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Pharr
  • Suburb of McAllen, TX

Report Card

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

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Pharr is a suburb of McAllen with a population of 78,073. Pharr is in Hidalgo County. Living in Pharr offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Pharr there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Pharr and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Pharr are above average.

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About Pharr...
Population
78,073

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$80,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$752
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    194.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    61.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    290.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,403
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    65.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    36%
    national  12%

Working in Pharr

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,884
National
$62,843

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