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People

Total Population 6,232
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,824
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 40.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3%
Median Earnings25+ $17,064
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,817
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,358

Wealth

Median Family Income $24,278
% Above Poverty Level 54.1%
% Below Poverty Level 45.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $51,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 97.4%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0.4%

Elsa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of McAllen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo
Metro Area McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78543
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.293
Longitude -97.992

Elsa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SANTA ROSA 3 WNW
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 63 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 64 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 66 to 86 F
Jul Temp 76 to 96 F
Oct Temp 66 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station MCALLEN
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 65 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elsa, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Engelman (78543)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alamo 18,907 $39,313
Donna 16,169 $36,615
Edcouch 3,217 $22,411
Edinburg 79,002 $48,433

Elsa Public Libraries

Library
Elsa Public Library
711 N HIDALGO ST
Elsa, Texas
(956) 262-3061
Library Web Site

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