Mission, TX Population

Population: 45,408. Estimated population in July 2020: 60,146 (+32.5% change)
Males: 21,642 (47.7%), Females: 23,766 (52.3%)

Hidalgo County

Zip codes: 78572.

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $30,647
Median house value: $63,900

Races in Mission:

  • Hispanic (81.0%)
  • Other race (18.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

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

Ancestries: German (4.6%), Irish (2.5%), English (2.5%), United States (2.3%).

Land area: 24.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mission

  • High school or higher: 59.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mission city

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

25.4% Foreign born (24.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +14,222 (+45.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mission:

  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (900 SOUTH BRYAN ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mission:

  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; EDINBURG, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mission:

  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 7 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 47 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 67 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mission:

Amtrak station near Mission:

  • 6 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 Mission:

  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 14 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 44 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 94 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • LAREDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 122 miles; LAREDO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,449)

Schools

Public high schools in Mission:

  • SHARYLAND H S (Students: 1,923; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MISSION H S (Students: 1,737; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,559; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHARYLAND ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION S (Students: 14; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • HIDALGO COUNTY J J A E P (Students: 2; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high schools in Mission:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 239; Location: RR 15 BOX 6228; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 108; Location: 4301 NORTH SHARY ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mission:

  • B L GRAY JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,105; Location: 1106 N SHARY RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CESAR CHAVEZ MIDDLE (Students: 1,011; Location: 78 SHOWERS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JOSE DE ESCANDON EL (Students: 907; Location: 700 N SCHUEBACH RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ELODIA R CHAPA EL (Students: 887; Location: 5670 DOFFING RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FLORES EL (Students: 883; Location: 1913 ROQUE SALINAS; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PATRICIO PEREZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 880; Location: 4431 MINNESOTA RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OLLIE O’GRADY EL (Students: 852; Location: 1201 BRYCE DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 851; Location: 2610 N MOOREFIELD RD; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • ANN RICHARDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 7005 ANN RICHARDS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NARCISO CAVAZOS (Students: 833; Location: 4563 MINNESOTA RD; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Mission:

  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: P O BOX 1045 1401 E 24TH; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Mission:

  • SPEER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $801,809; Location: 801 E 12TH ST; 77,700 books; 1,687 audio materials; 1,176 video materials; 119 serial subscriptions)