Our Community

South Texas Health System, the largest integrated network of care in the Rio Grande Valley, is home to 11 facilities across the region, and has a year-round tropical climate.

Located at the southernmost tip of Texas, the four-county region known as the Rio Grande Valley is considered one of the fastest growing areas of the United States. Known simply as “The Valley,” the region is steeped in history and tradition.

Cost of Living and Housing

Cost of living and housing prices in the Rio Grande Valley are generally lower than the national average.

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Public Safety

The 2023 total annual crime rate and violent crime rate combined for the two cities where our hospitals are located are lower than both the national average and the average for Texas.

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Regional Transportation

There are regional and local public transportation options to help make your commute easier and more enjoyable.

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Useful Resources

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