McAllen is located in Texas' Rio Grande Valley and offers residents a blend of U.S. and Mexican culture. Many of its museums and restaurants reflect the city's close relationship with northern Mexican states, and many Mexican residents come to shop and dine in McAllen. Homes are affordable, with the median sales price hovering around $54,000, according to Trulia.com.
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