Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I call for problems with Trash or debris pickup?
Contact Utility Billing & Collection department at 580-8660

When does the City Council Meet?
The 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 4:30pm at City Hall

Average Temperature – 74°F | Annual Average Rainfall – 18 inches

City Bird Couch’s King Bird
City Flower/Vine Poinsettia
City Tree Honey Mesquite
City Butterfly Queen Butterfly

City Demographics and Info

Census Data and Pertinent Date (2000 Census)/FAQ – 2000 Census

2000 Census 2007 Estimates
City of Mission Population 45,408 City of Mission Population 63,720
MSA (Mission/McAllen/Edinburg) 200,287 MSA (Mission/McAllen/Edinburg) 721,378
Hidalgo County Population 569,463 Hidalgo County Population 721,378

Social Characteristics

% of Hispanic Origin 81
% Anglo 17.7
% Male 47.7
% Female 52.3

Majority of Population Between 25-54 years of age

Average Household Size 3.29
Average Family Size 3.68
% Now Married 60.4
% Single 30
Civilian Veterans 3,068
Citizens with Disabilities 8,255
Percent with a High School Diploma or Higher 59.0
Percent with a College Degree or Higher 17.9
Native Born 74.9

Economic Characteristics

Median Household Income $30,647
Median Family Income $33,465
Per Capita Income $12,796
% Not Employed 5.4
% Families Below the Poverty Line (1999) 22.6
% Individuals Below the Poverty Line 26.8
Median Home Value $63,900

Property Tax Per $100 in Appraised Value:

City of Mission $0.5699
Mission CISD $1.505
Sharyland ISD $1.46