Living in McAllen

Living in McAllen TX

McAllen has transformed from an agricultural-based community into one of the most vibrant cities in all of Texas, full of culture, entertainment, shopping and opportunities for business expansion and relocation.

Recognized as one of the largest metropolitan areas in Texas and the U.S., nearly 130,000 people reside in McAllen, taking pleasure in the city’s quality public services, schools, hospitals and award-winning parks. Both residents and visitors enjoy the city’s rich arts and cultural outlets, shopping and dining establishments and thriving nightlife in its downtown 17th Street Entertainment District. McAllen also hosts the Quinta Mazatlan, an urban sanctuary and World Birding Center destination.

McAllen is a leading site for businesses, as well, hosting the 175,000-square-foot, high-tech McAllen Convention Center and ample space for development. It has been named the No. 1 mid-sized city for jobs by Forbes, one of the top markets for job growth by BusinessWeek and was listed among the top 25 cities for small business growth by CNN Money

So whether you’re here to relocate your family, your business or just to explore all that this South Texas city has to offer, McAllen is truly the place to be.