dcsimg

People

Total Population 4,183
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,236
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 63.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,236
% Above Poverty Level 69.6%
% Below Poverty Level 30.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $623
Median House Value $91,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 93.7%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Joya Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of McAllen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo
Metro Area McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
Standard Zip Codes 78560
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.246
Longitude -98.481

La Joya 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 MISSION 4 W
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 70 F
Apr Temp 64 to 87 F
Jul Temp 75 to 98 F
Oct Temp 64 to 87 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station MCALLEN
Distance 14.7 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
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 50.6 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alton 15,092 $28,758

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Joya Public Libraries

Library
La Joya Municipal Library
925 S LEO AVE
La Joya, Texas
(956) 581-4533
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Diesel Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • CNC Machining & Manufacturing
  • Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.
camnpus icon
Grand Prairie
Visit School Site
Programs
  • AA/Early Childhood Education
  • BA/Early Childhood Education Administration
  • BA/Education Studies
  • You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • California Real Estate License
  • Virginia Real Estate License
  • Nevada Real Estate License
  • As home sales increase, you can be ready to launch a new career. Allied’s real estate programs provide the perfect way to start a professional career - one with unlimited opportunity! Put yourself at the forefront of the real estate field as a salesperson, broker or appraiser.

La Joya High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LA JOYA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
604 N COYOTE BLVD
956-580-5100
A Title I School.
Serves 1,800 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

IRENE M GARCIA
201 E EXPY 83
956-580-5441
A Title I School.
Serves 837 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

ALTER CTR FOR ED
308 E EXPY 83
956-580-6120
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

STUDENT ALTER PROG
P O BOX J
956-583-0720
A Non-traditional School
Serves 54 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.9

J J A E P
EXPY 83
956-580-5000
A Non-traditional School
Serves 6 students.

Study Online in La Joya

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for La Joya Government Officials


Are you an official in the La Joya government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104