Edinburg, TX

87,642 Population
39 square miles 2,246.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Population Density
2,246.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.7%
was 46.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.4%
was 19.6%
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
34.9%
was 30.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
6.6%
was 7.4%
Ranked 55th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.7
was 5.1
Ranked 21st Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
27.6%
was 25.4%
Ranked 53rd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$43,760
was $41,938
Ranked 47th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.9
45.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
was 1.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
428.7
was 336.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,780.5
was 5,216.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
28,599
was 25,036
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$720
was $691
Ranked 54th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
650
was 770
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,010
was 23,344
 
Homeownership Rate
57.4%
was 57.0%
Ranked 27th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
308
was 362
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
713.6
was 641.7
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.1%
was 14.4%
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
342
was 408
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.2
was 3.4
Ranked 6th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
26.0
was 27.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.0
was 9.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.1%
was 87.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
70.4%
Ranked 47th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
93.1%
was 100%
Ranked 45th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.1%
was 80.1%
Ranked 49th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.7%
was 31.2%
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX

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