Harlingen, TX

65,769 Population
39.9 square miles 1,651.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 56th Highest in TX
Population Density
1,651.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
68.3%
was 62.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.8%
was 18.6%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
32.4%
was 29.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
13.0%
was 14.2%
Ranked 12th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.5
was 5.9
Ranked 36th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
31.5%
was 21.5%
Ranked 53rd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$35,810
was $38,908
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.5
50.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.5
was 3.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
301
was 400.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,309
was 3,922.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
25,737
was 24,978
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$669
was $629
Ranked 52nd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
117
was 100
 
Occupied Housing Units
21,447
was 20,298
 
Homeownership Rate
53.3%
was 67.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
117
was 84
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
644.7
was 625.7
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.0%
was 41.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 16
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.2
Ranked 18th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.7
was 3.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.8
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.9%
was 88.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.1%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.3%
was 68.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.8%
was 17.4%
Ranked 52nd Highest in TX

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