Palmhurst, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Palmhurst, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Palmhurst had a population of 2,850 as of July 1, 2017. Palmhurst ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palmhurst is located at latitude 26.2583 and longitude -98.2953 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmhurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Palmhurst (GNIS ID: 2411360) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Palmhurst is located within Mission Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmhurst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Palmhurst, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,850
Daytime Population: Workers 1,995
Daytime Population: Residents 1,791
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 2,850
Population in Familes 2,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 641
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $45,684
Average Household Income $79,356
Per Capita Income $22,640


Total Housing Units 1,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $163,636
Average Home Value $229,645


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 3.43
Family Households 733
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.24% 2.0%
Households 1.11% 1.9%
Families 1.14% 1.87%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Palmhurst, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmhurst to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 589 66th
Population Density # 1036 41st
Diversity Index # 1358 22nd
Median Household Income # 904 48th
Per Capita Income # 964 45th

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