|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mercedes is 16,312. Mercedes, Texas is the 2,221st largest city in the US.
Mercedes is located entirely in Hidalgo County.
The current population of Mercedes (16,312) is it's peak population.
Mercedes has grown 15.6% since the 2000. Mercedes, Texas's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mercedes has a population density of 1,361.8 people per square mile.
|2216||North Arlington, New Jersey||16,339||7.6%|
|2222||Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan||16,266||-4.7%|
|2223||Mountain Home, Idaho||16,235||41.7%|
|2224||Lady Lake, Florida||16,195||34.3%|
|2227||Poplar Bluff, Missouri||16,145||-4.7%|
The total voting age population of Mercedes, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,408. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.2% of the residents of Mercedes are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mercedes are 84.5% White, 12.3% Other, 3.0% Two or more races, 0.2% Black and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 93.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mercedes, 33.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.9%. On a per-household basis, 28.7% of families are below the poverty line in Mercedes.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.0% of Mercedes residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 66.4% of Mercedes residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mercedes residents aged 5 and older, 81.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 81.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mercedes is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mercedes, 19.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mercedes is $34,677.
In Mercedes, 64.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.2% of housing units in Mercedes.
Of all the housing units in Mercedes, 4.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Mercedes, 26.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mercedes is $574.
In Mercedes, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.