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Total population: 132,225 (Urban population: 131,624, Rural population: 601 (all nonfarm))

McAllen,TX index of house prices


Houses: 37,906 (33,101 occupied: 20,983 owner occupied, 12,118 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

37%

Housing density: 825 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $186,768.


Median contract rent in 2009: $495 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $650)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $674


Median gross rent in McAllen, TX in 2009: $664


Housing units in McAllen with a mortgage: 10,471 (271 second mortgage, 436 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,349


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,992


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,912


Median monthly housing costs: $760





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $99,300 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
McAllen:

$99,300
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,100 - $147,400

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $132,161
Here:

$132,161
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $139,435
Here:

$139,435
State:

$170,403

In 2-unit structures: $97,949
Here:

$97,949
State:

$137,980

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,446
Here:

$122,446
State:

$168,745

Mobile homes: $31,999
Here:

$31,999
State:

$42,156

Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,229
  • In family households: 96,935 (19,316 male householders, 6,679 female householders)
    19,884 spouses, 39,307 children (37,236 natural, 617 adopted, 1,454 stepchildren), 3,455 grandchildren, 1,526 brothers or sisters, 1,260 parents, 3,745 other relatives, 1,763 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,294 (2,999 male householders (2,411 living alone)), 4,044 female householders (3,548 living alone)), 1,251 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 982 (819 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,218 2-persons, 5,796 3-persons, 5,951 4-persons, 3,846 5-persons, 1,777 6-persons, 1,407 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,959 1-person, 905 2-persons, 143 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

21,536 married couples with children.
6,389 single-parent households (895 men, 5,494 women).

23.9% of residents of McAllen speak English at home.
74.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 29,418 (27.7%)
(35.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in McAllen, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 93
  • 2 rooms: 613
  • 3 rooms: 2,035
  • 4 rooms: 2,417
  • 5 rooms: 5,103
  • 6 rooms: 4,982
  • 7 rooms: 2,894
  • 8 rooms: 1,312
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,534
  • 1 room: 763
  • 2 rooms: 2,034
  • 3 rooms: 2,508
  • 4 rooms: 3,007
  • 5 rooms: 2,258
  • 6 rooms: 929
  • 7 rooms: 347
  • 8 rooms: 226
  • 9 or more rooms: 46
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McAllen, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 460
  • 1 bedroom: 1,403
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,385
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,343
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,629
  • 5+ bedrooms: 763
  • no bedroom: 1,073
  • 1 bedroom: 3,657
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,556
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,412
  • 4 bedrooms: 381
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in McAllen, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,101
  • 1 vehicle: 6,396
  • 2 vehicles: 9,234
  • 3 vehicles: 3,287
  • 4 vehicles: 757
  • 5+ vehicles: 208
  • no vehicle: 1,697
  • 1 vehicle: 6,249
  • 2 vehicles: 3,459
  • 3 vehicles: 531
  • 4 vehicles: 123
  • 5+ vehicles: 59

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,406
  • 2000 to 2004: 8,208
  • 1990 to 1999: 10,198
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,516
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,051
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,089
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,346
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,124
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,005

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


McAllen, TX house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in McAllen, TX:

  • Less than $10,000: 457
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 252
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 383
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 372
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 450
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 630
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 711
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 1489
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 1816
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1910
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 2172
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 2214
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 2221
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 5405
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 2904
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1571
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1187
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1543
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 729
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 643
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 252
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 292
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 134
  • $1,000,000 or more: 84
 


McAllen rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in McAllen:

  • Less than $100: 19 people
  • $100 to $149: 48
  • $150 to $199: 328
  • $200 to $249: 246
  • $250 to $299: 275
  • $300 to $349: 334
  • $350 to $399: 355
  • $400 to $449: 776
  • $450 to $499: 834
  • $500 to $549: 1,048
  • $550 to $599: 1,269
  • $600 to $649: 1,438
  • $650 to $699: 1,160
  • $700 to $749: 1,319
  • $750 to $799: 808
  • $800 to $899: 1,166
  • $900 to $999: 951
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 1,385
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 536
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 222
  • $2,000 or more: 80
  • No cash rent: 911
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,811
  • 1990 to 1994: 5,194
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,961
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,591
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,937
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,515
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,784
  • 1965 to 1969: 3,625


