What is the current population of Harlingen?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Harlingen is 71,925. Harlingen, Texas is the 512th largest city in the US.

Harlingen Geography [top]

What county is Harlingen, Texas in?

Harlingen is located entirely in Cameron County.

What is the size of Harlingen, Texas in square miles?

Harlingen has an area of 39.8 square miles.

Harlingen Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Harlingen?

The current population of Harlingen (71,925) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Harlingen growing?

Harlingen has grown 22.3% since the 2000. Harlingen, Texas's growth is about average. 46% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Harlingen, Texas?

Harlingen has a population density of 1,629.1 people per square mile.

Harlingen Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Harlingen, Texas?

The total voting age population of Harlingen, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 39,612. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Harlingen are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Harlingen, Texas?

The racial demographics of Harlingen are 91.4% White, 4.8% Other, 1.2% Black, 1.2% Asian, 1.0% Two or more races and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 81.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas residents are below the poverty line?

In Harlingen, 29.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.2%. On a per-household basis, 25.1% of families are below the poverty line in Harlingen.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 57.8% of Harlingen residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Harlingen, Texas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.2% of Harlingen residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.0% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Harlingen residents aged 5 and older, 49.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 48.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.

Harlingen Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Harlingen, Texas?

The unemployment rate in Harlingen is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas residents work for the government?

In Harlingen, 17.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Harlingen, Texas?

The median household income in Harlingen is $39,752.

Harlingen Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Harlingen, Texas?

In Harlingen, 55.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Harlingen, Texas?

Renters occupy 44.5% of housing units in Harlingen.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Harlingen, 2.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Harlingen, Texas housing units were built after 2000?

In Harlingen, 22.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Harlingen, Texas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harlingen is $737.

What percentage of households in Harlingen, Texas have broadband internet?

In Harlingen, 69.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Harlingen Population By Year

Population Graph For Harlingen
Year Population Rank in US
2021 71,925 512
2020 71,803 514
2019 65,022 579
2018 65,436 571
2017 65,467 562
2016 65,539 548
2015 65,774 543
2014 65,914 535
2013 65,665 527
2012 65,679 518
2011 65,512 515
2010 64,849 513
2000 58,807 501
1990 47,818 553

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
502 Lauderhill, Florida 73,458 9.7%
503 Redlands, California 73,288 14.5%
504 Kalamazoo, Michigan 73,257 -4.8%
505 Rocklin, California 72,975 95.9%
506 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,876 10.7%
507 Lakeville, Minnesota 72,812 67.0%
508 Turlock, California 72,682 27.6%
509 Mount Vernon, New York 72,581 6.0%
510 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,105 0.9%
511 Greenville, South Carolina 72,095 27.1%
512 Harlingen, Texas 71,925 22.3%
513 Camden, New Jersey 71,773 -10.0%
514 Dublin, California 71,674 133.8%
515 St. Joseph, Missouri 71,602 -3.3%
516 Lake Elsinore, California 71,563 144.4%
517 Tamarac, Florida 71,541 27.9%
518 Eastvale, California 71,375
519 Johnson City, Tennessee 71,278 27.2%
520 Framingham, Massachusetts 71,265
521 Waukesha, Wisconsin 71,256 8.4%
522 Dothan, Alabama 71,175 22.0%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
196 Waco 139,594 21.7%
212 Carrollton 133,251 20.8%
214 Midland 131,325 38.2%
220 Pearland 125,990 173.5%
226 Abilene 125,070 7.9%
229 Round Rock 123,876 104.1%
238 College Station 120,019 74.1%
249 Richardson 116,382 26.1%
252 League City 115,595 151.9%
266 Lewisville 112,944 44.0%
269 Beaumont 112,556 -0.8%
270 Odessa 112,483 24.2%
282 Sugar Land 109,373 68.4%
287 Tyler 107,192 26.9%
294 Allen 106,874 137.0%
310 Wichita Falls 102,988 -1.0%
312 Edinburg 102,483 109.4%
330 San Angelo 99,667 12.7%
334 New Braunfels 98,857 156.2%
354 Conroe 94,400 142.5%
397 Bryan 86,866 31.7%
405 Mission 86,223 85.6%
412 Temple 85,416 54.7%
425 Baytown 82,480 23.7%
428 Longview 81,762 12.1%
451 Pharr 79,697 68.1%
461 Cedar Park 78,693 201.2%
468 Flower Mound 77,243 49.1%
488 Georgetown 75,420 163.6%
492 Missouri City 74,850 39.9%
496 Mansfield 74,368 161.7%
512 Harlingen 71,925 22.3%
536 North Richland Hills 70,209 25.4%
551 San Marcos 68,580 88.3%
561 Leander 67,124 694.5%
567 Pflugerville 66,884 178.0%
583 Victoria 65,377 8.0%
602 Rowlett 63,671 41.1%
640 Euless 60,500 30.8%
658 Wylie 59,394 280.1%
705 DeSoto 55,729 47.2%
706 Port Arthur 55,724 -3.3%
736 Texas City 54,247 29.9%
750 Galveston 53,219 -7.4%
769 Kyle 51,789 764.8%
771 Burleson 51,618 134.9%
782 Little Elm 51,042 1030.7%
785 Grapevine 50,872 19.2%
804 Rockwall 49,669 163.7%
811 Bedford 49,187 4.1%
819 Cedar Hill 48,557 48.1%
860 Huntsville 46,288 31.7%
865 Haltom City 45,746 16.9%
874 Keller 45,397 62.2%
881 The Colony 45,000 66.1%
883 Sherman 44,873 27.4%
921 Waxahachie 43,368 100.0%
936 Schertz 42,622 102.5%
946 Coppell 42,221 15.4%
961 Weslaco 41,024 42.5%
963 Friendswood 41,004 40.3%
970 Lancaster 40,728 56.6%
986 Hurst 40,055 10.2%
996 Duncanville 39,797 10.2%
1006 Rosenberg 39,468 62.8%
1073 Midlothian 37,053 278.2%
1074 Copperas Cove 37,041 23.3%
1088 Farmers Branch 36,442 32.5%
1093 Socorro 36,236 30.5%
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1101 La Porte 35,964 12.1%

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