Living in Alamo, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Alamo SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
3
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Alamo, TX Crime Report

1,083
Total Crimes
5,458.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
112.53%
Above National Average

Alamo, TX Cost Of Living

71
Alamo's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average

Alamo, Texas Info Snack

Alamo, located in the Rio Grande Valley in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. The city is located in an area of abundant vegetable farming and citrus groves, and it is a noted winter resort/retirement town near the Mexico-U.S. border. Alamo is also one of the Rio Grande Valley's gateways to Mexico, via U.S. Route 281 and Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, as well as gateway to the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Alamo's population was 18,353 at the time of the 2010 U.S. Census.
Population
19,591
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
26.7%
Median Home
$70,600
Median Income
$39,275
Median Rent
$545

Alamo, TX Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Alamo in Texas

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Map Of Alamo, TX

Population over time in Alamo

Year Population % Change
2017 19,591 0.8%
2016 19,442 2.2%
2015 19,021 0.4%
2014 18,943 0.2%
2013 18,907 1.3%
2012 18,658 1.7%
2011 18,345 1.1%
2010 18,145 1.8%
2009 17,816 -
Crime/100k Alamo TX USA
Violent Crime 655.2 410.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 50.4 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 514.1 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 4803.4 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 488.9 410.8 376.0
Larceny 4112.9 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 201.6 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Alamo

White
13.9% (2,729)
African American
0.2% (48)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (1)
Hispanic
85.8% (16,813)
Race Alamo TX USA
White 13.9% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 0.2% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 85.8% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Alamo, Texas

Less than $10,000
11.2% (218,452)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.6% (188,240)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (269,579)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (189,568)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (290,163)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (384,781)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (218,784)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.2% (122,174)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (61,418)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (15,935)
Income Alamo TX USA
Less than $10,000 11.2% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.6% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.2% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Alamo

Female
52.6% (10,313)
Male
47.4% (9,278)
Gender Alamo TX USA
Female 52.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Alamo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
20.0% (3,918)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (2,742)
High School / GED
30.0% (5,877)
Some College
18.0% (3,526)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (979)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,959)
Master's Degree
3.0% (587)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Alamo TX USA
< 9th Grade 20.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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