McAllen, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,056 (2.6% of all workers)


McAllen commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1121
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4814
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8608
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9983
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6283
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1499
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3524
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 291
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 409
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 962
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 809
  • 90 or more minutes: 509
 


McAllen mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 30,732 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 6,562 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 127 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 68 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 66 (0%)
  • Walked: 616 (2%)
  • Other means: 595 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,056 (3%)
 


McAllen, TX household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 4789
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2990
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2662
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2471
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2021
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2111
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1893
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1779
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1373
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2385
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 2974
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 2491
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 1481
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 541
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 434
  • $200,000 or more: 643
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 79659
 United States or American: 3018
 German: 2900
 English: 2176
 Irish: 1631
 Italian: 598
 Swedish: 393
 French (except Basque): 372
 Scotch-Irish: 372
 Norwegian: 363
 Polish: 362
 Scottish: 308
 Dutch: 294
 Arab:: 249
 Canadian: 175
 Subsaharan African:: 166
 Lebanese: 164
 African: 129
 Russian: 123
 Czech: 114
 European: 112
 Danish: 97
 British: 96
 Finnish: 88
 Ukrainian: 83
 Welsh: 80
 Austrian: 79
 Romanian: 73
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 69
 French Canadian: 66
 Jamaican: 64
 Hungarian: 59
 Iranian: 59
 Scandinavian: 58
 Yugoslavian: 51
 Portuguese: 44
 Greek: 42
 Swiss: 36
 Turkish: 33
 Palestinian: 32
 Czechoslovakian: 29
 Armenian: 29
 Eastern European: 27
 Arab/Arabic: 27
 Ghanian: 25
 Belgian: 18
 Australian: 15
 Syrian: 14
 Lithuanian: 13
 Other Arab: 12
 Carpatho Rusyn: 10
 Croatian: 10
 Slovak: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Slavic: 6
 Cape Verdean: 6
 Zairian: 6
 Barbadian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (89%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • India (1%)
  • Japan (0%)
  • El Salvador (0%)
  • Dominican Republic (0%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 60889
  • Northeast: 1457
  • Midwest: 6395
  • South: 2999
  • West: 3438

58% of McAllen residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,758
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 832
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,797
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,152
  • 9th grade: 1,141
  • 10th grade: 683
  • 11th grade: 579
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 950
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,094
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,662
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,964
  • Associate degree: 1,132
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,623
  • Master's degree: 1,355
  • Professional school degree: 1,326
  • Doctorate degree: 355

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,758
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,586
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,662
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,835
  • 9th grade: 1,527
  • 10th grade: 596
  • 11th grade: 759
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,164
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,808
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,144
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,725
  • Associate degree: 1,597
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,678
  • Master's degree: 1,739
  • Professional school degree: 553
  • Doctorate degree: 144

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 10.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.4%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 20.9%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 10.8%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 2.2%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 15.5%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 11.4%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 15.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 5.2%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 10.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 9.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $45,748
  • Black householders: $50,638
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $39,240
  • Asian householders: $70,741
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $44,740
  • Some other race householders: $38,125
  • Two or more races householders: $57,679
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $31,635
McAllen household income for White non-Hispanic householders
McAllen household income for Black householders
McAllen household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
McAllen household income for Asian householders
McAllen household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
McAllen household income for Some other race householders
McAllen household income for Two or more races householders
McAllen household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

McAllen marital status for males
McAllen marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $132,589
  • Black or African American householders: $145,820
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $100,438
  • Asian householders: $141,410
  • Some other race householders: $89,483
  • Two or more races householders: $81,232
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $93,751

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,661
  • One, attached: 2,170
  • Two: 1,024
  • 3 or 4: 2,025
  • 5 to 9: 1,712
  • 10 to 19: 1,326
  • 20 to 49: 1,506
  • 50 or more: 1,407
  • Mobile homes: 3,544
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 531

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in McAllen:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McAllen
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.8%)
  • Utility gas (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (77.0%)
  • Utility gas (19.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 821
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 302
Here:

3.6%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 474
Here:

8.1%
Texas:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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