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Donna is a city in Hidalgo County, in the McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr metro area.

The community was named after Donna Hooks, daughter of townsite promoter

The latitude of Donna is 26.17N. The longitude is -98.051W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,562.


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Median household income
Local
$22,800
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Donna demographic reports
Donna is in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Founded as a station on the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 88. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 5.6 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Donna Hooks Fletcher Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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3% of Donna residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Donna ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Donna was $8,569, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Donna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Donna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.


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Libraries in Donna include Donna Public Library ... View libraries

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Hidalgo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Donna political report.

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The average commute time for Donna workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Donna between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Donna include Howard Johnson Inn Donna, Super 8.

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