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Hidalgo County

Population in 2012: 11,711 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +59.9%
Males: 5,534  (47.3%)
Females: 6,177  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  26.7 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 78503, 78557.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,752 (it was $19,469 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$30,752
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $11,400

Hidalgo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,336 (it was $57,800 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$86,336
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,011; Detached houses: $88,306; Townhouses or other attached units: $92,694; In 2-unit structures: $91,036; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,041; Mobile homes: $28,640; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,003

Median gross rent in 2011: $601.

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  • Hispanic - 11,015 (98.4%)
  • White alone - 165 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.09%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.04%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hidalgo: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 106 feet

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 2691 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hidalgo:

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hidalgo city:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

4,747 residents are foreign born (43.1% Latin America).

This city:  43.6%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hidalgo, Texas as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hidalgo to the number of sex offenders is 1,531 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,140 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $948 (1.4%)

Hidalgo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McAllen, TX (7.8 miles , pop. 106,414).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (124.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (232.1 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Granjeno, TX (2.1 miles ), McAllen, TX (2.8 miles ), Pharr, TX (2.8 miles ), San Juan, TX (2.9 miles ), Mission, TX (3.0 miles ), South Alamo, TX (3.0 miles ), Alamo, TX (3.1 miles ), North Alamo, TX (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 1998: 91 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2000: 116 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2001: 188 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 139 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2003: 167 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2004: 224 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2005: 135 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 102 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2008: 56 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2012: 54 buildings, average cost: $66,500

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Latitude: 26.10 N, Longitude: 98.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 956

Hidalgo household income distribution Hidalgo home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hidalgo by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 02100
per 100,000 0.026.211.50.00.0
Rapes 03134
per 100,000 0.039.211.532.439.1
Robberies 82358
per 100,000 106.826.234.454.078.1
Assaults 2727393521
per 100,000 360.6353.0446.6377.8205.1
Burglaries 3065819998
per 100,000 400.6849.9927.51068.8957.1
Thefts 160141264201127
per 100,000 2136.81843.63023.02169.91240.4
Auto thefts 2036304240
per 100,000 267.1470.7343.5453.4390.7
Arson 14310
per 100,000 13.452.334.410.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 248.8346.6359.1328.5253.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Texas average:

1.95

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Hidalgo, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hidalgo-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Hidalgo city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1969, a category F3 tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hidalgo:

  • RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; MCALLEN, TX)
  • MISSION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; MISSION, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Hidalgo, TX

Amtrak station near Hidalgo:

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

Local government website: www.hidalgotexas.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hidalgo:

  • South Texas College (about 8 miles; McAllen, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,613)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 15 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 35 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville (about 49 miles; Brownsville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,237)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 101 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 5,342)
  • Laredo Community College (about 125 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,416)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 126 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)

Public high schools in Hidalgo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hidalgo:

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Library in Hidalgo:

  • HIDALGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $304,550; Location: 710 E TEXANO DR; 13,652 books; 102 audio materials; 340 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 9 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hidalgo: Pharr San Juan Pumping Station (A), Hidalgo Fire Department (B), Hidalgo Police Department (C), Hidalgo Public Library (D), Old Hidalgo Courthouse and Buildings (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Texano (A), Lake Tropicana (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hidalgo: Hildago City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Hidalgo Pump House Heritage (Historical Places & Services; 902 S 2nd St).

Court: Hidalgo-City - Municpal Court (110 Flora Avenue).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.3%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  4.0 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  90.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hidalgo, TX


3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Hidalgo compared to Texas state average:

Hidalgo, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Dodge Arena. Capacity: 6,800.

