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Edinburg, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Edinburg had a population of 89,238 as of July 1, 2018. Edinburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edinburg is located at latitude 26.3181 and longitude -98.161 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edinburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 39.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 95 feet.

The City of Edinburg (GNIS ID: 2410401) 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 Edinburg is located within Edinburg Division of Hidalgo County.

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Edinburg, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 89,238
Population in Households 85,435
Population in Familes 74,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,803
Population Density2 2,287
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $43,845
Average Household Income $62,152
Per Capita Income $19,641


Total Housing Units 29,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,754 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,966 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,355 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $126,655
Average Home Value $172,951


Total Households 26,720
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 20,300
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 1.79% 1.67%
Households 1.78% 1.71%
Families 1.75% 1.66%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Edinburg, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edinburg to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 43 98th
Population Density # 260 85th
Diversity Index # 1084 38th
Median Household Income # 1010 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1247 29th

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