Mercedes, Texas 

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Population

16,588

+7.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Best Places to Live in Mercedes, Texas

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

Local Listings in Mercedes
 $339,000 
10205 Mile 2 E
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 4018 SqFt
 $39,900 
1001 S Virginia Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 1440 SqFt
 $125,000 
629 W 3rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1914 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: Mercedes
Zip Codes: 78570
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mercedes is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mercedes jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mercedes's cost of living is 25.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mercedes's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
March, November and February are the most pleasant months in Mercedes, 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
Mercedes's population is 16,588 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mercedes is $74,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Mercedes public schools spend $12,400 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Mercedes. More Education


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Housing Market in Mercedes

It's a good time to buy in Mercedes. Home Appreciation is up 9.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Mercedes Real Estate

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NEW LISTINGS IN MERCEDES
$339,000
10205 Mile 2 E
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$39,900
1001 S Virginia Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$125,000
629 W 3rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$395,000
789 E 17th St
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$90,000
3062 Ash Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$244,900
4309 Adare St
Bed 6 | Bath 4

$279,000
112 Dawson Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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