Banks with branches in Hidalgo (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Hidalgo Branch at 524 South Bridge, branch established on 1996/11/15. 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.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Hidalgo Branch at 1023 S. Bridge, branch established on 2005/05/16. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Hidalgo Branch at 10 East Esperanza Avenue, branch established on 1968/11/01. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Hidalgo travel time to work - commute


Hidalgo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • No fuel used (9%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hidalgo (based on Hidalgo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.37%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents77.4%8.1%3.6%2.0%1.9%
Congregations15.0%16.9%7.2%8.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.8%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%6.9%3.1%31.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Hidalgo County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 240
Hidalgo County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hidalgo County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$28,605$31,2050$0
Other Government Administration 4$20,772$62,3160$0
Judicial and Legal 6$10,490$20,9800$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$112,281$37,4270$0
Police - Other 15$32,110$25,6880$0
Firefighters 12$24,057$24,0570$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,187
Streets and Highways 8$14,508$21,7620$0
Welfare 1$2,455$29,4600$0
Sewerage 4$7,740$23,2200$0
Parks and Recreation 16$32,787$24,59010$5,858
Water Supply 11$21,044$22,9570$0
Local Libraries 6$10,680$21,3601$250
Totals for Government 130$317,529$29,31012$7,295

Hidalgo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,586,000 ($135.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $835,000 ($71.30)
    Financial Administration: $467,000 ($39.88)
    Central Staff Services: $467,000 ($39.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $463,000 ($39.54)
    Fire Protection: $461,000 ($39.36)
    Water Utilities: $446,000 ($38.08)
    Regular Highways: $381,000 ($32.53)
    Libraries: $296,000 ($25.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($19.30)
    General - Other: $172,000 ($14.69)
    Sewerage: $143,000 ($12.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $80,000 ($6.83)
    Welfare - Other: $38,000 ($3.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000 ($18.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $320,000 ($27.32)
    Central Staff: $200,000 ($17.08)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($11.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000 ($9.82)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($8.97)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($7.69)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($3.24)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($2.22)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.71)
    Judicial: $4,000 ($0.34)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,301,000 ($281.87)

Hidalgo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $3,135,000 ($267.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $427,000 ($36.46)
    Sewerage: $273,000 ($23.31)
    All Other: $260,000 ($22.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $214,000 ($18.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($5.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,458,000 ($124.50)
    Interest Earnings: $295,000 ($25.19)
    Rents: $8,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $367,000 ($31.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $108,000 ($9.22)
    General Support: $93,000 ($7.94)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $573,000 ($48.93)
    Property: $538,000 ($45.94)
    Public Utilities: $418,000 ($35.69)
    NEC: $361,000 ($30.83)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($0.94)

Hidalgo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,750,000 ($320.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,610,000 ($308.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $140,000 ($11.95)

Hidalgo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,371,000 ($287.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,755,000 ($320.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($3.93)

4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.14%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cameron County, TX  0.38% ($27,968 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($27,585)
from Starr County, TX  0.19% ($29,718)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($696 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cameron County, TX  0.31% ($30,390 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.28% ($28,248)
to Bexar County, TX  0.27% ($30,069)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hidalgo:

  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KUBR (1210 AM; 10 kW; SAN JUAN, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRIO (910 AM; 5 kW; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KVJY (840 AM; 5 kW; PHARR, TX; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MCALLEN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRGE (1290 AM; 5 kW; WESLACO, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES OF THE VALLEY)
  • KQXX (1700 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KIRT (1580 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, TX; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOR (1600 AM; 10 kW; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • 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 Hidalgo:

  • KOIR (88.5 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • KTEX (100.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBFM (104.1 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMV (96.9 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KVLY (107.9 FM; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KGBT-FM (98.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KFRQ (94.5 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KKPS (99.5 FM; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTQ (96.1 FM; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQXX-FM (105.5 FM; MISSION, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KJAV (104.9 FM; ALAMO, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KMAZ (106.3 FM; MERCEDES, TX; Owner: LA NUEVA KBOR, INC.)
  • KQBO (103.1 FM; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SOUND INVESTMENTS UNLIMITED, INC.)
  • KHID (88.1 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K248AM (97.5 FM; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hidalgo:

