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  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade C minus
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Palm Valley is a suburb of Brownsville with a population of 1,557. Palm Valley is in Cameron County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Palm Valley offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Palm Valley and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Palm Valley are above average.

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About Palm Valley...
Population
1,557

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$991
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    320.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    36%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Palm Valley

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,087
National
$62,843

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