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People

Total Population 4,551
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,832
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 52.9%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,147
% Above Poverty Level 74%
% Below Poverty Level 26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 8.1%
Median Gross Rent $658
Median House Value $86,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 96.9%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 0%

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

Penitas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 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
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78576
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.23
Longitude -98.444

Penitas 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 2.9 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 12.2 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
Station HARLINGEN
Distance 48.3 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/.

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