  • KTLM (Channel 40; RIO GRANDE CITY, TX; Owner: SUNBELT MULTIMEDIA CO.)
  • KSFE-LP (Channel 67; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNVO (Channel 48; Mc ALLEN, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRGV-TV (Channel 5; WESLACO, TX; Owner: MOBILE VIDEO TAPES, INC.)
  • KLIA-LP (Channel 32; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVEO (Channel 23; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K57FE (Channel 57; MCALLEN, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 57, INC.)
  • KGBT-TV (Channel 4; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KMBH (Channel 60; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: RGV EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMC-LP (Channel 35; McALLEN, TX; Owner: ZAVALETTA BROADCASTING OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC)
  • KSTI-LP (Channel 69; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KJST-LP (Channel 28; McALLEN, TX; Owner: FAITH PLEASES GOD CHURCH CORPORATION)
  • KLUJ (Channel 44; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • KFTN-LP (Channel 30; La FERIA, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hidalgo, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 91
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 250
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 170
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 48
  • Fatalities: 187
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

See more detailed statistics of Hidalgo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hidalgo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Station 311 Esperanza (Lat: 26.100361 Lon: -98.260278), Call Sign: KEC918
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1997, Expiration Date: 05/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2002
    Registrant: Hidalgo Fire Dept, 211 E Exparanza, Hidalgo, TX 78557, Phone: (512) 843-8101
  • 401 N. 4th Street (Lat: 26.105278 Lon: -98.256389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQOV653
    Assigned Frequencies: 769.281 MHz, 769.581 MHz, 769.831 MHz, 770.106 MHz, 770.356 MHz, 770.606 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2012, Certifier: Randy Ashley
    Registrant: City Of Mcallen, 1501 Pecan Blvd., Mcallen, TX 78501, Phone: (956) 681-1444, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA6RJC, Licensee ID: L01103674
    Grant Date: 01/09/2006, Expiration Date: 04/05/2016, Certifier: Felix S Nieto
    Registrant: Felix S Nieto, Hidalgo, TX 78557
  • Call Sign: KC5SHQ, Licensee ID: L01098976
    Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016
    Registrant: Ricardo Cabada, 2112 Tampico St., Hidalgo, TX 78557

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AH1A (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3088H , Serial Number: 3257465, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Logicorp Enterprises LLC, 1301 N State Highway 336, Hidalgo, TX 78557
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 404 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 41SA , Serial Number: 404-0023, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Raul Espinosa, 1124 N International Blvd / Ste 600-245, Hidalgo, TX 78557
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31T2 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 410CA , Serial Number: 31T-8166005, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Sepulveda Import & Export Co Inc, 1321 N State Highway 336, Hidalgo, TX 78557
  • Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE BAE JETSTREAM 3101 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 19, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331 SERIES (904 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 538PA , Serial Number: 751, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Cesar Leal Ramos, 116 E Coma Ave Ste 199, Hidalgo, TX 78557



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$90,4383$131,8674$113,6031$26,2801$131,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$102,3002$71,6700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$70,9102$102,5859$85,8934$18,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$50,3001$103,6303$108,5430$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$113,2700$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$48,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Hidalgo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hidalgo, TX

Most common first names in Hidalgo, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria4973.1 years
Jose4071.0 years
Juan2569.1 years
Manuel1676.2 years
Jesus1572.0 years
Guadalupe1377.5 years
Pedro1270.4 years
Luis979.1 years
Juana778.4 years
Francisco676.5 years
Most common last names in Hidalgo, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gonzalez2572.8 years
Garza1774.1 years
Hernandez1767.0 years
Rodriguez1669.8 years
Cantu1470.3 years
Garcia1469.2 years
Ramirez1374.8 years
Vargas1372.6 years
Martinez1273.6 years
Sanchez1163.6 years
Businesses in Hidalgo, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1FedEx3
Best Western1Jack In The Box1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cricket Wireless2U-Haul1
DHL1UPS4
Browse common businesses in Hidalgo, TX


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  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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