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McAllen, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

McAllen,TX index of house prices

Total population: 138,596 (Urban population: 105,728, Rural population: 483 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 37,906 (33,101 occupied: 24,773 owner occupied, 16,579 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

38%

Housing density: 825 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $323,164.

Median contract rent in 2013: $402 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $532)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $749


Median gross rent in McAllen, TX in 2013: $487

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: $66,297

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,482

Median monthly housing costs: $777


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McAllen, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,700 (it was $69,800 in 2000)
McAllen:

$114,700
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,400 - $170,000
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1987

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in McAllen, Texas:

  • 460no bedroom
  • 1,4031 bedroom
  • 4,3852 bedrooms
  • 10,3433 bedrooms
  • 3,6294 bedrooms
  • 7635+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McAllen, Texas:

  • 1,073no bedroom
  • 3,6571 bedroom
  • 4,5562 bedrooms
  • 2,4123 bedrooms
  • 3814 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in McAllen in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,101no vehicle
  • 6,3961 vehicle
  • 9,2342 vehicles
  • 3,2873 vehicles
  • 7574 vehicles
  • 2085+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in McAllen in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,697no vehicle
  • 6,2491 vehicle
  • 3,4592 vehicles
  • 5313 vehicles
  • 1234 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McAllen, Texas:

  • 931 room
  • 6132 rooms
  • 2,0353 rooms
  • 2,4174 rooms
  • 5,1035 rooms
  • 4,9826 rooms
  • 2,8947 rooms
  • 1,3128 rooms
  • 1,5349+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McAllen, Texas:

  • 7631 room
  • 2,0342 rooms
  • 2,5083 rooms
  • 3,0074 rooms
  • 2,2585 rooms
  • 9296 rooms
  • 3477 rooms
  • 2268 rooms
  • 469+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • McAllen, TX household income distribution

  • McAllen, TX household income distribution
  • 4,789Less than $10,000
  • 2,990$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,662$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,471$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,021$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,111$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,893$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,779$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,373$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,385$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,974$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,491$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,481$100,000 to $124,999
  • 541$125,000 to $149,999
  • 434$150,000 to $199,999
  • 643$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in McAllen, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in McAllen, TX
  • 259Less than $10,000
  • 170$10,000 to $14,999
  • 174$15,000 to $19,999
  • 49$20,000 to $24,999
  • 82$25,000 to $29,999
  • 342$30,000 to $34,999
  • 266$35,000 to $39,999
  • 765$40,000 to $49,999
  • 542$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,201$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,031$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,189$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,908$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,097$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,066$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,796$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,574$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,978$200,000 to $249,999
  • 959$250,000 to $299,999
  • 724$300,000 to $399,999
  • 74$400,000 to $499,999
  • 248$500,000 to $749,999
  • 149$750,000 to $999,999
  • 130$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in McAllen, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in McAllen, TX
  • 192Less than $100
  • 174$100 to $149
  • 264$150 to $199
  • 234$200 to $249
  • 663$250 to $299
  • 362$300 to $349
  • 536$350 to $399
  • 1,549$400 to $449
  • 2,253$450 to $499
  • 812$500 to $549
  • 1,875$550 to $599
  • 1,206$600 to $649
  • 939$650 to $699
  • 1,277$700 to $749
  • 1,544$750 to $799
  • 741$800 to $899
  • 467$900 to $999
  • 1,201$1,000 to $1,249
  • 70$1,250 to $1,499
  • 339$1,500 to $1,999
  • 109$2,000 or more
  • 927No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,8111995 to March 2000
  • 5,1941990 to 1994
  • 3,9611985 to 1989
  • 3,5911980 to 1984
  • 2,9371975 to 1979
  • 2,5151970 to 1974
  • 1,7841965 to 1969
  • 3,625Before 1965
McAllen commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,121
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,814
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,608
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,983
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,283
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,499
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,524
  • 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, 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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 79,659
 United States or American: 3,018
 German: 2,900
 English: 2,176
 Irish: 1,631
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 60,889
  • Northeast: 1,457
  • Midwest: 6,395
  • South: 2,999
  • West: 3,438

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.0%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 20.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 10.8%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.5%Males
  • 11.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.0%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 9.7%Females
McAllen marital status for males
McAllen marital status for females

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: $42,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in McAllen:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 77.0%Electricity
  • 19.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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 (Noninstitutionalized)