McAllen employment information

Income per capita$21,410$26,513$28,555
Median household income$43,476$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,845$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,864$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$27,497$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$18,905$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level26.4%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in McAllen is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in McAllen is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in McAllen is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in McAllen is 69% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

McAllen median earnings by income bracket

McAllen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%0.9%
Manufacturing sector7.2%1.4%
Financial & insurance services3.3%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services20.6%16.8%
Public administration5.4%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.1%
Education, health & social services17.9%42.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Palmhurst, TX2,620$74,19139%
Granjeno, TX313$53,5710%
Midway South, TX2,994$51,1254%
Mission, TX80,538$43,59218%
Edinburg, TX79,002$42,49821%
McAllen, TX135,048$43,47619%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Warren, MI134,398$43,50019%
Killeen, TX134,030$48,28310%
Hampton, VA136,904$49,8797%
West Valley City, UT132,329$52,8141%
Bellevue, WA132,268$92,52473%
McAllen, TX135,048$43,47619%
Source: The McAllen, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.