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San Juan, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of San Juan had a population of 37,353 as of July 1, 2018. San Juan 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 San Juan is located at latitude 26.1892 and longitude -98.1553 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of San Juan encompass a land area of 11.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 108 feet.

The City of San Juan (GNIS ID: 2411791) 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 San Juan is located within McAllen-Pharr Division of Hidalgo County.

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


Total Population 37,353
Population in Households 37,223
Population in Familes 35,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 3,263
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $38,188
Average Household Income $51,372
Per Capita Income $13,597


Total Housing Units 10,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,326 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,488 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 985 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $90,722
Average Home Value $117,161


Total Households 9,814
Average Household Size 3.79
Family Households 8,603
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 1.2% 1.29%
Households 1.22% 1.3%
Families 1.15% 1.26%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

San Juan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Juan 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 # 94 95th
Population Density # 139 92nd
Diversity Index # 1486 15th
Median Household Income # 1303 26th
Per Capita Income # 1538 12th

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