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Hidalgo County, New Mexico (NM)

County population in 2016: 4,527 (all rural); it was 5,932 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 587
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 719
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,458
Renter-occupied apartments: 630 (it was 694 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Land area: 3446 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hidalgo County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hidalgo County, New Mexico:

  • Hispanic or Latino (58.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (40.8%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
New Mexico median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,224  (49.1%)
Females: 2,303  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Hidalgo County:

2.0 people
New Mexico:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,339 ($24,819 in 1999)
This county:

$35,339
New Mexico:

$46,748

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $402 (lower quartile is $289, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$402
State:

$682


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,640 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$80,640
New Mexico:

$167,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,408 - $114,021
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $834
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $313

Institutionalized population: 59

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 4
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $398 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $423 (0.5%)

Hidalgo County household income distribution in 2013 Hidalgo County home values distribution in 2013 Hidalgo County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.1%
Hidalgo County:

23.1%
New Mexico:

19.8%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.9 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.8 years old, Black residents: 61.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.5 years old, Other race residents: 46.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hidalgo County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $664 a month.

Cities in this county include: North Hidalgo, Lordsburg, South Hidalgo, Cotton City, Animas, Glen Acres, Virden, Rodeo, Playas, Windmill.

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Neighboring counties: Chambers County, Alabama , Luna County , Camp County, Texas , Russell County, Alabama , Tallapoosa County, Alabama , Laurens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
New Mexico:

4.6%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 116
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 396 (51.7% naturalized citizens)

Hidalgo County:

8.7%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 112010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 901990 to 1999
  • 1481980 to 1989
  • 821970 to 1979
  • 196Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.5%

Hidalgo County marital status for males Hidalgo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,346
  • One, attached: 59
  • Two: 42
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 20 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 910
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Hidalgo County with a mortgage: 359 (22 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 866

Here:

29.3% with mortgage
State:

54.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hidalgo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8713
Other4604
Evangelical Protestant3837
Mainline Protestant1161
None1,064-
Hidalgo County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Hidalgo County:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Hidalgo County:

20.35 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

8.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hidalgo County:

6.2%
New Mexico:

6.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Hidalgo County:

20.1%
State:

22.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Hidalgo County:

Average size of farms: 7830 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $115,612
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1586.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $100,039
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.64%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $75,140
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.44
Corn for grain: 2442 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,352 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 179 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hidalgo County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Mexico state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 475.6 miles away from Hidalgo County center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 413.8 miles away from the county center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 1/4/2006 at 08:32:32, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.6 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 335.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 412.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 406.6 miles away from Hidalgo County center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 477.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Mexico Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: July 26, 2006 to September 18, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1659: August 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1659, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3229: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3229, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Mexico New Mexico Fire, Incident Period: May 05, 2000 to July 07, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3154: May 10, 2000, FEMA Id: 3154, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • New Mexico Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: January 05, 1993 to February 27, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-992: June 07, 1993, FEMA Id: 992, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 18, 1985, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-731: January 18, 1985, FEMA Id: 731, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 18, 1983 to October 02, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-692: October 24, 1983, FEMA Id: 692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Mexico FLOODING, Incident Period: January 29, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-571: January 29, 1979, FEMA Id: 571, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • New Mexico Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: November 20, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-361: November 20, 1972, FEMA Id: 361, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (83%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • France (1%)
  • Brazil (1%)
  • Israel (1%)
  • Russia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hidalgo County


  • American (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Swedish (1%)

Hidalgo County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,420 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 235 (12.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 26 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 58 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 107 (5.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
54 people in nursing homes
30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Hidalgo County, New Mexico in 2010:

  • 32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in state prisons
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,171.

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
New Mexico average:

6.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.51% relocated from other counties in New Mexico ($17,914 average AGI)
2.24% relocated from other states ($14,886 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

2.24%
New Mexico average:

3.55%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


7.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,057 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
New Mexico average:

6.56%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.65% relocated to other counties in New Mexico ($13,821 average AGI)
4.37% relocated to other states ($31,245 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

4.37%
New Mexico average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Hidalgo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hidalgo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hidalgo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hidalgo County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 907 (753 aged, 154 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 287 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Hidalgo County, New Mexico in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (86)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (38)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (32)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (27)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (26)
  • Congestive heart failure (24)
  • Unspecified dementia (19)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (17)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (15)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,498
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,070
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,527
  • In family households: 3,767 (596 male householders, 585 female householders)
    801 spouses, 1,369 children (1,289 natural, 15 adopted, 63 stepchildren), 209 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 64 parents, 61 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 645 (308 male householders (263 living alone)), 262 female householders (247 living alone)), 72 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 110

Size of family households: 566 2-persons, 282 3-persons, 213 4-persons, 74 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 510 1-person, 46 2-persons, 13 4-persons.

