Los Fresnos, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 4,512. Estimated population in 2021: 5,192 (+15.1% change)
Males: 2,184 (48.4%), Females: 2,328 (51.6%)

Cameron County

Zip code: 78566

Median resident age: 28.2 years
Median household income: $25,793
Median house value: $56,000

Races in Los Fresnos:

  • Hispanic (84.6%)
  • Other race (14.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (14.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)

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

Ancestries: German (3.6%), English (3.3%), United States (2.3%), Irish (1.6%), French (1.2%).

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Los Fresnos

  • High school or higher: 59.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Los Fresnos city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

30.0% Foreign born (29.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,705 (+60.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Los Fresnos:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Los Fresnos:

  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 13 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 16 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 53 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Los Fresnos:

Amtrak stations near Los Fresnos:

  • 12 miles: BROWNSVILLE (1134 E. ST. CHARLES) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.
  • 18 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Fresnos:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 11 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 18 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 52 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 102 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 113 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in Los Fresnos:

  • LOS FRESNOS HS (Students: 2,036; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Los Fresnos:

  • RESACA MIDDLE (Students: 949; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOS CUATES MIDDLE (Students: 796; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOS FRESNOS EL (Students: 777; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LOPEZ-RIGGINS EL (Students: 726; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAURELES ELEMENTARY (Students: 629; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • VILLAREAL EL (Students: 600; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PALMER-LAAKSO EL (Students: 564; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAS YESCAS EL (Students: 430; Location: 600 N MESQUITE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: P O BOX 309; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Los Fresnos:

  • ETHEL L. WHIPPLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $147,620; Location: 402 W OCEAN BLVD; 28,561 books; 184 audio materials; 656 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)

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