Weslaco : Texas

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What it's Like to Retire in Weslaco

Weslaco is a rapidly growing town in extreme southern Texas west of Brownsville in the Rio Grande Valley.  The 2012 population was about 36,000, about 80% of which is Hispanic. The area is popular with retirees because of the warm winters and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.  Picture of Old Railroad Station and picture of Weslaco State Flags courtesy of Wikipedia and Isaac Monter.

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Where to Retire in Weslaco and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at right). The median price of a home in Weslaco was about $110,000 in late 2013 (city-data.com).

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Crime

The crime rate is double the national average.

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Facts about WESLACO
  • State: TX
  • Environment: Urban,Small-mid Sized City,
  • City Population: 25,001-50,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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