McAllen, TX : What you need to know

McAllen is known for its flourishing arts culture, including its Creative Arts Incubator, which supports aspiring artists in the Rio Grande Valley. The incubator also houses Techspace, created to provide low-cost space for startups as well as co-working opportunities - and one of several initiatives in place that foster entrepreneurship here.  Recognized by Livability as having a top downtown, the city also has a business climate that continues to grow, with retail consistently leading the way. Residents and visitors will find a downtown entertainment district filled with galleries, restaurants, nightclubs and more. Nature lovers flock to Quinta Mazatlan for butterfly and bird watching.


McAllen, TX City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 136993
Latest Population Increase 98.45
Median age 32.5
Median Household Income $44254
Median Home Price $115400
GreatSchools Rating
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McAllen
25.6 °C
Humidity : 46%
Wind : 12.6 km/h
26 °C
Saturday
30 °C
Sunday
34 °C
Monday

McAllen, TX Rankings

McAllen, TX Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.6%
  Population Women 51.4%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In McAllen

 
69% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In McAllen

Median Population

Median age 32.5
Age 18 Over 70.9
Age 21 Over 66.2
Age 62 Over 14
Age 65 Over 11.4

Race

  Ethnicity White 86.1%
  Ethnicity Black 0.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 84.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 8.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income 44254
  Median Home Price 115400
  Homes Owned 39.2
  Homes Rent 60.8
  Median Property Rent 723

This is a great place for small business, and it's because of the uniqueness of the market.
David Martinez, local business owner

Language

  English Only 21.3
  English Other 78.7
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 20.2 MINUTES
in McAllen

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of McAllen

Commute Types

  Walked 0.9
  Worked at Home 4.9
  Public Transportation 0.7
  Other Means 7.4
  Drove Alone 75.7
  Carpooled 10.5

49/100
WALK SCORE
for McAllen