McAllen, TX

140,253 Population
49.3 square miles 2,810.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Population Density
2,810.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.8%
was 53.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
26.9%
was 30.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.4%
was 29.9%
Ranked 16th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
13.5%
was 10.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6
was 5
Ranked 26th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
23.8%
was 26.8%
Ranked 48th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$45,186
was $38,223
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
51
53.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
108.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,298.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
50,282
was 47,365
Ranked 24th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$736
was $749
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
519
was 529
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,578
was 41,352
 
Homeownership Rate
62.2%
was 59.9%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
374
was 433
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,019.7
was 960.6
Ranked 20th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.9%
was 26.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
145
was 96
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.2
was 3.3
Ranked 6th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
11.0
was 11.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.8
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
85.9%
was 83.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
64.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
96.5%
was 95.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
74.0%
was 70.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.9%
was 26.9%
Ranked 25th Highest in TX

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