McAllen–Edinburg–Mission metropolitan area

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The McAllen–Edinburg–Mission Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of one county – Hidalgo – in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas, anchored by the cities of McAllen, Edinburg, Pharr and Mission. It is part of the transnational metropolitan area of Reynosa–McAllen.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 569,463 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 741,152).[1] According to the 2010 census, the population had reached 774,769. This population increase of 36.05% places it as the 11th fastest growing metropolitan statistic area from 2000 to 2010.

It has the lowest per capita income of the 276 MSAs within the 50 states at $9,899. Its median household income is also the lowest within the 50 states at $24,863. In a survey done in over 190 metropolitan areas it had the highest obesity rate of residents at 38.8 percent.[2]

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Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated.

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