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San Juan is a city in Hidalgo County, in the McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr metro area.
The community name derives from that of town organizer John Closner
The latitude of San Juan is 26.188N. The longitude is -98.155W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,894.
Sections below provide additional information and links about San Juan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hidalgo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, McAllen area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78577 ZIP code.
1% of San Juan residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Juan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Juan was $7,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of San Juan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in San Juan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $702.
Libraries in San Juan include San Juan Public Library ... View libraries
Hidalgo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Juan political report.
The average commute time for San Juan workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Juan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in San Juan include Days Inn San Juan.
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