: thespaprofessionalsacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near McAllen:

  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 8 miles; Edinburg, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 36 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 52 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 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 119 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Laredo Community College (about 120 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)

Biggest public high schools in McAllen:

Private high schools in McAllen:

  • SOUTH TEXAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 322, Location: 7001 N WARE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • TAYLOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 41, Location: 2021 W JACKSON AVE, Grades: PK-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in McAllen:

Private elementary/middle schools in McAllen:

  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 594, Location: 1100 GUMWOOD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 451, Location: 3800 PRIMROSE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHNS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 247, Location: 2500 N 10TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 167, Location: 300 PECAN BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CENTRAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83, Location: 1320 W NOLANA AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in McAllen

Library in McAllen:

  • MCALLEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,563,546; Location: 601 N MAIN ST; 327,388 books; 76 e-books; 7,240 audio materials; 16,880 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 503 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • James "Nikki" Rowe High School -Enrollment 1980 - 2101 N. Ware Road, McAllen, TX
  • There is another high school in mcallen that was not mentioned: Nikki Rowe High School off of Ware road

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McAllen: McAllen Fire Department Station 2 (A), McAllen Fire Department Station 3 (B), McAllen Fire Department Station 5 (C), McAllen Fire Department Station 6 (D), McAllen Fire Department Central Fire Station 1 (E), McAllen Animal Control Division (F), McAllen Fire Department Station 4 (G), McAllen Community Policing (H), McAllen Police Department Substation (I), McAllen Police Department - Detention (J), McAllen Community Policing (K), McAllen Police Community Center (L), McAllen Community Policing (M), McAllen Police Department (N), McAllen Memorial Library (O), McAllen International Museum (P), Palm Valley Emergency Medical Services (Q), Medical and Trauma Specialists (R), Border Ambulance Service (S), Archangel Ambulance Professional (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: La Plaza Shopping Center (1), Las Tiendas Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in McAllen: TEXAS REGIONAL BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in McAllen include: Emmanuel Baptist Church (A), Crosspoint Fellowship Baptist Church (B), Buckner Baptist Benevolences Church (C), Master Builder Assembly of God Church (D), Mcallen Apostolic Assembly Church (E), Free Methodist Church (F), First Missionary Baptist Church (G), Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (H), Family of Faith Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Temple Emanuel Cemetery (1), Roselawn Cemetery (2), La Piedad Cemetery (3), Valley Memorial Gardens (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Conception (A), Boeye Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McAllen include: Archer Park (1), Las Palmas Park (2), La Vista Park (3), Jaycee Park (4), Hackberry Park (5), Spring Fest Park (6), Schupp Park (7), Robin Park (8), Retama Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Art Awakenings (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 619 South Broadway Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Matt Gonzalez - Activist, Catherine Hardwicke - Film director, Elizabeth Moon - Fantasy writer, James N. Rowe - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Jorge Cantú - Baseball player, Michael Heath (swimmer) - College swimmer, Danny Puente - College basketball player (Tx Pan American Broncos), Rick Luecken - Baseball player, William B. Oden - United Methodist bishop.

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:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
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

People in group quarters in McAllen in 2010:

  • 890 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 82 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in McAllen in 2000:

  • 752 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 51 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 28 people in halfway houses
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

For population 15 years and over in McAllen:

Marital status in McAllen, TX
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in McAllen:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.8
Texas average:

14.0

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

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Religion statistics for McAllen, 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
Hidalgo County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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
Hidalgo County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.7%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

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

15.8%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
McAllen:

28.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
McAllen:

19.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
McAllen:

33.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.8%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of McAllen, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 281$1,534,400$65,5260$0
Streets and Highways 171$524,020$36,7738$11,718
Parks and Recreation 169$511,845$36,344137$95,670
Firefighters 153$881,706$69,1530$0
Solid Waste Management 145$434,430$35,9536$9,776
Water Supply 132$420,283$38,2081$855
Police - Other 130$279,425$25,7930$0
Financial Administration 100$438,389$52,6074$5,804
Sewerage 80$260,796$39,1190$0
Local Libraries 58$168,388$34,83931$25,467
Other and Unallocable 46$142,427$37,1552$3,793
Other Government Administration 45$217,777$58,0742$3,217
Transit 40$119,693$35,9084$7,112
Housing and Community Development (Local) 37$128,898$41,8051$1,109
Airports 35$107,021$36,6933$3,667
Judicial and Legal 24$147,438$73,7191$512
Health 22$67,317$36,7180$0
Correction 19$54,044$34,1330$0
Fire - Other 12$29,583$29,5830$0
Totals for Government 1,699$6,467,880$45,682200$168,700

