Like other border towns, the area has a dominant Hispanic heritage, high growth rate, and a low cost of living.
Mc Allen is in the center of a broad, flat agricultural area known locally as “The Valley” dotted with vegetable and citrus growing interspersed with small towns and expanding suburbs.
The more middle-class Edinburg, 5 miles north, is home to the University of Texas Pan American campus, the largest higher education facility in south Texas. Mc Allen, which has a reputation for being quieter than the border towns of Brownsville and Laredo, has a nice downtown area and is nicknamed “City of Palms.” The area serves many needs, including shopping of wealthy Mexican residents from northern Mexico as far south as Monterrey, giving a strong retail presence for the type of area. The area does pick up a tourist trade, particularly with winter migrants heading south.
But while the manufacturing and agricultural economy are healthy, there are more workers than there are jobs, giving high unemployment and poor residential areas around the city.
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The climate is subtropical, influenced by the Gulf of Mexico to the east and the Chihuahuan Desert and mountains to the west.
Summers are hot with periods of rain and stronger storms- most days are over 90 degrees.
The flat Rio Grande Valley gives way to low hills and desert sage and chaparral vegetation to the northwest.
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