618 married couples with children.
257 single-parent households (4 men, 253 women).

59.6% of residents of Hidalgo speak English at home.
38.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (38% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,300,000 ($7,385 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $383,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,387,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,898,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,311,000
Federal grants: $8,677,000
Federal procurement contracts: $257,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,770,000 ($26,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $426,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,189,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,261,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 342
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

74 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 227
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

36 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +98
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+15 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -988
Here -192 per 1000 residents
State +5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hidalgo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.81 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • Year house built in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • 02014 or later
  • 372010 to 2013
  • 2332000 to 2009
  • 3711990 to 1999
  • 3641980 to 1989
  • 5471970 to 1979
  • 1931960 to 1969
  • 2611950 to 1959
  • 1071940 to 1949
  • 2481939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • 441 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 1114 rooms
  • 3095 rooms
  • 2876 rooms
  • 1607 rooms
  • 1438 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 794 rooms
  • 1705 rooms
  • 1776 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • 42no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 1754 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, New Mexico
  • 0no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 1932 bedrooms
  • 2493 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County, New Mexico in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 44no vehicle
  • 3131 vehicle
  • 4172 vehicles
  • 2793 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 64no vehicle
  • 2711 vehicle
  • 1242 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

87.6% of Hidalgo County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 17% lived in New Mexico.

Hidalgo County:

87.6%
State average:

85.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,341
  • Other state: 1,733
  • Northeast: 113
  • Midwest: 184
  • South: 452
  • West: 1,003
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hidalgo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.0%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

3.0%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

1.4%
New Mexico:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

5.4%
New Mexico:

11.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Hidalgo County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,458,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,109,000
    Central Staff Services: $817,000
    Health - Other: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Local Fire Protection: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $298,000
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Hospitals: $14,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,600,000
    Interest Earnings: $422,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $50,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,399,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,082,000
    Highways: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,655,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $368,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $226,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,570,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,458,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,109,000
    Central Staff Services: $817,000
    Health - Other: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Local Fire Protection: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $298,000
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Hospitals: $14,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,600,000
    Interest Earnings: $422,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $50,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,399,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,082,000
    Highways: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,655,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $368,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $226,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,570,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,458,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,109,000
    Central Staff Services: $817,000
    Health - Other: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Local Fire Protection: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $298,000
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Hospitals: $14,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,600,000
    Interest Earnings: $422,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $50,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,399,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,082,000
    Highways: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,655,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $368,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $226,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,570,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,458,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,109,000
    Central Staff Services: $817,000
    Health - Other: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $391,000
    Regular Highways: $357,000
    Local Fire Protection: $344,000
    Financial Administration: $298,000
    Parks and Recreation: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $120,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Hospitals: $14,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,168,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,600,000
    Interest Earnings: $422,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $50,000
    General - Other: $19,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,399,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,082,000
    Highways: $146,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,655,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $368,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $226,000
    Other License: $3,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,570,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 179
  • Number of aged recipients: 28
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 151
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 104
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 85
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 84
Hidalgo County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Hidalgo County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Hidalgo County, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2673.7 years
George1974.0 years
Mary1882.8 years
William1873.9 years
Maria1775.4 years
James1473.3 years
Robert1470.9 years
Frank1075.2 years
Manuel1075.8 years
Charles1076.6 years
Most common last names in Hidalgo County, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2077.1 years
Martinez1868.3 years
Lopez1380.0 years
Diaz1272.8 years
Rodriguez1176.6 years
Ramirez1180.3 years
Jones975.0 years
Williams976.1 years
Ortega868.4 years
Wright887.3 years
Businesses in Hidalgo County, NM
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Ford1
Best Western1H&R Block1
Comfort Inn1Lane Furniture1
Dennys1McDonald's1
Econo Lodge1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2