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Population (year 2000): 48,465. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,735 (+29.4% change)
Males: 23,655 (48.8%), Females: 24,810 (51.2%)

Hidalgo County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 27.2 years
Median household income: $28,938 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,500 (year 2000)

Edinburg, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Edinburg:

  • Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Other race (22.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.7%), German (2.3%), English (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).Texas

Elevation: 96 feet

Land area: 37.4 square miles

Edinburg,

For population 25 years and over in Edinburg

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edinburg city

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

21.7% Foreign born (20.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,500 (+38.6%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McAllen, (7.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (112.4 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (219.0 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (3.4 miles Nurillo, Chavez, TX (3.7 miles Cesar TX (4.1 miles Lopezville, TX (5.1 miles Doolittle, TX (6.1 miles Muniz, Carlos, TX (6.5 miles San Alamo, TX (6.8 miles North TX (6.9 miles Pharr,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 251 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1997: 252 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 1998: 321 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1999: 325 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2000: 314 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2001: 330 buildings, average cost: $58,100
  • 2002: 546 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2003: 856 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2004: 842 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2005: 742 buildings, average cost: $89,200

Latitude: 26.30 N, Longitude: 98.16 W

Area code: 956

Edinburg, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (35.1%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,773 (+11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,303 (47.9%)

Crime in Edinburg by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 2 0 3
    per 100,000 4.1 0.0 6.2
Rapes 13 41 18
    per 100,000 26.8 84.6 37.1
Robberies 50 63 45
    per 100,000 103.2 130.0 92.9
Assaults 262 195 218
    per 100,000 540.6 402.4 449.8
Burglaries 679 634 605
    per 100,000 1401.0 1308.2 1248.3
Thefts 3,464 3,736 4,051
    per 100,000 7147.4 7708.7 8358.6
Auto thefts 222 197 249
    per 100,000 458.1 406.5 513.8
574.5 585.7 601.7

Average climate in Edinburg, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Edinburg,

Edinburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Edinburg city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1965, a category 3 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers in Edinburg:
  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (2302 CORNERSTONE BLVD)
  • CORNERSTONE REHABILITATION (2655 CORNESTONE BLVD)
  • EDINBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1102 W TRENTON ROAD)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH TEXAS INC (333 WEST FREDDY GONZALES DRIVE STE 200)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH TX INC (333 WEST FREDDY GONZALES DRIVE, STE 200)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edinburg:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 11 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 37 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edinburg:
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 10 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • MID VALLEY (about 17 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 47 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station near Edinburg:
  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
Local government website:
College/University in Edinburg:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (Full-time enrollment: 9,651; Location: 1201 W UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.panam.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Edinburg:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 34 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 85 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 114 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
Public high schools in Edinburg:
  • EDINBURG H S (Students: 2,142; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ECONOMEDES H S (Students: 2,082; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EDINBURG NORTH H S (Students: 1,901; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTH TEXAS BUSINESS EDUCATION & T (Students: 703; Location: 510 S SUGAR RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Edinburg:
  • B L GARZA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,477; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,436; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,278; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,239; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SAN CARLOS ELEM (Students: 673; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CARMEN V AVILA ELEMENTARY (Students: 651; Location: P O BOX 990; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ZAVALA ELEM (Students: 642; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EISENHOWER ELEM (Students: 634; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DE LA VINA ELEM (Students: 625; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 619; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Edinburg:
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 119 WEST FAY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Edinburg:
  • EDINBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $944,728; Location: 401 E CANO ST; 88,349 books; 6,563 audio materials; 4,179 video materials; 295 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Edinburg: Edinburg Municipal Golf Course (A), Hidalgo County Historical Museum (B), Edinburg Public Library (C).

Churches in Edinburg include: Abundant Grace Community Church (A), Rising Star Baptist Church (B), Apostolic Church (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), University Baptist Church (G), Memorial Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Old Edinburg Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Memorial Park (2).

Parks in Edinburg include: Apollo Park (1), J C Park (2), Los Albores Park (3), West Park (4), Los Albores Park (5), Edinburg Baseball Stadium (6), Bicentennial Park (7), South Park (8), Pan American Track and Soccer Field - University of Texas (9).


Edinburg compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Edinburg:
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Edinburg:
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
TV broadcast stations around Edinburg:
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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