Harlingen, Texas

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Population in 2017: 65,467 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.7%
 
Males: 33,504  (51.2%)
Females: 31,963  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78550.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,230 (it was $30,296 in 2000)
Harlingen:

$38,230
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,019 (it was $13,886 in 2000)

Harlingen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,100 (it was $54,600 in 2000)
Harlingen:

$95,100
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,794; detached houses: $116,700; townhouses or other attached units: $250,661; in 2-unit structures: $164,932; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $421,987; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,885; mobile homes: $57,070; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $10,749

Median gross rent in 2017: $669.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harlingen: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.0%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Black residents, 33.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for American Indian residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 37.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harlingen, TX (2017)
    • 53,90681.2%Hispanic
    • 10,35415.6%White alone
    • 7111.1%Asian alone
    • 6871.0%Black alone
    • 1550.2%Two or more races
    • 710.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 570.09%American Indian alone

Races in Harlingen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 235 registered sex offenders living in Harlingen, Texas as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harlingen is 282 to 1.


Crime rates in Harlingen by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.7)
7
(10.8)
4
(6.2)
1
(1.5)
3
(4.6)
4
(6.0)
4
(6.0)
2
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
2
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
24
(38.3)
22
(34.3)
28
(43.1)
33
(50.8)
32
(48.8)
34
(51.7)
18
(27.2)
23
(34.3)
21
(31.9)
11
(16.7)
31
(46.9)
35
(53.1)
18
(27.4)
49
(74.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(100.6)
67
(104.6)
63
(96.9)
88
(135.5)
70
(106.8)
87
(132.3)
65
(98.2)
62
(92.4)
59
(89.5)
34
(51.7)
51
(77.1)
58
(88.0)
32
(48.8)
50
(76.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
243
(388.2)
261
(407.3)
236
(363.2)
330
(508.3)
197
(300.5)
275
(418.2)
250
(377.6)
182
(271.2)
182
(276.2)
101
(153.5)
116
(175.4)
186
(282.2)
183
(278.9)
171
(261.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,128
(1,802)
1,043
(1,628)
1,054
(1,622)
1,016
(1,565)
799
(1,219)
850
(1,292)
880
(1,329)
606
(903.0)
496
(752.8)
412
(626.1)
531
(803.1)
503
(763.1)
523
(797.0)
455
(694.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,598
(5,747)
3,255
(5,079)
3,241
(4,987)
3,181
(4,900)
3,435
(5,240)
3,375
(5,132)
3,099
(4,680)
2,555
(3,807)
2,012
(3,054)
1,589
(2,415)
1,605
(2,427)
2,018
(3,062)
2,079
(3,168)
2,262
(3,452)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
233
(372.2)
272
(424.4)
251
(386.2)
190
(292.7)
199
(303.6)
180
(273.7)
99
(149.5)
111
(165.4)
76
(115.4)
58
(88.1)
52
(78.6)
69
(104.7)
91
(138.7)
75
(114.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
32
(51.1)
21
(32.8)
28
(43.1)
53
(81.6)
33
(50.3)
32
(48.7)
34
(51.3)
20
(29.8)
11
(16.7)
9
(13.7)
26
(39.3)
35
(53.1)
15
(22.9)
12
(18.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)524.3500.7501.7524.3453.5491.4431.0350.0297.8207.0258.4315.6286.0336.9

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City-data.com crime index in Harlingen, TX

Crime rate in Harlingen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 178 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (3.2%), German (2.5%), English (1.2%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 34.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,922 people per square mile   (low).

Harlingen, Texas map

10,139 residents are foreign born (13.8% Latin America).

