Mission, Texas

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Population in 2014: 82,431 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +81.5%
Males: 39,186  (47.5%)
Females: 43,245  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,639 (it was $30,647 in 2000)
Mission:

$41,639
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,390 (it was $12,796 in 2000)

Mission city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,700 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Mission:

$88,700
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: $665.

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  • Races in Mission, TX (2013)

    Mission races chart
    • 69,99886.2%Hispanic
    • 9,68911.9%White alone
    • 8211.0%Asian alone
    • 4020.5%Black alone
    • 640.08%Two or more races
    • 580.07%American Indian alone
    • 180.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mission: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.7%), English (2.0%), United States (1.8%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 24.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,416 people per square mile   (average).

Mission,TX real estate house value index trend

Mission, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Mission:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

21,462 residents are foreign born (25.4% Latin America).

This city:

26.5%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 145 registered sex offenders living in Mission, Texas as of December 02, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Mission to the number of sex offenders is 555 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,148 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,330 (1.8%)

Mission satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (5.3 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (120.1 miles , pop. 277,454).

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

Nearest cities: Palmhurst, TX (1.7 miles ), Palmview South, TX (1.8 miles ), Palmview, TX (1.9 miles ), West Sharyland, TX (2.2 miles ), Perezville, TX (2.2 miles ), La Homa, TX (2.2 miles ), Alton, TX (2.3 miles ), Granjeno, TX (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 401 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1998: 608 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1999: 683 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2000: 823 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 1043 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 1182 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2003: 1166 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 1061 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 901 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2006: 775 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2007: 634 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 389 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2009: 296 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2010: 346 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2011: 326 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2012: 249 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2013: 233 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2014: 299 buildings, average cost: $123,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.21 N, Longitude: 98.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,908 (+7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,239 (37.2%)

Area code: 956

Mission household income distribution Mission home values distribution

Property values in Mission, TX


Crime rates in Mission by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 200422
per 100,000 4.20.00.06.83.23.0
Rapes 220528
per 100,000 4.23.80.08.53.212.1
Robberies 191740202432
per 100,000 40.132.572.034.038.848.3
Assaults 573952433652
per 100,000 120.274.793.673.258.278.5
Burglaries 519761353619275370
per 100,000 1,094.31,457.0635.61,053.4444.6558.8
Thefts 1,9702,5682,0162,4972,2061,906
per 100,000 4,153.64,916.53,630.14,249.33,566.72,878.5
Auto thefts 280368258321288295
per 100,000 590.4704.5464.6546.3465.6445.5
Arson 005321
per 100,000 0.00.09.05.13.21.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 316.0) 350.7397.3277.4345.3252.6244.8

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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 Mission detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 191 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +14,222 (+45.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Mission, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mission-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Mission city center .

On 4/26/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mission-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 323.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 416.6 miles away from Mission 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 180.2 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 105.4 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 188.1 miles away from Mission 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 187.3 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).
Mission topographic map

Birthplace of: Lloyd Bentsen - (b. 1921), former D. Senator from Texas, former Treasury Secretary, D. V-P. candidate, Fortunato Benavides - Judge, Lena Guerrero - Politician, Tom Landry - (1924-2000), football coach, Bobby Ply - Football player, Matt Koeneke - College basketball player (Texas A&M Aggies), Trinidad Silva - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mission: Jose M. Lopez.

Hospitals in Mission:

  • BRIARWOOD HOME (2406 BRIARWOOD)
  • MISSION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 900 SOUTH BRYAN ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Mission:

  • MISSION NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1013 S BRYAN RD)

Dialysis Facilities in Mission:

  • MISSION KIDNEY CENTER (901 PLAZA DR)
  • MISSION VALLEY DIALYSIS (1203 ST CLARE BLVD, SUITE 9B)
  • SOUTH TEXAS DIALYSIS CENTER (1615 E EXPY 83)
  • US RENAL CARE MISSION DIALYSIS (1300 SOUTH BRYAN ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Mission:

  • A NEW HOPE HEALTH CARE INC (1902 W GRIFFIN PARKWAY)
  • AIMA HOME HEALTH (2901 N LA HOMA BLVD SUITE B)
  • AMADO HOME HEALTH CARE (2020 E GRIFFIN PARKWAY)
  • ARISE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (215 W 9TH STREET SUITE A)
  • CRITERION HEALTH CARE INC (1022 EAST GRIFFIN PARKWAY SUITE 106)
  • EXPERT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (909 BUSINESS PARK SUITE 10)
  • HIGH POINT HOME HEALTH (1700 WEST GRIFFIN PARKWAY)
  • KELLYS HEALTH CARE INC (2007 N CONWAY)
  • MASES HOME HEALTH INC (5305 N INSPIRATION ROAD)
  • PROFICIENT HOME CARE SOLUTIONS (318 A MILLER AVENUE)

airports located in Mission:

