What is the current population of Harlingen?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Harlingen is 65,022. Harlingen, Texas is the 579th 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 (65,022) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Harlingen growing?

Harlingen has grown 10.5% since the 2000. Harlingen, Texas's growth is about average. 59% 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
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
2000-2019
569 Shawnee, Kansas 65,807 35.3%
570 Jupiter, Florida 65,791 64.9%
571 Doral, Florida 65,741 211.1%
572 Blaine, Minnesota 65,607 44.2%
573 Tulare, California 65,496 42.7%
574 Youngstown, Ohio 65,469 -19.8%
575 Wellington, Florida 65,398 68.4%
576 Pflugerville, Texas 65,380 171.7%
577 Palo Alto, California 65,364 11.5%
578 Schenectady, New York 65,273 5.7%
579 Harlingen, Texas 65,022 10.5%
580 Bayonne, New Jersey 64,897 4.9%
581 Eden Prairie, Minnesota 64,893 17.4%
582 Port Orange, Florida 64,842 39.2%
583 Dublin, California 64,826 111.5%
584 San Marcos, Texas 64,776 77.8%
585 Noblesville, Indiana 64,668 115.1%
586 Santa Cruz, California 64,608 15.6%
587 Janesville, Wisconsin 64,575 6.8%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
225 Abilene 123,420 6.5%
226 Odessa 123,334 36.2%
228 Pearland 122,460 165.8%
234 Richardson 121,323 31.4%
239 Sugar Land 118,488 82.5%
242 College Station 117,911 71.1%
245 Beaumont 116,825 2.9%
280 Lewisville 109,212 39.3%
286 League City 107,536 134.4%
288 Tyler 106,985 26.6%
292 Allen 105,623 134.2%
295 Wichita Falls 104,683 0.5%
308 Edinburg 101,170 106.7%
312 San Angelo 101,004 14.2%
366 Conroe 91,079 134.0%
369 New Braunfels 90,209 133.8%
389 Bryan 86,276 30.8%
407 Mission 84,331 81.6%
423 Longview 81,631 11.9%
438 Georgetown 79,604 178.3%
439 Cedar Park 79,462 204.1%
443 Flower Mound 79,135 52.8%
444 Pharr 79,112 66.9%
448 Temple 78,439 42.0%
459 Baytown 77,192 15.8%
471 Missouri City 75,457 41.0%
499 Mansfield 72,419 154.8%
513 North Richland Hills 70,670 26.2%
549 Rowlett 67,339 49.2%
556 Victoria 66,916 10.5%
576 Pflugerville 65,380 171.7%
579 Harlingen 65,022 10.5%
584 San Marcos 64,776 77.8%
603 Leander 62,608 641.0%
677 Euless 57,197 23.6%
698 Grapevine 55,281 29.5%
716 Port Arthur 54,280 -5.8%
734 Little Elm 53,126 1076.9%
737 Wylie 53,067 239.6%
739 DeSoto 52,988 40.0%
774 Galveston 50,446 -12.2%
780 Texas City 50,094 19.9%
798 Bedford 49,049 3.8%
808 Kyle 48,393 708.1%
811 Burleson 48,225 119.5%
813 Farmers Branch 48,158 75.1%
821 Cedar Hill 47,930 46.2%
836 Keller 47,213 68.7%
853 Rockwall 45,888 143.6%
866 The Colony 44,438 64.1%
879 Sherman 44,002 24.9%
884 Haltom City 43,874 12.1%
915 Huntsville 42,241 20.1%
920 Schertz 42,042 99.7%
930 Weslaco 41,629 44.6%
936 Coppell 41,421 13.2%
967 Friendswood 40,290 37.9%
992 Lancaster 39,228 50.8%
1007 Duncanville 38,751 7.3%
1008 Hurst 38,655 6.3%
1021 Rosenberg 38,307 58.0%
1029 Waxahachie 37,988 75.1%
1046 San Juan 37,008 38.7%
1073 Texarkana 36,317 4.2%
1093 Del Rio 35,760 5.2%
1106 Lufkin 35,021 5.0%
1109 La Porte 34,976 9.0%
1129 Socorro 34,370 23.7%
1161 Weatherford 33,547 73.2%
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1172 Copperas Cove 33,235 10.6%
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