This city:

15.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,273 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $921 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (108.8 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (230.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Juarez, TX (1.5 miles ),
Las Palmas II, TX (1.6 miles ),
Las Palmas-Juarez, TX (1.6 miles ),
Palm Valley, TX (1.9 miles ),
Primera, TX (2.0 miles ),
Combes, TX (2.0 miles ),
Lasana, TX (2.1 miles),
Arroyo Colorado Estates, TX (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 26.19 N, Longitude: 97.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +17,847 (+27.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,258 (69.6%)

Area code: 956

Distribution of median household income in Harlingen, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Harlingen, TX in 2017

Property values in Harlingen, TX

Harlingen satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1998: 201 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 1999: 265 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2001: 268 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2002: 384 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2003: 332 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2004: 412 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2005: 399 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2006: 440 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2007: 188 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2008: 151 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2009: 115 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2010: 106 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2011: 107 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2012: 84 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2013: 117 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2014: 123 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2015: 142 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2016: 164 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2017: 164 buildings, average cost: $128,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Harlingen, TX residents
Average permit cost in Harlingen, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Harlingen, TX
Historical housing units in Harlingen, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +9,459 (+19.7%).
Most common industries in Harlingen, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Harlingen, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Harlingen, Texas

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Harlingen, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00388. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00388
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Harlingen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Harlingen city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harlingen-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from Harlingen center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 446.3 miles away from Harlingen center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.7 miles away from Harlingen center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from Harlingen center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cameron County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harlingen topographic map

Hospitals in Harlingen:

  • ADRIAN COMMUNITY HOME (2214 ADRIAN ST)
  • DOMINION COMMUNITY HOME (133 W DOMINION)
  • EAST WASHINGTON COMMUNITY HOME (1907 E WASHINGTON AVE)
  • HARLINGEN MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 5501 SOUTH EXPRESSWAY 77)
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (1401 S RANGERVILLE RD)
  • RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER (1401 RANGERVILLE ROAD)
  • SANDI JO FUNK HOSPICE PROGRAM (4405 GLASSCOCK STREET)
  • SOLARA HOSPITAL HARLINGEN (508 VICTORIA LANE)
  • SOUTH TEXAS HOSPITAL (1301 RANGERVILLE ROAD)
  • SUNGLO NEW DAWN HOSPICE (1122 MORGAN BLVD)
  • VHS HARLINGEN HOSPITAL COMPANY LLC (Proprietary, 2101 PEASE ST)

Airports and heliports located in Harlingen:

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Amtrak station:

HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Harlingen:

  • Texas State Technical College-Harlingen (Full-time enrollment: 3,700; Location: 1902 North Loop 499; Public; Website: www.harlingen.tstc.edu)
  • Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen (Full-time enrollment: 432; Location: 603 Ed Carey Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.scitexas.edu)
  • University of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences-Harlingen (Full-time enrollment: 128; Location: 913 N 13th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ucastx.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Harlingen:

  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 25 miles; Brownsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,165)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 31 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 16,766)
  • South Texas College (about 35 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 19,701)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 93 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 108 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 111 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 144 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,203)

Public high schools in Harlingen:

  • HARLINGEN H S (Students: 2,493, Location: 1201 E MARSHALL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARLINGEN H S - SOUTH (Students: 2,041, Location: 1701 DIXIELAND RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • EARLY COLLEGE H S (Students: 253, Location: 2510 PECAN BLDG R, Grades: 9-12)
  • KEYS ACAD (Students: 144, Location: 2809 N 7TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • SECONDARY ALTER CTR (Students: 47, Location: 1310 SAM HOUSTON, Grades: 6-12)
  • EDNA TAMAYO HOUSE (Students: 15, Location: 1438 N 7TH, Grades: 8-10)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Location: 1409 E HARRISON ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • DR ABRAHAM P CANO FRESHMAN ACADEMY (Location: 1701 LOZANO, Grades: 9)
  • HARLINGEN SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (Location: 2302 N 21ST ST, Grades: 8-9)

Private high schools in Harlingen:

  • MARINE MILITARY ACADEMY (Students: 218, Location: 320 IWO JIMA BLVD, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)
  • DESTINY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55, Location: 2601 BOTHWELL RD, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Harlingen:

