|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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 is located entirely in Cameron County.
The current population of Harlingen (71,925) is it's peak population.
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.
Harlingen has a population density of 1,629.1 people per square mile.
|536||North Richland Hills||70,209||25.4%|
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
|513||Camden, New Jersey||71,773||-10.0%|
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
|516||Lake Elsinore, California||71,563||144.4%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Harlingen are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.8% of Harlingen residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Harlingen is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Harlingen, 17.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Harlingen is $39,752.
In Harlingen, 55.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.5% of housing units in Harlingen.
Of all the housing units in Harlingen, 2.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Harlingen, 22.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harlingen is $737.
In Harlingen, 69.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.