Alamo, Texas 

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Population

19,442

+9.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.7%

Best Places to Live in Alamo, Texas

Mid-sized–border-city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Alamo, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Cost of living
Economic growth
Pleasant winters
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Low educational attainment
Crime rates
 $277,077 
838 N 7 1/2 St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2328 SqFt
 $119,900 
1204 W Frontage Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 720 SqFt
 $98,000 
324 San Angelo Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 2450 SqFt

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.”


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QUICK FACTS

City: Alamo
Zip Codes: 78516
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alamo is 6.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alamo jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alamo's cost of living is 27.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alamo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Alamo, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Hidalgo county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alamo's population is 19,442 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alamo is $86,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Alamo public schools spend $11,579 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Alamo. More Education



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Housing Market in Alamo

It's a good time to buy in Alamo. Home Appreciation is up 4.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Alamo Real Estate

The median home price in Alamo is $86,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ALAMO, TEXAS
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$277,077
838 N 7 1/2 St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$119,900
1204 W Frontage Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$98,000
324 San Angelo Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$138,900
939 Citrus Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$114,500
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Bed 2 | Bath 1

$124,900
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