Penitas, Texas 

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Population

4,795

+16.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$34,818

Median Home Price

$105,600

Best Places to Live in Penitas, 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 Penitas, 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 Penitas
 $87,000 
4523 Desperado Circle Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 960 SqFt
 $189,000 
1303 W Expressway 83 Hwy
Bed 6 | Bath 3 | 2960 SqFt
 $95,000 
17711 Queen Palm Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1800 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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City: Penitas
Zip Codes: 78576
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Penitas's cost of living is 30.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Penitas's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Penitas, 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
Penitas's population is 4,795 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 16.3%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Penitas is $105,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN PENITAS
$87,000
4523 Desperado Circle Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$189,000
1303 W Expressway 83 Hwy
Bed 6 | Bath 3

$95,000
17711 Queen Palm Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$185,000
1232 E Old Military Rd E
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$100,000
1805 Blue Bird Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$250,000
17914 Sago Palm Dr
Bed 6 | Bath 6

$70,000
18120 Washington Palm Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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