Housing Affordability

Low cost of living and affordable housing.

Living in Pharr, you get all the benefits of having a large city nearby without the high price tag. The median home price in Pharr is $70,000. That means that it’s easy to find a beautiful home you can afford. Residents can also take advantage of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school district, which is the #1 feeder to South Texas College and the #2 feeder to UTRGV.

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At the direction of the new administration, Pharr recently lowered its property tax rate to 0.654%. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the cost of living in the Rio Grande Valley region is the lowest in the state of Texas. Compared to the rest of the country, Pharr’s cost of living is 25.4% less than the national average. This allows residents in Pharr to enjoy a great lifestyle for less.

Housing Unit Summary

Living in Pharr, you get all the benefits of having a large city nearby without the high price tag. Compared to the rest of the country, Pharr’s cost of living is 25.4% less than the national average. This allows residents in Pharr to enjoy a great lifestyle for less.

Housing Unit Summary Total Own Rent Vacant
Current $22,889 60.5% 39.5% 12.7%
2010 $21,952 64.4% 6,574% 15.9%
2013 $23,094 61.3% 38.7% 13.9%

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PEDC Regular Called

118 S. Cage Blvd., 2nd Floor, Pharr, Texas 78577
04:00PM

Date: June 20, 2016
Time: 04:00PM
Location: 118 S. Cage Blvd., 2nd Floor, Pharr, Texas 78577

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Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, 700 E. Hall Acres Pharr, TX 78577
10:00am - 12:00pm

Date: June 21, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Tierra Del Sol Golf Course, 700 E. Hall Acres Pharr, TX 78577

Papa Lee Chinese

1300 S. Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577
10:00am

Date: June 22, 2016
Time: 10:00am
Location: 1300 S. Cage Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577

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