Private elementary/middle schools in Harlingen:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 343, Location: 1815 N 7TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ALBANS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 297, Location: 1417 E AUSTIN AVE, Grades: UG-6)
  • ST ANTHONY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 220, Location: 1015 E HARRISON AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 34, Location: 3943 BOURBON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • HARLINGEN ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 20811 MONTEZUMA AVE, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in Harlingen

Library in Harlingen:

  • HARLINGEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,006,317; Location: 410 76 DR; 169,564 books; 10,292 audio materials; 6,742 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 284 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Hospital- Harlingen Medical Center added by Chris
  • Please add to your church map listings: Covenant Presbyterian Church in America 2701 N. 7th St. Harlingen, Texas 78550 Thank you!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harlingen: Harlingen Municipal Golf Course (A), Harlingen Fire Department Station 8 (B), Harlingen Fire Department Station 1 (C), Harlingen Fire Department Station 3 (D), Harlingen Fire Department Station 4 (E), Harlingen Fire Department Station 6 (F), Harlingen Fire Department Station 7 (G), Harlingen Police Department (H), Cameron County Sheriff's Office (I), Texas Highway Patrol (J), Rio Grande Valley Museum (K), Harlingen Fire Department Station 5 (L), South Texas Emergency Care Foundation (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harlingen include: First Presbyterian Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Harlingen (B), El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church (C), Lutheran Church Our Redeemer (D), Parkwood Evangelical Free Church (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), First Church of God (G), Church of Christ Pendleton Park (H), Church of Christ North 7th Street (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Harlingen (A), City of Harlingen Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harlingen include: Liberty Gardens Park (1), Windsor Park (2), Sam Houston Park (3), Ramsey Park (4), Travis Park (5), Mc Cullough Park (6), Wood Park (7), Victor Park (8), Diaz Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Casa Villa Suites (4317 South Expressway 83) (1), Comfort Inn (406 North Expressway 77) (2), Comfort Inn Harlingen (406 North Expressway 77) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jim Leavitt - Football player, Beth Nielsen Chapman - Country guitarist, Bobby Joe Morrow - (born 1935), athlete, Dylan Gandy - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Mar 8, 1982), Nick Stahl - Child actor, Randy Williams - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Sep 18, 1975), Mark Farris - Football player, Rachel McLish - Bodybuilder, Danielle Doty - Beauty pageant winner, Ryan Buck - College basketball player (Tx Pan American Broncos).

Cameron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harlingen and their reported violations in the past:

VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Population served: 602, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Harlingen in 2010:

  • 415 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 282 people in college/university student housing
  • 123 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 113 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 61 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Harlingen in 2000:

  • 732 people in nursing homes
  • 341 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 203 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 114 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 91 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with most branches in Harlingen (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Palm Valley Branch, Harlingen Medical Center Branch, Harlingen Main Branch, Harlingen Central Branch, Harlingen West Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Capital One, National Association: Van Buren Branch, Harlingen-Van Buren Du Branch, Dixieland Road Branch, Harlingen Branch. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Harlingen Banking Center Branch, Stuart Place Road Branch, Valley Baptist Medical Banking Cente. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.0 mil, Deposits: $185.8 mil, headquarters in San Benito, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First San Benito Bancshares Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce: Harlingen Branch, Harlingen Branch, Harlingen Walmart Instore. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $952.8 mil, Deposits: $601.8 mil, headquarters in Brownsville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • The Frost National Bank: Harlingen East Branch, Harlingen West Branch, Harlingen Branch. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dixieland Branch at 1206 Dixieland Road, branch established on 1996/05/20; Ed Carey Branch at 1901 South 77 Sunshine Strip, branch established on 1907/03/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank: Harlingen Expressway Branch at 1010 S. Expressway 83, branch established on 1997/08/01; Morgan Branch at 1221 Morgan Boulevard, branch established on 1999/07/21. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,517.0 mil, Deposits: $2,598.8 mil, headquarters in Edinburg, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Group, Inc.
  • Texas Regional Bank: at 2019 South 77 Sunshine Strip, branch established on 1987/03/05. Info updated 2010/08/16: Bank assets: $91.0 mil, Deposits: $68.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Texas State Bankshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Harlingen Branch at 222 East Van Buren Street, branch established on 1922/02/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Harlingen:

