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Hidalgo County

Population in 2012: 80,452 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +77.2%
Males: 38,683  (48.1%)
Females: 41,769  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  30.4 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 78572.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $41,624 (it was $30,647 in 2000)
Mission:

$41,624
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $14,857

Mission city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $99,800 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Mission:

$99,800
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,627; Detached houses: $124,321; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,886; In 2-unit structures: $76,667; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,333; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,416; Mobile homes: $39,495; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $75,795
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,175; Detached houses: $118,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,566; In 2-unit structures: $106,745; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,547; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,271; Mobile homes: $45,065; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,081

Median gross rent in 2011: $695.

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  • Hispanic - 65,812 (85.4%)
  • White alone - 9,465 (12.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,135 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 321 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 186 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 71 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 57 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mission: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (4.6%), Irish (3.0%), English (2.0%), United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 24.1 square miles.

Population density: 3334 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Mission:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

19,078 residents are foreign born (25.6% Latin America).

This city:  27.7%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 153 registered sex offenders living in Mission, Texas as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mission to the number of sex offenders is 451 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 2011: $3,319 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,202 (1.7%)

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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 ), La Homa, TX (2.2 miles ), Alton, TX (2.3 miles ), Granjeno, TX (2.3 miles ), McAllen, 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

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Latitude: 26.21 N, Longitude: 98.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -29,679 (-37.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,846 (33.2%)

Area code: 956

Mission household income distribution Mission home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Mission by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 20200422
per 100,000 4.40.04.20.00.06.83.23.0
Rapes 02220528
per 100,000 0.04.34.23.80.08.53.212.1
Robberies 2227191740202432
per 100,000 48.158.140.132.572.034.038.848.3
Assaults 3156573952433652
per 100,000 67.8120.6120.274.793.673.258.278.5
Burglaries 566499519761353619275370
per 100,000 1238.01074.61094.31457.0635.61053.4444.6558.8
Thefts 1,9802,0301,9702,5682,0162,4972,2061,906
per 100,000 4330.94371.44153.64916.53630.14249.33566.72878.5
Auto thefts 242288280368258321288295
per 100,000 529.3620.2590.4704.5464.6546.3465.6445.5
Arson 67005321
per 100,000 13.115.10.00.09.05.13.21.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 319.3) 351.9357.8350.7397.3277.3345.3252.6244.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 196 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Texas average:

1.95

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Mission, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +14,222 (+45.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers (21%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (17%)
  • Accountants and auditors (15%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (14%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Communications equipment operators (7%)
  • Other protective service workers (36%)
  • Accountants and auditors (26%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (22%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (21%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Mission-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 68% 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.

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, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospital/medical center in Mission:

  • MISSION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 900 SOUTH BRYAN ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Mission:

  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; MCALLEN, TX)
  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL AT RENAISSANCE (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; EDINBURG, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Mission, TX

Airports located in Mission:

Amtrak station near Mission:

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

Local government website: www.missiontexas.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mission:

  • South Texas College (about 5 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 10 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 39 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 56 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 95 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Laredo Community College (about 117 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 117 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)

Public high schools in Mission:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mission:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mission:

  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 1401 E 24TH ST; Grades: KG - 6)
  • WORLD CENTER LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 105; Location: 2214 W GRIFFIN PKWY; Grades: PK - 7)
  • OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 611 DUNLAP; Grades: PK - 2)
  • THE FUN OF LEARNING MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 24; Location: 11958 N SHARY RD; Grades: PK - T1)
See full list of schools located in Mission, map of school districts: SHARYLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, MISSION CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

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
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mission that have no violations reported:

  • VALLEY CALICHE PRODUCTS INC (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 25.2%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mission, TX

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 compared to Texas state average:

Mission, Texas environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mission, Texas:

  • Comfort Inn, 203 S Shary Rd, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 583-0333
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Ste Mission / Mcallen , 901 South Shary Rd, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 424-7788, Fax: (956) 424-7799
  • Hawthorn Suites LTD , 3700 Plantation Grove Blvd, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 519-9696, Fax: (956) 580-0606
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites , 805 Travis St, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 581-7772, Fax: (956) 580-2288
  • Hampton Inn & Suites-Mission , 2505 Victoria Ave, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 682-0333, Fax: (956) 682-0332
  • Best Western Las Palmas Inn , 609 E Expy 83, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 583-9290, Fax: (956) 583-9292
  • Motel 6 , 1813 E Exressway 83, Mission, TX 78572 , Phone: (956) 581-1919, Fax: (956) 581-1966
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mission, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Mission travel time to work - commute


