McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area, Texas 

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Population

839,539

+13.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$34,952

Median Home Price

$102,200

United States / Texas / McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area, Texas

Mid-sized–border-city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico
Pros
-Cost of living
-Economic growth
-Pleasant winters
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Low educational attainment
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Mcallen
 $119,000 
808 N 35th St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1629 SqFt
 $180,000 
7025 N 5th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2034 SqFt
 $589,000 
10508 N 26th St
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 6853 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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Country:
United States
State: Texas
County:
Metro Area: McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: McAllen, Edinburg, 55 total
Zip Codes: 78572, 78577, 78542, 78596, 78501, 78574, 78504, 78537, 78541, 78589, 27 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.07%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area's cost of living is 19.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The McAllen metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area's population is 839,539 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.92%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area is $102,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.03%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area public schools spend $10,355 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN MCALLEN-EDINBURG-MISSION METRO AREA, TEXAS
78572, 78577, 78542, 78596, 78501, 78574, 78504, 78537, 78541, 78589, 27 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN MCALLEN
$119,000
808 N 35th St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$180,000
7025 N 5th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$589,000
10508 N 26th St
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$750,000
10208 N Bentsen Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$195,000
3313 N 36th Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$140,000
5901 N 12th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$695,000
1328 E Myrtle Beach Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 5

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