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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Pharr is 79,697. Pharr, Texas is the 451st largest city in the US.
Pharr is located entirely in Hidalgo County.
The peak population of Pharr was in 2020, when its population was 79,836. In 2020, Pharr was the 447th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 451st largest city in the US. Pharr is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Pharr has grown 68.1% since the 2000. Pharr, Texas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 84% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Pharr has a population density of 3,006.4 people per square mile.
The total voting age population of Pharr, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 34,202. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.2% of the residents of Pharr are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Pharr are 93.8% White, 5.2% Other, 0.6% Two or more races, 0.3% Asian and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 94.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Pharr, 29.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.7%. On a per-household basis, 27.3% of families are below the poverty line in Pharr.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.0% of Pharr residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 64.5% of Pharr residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.9% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Pharr residents aged 5 and older, 86.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 85.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Pharr is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Pharr, 14.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Pharr is $39,884.
In Pharr, 60.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.7% of housing units in Pharr.
Of all the housing units in Pharr, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Pharr, 46.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 11,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pharr is $752.
In Pharr, 53.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.