Palmview, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Palmview, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Palmview had a population of 5,789 as of July 1, 2018. Palmview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Palmview is located at latitude 26.2334 and longitude -98.3708 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmview encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 148 feet.

The City of Palmview (GNIS ID: 2411361) 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 Palmview is located within Mission Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 5,789
Population in Households 5,789
Population in Familes 5,580
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,063
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $38,655
Average Household Income $53,328
Per Capita Income $13,396


Total Housing Units 1,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,137 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 351 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $87,471
Average Home Value $130,607


Total Households 1,488
Average Household Size 3.89
Family Households 1,363
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 0.71% 1.0%
Households 0.71% 1.0%
Families 0.97% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Palmview, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmview 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 # 370 79th
Population Density # 300 83rd
Diversity Index # 1720 2nd
Median Household Income # 1275 27th
Per Capita Income # 1547 12th

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