Amtrak station near Mission:

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

College/University in Mission:

  • University of Phoenix-McAllen Campus (Full-time enrollment: 83; Location: 4201 South Shary Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:

  • South Texas College (about 5 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 19,701)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 12 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (about 41 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 3,700)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 57 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,165)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Laredo Community College (about 117 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 9,743)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 117 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

Biggest public high schools in Mission:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mission:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mission:

  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 1401 E 24TH ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 106, Location: 611 N DUNLAP AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • THE FUN OF LEARNING MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 28, Location: 7 1/4 N SHARY RD, Grades: PK-T1)
See full list of schools located in Mission

Library in Mission:

  • SPEER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,342,025; Location: 801 E 12TH ST; 99,648 books; 1 e-books; 3,485 audio materials; 2,408 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mission: La Lomita Historic District (A), Lomita Boulevard Commercial Historic District (B), La Lomita Farm (C), Mission Fire Department Central Station (D), Mission Fire Department Station 2 (E), Mission Fire Prevention Bureau (F), McAllen Police Department (G), Mission Police Department (H), Mission Police Department Jail (I), Palmhurst Police Department (J), Hidalgo County Library System (K), Speer Memorial Library (L), Mission Fire Department Station 4 (M), Mission Fire Department Station 3 (N), Preferred Ambulance (O), Medic 1 Emergency Medical Services (P), Border Theater (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mission include: Villa Queen of Peace (A), Conway Avenue Baptist Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Saint Peter Church of the Nazarene (D), Church of Christ (E), Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church (F), First Baptist Church of Sharyland (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), La Lomita Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Laurel Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mission include: Jaycee Park (1), Rotary Park (2), Nell Tolle Park (3), McKinney Park (4), Oblate Park (5), Nelle Tolle Park (6), Jaycee Park (7), Rotary Park (8), Baha Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fiesta Partyland (2714 North Conway Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Inn (203 South Shary Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

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

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.7% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for American Indian residents, 32.5% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Mission in 2010:

  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Mission in 2000:

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Mission, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Mission (2011 data):

  • Inter National Bank: Mission Branch, Shary Express #3 Branch, Plantation Grove Branch, Sharyland Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,065.7 mil, Deposits: $1,646.7 mil, headquarters in Mcallen, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Grupo Financiero Banorte, S.A. De C.V.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Mission Branch, In-Store H.E.b Mission, In-Store Walmart Mission. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Sharyland Branch, Mission East Branch, Mission Main Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Lone Star National Bank: Mission Medical Branch, Mission Branch, Palmview Branch. Info updated 2010/05/05: Bank assets: $2,174.7 mil, Deposits: $1,815.0 mil, headquarters in Pharr, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Lone Star National Bancshares--texas, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Mission Branch at 2000 North Conway, branch established on 1956/01/01; Shary Road Branch at 124 S. Shary Road, branch established on 2008/02/11. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank: Mission Branch at 1709 North Conway, branch established on 1998/08/01. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mission Branch at 2405 N Conway Ave, branch established on 1996/06/24. 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
  • Rio Bank: Palmview Branch at 401 North Bentsen Palm Drive, branch established on 2002/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.9 mil, Deposits: $173.8 mil, headquarters in Mcallen, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Rio Financial Services, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sharyland Branch at 207 S Shary Rd, branch established on 2006/06/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.4
Texas average:

14.4

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

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Religion statistics for Mission 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:
Here:

48.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mission:

48.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mission:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mission:

33.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mission, 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 16$57,861$43,3960$0
Other Government Administration 28$106,728$45,7410$0
Judicial and Legal 13$37,859$34,9470$0
Police Protection - Officers 132$620,011$56,3650$0
Police - Other 50$109,113$26,1872$1,760
Firefighters 66$317,231$57,6780$0
Fire - Other 9$20,920$27,8930$0
Streets and Highways 33$70,042$25,4700$0
Health 7$18,680$32,0230$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,919$23,5140$0
Sewerage 13$34,118$31,4940$0
Parks and Recreation 71$157,338$26,59233$29,557
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$11,012$33,0360$0
Water Supply 82$212,358$31,0770$0
Local Libraries 20$47,189$28,31311$12,722
Other and Unallocable 21$72,632$41,5043$2,440
Totals for Government 567$1,897,011$40,14849$46,479

