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  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade C+
  4. Good for Families
    grade C
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade C minus
  7. Weather
    grade A minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C minus
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Willacy County is located in Texas with a population of 21,588. In Willacy County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Willacy County and residents tend to be liberal.

About

Population
21,588

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$55,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$664
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    522.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    28.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    951.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,182.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    64.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    34%
    national  12%

Working in Willacy County

Jobs
grade unavailable
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,521
National
$62,843

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