Total Population4,551
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population28


% of people married52.9%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.3%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$35,147
% Above Poverty Level74%
% Below Poverty Level26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone8.1%
Median Gross Rent$658
Median House Value$86,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)96.9%
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Penitas Almanac

Nearest Medium City 13 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 Codes78576
Phone Area Codes956
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Penitas 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
Distance2.9 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
Distance12.2 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
Distance48.3 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

Penitas Public Libraries

Penitas Public Library
1111 S MAIN ST PENITAS, TX 78576 (26.231498, -98.444859)
Penitas, Texas
(956) 583-5656

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Penitas Public Schools

John F Kennedy El
1801 North Diamond Ave
(956) 584-4800
Total Enrollment 786
Dr Javier Saenz Middle
39200 Mile 7 Rd
(956) 519-4007
Total Enrollment 629
Corina Pena El
4800 Liberty Blvd
(956) 519-5770
Total Enrollment 728
William J Clinton El
39202 Mile 7 Rd
(956) 580-8500
Total Enrollment 747
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