Marital status in Harlingen, TX
  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Harlingen:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Harlingen
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harlingen, TX (based on Cameron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic137,88938
Evangelical Protestant47,744225
Other9,11533
Mainline Protestant7,25832
None204,214-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 47
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Cameron County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
This county:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 133
Cameron County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 223
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cameron County:

25.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cameron County:

18.6%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harlingen:

48.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Harlingen:

28.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harlingen:

33.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Harlingen:

80.0%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harlingen, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 134$718,673$64,3590$0
Firefighters 109$490,258$53,9730$0
Solid Waste Management 100$283,218$33,9860$0
Other and Unallocable 89$313,702$42,2972$2,303
Water Supply 66$221,280$40,2331$1,337
Parks and Recreation 48$125,723$31,43126$19,247
Police - Other 40$99,878$29,9638$1,284
Airports 40$156,324$46,8971$2,274
Streets and Highways 28$73,404$31,4592$2,843
Financial Administration 24$91,045$45,5232$3,545
Local Libraries 18$46,620$31,0807$5,620
Other Government Administration 16$75,408$56,5561$1,262
Judicial and Legal 10$41,885$50,2622$2,066
Health 10$29,665$35,5980$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$20,555$41,1101$1,196
Fire - Other 3$8,142$32,5680$0
Sewerage 1$3,815$45,7800$0
Totals for Government 742$2,799,595$45,27653$42,977

Harlingen government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $9,171,000 ($140.09)
    General - Other: $4,960,000 ($75.76)
    Water Utilities: $2,423,000 ($37.01)
    Sewerage: $2,389,000 ($36.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,916,000 ($29.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($0.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,608,000 ($223.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,817,000 ($134.68)
    General - Other: $8,120,000 ($124.03)
    Water Utilities: $7,114,000 ($108.67)
    Sewerage: $7,013,000 ($107.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,941,000 ($106.02)
    Air Transportation: $6,232,000 ($95.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,862,000 ($89.54)
    Regular Highways: $4,452,000 ($68.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,242,000 ($49.52)
    Financial Administration: $2,177,000 ($33.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,667,000 ($25.46)
    General Public Buildings: $1,193,000 ($18.22)
    Libraries: $1,157,000 ($17.67)
    Health - Other: $786,000 ($12.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $777,000 ($11.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $701,000 ($10.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,097,000 ($47.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $16,796,000 ($256.56)
    Police Protection: $201,000 ($3.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $134,000 ($2.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($0.81)
    Air Transportation: $37,000 ($0.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $30,671,000 ($468.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $831,000 ($12.69)

Harlingen government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,241,000 ($171.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,692,000 ($148.04)
    Air Transportation: $9,250,000 ($141.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,062,000 ($31.50)
    Other: $1,437,000 ($21.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $7,220,000 ($110.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $904,000 ($13.81)
    Highways: $621,000 ($9.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $477,000 ($7.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,615,000 ($55.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,462,000 ($22.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,371,000 ($20.94)
    Donations From Private Sources: $423,000 ($6.46)
    Sale of Property: $162,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,561,000 ($146.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,561,000 ($39.12)
    Highways: $1,974,000 ($30.15)
    General Local Government Support: $168,000 ($2.57)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,634,000 ($345.73)
    Property: $19,867,000 ($303.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,240,000 ($64.77)
    Other License: $993,000 ($15.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $990,000 ($15.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $116,000 ($1.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $29,000 ($0.44)
    Amusements Sales: $27,000 ($0.41)

Harlingen government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,969,000 ($1343.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,859,000 ($1204.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,780,000 ($164.66)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,891,000 ($151.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,110,000 ($139.15)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $889,000 ($13.58)

Harlingen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,355,000 ($417.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,292,000 ($859.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,298,000 ($340.60)

3.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.29%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,067 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.54% ($40,000 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.32% ($34,480)
from Bexar County, TX  0.19% ($38,656)


