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Mcallen, TX

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McAllen is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It is a vibrant city with energy that drives the business, education, shopping, and health industry ahead in Texas. The weather is also exceptional, with sub-tropical climates and Gulf winds that create warm temperatures year round. McAllen is the perfect blend of Texan and Mexican culture, creating a unique ambiance with delicious cuisine and great regional music.

Apartments in Mcallen TX


Villas De Nolana
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2


Redwood Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


$1950 Two bedroom in Mcallen-Cardinal Lane
Beds: 2
Baths: 3


$1200 Three bedroom in Mission-N. Shary Rd.
Beds: 3
Baths: 2


Domit Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


St. Antimo Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Mcallen, TX is
5 to 9
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.13%
  • 6.65%
  • 7.61%
  • Female
  • 6.28%
  • 7.29%
  • 7.72%
is average rent in Mcallen, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 7.63%
  • 8.0%
  • 6.94%
of units are available for rent in Mcallen
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1657
  • 441
  • 1097
Getting Around in Mcallen, TX

The best way to get around McAllen is driving, although there are many hiking and biking trails that run north and south through the city. Metro McAllen is the bus network that currently operates seven routes and a para-transit bus service. The bus system runs throughout downtown and connects to an array of international, national, regional and intercity destinations.

Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
Transit Score®
The average commuter time in Mcallen is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.49%
  • 9.34%
  • 0.97%

Outdoors in McAllen

<p>McAllen is a very popular location for wide range of outdoor activities. The city is home to over fifty parks for hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, biking and birding. Golf is also a popular activity, with 17 courses in McAllen and the surrounding area. Palm View, an 18-hole public course with a driving range, is McAllen's most popular golfing resource.</p>

Mega Retail Sales

<p>McAllen is famous for its shopping, with over forty retail centers throughout the city. It is so popular, in fact, that it ranks number one in the nation for retail sales per capita. The Palms Crossing shopping center is the newest addition to town and it is conveniently located in walking distance from the McAllen Convention Center.</p>

Entertainment District

<p>McAllen's Entertainment District is the main nightlife hub in downtown McAllen. It features lounges, clubs, bars, and fine dining venues that attract crowds every night of the week. Arts and cultural events are also held downtown at the Valley Symphony Orchestra &amp; Chorale, Broadway McAllen, the UTPA Theatre, IMAS, and the Museum of South Texas History. McAllen's Entertainment District has a spacious parking garage, but also offers pedicabs to take visitors from one venue to the next.</p>