Hidalgo, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 7,322. Estimated population in 2021: 10,889 (+48.7% change)
Males: 3,440 (47.0%), Females: 3,882 (53.0%)

Hidalgo County

Zip code: 78557

Median resident age: 24.6 years
Median household income: $19,469
Median house value: $58,900

Races in Hidalgo:

  • Hispanic (97.7%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (1.3%).

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hidalgo

  • High school or higher: 38.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hidalgo city

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

42.7% Foreign born (42.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,851 (+110.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hidalgo:

  • MC ALLEN HEART HOSP (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX)
  • MISSION HOSPITAL INC (about 12 miles; MISSION, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hidalgo:

  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 5 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 42 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 60 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hidalgo:

Amtrak station near Hidalgo:

  • 7 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hidalgo:

  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 18 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 40 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 100 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 127 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in Hidalgo:

  • HIDALGO H S (Students: 804; Location: 910 E PIRATE DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hidalgo:

  • DIAZ J H (Students: 653; Location: 1312 E PIRATE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HIDALGO EL (Students: 587; Location: 311 E FLORA; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DR ALEJO SALINAS JR ELEMENTARY (Students: 516; Location: 411 EBANO; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Hidalgo:

  • HIDALGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $121,520; Location: 710 E TEXANO DR; 10,044 books; 85 audio materials; 222 video materials; 12 serial subscriptions)

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