3.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($699 average AGI)
Cameron County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.63% ($38,428 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($43,022)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($33,006)
Businesses in Harlingen, TX
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T3Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone2Lowe's1
BMW1Marriott1
Bath & Body Works1Marshalls1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Maurices1
Best Western1Mazda1
Blockbuster1McDonald's5
Burger King2Motel 61
CVS2Nike10
Charlotte Russe1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A2Olive Garden1
Church's Chicken4Payless3
Cricket Wireless13Penske2
Curves1PetSmart1
DHL1Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen2Quiznos2
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Express1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx10Sears3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel2
Forever 211Starbucks4
GNC1Subway10
GameStop2Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile6
H&R Block4Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS9
JCPenney1Vans2
Jack In The Box3Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Walgreens2
Kmart1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harlingen:

  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KSOX (1240 AM; 1 kW; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harlingen:

  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KMBH-FM (88.9 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIC (105.7 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KILM (102.1 FM; RAYMONDVILLE, TX; Owner: BMP 102.1 FM, LP)
  • KNVO-FM (101.1 FM; PORT ISABEL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBNR (88.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

TV broadcast stations around Harlingen:

  • KTIZ-LP (Channel 52; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • K64FM (Channel 64; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: BROWNSVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZAV-LP (Channel 20; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KXIV-LP (Channel 17; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Harlingen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 80Number of bridges
  • 2,651ft / 808mTotal length
  • 1,413,569Total average daily traffic
  • 123,440Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,885,120Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harlingen, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 412000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harlingen, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harlingen)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 285 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harlingen, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 272 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harlingen)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harlingen)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$118,67796$128,011173$112,42535$21,7754$494,67846$133,1144$31,258
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$93,29510$80,37437$92,6525$20,6480$05$128,4162$25,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$109,99925$80,167148$84,011129$27,6221$354,56023$62,7269$19,946
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$92,3638$97,89367$106,8059$29,6590$06$83,3971$35,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$80,6982$70,58518$90,1376$28,0250$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Harlingen, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$124,1124$133,2882$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$124,1253$139,3500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$140,5704$241,7630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$116,8850$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harlingen, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harlingen, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 304. The highest number of fire incidents - 580 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Harlingen, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.8%), and Structure Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harlingen, TX
    • 2,71555.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,17824.2%Structure Fires
    • 81316.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1563.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harlingen, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlingen, Texas:

  • Rodeway Inn Harlingen, 1821 W Tyler, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Fax: (956) 428-3309
  • Country Inn & Suites Harlingen, 3825 South Expy 83, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 428-0043, Fax: (956) 428-0053
  • Best Western Casa Villa Suites, 4317 South Expy 83, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-1500, Fax: (956) 412-6228
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 1202 N Ed Carey Dr, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 428-9800, Fax: (956) 428-9801
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 1901 W Tyler Ave, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 425-1810, Fax: (956) 425-7227
  • Value Place, 3905 S Expy 77/83, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 423-2200
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 4401 S Expy 83, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 425-1333, Fax: (956) 425-1457
  • RGV Hospitality Group Dba Candlewood Suites, 4319 South Expy 83, Harlingen, Texas 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-6900
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlingen, Texas
Most common first names in Harlingen, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria40175.4 years
Jose27470.6 years
John25276.2 years
Mary20379.9 years
William19776.9 years
James19473.1 years
Guadalupe18774.3 years
Robert18574.1 years
Juan12772.9 years
George12477.1 years
Most common last names in Harlingen, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia30174.5 years
Gonzalez21072.8 years
Rodriguez20974.5 years
Martinez16673.6 years
Garza16376.1 years
Flores12873.8 years
Hernandez11775.4 years
Smith11277.2 years
Perez10971.0 years
Lopez8872.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harlingen, TX
  • 83.8%Electricity
  • 12.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harlingen, TX
  • 89.9%Electricity
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Harlingen compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Harlingen on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 39 patent applications in 2008-2020.