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What Bert Has To Say About McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area

The McAllen area is dominated by local agriculture, border-zone factories, and commerce related to the port of entry at Reynosa into Mexico. Like other border towns, the area has a dominant Hispanic heritage, high growth rate, and a low cost of living. McAllen is in the center of a broad, flat agricultural area known locally as “The Valley” dotted with vegetable and citrus growing interspersed with small towns and expanding suburbs. The more middle-class Edinburg, 5 miles north, is home to the University of Texas Pan American campus, the largest higher education facility in south Texas. Mission is an agricultural center west. McAllen, which has a reputation for being quieter than the border towns of Brownsville and Laredo, has a nice downtown area and is nicknamed “City of Palms.”


Mid-sized–border-city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico See local real estate
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City: Penitas
Zip Codes: 78576
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Penitas

    The unemployment rate in Penitas is 8.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Penitas jobs have Increased by 0.80 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Penitas's cost of living is 31.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Penitas's Cost of Living
    Penitas's population is 4,715 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 337.79 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Penitas is $43,062. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.55%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Penitas public schools spend $10,175 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Penitas. Learn more...

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