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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.

It has a top downtown, plus, 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 136,993
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $44,254
Median Home Price $115,400
Walkscore 49

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McAllen, TX Demographics

Median Population in McAllen, TX

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

Race in McAllen, TX

  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%

Population By Gender in McAllen, TX

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in McAllen, TX

  English Only 21.3%
  English Other 78.7%

Economics in McAllen, TX

  Median Household Income $44,254
  Median Home Price $115,400
  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

in McAllen, TX

Commute Types in McAllen, TX

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

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