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Population (year 2000): 46,660. Estimated population in July 2005: 58,986 (+26.4% change)
Males: 22,218 (47.6%), Females: 24,442 (52.4%)

Hidalgo County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 27.4 years
Median household income: $24,333 (year 2000)
Median house value: $45,600 (year 2000)

Pharr, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Pharr:

  • Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Other race (17.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (8.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (2.2%), United States (2.0%), English (1.8%).Texas

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 20.8 square miles

Pharr,

For population 25 years and over in Pharr

  • High school or higher: 47.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pharr city

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

33.2% Foreign born (32.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,319 (+32.0%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX McAllen, (3.6 miles pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Christi, TX Corpus (119.1 miles pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Antonio, TX San (225.6 miles pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Juan, TX San (2.4 miles TX (3.4 miles Lopezville, TX McAllen, (3.6 miles Alamo, TX (4.2 miles North TX (4.9 miles Alamo, TX (5.6 miles Nurillo, Alamo, TX (6.3 miles South TX Edinburg, (6.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 307 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 1997: 285 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 1998: 388 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 1999: 371 buildings, average cost: $47,400
  • 2000: 533 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2001: 620 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2002: 925 buildings, average cost: $46,800
  • 2003: 633 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2004: 553 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2005: 784 buildings, average cost: $56,700

Latitude: 26.21 N, Longitude: 98.19 W

Area code: 956

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.5%), Retail trade (15.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,260 (+2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,271 (30.2%)

Crime in Pharr by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 3 0 3 7
    per 100,000 6.4 0.0 6.4 15.0
Rapes 13 27 16 22
    per 100,000 27.9 57.9 34.3 47.1
Robberies 48 47 43 81
    per 100,000 102.9 100.7 92.2 173.6
Assaults 225 192 182 194
    per 100,000 482.2 411.5 390.1 415.8
Burglaries 577 554 532 524
    per 100,000 1236.6 1187.3 1140.2 1123.0
Thefts 1,836 2,256 1,998 2,178
    per 100,000 3934.8 4835.0 4282.0 4667.8
Auto thefts 302 200 85 80
    per 100,000 647.2 428.6 182.2 171.5
440.6 446.5 391.5 448.1

Average climate in Pharr, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pharr-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Pharr city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category 3 tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Leo Araguz - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jan 18, 1970).


Hospitals/medical centers near Pharr:
  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; EDINBURG, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pharr:
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; ID: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 38 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; ID: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT'L (about 58 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; ID: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pharr:
  • MID VALLEY (about 16 miles; WESLACO, TX; ID: T65)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 17 miles; EDINBURG, TX; ID: 25R)
  • RIO GRANDE CITY MUNI (about 48 miles; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; ID: 67R)

Amtrak station near Pharr:
  • 4 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
Fire - Other 7 $10,895 $18,677 0 $0
Firefighters 45 $133,103 $35,494 0 $0
Police - Other 0 $0   29 $24,542
Police Protection - Officers 82 $261,834 $38,317 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   4 $4,548
Financial Administration 7 $17,960 $30,788 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $11,883 $35,649 0 $0
Water Supply 31 $94,365 $36,528 1 $664
Local Libraries 15 $23,938 $19,150 0 $0
Other Government Administration 28 $60,511 $25,933 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 42 $118,779 $33,936 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 23 $35,269 $18,401 4 $3,137
Sewerage 0 $0   15 $15,494
Solid Waste Management 25 $44,245 $21,237 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $16,164 $14,920 0 $0
Totals for Government 322 $828,946 $30,892 53 $48,385
College/University in Pharr:
  • SOUTHERN CAREERS INSTITUTE-SOUTH TEXAS (Full-time enrollment: 214; Location: 1414 N JACKSON RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pharr:
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 10 miles; EDINBURG, TX; FT enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 35 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 51 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 51 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 92 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; FT enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 119 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,282)
Public high schools in Pharr:
  • PSJA H S (Students: 2,178; Location: 1229 S I RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PSJA NORTH H S (Students: 2,060; Location: 500 E NOLANA LOOP; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 61/2 MI S JACKSON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TEENAGE PARENT PROG (Students: 115; Location: 301 S DOGWOOD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • BUELL CENTRAL H S (Students: 82; Location: 218 E JUAREZ ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Pharr:
  • GRACE CHRN SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 132 N SUGAR RD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pharr:
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,294; Location: 1212 S FIR ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LYNDON B JOHNSON J H (Students: 1,244; Location: 500 E SIOUX RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AUSTIN J H (Students: 942; Location: 804 E HWY 83; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CESAR CHAVEZ (Students: 817; Location: 804 E HWY 83; Grades: PK - 07)
  • GRACIELA GARCIA ELEMENTARY (Students: 777; Location: 1002 W JUAN BALLI; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CARMAN EL (Students: 771; Location: 804 E HWY 83; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DR WILLIAM LONG ELEMENTARY (Students: 741; Location: 3700 N RAIDERS DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DANIEL RAMIREZ EL (Students: 682; Location: 1920 N HIBISCUS; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PHARR EL (Students: 662; Location: 500 E SAM HOUSTON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VALLEY VIEW J H (Students: 651; Location: 61/2 MI S JACKSON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Pharr:
  • ORATORY ACADEMY (Students: 439; Location: P O BOX II; Grades: PK - 10)
Library in Pharr:
  • PHARR MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $594,641; Location: 200 S ATHOL ST; 73,629 books; 5,151 audio materials; 2,325 video materials; 135 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Pharr Memorial Library (A).

Shopping Center: El Centro Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Pharr include: Apostolic Assembly Church (A), Saint George the Martyr Eastern Orthodox Church (B), First Baptist Church - Pharr (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Villegas Street Baptist Church (E), Grace Community Church (F), Methodist Church La Trinidad Church (G), Methodist Church Pharr Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Guadalupe Cemetery (1), Pharr Memorial Cemetery (2).

Parks in Pharr include: Evans Park (1), N W Park (2), Northwest Park (3), Witten Park (4).


Pharr compared to Texas state average:
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Pharr:
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • 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.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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 Pharr:
  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • 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.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAS (91.5 FM; MCCOOK, TX; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH INC)
  • K248AM (97.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Pharr:
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • 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)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • 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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