McAllen government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $92,000 ($0.64)
  • Construction - Toll Highways: $21,013,000 ($147.26)
    Sewerage: $16,311,000 ($114.31)
    Air Transportation: $9,226,000 ($64.65)
    Water Utilities: $2,386,000 ($16.72)
    Transit Utilities: $2,058,000 ($14.42)
    Police Protection: $1,239,000 ($8.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($2.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $31,662,000 ($221.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,491,000 ($122.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,780,000 ($117.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,327,000 ($114.42)
    General - Other: $15,994,000 ($112.08)
    Water Utilities: $12,181,000 ($85.36)
    Toll Highways: $11,205,000 ($78.52)
    Regular Highways: $10,287,000 ($72.09)
    Sewerage: $7,759,000 ($54.37)
    Central Staff Services: $4,665,000 ($32.69)
    Libraries: $3,833,000 ($26.86)
    Transit Utilities: $3,756,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $3,527,000 ($24.72)
    Air Transportation: $3,145,000 ($22.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,825,000 ($19.80)
    Health - Other: $2,578,000 ($18.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,223,000 ($15.58)
    General Public Buildings: $1,477,000 ($10.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,209,000 ($8.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,006,000 ($7.05)
    Parking Facilities: $935,000 ($6.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $717,000 ($5.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,017,000 ($28.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $3,725,000 ($26.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $2,687,000 ($18.83)
    Transit Utilities: $1,199,000 ($8.40)
    Toll Highways: $813,000 ($5.70)
    Water Utilities: $797,000 ($5.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $529,000 ($3.71)
    Sewerage: $527,000 ($3.69)
    Police Protection: $465,000 ($3.26)
    General - Other: $308,000 ($2.16)
    Libraries: $270,000 ($1.89)
    Regular Highways: $216,000 ($1.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $89,000 ($0.62)
    General Public Building: $63,000 ($0.44)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($0.30)
    Health - Other: $42,000 ($0.29)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($0.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000 ($0.17)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($0.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($0.08)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,391,000 ($542.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,203,000 ($15.44)

McAllen government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Toll Highways: $28,686,000 ($201.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,397,000 ($121.92)
    Sewerage: $15,471,000 ($108.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,365,000 ($37.60)
    Air Transportation: $4,995,000 ($35.00)
    Other: $3,512,000 ($24.61)
    Parking Facilities: $1,317,000 ($9.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $8,520,000 ($59.71)
    Transit Utilities: $4,264,000 ($29.88)
    General Local Government Support: $3,250,000 ($22.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,174,000 ($15.24)
    Highways: $503,000 ($3.52)
    Public Welfare: $302,000 ($2.12)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $49,000 ($0.34)
    Public Welfare: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,560,000 ($17.94)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,748,000 ($12.25)
    Interest Earnings: $1,729,000 ($12.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,707,000 ($11.96)
    Sale of Property: $1,171,000 ($8.21)
    Royalties: $828,000 ($5.80)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,133,000 ($113.06)
    Transit Utilities: $910,000 ($6.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,281,000 ($8.98)
    Sewerage: $811,000 ($5.68)
    Public Welfare: $322,000 ($2.26)
    Transit Utilities: $200,000 ($1.40)
    Highways: $140,000 ($0.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $62,940,000 ($441.08)
    Property: $38,911,000 ($272.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,614,000 ($46.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,480,000 ($38.40)
    Other License: $1,260,000 ($8.83)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $261,000 ($1.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $77,000 ($0.54)

McAllen government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $239,642,000 ($1679.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,629,000 ($1490.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,611,000 ($508.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,598,000 ($319.55)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,329,000 ($9.31)

McAllen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,320,000 ($422.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,466,000 ($1306.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,809,000 ($40.71)

