Livability Awards

A- Rio Grande City Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A+ Rio Grande City Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% lower than Texas
Rio Grande City
7327% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rio Grande City cost of living
A Rio Grande City Crime Total crime is 38% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,73133% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5833% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Rio Grande City crime
F Rio Grande City Employment Household income is 43% lower than Texas
Median household income
$31,06644% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$15,78447% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%1% lower than the US average
Rio Grande City employment
D Rio Grande City Housing Home value is 45% lower than Texas
Median home value
$77,80058% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$57240% lower than the US average
Home ownership
66%4% higher than the US average
Rio Grande City real estate or Rio Grande City rentals
C+ Rio Grande City Schools HS graduation rate is 22% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
61%27% lower than the US average
School test scores
65%31% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:16% lower than the US average
Rio Grande City K-12 schools

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      Rio Grande City Texas...where the valley starts!

      Down here in South Texas, it is commonly known that anything South of Zapata Texas is known as "The Valley." I have lived all through out the Valley, including Rio Grande City. This entire area has seen exponential growth and shows no signs of slowing down. RioGrande city is where all of this growth starts, and I plan to stick around to reap all of the benefits.

      At first, Rio Grande City may seem like a small city; however, taking into consideration that the RioGrande valley at large sits so close together, it really is a huge area. I love the fact that there is so much to offer. There are a ton of restaurants, local amusement parks, and a ton of retail shopping. The main source for retail I personally enjoy is a huge outdoor multiplex commonly referred to as "the outlets." You can find everything there at a great price.

      RioGrande city has grown so much since I moved here and every couple of months they open up something new near by that makes living here awesome!
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      Source: The Rio Grande City, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).