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McAllen city, Texas

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McAllen city, Texas
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
NA
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 142,210
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 129,877
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
29.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.7%
Female persons, percent
50.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
65.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
11.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
85.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
9.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 3,385
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 26.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 59.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $131,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,337
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $477
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $829
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 45,429
Persons per household, 2016-2020 3.12
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 74.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 76.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 31.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 8.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
29.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 61.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 54.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 434,184
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,464,644
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 729,075
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,716,780
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $27,589
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $49,259
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $23,104
Persons in poverty, percent
22.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 17,964
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,943
Women-owned firms, 2012 6,842
Minority-owned firms, 2012 14,183
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,798
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,201
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 15,749
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 2,686.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 48.34
FIPS Code 4845384
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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