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Best Place to Live in South Padre Island, Texas

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Overview
Population:2,837
Pop. Change:3%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area
County: Cameron County
City:South Padre Island
Zip Code:78597
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South Padre Island's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about South_Padre_Island, Texas

As of 2014, South Padre Island's population is 2,837 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.68 percent.

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The median home cost in South Padre Island is $250,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.80 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, South Padre Island's cost of living is 8.30% Higher than the U.S. average.

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South Padre Island public schools spend $10,617 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in South Padre Island.

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The unemployment rate in South Padre Island is 8.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Padre Island jobs have Increased by 0.92 percent.


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Map Of South_Padre_Island

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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South Padre Island's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes