Pharr, TX

76,535 Population
23.6 square miles 3,200.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 47th Highest in TX
Population Density
3,200.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
74.5%
was 63.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
33.4%
was 32.4%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
37.4%
was 35.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
11.0%
was 8.6%
Ranked 30th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.5
was 6.9
Ranked 35th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
31.2%
was 34.4%
Ranked 52nd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$33,269
was $41,556
Ranked 57th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
227.2
was 311.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,359.7
was 3,393.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
24,490
was 22,935
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$756
was $682
Ranked 47th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
356
was 291
 
Occupied Housing Units
20,839
was 19,788
 
Homeownership Rate
63.2%
was 58.1%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
208
was 187
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,039.8
was 973.8
Ranked 19th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
32.2%
was 27.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
148
was 104
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.7
was 3.7
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
15.5
was 12.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.8
was 4.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
82.2%
was 84.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
49.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
92.3%
was 97.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
59.4%
was 62.0%
Ranked 54th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
9.5%
was 13.7%
Ranked 54th Highest in TX

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