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San Juan is a city in Hidalgo County, in the McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr metro area.

The community name derives from that of town organizer John Closner

The latitude of San Juan is 26.188N. The longitude is -98.155W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,894.


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Median household income
Local
$22,706
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our San Juan demographic reports
San Juan is in the Lower Rio Grande Valley
Historic sites and museums: Shrine of La Virgen de San Juan del Valle
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 134

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Sections below provide additional information and links about San Juan 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 78577 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

1% of San Juan residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the San Juan ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Juan was $7,945, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of San Juan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in San Juan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $702.


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Libraries in San Juan include San Juan Public Library ... View libraries

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Hidalgo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our San Juan political report.

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The average commute time for San Juan workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Juan between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in San Juan include Days Inn San Juan.

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