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Population (year 2000): 57,564. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,318 (+8.3% change)
Males: 27,402 (47.6%), Females: 30,162 (52.4%)

Cameron County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $30,296 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,400 (year 2000)

Harlingen, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Harlingen:

  • Hispanic (72.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.0%)
  • Other race (16.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.2%), English (4.5%), United States (4.0%), Irish (3.4%), French (1.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).Texas

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 34.1 square miles

Harlingen,

For population 25 years and over in Harlingen

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harlingen city

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

17.3% Foreign born (15.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,459 (+19.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (109.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (232.3 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Palmas-Juarez, TX (2.9 miles Las Valley, TX (4.0 miles Palm TX (4.2 miles Combes, TX (4.4 miles Primera, Lasana, TX (4.4 miles) , Benito, TX San (5.7 miles Colorado Estates, TX (5.9 miles Arroyo Camino Angosto, TX (6.6 miles El


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 216 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 201 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 1999: 265 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2001: 268 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2002: 384 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2003: 332 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2004: 412 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2005: 399 buildings, average cost: $102,500

Latitude: 26.19 N, Longitude: 97.70 W

Area code: 956

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.5%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,643 (+20.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,697 (65.5%)

Crime in Harlingen by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 4 5 5 2 3
    per 100,000 1.7 6.9 8.7 8.7 3.5 5.2
Rapes 21 30 36 27 13 21
    per 100,000 36.5 52.1 62.5 46.9 22.6 36.5
Robberies 58 52 66 54 53 68
    per 100,000 100.8 90.3 114.7 93.8 92.1 118.1
Assaults 270 217 221 203 256 245
    per 100,000 469.0 377.0 383.9 352.7 444.7 425.6
Burglaries 837 802 989 795 911 1,137
    per 100,000 1454.0 1393.2 1718.1 1381.1 1582.6 1975.2
Thefts 2,460 2,802 3,045 2,730 3,171 3,609
    per 100,000 4273.5 4867.6 5289.8 4742.5 5508.7 6269.5
Auto thefts 187 202 249 227 178 231
    per 100,000 324.9 350.9 432.6 394.3 309.2 401.3
439.1 450.6 511.3 444.0 484.9 561.5

Average climate in Harlingen, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harlingen,

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

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Harlingen city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bobby Joe Morrow - (born 1935), athlete, Dylan Gandy - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Mar 8, 1982), Randy Williams - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Sep 18, 1975), Ryan Buck - College basketball player (Tx Pan American Broncos), Will Van Wyk - College football player (Texas State Bobcats).


Hospitals/medical centers in Harlingen:
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (1401 RANGERVILLE ROAD)
  • SOUTH TEXAS HOSPITAL (1301 RANGERVILLE ROAD)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (2101 PEASE ST BOX 2588)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harlingen:
  • VALLEY INTL (about 4 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 28 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 38 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harlingen:
  • MID VALLEY (about 19 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • PORT ISABEL-CAMERON COUNTY (about 26 miles; PORT ISABEL, TX; ID: PIL)
  • CHARLES R JOHNSON (about 31 miles; PORT MANSFIELD, TX; ID: T05)

Amtrak station:
HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 7 $21,823 $37,410 3 $6,164
Police Protection - Officers 107 $419,121 $47,004 0 $0
Police - Other 35 $69,856 $23,950 5 $799
Firefighters 101 $398,655 $47,364 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $57,148 $22,121 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $6,899 $27,596 0 $0
Financial Administration 27 $77,375 $34,388 0 $0
Airports 35 $118,903 $40,766 0 $0
Health 12 $30,595 $30,595 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 55 $108,271 $23,622 0 $0
Water Supply 97 $261,942 $32,405 0 $0
Local Libraries 18 $35,592 $23,728 8 $4,632
Sewerage 50 $111,957 $26,869 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 58 $108,630 $22,475 15 $9,427
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $18,817 $28,225 1 $640
Other Government Administration 14 $59,506 $51,005 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 35 $70,983 $24,337 2 $1,928
Totals for Government 693 $1,976,073 $34,217 34 $23,590
Colleges/Universities in Harlingen:
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (Full-time enrollment: 2,167; Location: 1902 North Loop 499; Public; Website: www.harlingen.tstc.edu)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES (FT enrollment: 46; Location: 913 N 13TH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF VOC NURS (Location: PO DRAWER 2588; Private, not-for-profit)
  • LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY DEV COUNCIL POLICE ACADEMY (Location: 2424 BOXWOODBLDG K; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Harlingen:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 22 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 36 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; MCALLEN, TX; FT enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 91 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 107 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 111 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; FT enrollment: 5,454)
Public high schools in Harlingen:
  • HARLINGEN H S (Students: 2,502; Location: 1201 E MARSHALL AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HARLINGEN H S - SOUTH (Students: 1,911; Location: 1701 DIXIELAND RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KEYS ACAD (Students: 138; Location: 2809 N 7TH ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Harlingen:
  • MARINE MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 385; Location: 320 IWO JIMA BOULEVARD; Grades: 8 - 12; Boys only)
  • VALLEY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 3700 E HARRISON; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Harlingen:
  • GUTIERREZ MIDDLE (Students: 1,110; Location: 3205 W WILSON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 942; Location: 13TH & MADISON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 938; Location: 1409 E HARRISON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COAKLEY MIDDLE (Students: 864; Location: 1402 S 6TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LONG EL (Students: 861; Location: 2601 N 7TH; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VERNON MIDDLE (Students: 810; Location: 125 S 13TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BONHAM EL (Students: 802; Location: 2400 E JEFFERSON; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STUART PLACE EL (Students: 766; Location: 6701 BUSINESS HWY 83; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TREASURE HILLS EL (Students: 687; Location: 2525 HAINE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAMAR EL (Students: 637; Location: 1100 MCLARRY RD; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Harlingen:
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 1815 N SEVENTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ALBANS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 1417 E AUSTIN; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 1015 E HARRISON; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN (Students: 132; Location: 1920 E. WASHINGTON; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Harlingen:
  • HARLINGEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $993,167; Location: 410 76 DR; 130,375 books; 9,869 audio materials; 5,258 video materials; 256 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Harlingen: Harlingen Municipal Golf Course (A), Rio Grande Valley Museum (B).

Churches in Harlingen include: El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Apostolic Assembly Church (C), Church of Christ North 7th Street (D), Church of Christ Pendleton Park (E), Avondale Baptist Church (F), First Church of Christian Scientist (G), First Church of God (H).

Lakes and reservoirs: Harlingen, Lake (A), City of Harlingen Reservoir (B).

Creek: Little Creek (A).

Parks in Harlingen include: Ramsey Park (1), Travis Park (2), Fair Park (3), Dixieland Park (4), Liberty Gardens Park (5), McCullough Park (6), McKelvey Park (7), Hunter Park (8), Diaz Park (9).


Harlingen compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Harlingen:
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Harlingen:
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Harlingen:
  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)

 

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