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Monte Alto is in Hidalgo County, in the McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr metro area.
The latitude of Monte Alto is 26.372N. The longitude is -97.971W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,611.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Monte Alto demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hidalgo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, McAllen area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78538 ZIP code.
1% of Monte Alto residents report German ancestry, and 0% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Monte Alto ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Monte Alto was $6,747, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Monte Alto residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Monte Alto, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $179. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $450.
Hidalgo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Monte Alto political report.
The average commute time for Monte Alto workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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