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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 is located entirely in Hidalgo County.
The current population of Weslaco (41,024) is it's peak population.
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.
Weslaco has a population density of 2,423.4 people per square mile.
|955||Rancho Palos Verdes, California||41,295||0.1%|
|962||Hallandale Beach, Florida||41,005||19.3%|
|964||Indian Trail, North Carolina||40,953||200.6%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.7% of the residents of Weslaco are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.5% of Weslaco residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Weslaco is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Weslaco, 20.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Weslaco is $45,060.
In Weslaco, 63.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.8% of housing units in Weslaco.
Of all the housing units in Weslaco, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Weslaco, 34.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 5,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Weslaco is $709.
In Weslaco, 80.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.