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Population (year 2000): 7,322. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,889 (+48.7% change)
Males: 3,440 (47.0%), Females: 3,882 (53.0%)

Hidalgo County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 24.6 years
Median household income: $19,469 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,900 (year 2000)

Hidalgo, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hidalgo:

  • Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (1.3%).Texas

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Hidalgo,

For population 25 years and over in Hidalgo

  • High school or higher: 38.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hidalgo city

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

42.7% Foreign born (42.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,851 (+110.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McAllen, (7.8 miles pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (127.3 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (232.2 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: TX (4.6 miles Granjeno, TX McAllen, (7.8 miles TX (8.2 miles Pharr, Juan, TX San (8.9 miles TX (9.0 miles Mission, Alamo, TX (9.8 miles South TX (10.4 miles Alamo, TX (11.0 miles Palmhurst,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 134 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 1998: 91 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2000: 116 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2001: 188 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 167 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2004: 224 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2005: 135 buildings, average cost: $68,200

Latitude: 26.10 N, Longitude: 98.25 W

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

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (19.2%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Wholesale trade (10.2%).

Crime in Hidalgo (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 robberies (106.8 per 100,000)
  • 27 assaults (360.6 per 100,000)
  • 30 burglaries (400.6 per 100,000)
  • 160 thefts (2136.8 per 100,000)
  • 20 auto thefts (267.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 244.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Hidalgo (2002):
  • 2 murders (26.2 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (39.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (26.2 per 100,000)
  • 27 assaults (353.0 per 100,000)
  • 65 burglaries (849.9 per 100,000)
  • 141 thefts (1843.6 per 100,000)
  • 36 auto thefts (470.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 304.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Hidalgo, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hidalgo,

Hidalgo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Hidalgo city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hidalgo:
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; MISSION, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hidalgo:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 42 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 60 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hidalgo:
  • MID VALLEY (about 20 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 25 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 46 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station near Hidalgo:
  • 7 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 9 $13,986 $18,648 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $8,126 $24,378 10 $4,242
Financial Administration 14 $20,672 $17,718 2 $1,352
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,082
Firefighters 9 $18,924 $25,232 5 $5,666
Local Libraries 4 $5,952 $17,856 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $27,830 $23,854 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 28 $86,176 $36,932 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   6 $6,116
Other Government Administration 5 $16,914 $40,593 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $4,848 $19,392 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,250 $15,000 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $33,202 $26,561 0 $0
Totals for Government 106 $237,880 $26,929 24 $18,458
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hidalgo:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 18 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 40 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 100 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 127 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
Public high school in Hidalgo:
  • HIDALGO H S (Students: 804; Location: 910 E PIRATE DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hidalgo:
  • DIAZ J H (Students: 653; Location: 1312 E PIRATE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HIDALGO EL (Students: 587; Location: 311 E FLORA; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DR ALEJO SALINAS JR ELEMENTARY (Students: 516; Location: 411 EBANO; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Hidalgo:
  • HIDALGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $121,520; Location: 710 E TEXANO DR; 10,044 books; 85 audio materials; 222 video materials; 12 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Hidalgo: Pharr San Juan Pumping Station (A), Hidalgo Public Library (B), Old Hidalgo Courthouse and Buildings (C).

Reservoirs: Lake Texano (A), Lake Tropicana (B).

Park in Hidalgo: Hildago City Park (1).


Hidalgo compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income below 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hidalgo:
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hidalgo:
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K248AM (97.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Hidalgo:
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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