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McAllen is a city in Hidalgo County.
The latitude of McAllen is 26.203N. The longitude is -98.229W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 121 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 116,501.
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4% of McAllen residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McAllen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McAllen was $14,939, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of McAllen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in McAllen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Libraries in McAllen include Lark Branch Library, McAllen Memorial Library, Palm View Branch Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KHID.
Hidalgo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McAllen political report.
McAllen restaurants taking online reservations include Bistro M ... View restaurants
The average commute time for McAllen workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 29 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in McAllen between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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