Total Population4,183
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population31


% of people married63.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$44,236
% Above Poverty Level69.6%
% Below Poverty Level30.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone25%
Median Gross Rent$623
Median House Value$91,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)93.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
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La Joya Almanac

Nearest Medium City 15 miles W of McAllen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City126 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo County
Metro AreaMcAllen - Edinburg - Mission
Standard Zip Codes78560
Phone Area Codes956
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

La Joya Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

StationMISSION 4 W
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp48 to 70 F
Apr Temp64 to 87 F
Jul Temp75 to 98 F
Oct Temp64 to 87 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp64 to 85 F
Jul Temp75 to 96 F
Oct Temp65 to 86 F
Annual Precip22.6 inches
Distance50.6 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp64 to 84 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp64 to 85 F
Annual Precip28.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

La Joya Public Libraries

La Joya Municipal Library
201 PALM SHORES BLVD LA JOYA, TX 78560 (26.245741, -98.474821)
La Joya, Texas
(956) 581-4533

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La Joya Public Schools

Alter Ctr For Ed
101 East Expy 83
(956) 580-6120
Lorenzo De Zavala Middle
603 North Tabasco St
(956) 580-5472
Total Enrollment 714
Tabasco El
223 South Leo Ave
(956) 580-8810
Total Enrollment 709
La Joya H S
604 North Coyote Blvd
(956) 580-5100
Total Enrollment 2496
Hope Academy
221 A North Stadium Dr
(956) 583-0720
Total Enrollment 61
Jimmy Carter Early College H S
603 North Coyote Dr
(956) 584-4842
Total Enrollment 203
Middle School
201 East Expy 83
(956) 580-8500
H S #5
201 East Exp 83
(956) 580-5441
El #1
201 East Exp 83
(956) 580-5441
Thelma Rosa Salinas Stem Early College H S
801 North Coyote Dr
(956) 580-5908
Total Enrollment 106
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