Hidalgo County TX Information


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  1. Hidalgo County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHidalgo County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Hidalgo County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 884,144
Population in Households 876,567
Population in Familes 808,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,577
Population Density2 563
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $38,322
Average Household Income $56,150
Per Capita Income $15,812


Total Housing Units 281,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167,186 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 77,899 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36,250 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $92,214
Average Home Value $140,295


Total Households 245,085
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 202,787
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.61% 1.56%
Households 1.52% 1.51%
Families 1.48% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Hidalgo County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hidalgo County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 7 98th
Population Density # 13 95th
Diversity Index # 235 8th
Median Household Income # 227 11th
Per Capita Income # 249 2nd

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