Nationwide Claims to Fame

Hidalgo is 8th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

Hidalgo is 3rd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Foreign born residents

Hidalgo is 6th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Hidalgo is 8th in Texas out of 389 other cities in People per household

Hidalgo is 11th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Hidalgo is 19th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - White

Hidalgo, Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 11,711 198th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 275th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,710.9 166th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.6% 117th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 36.8% 11th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.9% 317th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 62.4% 344th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.0% 249th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Race - White 94.0% 19th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.2% 375th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 387th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.0% 389th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 377th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.7% 379th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 98.4% 6th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 385th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.7% 45th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 43.6% 3rd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,959 284th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 9.0% 290th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 2,654 272nd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 76.6% 106th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $84,000 268th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 4.1 8th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Income per capita $11,815 365th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $32,139 339th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.3% 62nd 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hidalgo Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,825 155th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $105,255 238th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,177 236th $13,061 $12,990

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