Alamo, TX Population

Population: 14,760. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,976 (+8.2% change)
Males: 7,127 (48.3%), Females: 7,633 (51.7%)

Hidalgo County

Zip code: 78516

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $23,928
Median house value: $51,400

Races in Alamo:

  • Hispanic (78.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (13.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (6.0%), United States (4.1%), English (2.7%), Irish (2.6%), Dutch (1.0%).

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 5.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alamo

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamo city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

27.0% Foreign born (26.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,242 (+55.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alamo:

  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 10 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; WESLACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alamo:

  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 9 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 33 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 53 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alamo:

Amtrak station near Alamo:

  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamo:

  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 12 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 30 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 46 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 46 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 92 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 118 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in Alamo:

  • PSJA MEMORIAL H S (Students: 1,787; Location: 800 S ALAMO RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Alamo:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HERITAGE SCHO (Students: 118; Location: 932 N FM 907; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alamo:

  • ALAMO MIDDLE (Students: 1,091; Location: 1819 W HWY 83; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GUS GUERRA ELEMENTARY (Students: 599; Location: 807 FM495; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTH ALAMO EL (Students: 522; Location: 733 N ALAMO RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FRANKLIN EL (Students: 391; Location: 900 E BIRCH ST; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Alamo:

  • LALO ARCAUTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $133,777; Location: 502 E DURANTA ST; 27,587 books; 61 audio materials; 220 video materials; 57 serial subscriptions)

 

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