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 McAllen, TX
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores2JoS. A. Bank1
ALDO1Jones New York4
AT&T4Journeys1
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC1
Abercrombie Kids1Kincaid1
Academy Sports + Outdoors2Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2La Quinta1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy2
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture4
Ann Taylor1LensCrafters1
Applebee's2Little Caesars Pizza4
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Avenue1Macy's1
BMW1Marriott5
Bakers2Marshalls2
Banana Republic1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's8
Baskin-Robbins2Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works2Motel 61
Bebe1Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike18
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot2
Burger King6OfficeMax2
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy2
CVS1Olive Garden2
Cache1Outback1
Carl\s Jr.1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A3Papa John's Pizza1
Chico's1Payless6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske2
Church's Chicken5PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut5
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos2
Cricket Wireless26RadioShack5
DHL6Ramada1
Dairy Queen4Red Lobster2
Days Inn2Rooms To Go2
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears2
El Pollo Loco1Sephora1
Express1Shoe Carnival2
FedEx18Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel6
Foot Locker2Starbucks4
GNC2Studio 61
GameStop7Subway13
Gap1Super 82
Goodwill2T-Mobile10
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
H&R Block5Target3
Hilton1UPS16
Hobby Lobby2Vans4
Holiday Inn2Verizon Wireless2
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret1
Home Depot1Walgreens6
Honda1Walmart2
Hot Topic1Wendy's2
JCPenney2Wet Seal1
Jack In The Box6Wingate1

Strongest AM radio stations in McAllen:

  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McAllen:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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 McAllen:

  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • 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)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of McAllen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 1,148ft / 350mTotal length
  • $79,000Total costs
  • 1,086,004Total average daily traffic
  • 55,990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,210,100Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in McAllen, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McAllen, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McAllen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 244 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in McAllen, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 125 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McAllen)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in McAllen)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 111 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED390$129,341344$145,294589$138,77176$35,3088$698,00092$113,8481$26,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$133,25545$140,163173$143,77810$71,5121$112,00024$115,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED61$115,83382$100,710550$124,856193$31,2451$1,497,00060$93,67110$31,189
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN44$119,44241$130,243214$134,10117$34,9740$023$86,1710$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$123,63615$119,657102$121,16142$56,8490$08$124,3251$28,440

Detailed mortgage data for all 21 tracts in McAllen, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$170,77725$191,5940$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$157,78212$171,4782$77,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$164,7499$159,9564$171,535
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$159,6843$239,1800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$83,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McAllen, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McAllen, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 393. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 541 took place in 2005, and the least - 119 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in McAllen, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.1%), and Structure Fires (21.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McAllen, TX
    • 3,34053.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,33921.3%Structure Fires
    • 1,32321.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2904.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McAllen, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in McAllen, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn #1111 Mcallen, 1100 S 10TH St, Mcallen, Texas 78501 , Phone: (956) 687-1101, Fax: (956) 687-9265
  • Drury Inn McAllen, 612 W Exprwy 83, McAllen, Texas 78501 , Phone: (956) 687-5100
  • Hampton Inn Mcallen, 300 W Expy 83, Mcallen, Texas 78501 , Phone: (956) 682-4900, Fax: (956) 682-6823
  • Clarion Inn - McAllen, 1401 S 10TH St, McAllen, Texas 78501 , Phone: (956) 682-8301, Fax: (956) 630-1212
  • Wingate Inn, 1500 Wichita Ave, Mcallen, Texas 78503 , Phone: (956) 632-2000
  • Howard Johnson Plaza, 2721 S 10th St, Mcallen, Texas 78503 , Phone: (956) 984-7900, Fax: (956) 984-7997
  • Residence Inn Mcallen, 220 West Expy 83, Mcallen, Texas 78501 , Phone: (956) 994-8626, Fax: (956) 994-8627
  • Texas Inn Downtown McAllen Near Airport / Mall, 1420 E Jackson Ave, McAllen, Texas 78503 , Phone: (956) 682-1190, Fax: (956) 682-1190
  • 21 other hotels and motels
All 29 fire-safe hotels and motels in McAllen, Texas
Most common first names in McAllen, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria65976.3 years
Jose42271.8 years
William20975.2 years
Guadalupe20376.7 years
John18676.1 years
Juan17769.4 years
Mary16380.7 years
Robert14572.4 years
Jesus13771.5 years
James13474.6 years
Most common last names in McAllen, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia36873.8 years
Garza33674.1 years
Gonzalez33474.8 years
Rodriguez28173.1 years
Martinez26573.5 years
Salinas15973.4 years
Cantu14573.2 years
Ramirez14571.6 years
Flores14073.7 years
Hernandez13771.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McAllen, TX
  • 87.7%Electricity
  • 9.1%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McAllen, TX
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


McAllen compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

McAllen on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #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"
There are 188 pilots and 74 other airmen in this city.
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