Located within Texas, United States, the city of Alamo is situated in the McAllen metropolitan area.
Alamo is reasonably quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around US Highway 83 or the railway line.
The median year of construction for dwellings in Alamo is 1994. Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most of buildings in this city, while the remainder are mainly mobile homes. Roughly 80% of the units in the city are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. This part of the McAllen metropolitan area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Reaching one of about 30 supermarkets by walking is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Alamo. A small number of restaurants are available in Alamo as well. Regarding education, residents may find it challenging to get to high schools and primary schools on foot. Locals have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Getting around by car is especially convenient in Alamo. It is very easy to come across a place to park. On the other hand, this part of the McAllen metropolitan area is not very suitable for traveling on foot since very few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.