What is the current population of Weslaco?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Weslaco is 41,024. Weslaco, Texas is the 961st largest city in the US.

Weslaco Geography [top]

What county is Weslaco, Texas in?

Weslaco is located entirely in Hidalgo County.

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

Weslaco has an area of 14.7 square miles.

Weslaco Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Weslaco?

The current population of Weslaco (41,024) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Weslaco growing?

Weslaco has grown 42.5% since the 2000. Weslaco, Texas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 77% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Weslaco, Texas?

Weslaco has a population density of 2,423.4 people per square mile.

Weslaco Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Weslaco, Texas?

The total voting age population of Weslaco, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 22,703. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

What percentage of Weslaco, Texas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.7% of the residents of Weslaco are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Weslaco, Texas?

The racial demographics of Weslaco are 86.6% White, 8.8% Other, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.9% Asian, 0.8% Black and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 89.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Weslaco, 24.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 33.0%. On a per-household basis, 21.7% of families are below the poverty line in Weslaco.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 58.5% of Weslaco residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Weslaco, Texas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.3% of Weslaco residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

Among Weslaco residents aged 5 and older, 76.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 75.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.

Weslaco Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Weslaco, Texas?

The unemployment rate in Weslaco is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

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

In Weslaco, 20.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Weslaco, Texas?

The median household income in Weslaco is $45,060.

Weslaco Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

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

In Weslaco, 63.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

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

Renters occupy 36.8% of housing units in Weslaco.

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

Of all the housing units in Weslaco, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Weslaco, 34.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Weslaco, Texas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Weslaco is $709.

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

In Weslaco, 80.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Weslaco Population By Year

Population Graph For Weslaco
Year Population Rank in US
2021 41,024 961
2020 40,575 974
2019 41,629 930
2018 41,171 938
2017 40,358 946
2016 40,033 945
2015 39,474 957
2014 37,601 987
2013 37,093 996
2012 36,846 992
2011 36,476 994
2010 35,670 1,002
2000 28,784 1,105
1990 25,427 1,093

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
951 Fitchburg, Massachusetts 41,732 6.9%
952 Marion, Iowa 41,703 56.9%
953 Shelton, Connecticut 41,474 8.5%
954 Brookfield, Wisconsin 41,464 6.9%
955 Rancho Palos Verdes, California 41,295 0.1%
956 Milton, Georgia 41,259 165.8%
957 Marlborough, Massachusetts 41,110 12.2%
958 Woburn, Massachusetts 41,056 9.7%
959 Reynoldsburg, Ohio 41,050 27.5%
960 Germantown, Tennessee 41,034 8.5%
961 Weslaco, Texas 41,024 42.5%
962 Hallandale Beach, Florida 41,005 19.3%
963 Friendswood, Texas 41,004 40.3%
964 Indian Trail, North Carolina 40,953 200.6%
965 Maplewood, Minnesota 40,940 15.6%
966 Lebanon, Tennessee 40,888 99.4%
967 Covington, Kentucky 40,837 -4.9%
968 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 40,766 187.6%
969 Lancaster, Ohio 40,763 14.8%
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2000-2021
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