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Mission, TX

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Mission is a Texas town located on the US and Mexico border. It is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country that has experience tremendous growth in population, business development and economy in recent years. Ecotourism has been a huge part of the city’s growth, including Anzalduas International Bridge, Bentsen State Park, the National Butterfly Center and the World Birding Center. Mission is a city that is quickly growing but has not forgotten its surroundings and rich history.

Mission Apartments


$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


The Rincon
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Alta Vista
Beds: 1
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Mission, 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
  • 5.63%
  • 6.24%
  • 7.24%
  • Female
  • 5.88%
  • 8.04%
  • 8.33%
is average rent in Mission, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 8.65%
  • 9.58%
  • 7.47%
of units are available for rent in Mission
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 452
  • 203
  • 544
Getting Around in Mission, TX

Mission is best explored by car outside of the immediate downtown area. It is a grid pattern that is easily navigable and accessible by major highways like Route 2 and Route 69C.  The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council provides public transportation around Mission via the Valley Metro bus. The routes also serve the rest of Hildago County and several surrounding counties.

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The average commuter time in Mission 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
  • 7.29%
  • 15.03%
  • 0.87%


<p>Mission is recognized as a world-class birding destination. It is so popular that it is home to the headquarters of the World Birding Center, a network of bird watching locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. The organization offers viewing stations, watching towers, interpretive centers and birding programs in Mission's Bentsen State Park. The city's huge ecotourism is proud that Mission has become the premiere spot for birding in southern Texas.</p>

Home of the ruby red

<p>Mission is known as the home of the ruby red grapefruit. The city has a long history with farming citrus fruits, which also includes lemons, limes, tangerines and oranges. Mission is so proud of its farming tradition that it has an annual celebration known as the Texas Citrus Fiesta. This multi-day event consists of a festival, parade and a royal pageant to crown the next King Citrus and Queen Citriana.</p>

The Rio Theater

<p>The Rio Theater is an historic entertainment venue in the old town of Mission. Built in 1942, the theater still has many of its original attributes, including original architecture and murals from when it was built. The Rio Theater holds a variety of year-round events, including movies, live music acts, theater shows and school performances.</p>