Mission mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

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Religion statistics for Mission (based on Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$34,983$38,1631$724
Other Government Administration 22$70,049$38,2090$0
Judicial and Legal 8$19,713$29,5705$13,240
Police Protection - Officers 120$512,866$51,2871$1,193
Police - Other 29$60,588$25,0710$0
Firefighters 61$231,932$45,62616$27,615
Fire - Other 2$3,819$22,9140$0
Streets and Highways 23$53,112$27,7110$0
Health 14$33,719$28,9020$0
Sewerage 12$34,295$34,2950$0
Parks and Recreation 36$75,754$25,25119$9,440
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,080$40,3200$0
Water Supply 77$172,661$26,9080$0
Local Libraries 18$43,607$29,0716$5,962
Other and Unallocable 52$117,382$27,08818$15,651
Totals for Government 488$1,474,560$36,26066$73,825

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,200,000 ($27.35)
    Water Utilities: $480,000 ($5.97)
    General Public Buildings: $336,000 ($4.18)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($0.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($0.55)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($0.52)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,920,000 ($61.15)
    Water Utilities: $3,439,000 ($42.75)
    Sewerage: $2,624,000 ($32.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,338,000 ($29.06)
    General - Other: $2,239,000 ($27.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,164,000 ($26.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,848,000 ($22.97)
    Fire Protection: $1,694,000 ($21.06)
    Central Staff Services: $819,000 ($10.18)
    Financial Administration: $760,000 ($9.45)
    Libraries: $655,000 ($8.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $395,000 ($4.91)
    General Public Buildings: $395,000 ($4.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $328,000 ($4.08)
    Welfare - Other: $104,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $723,000 ($8.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $996,000 ($12.38)
    Police Protection: $956,000 ($11.88)
    Regular Highways: $642,000 ($7.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $595,000 ($7.40)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($6.17)
    Fire Protection: $417,000 ($5.18)
    Libraries: $156,000 ($1.94)
    General Public Building: $16,000 ($0.20)
    Judicial: $12,000 ($0.15)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($0.12)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,665,000 ($120.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $795,000 ($9.88)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,934,000 ($36.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,433,000 ($30.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,086,000 ($13.50)
    All Other: $317,000 ($3.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,019,000 ($12.67)
    Highways: $926,000 ($11.51)
    All Other: $124,000 ($1.54)
    General Support: $35,000 ($0.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $192,000 ($2.39)
    General Support: $135,000 ($1.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,230,000 ($15.29)
    Special Assessments: $1,059,000 ($13.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $658,000 ($8.18)
    Property Sale Other: $65,000 ($0.81)
    Rents: $43,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,386,000 ($66.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000 ($2.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $90,000 ($1.12)
    General Support: $23,000 ($0.29)
  • Tax - Property: $6,904,000 ($85.82)
    Total General Sales: $4,826,000 ($59.99)
    Public Utilities: $1,790,000 ($22.25)
    NEC: $504,000 ($6.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $139,000 ($1.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($0.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $14,097,000 ($175.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,775,000 ($196.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $14,670,000 ($182.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $13,058,000 ($162.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,105,000 ($13.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,039,000 ($12.91)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,029,000 ($50.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,803,000 ($184.00)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,091,000 ($38.42)

4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.14%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron County, TX  0.38% ($27,968 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($27,585)
from Starr County, TX  0.19% ($29,718)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($696 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cameron County, TX  0.31% ($30,390 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.28% ($28,248)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($30,069)

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 - 2011 here




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

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

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
Businesses in Mission, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kohl's1
AutoZone3La Quinta1
Baskin-Robbins1Lane Bryant1
Best Western1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster2Little Caesars Pizza3
Burger King2Long John Silver's1
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
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Home Depot1Walgreens1
IHOP1Walmart1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
KFC1
Browse common businesses in Mission, TX

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ed Peno (6)
  • Teodoro A. Cantu (2)
  • Alfred Salazar (2)
  • Justin R. Kent (2)
  • Eduardo Flores (1)
  • Roel Perez (1)
  • Michael J. Madden (1)
  • Geraldo Leonel Guerra (1)
  • Nimeshkumar Patel (1)
  • Gilbert C. Ramos (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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