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,200,000 ($26.69)
    Water Utilities: $480,000 ($5.82)
    General Public Buildings: $336,000 ($4.08)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($0.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($0.53)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($0.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,920,000 ($59.69)
    Water Utilities: $3,439,000 ($41.72)
    Sewerage: $2,624,000 ($31.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,338,000 ($28.36)
    General - Other: $2,239,000 ($27.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,164,000 ($26.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,848,000 ($22.42)
    Fire Protection: $1,694,000 ($20.55)
    Central Staff Services: $819,000 ($9.94)
    Financial Administration: $760,000 ($9.22)
    Libraries: $655,000 ($7.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $395,000 ($4.79)
    General Public Buildings: $395,000 ($4.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $328,000 ($3.98)
    Welfare - Other: $104,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $723,000 ($8.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $996,000 ($12.08)
    Police Protection: $956,000 ($11.60)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($7.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $595,000 ($7.22)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($6.02)
    Fire Protection: $417,000 ($5.06)
    Libraries: $156,000 ($1.89)
    General Public Building: $16,000 ($0.19)
    Judicial: $12,000 ($0.15)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($0.12)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,665,000 ($117.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $795,000 ($9.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,934,000 ($35.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,433,000 ($29.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,086,000 ($13.17)
    All Other: $317,000 ($3.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,019,000 ($12.36)
    Highways: $926,000 ($11.23)
    All Other: $124,000 ($1.50)
    General Support: $35,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $192,000 ($2.33)
    General Support: $135,000 ($1.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,230,000 ($14.92)
    Special Assessments: $1,059,000 ($12.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $658,000 ($7.98)
    Property Sale Other: $65,000 ($0.79)
    Rents: $43,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,386,000 ($65.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000 ($2.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($1.09)
    General Support: $23,000 ($0.28)
  • Tax - Property: $6,904,000 ($83.75)
    Total General Sales: $4,826,000 ($58.55)
    Public Utilities: $1,790,000 ($21.72)
    NEC: $504,000 ($6.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $139,000 ($1.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($0.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $14,097,000 ($171.02)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,775,000 ($191.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $14,670,000 ($177.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $13,058,000 ($158.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,105,000 ($13.41)
    Water Utilities: $1,039,000 ($12.60)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,029,000 ($48.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,803,000 ($179.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,091,000 ($37.50)

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 Mission:

  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mission:

  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • 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"))
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mission:

  • 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.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Mission fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 866m2,841ftTotal length
  • $39,000Total costs
  • 650,460Total average daily traffic
  • 44,795Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 122010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mission, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 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 ORIGINATED177$133,217222$160,880269$131,42433$30,6592$155,00059$141,3596$32,652
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$121,90729$154,41376$124,1789$41,8100$09$130,0110$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$116,44266$129,375332$113,383128$34,6020$023$82,7047$43,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$143,43726$166,758104$120,72913$45,7970$014$129,4110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$126,8957$115,06647$96,63025$53,5940$03$55,3270$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.02, 0202.03, 0203.00, 0204.01, 0204.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$179,67014$199,7530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$193,87312$182,5531$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$137,8003$202,5070$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$153,3783$141,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$114,1200$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.02, 0202.03, 0203.00, 0204.01, 0204.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mission and their reported violations in the past:

AGUA SUD (Population served: 43,329, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012)
VALLEY CALICHE PRODUCTS (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 516
  • Hazardous Condition: 222
  • Service Call: 53
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Mission

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mission, Texas:

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 805 Travis St, Mission, Texas 78572 , Phone: (956) 581-7772, Fax: (956) 580-2288
  • Hampton Inn & Suites-Mission, 2505 Victoria Ave, Mission, Texas 78572 , Phone: (956) 682-0333, Fax: (956) 682-0332
  • Best Western Las Palmas Inn, 609 E Expy 83, Mission, Texas 78572 , Phone: (956) 583-9290, Fax: (956) 583-9292
  • Motel 6, 1813 E Exressway 83, Mission, Texas 78572 , Phone: (956) 581-1919, Fax: (956) 581-1966
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mission, Texas
Most common first names in Mission, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria37574.7 years
Jose25068.6 years
John12776.4 years
Juan12671.2 years
Guadalupe11775.3 years
William10777.5 years
James10374.3 years
Jesus9870.8 years
Robert9174.8 years
Manuel8973.5 years
Most common last names in Mission, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garza29673.3 years
Garcia26972.6 years
Gonzalez18072.8 years
Rodriguez16875.1 years
Martinez16771.7 years
Flores13075.3 years
Perez12273.0 years
Lopez11774.0 years
Salinas11770.5 years
Hernandez9871.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Mission, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Kohl's1
AutoZone3La Quinta1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Bryant1
Best Western1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster2Little Caesars Pizza3
Burger King2Long John Silver's1
Chevrolet1Mazda1
Chick-Fil-A1McDonald's3
Church's Chicken2Motel 61
ColorTyme1Nike4
Comfort Inn1Office Depot1
Cricket Wireless20Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut4
DHL1Quiznos2
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Dennys1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Famous Footwear1Subway6
FedEx6T-Mobile6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Target1
H&R Block3U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS6
Holiday Inn1Volkswagen1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1

Mission compared to Texas 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Mission on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 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 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 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 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (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"
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