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Hidalgo County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2017: 860,661 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 569,463 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 76,812
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 74,721
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 114,570
Renter-occupied apartments: 64,938 (it was 42,254 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 1570 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 548 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hidalgo County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.5%), Educational, health and social services (16.1%), Retail trade (12.6%), Construction (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hidalgo County, TX (2017)
    • 793,513139.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 53,3209.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,7221.5%Asian alone
    • 3,8960.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6490.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3610.06%Two or more races
    • 2000.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

29.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 421,610  (49.0%)
Females: 439,051  (51.0%)
Average household size:
Hidalgo County:

3.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,106 ($24,863 in 1999)
This county:

$37,106
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $561 (lower quartile is $394, upper quartile is $714)
This county:

$561
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,100 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Hidalgo:

$86,100
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,900 - $140,500

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $142,400
Here:

$142,400
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $262,772
Here:

$262,772
State:

$241,439

In 2-unit structures: $32,298
Here:

$32,298
State:

$179,198

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $519,565
Here:

$519,565
State:

$206,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,869
Here:

$121,869
State:

$271,582

Mobile homes: $40,460
Here:

$40,460
State:

$77,722

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,971
Here:

$32,971
State:

$60,875

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,122
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 5,595

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 16
  • Rapes: 111
  • Robberies: 138
  • Assaults: 1028
  • Burglaries: 2416
  • Thefts: 3822
  • Auto thefts: 355

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

  • Murders: 19
  • Rapes: 103
  • Robberies: 191
  • Assaults: 932
  • Burglaries: 2353
  • Thefts: 3784
  • Auto thefts: 422
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Health of residents in Hidalgo County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
64.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
32.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
57.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
48.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4155 buildings, average cost: $43,800
  • 1998: 5219 buildings, average cost: $44,100
  • 1999: 5069 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2000: 5038 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2001: 5626 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2002: 6418 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 2003: 6461 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2004: 6744 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2005: 6741 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 6870 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2007: 5079 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2008: 3137 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2009: 2784 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2010: 3096 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2011: 2922 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2012: 2833 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2013: 2545 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2014: 2840 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2015: 2929 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2016: 2921 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2017: 2698 buildings, average cost: $175,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Hidalgo, TX residents
Average permit cost in Hidalgo, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,507 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,243 (1.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Hidalgo, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hidalgo, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hidalgo, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.0%
Hidalgo County:

30.0%
Texas:

14.7%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 38.6% for other race residents, 28.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 29.2 years old
(Males: 27.9 years old, Females: 30.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 58.3 years old, Black residents: 37.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 37.0 years old)

Area name: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hidalgo County is $517 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $610 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $731 a month.

Cities in this county include: McAllen, Southeast Hidalgo, Edinburg, Pharr, Mission, Weslaco, San Juan, Donna, Alamo, Mercedes.

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

2018 air pollution in Hidalgo County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Glades County, Florida .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Hidalgo, TX
County total employment by year in Hidalgo, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Hidalgo, TX

Current college students: 27,046
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 225,835 (27.8% naturalized citizens)

Hidalgo County:

26.2%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 43,0122010 or later
  • 62,7482000 to 2009
  • 52,6261990 to 1999
  • 47,5711980 to 1989
  • 32,9781970 to 1979
  • 25,703Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 179,481
  • One, attached: 4,906
  • Two: 9,462
  • 3 or 4: 15,557
  • 5 to 9: 8,269
  • 10 to 19: 5,365
  • 20 to 49: 3,509
  • 50 or more: 3,310
  • Mobile homes: 45,551
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,348

Housing units in Hidalgo County with a mortgage: 67,539 (489 second mortgage, 1,367 home equity loan, 80 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 91,634

Here:

42.4% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hidalgo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic269,07156
Evangelical Protestant75,327525
Other18,51043
Mainline Protestant14,39452
Orthodox1601
None397,307-
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: 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%

Agriculture in Hidalgo County:

Average size of farms: 282 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $96,042
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $657.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,429
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 46.77%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,731
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.28
Corn for grain: 12018 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 540 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 41322 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 27 harvested acres
Vegetables: 36,098 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 27,767 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hidalgo County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 321.7 miles away from Hidalgo County 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 422.5 miles away from the county 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 177.7 miles away from the county 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 102.2 miles away from the county 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 185.3 miles away from Hidalgo County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1931: August 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1931, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dolly, Incident Period: July 22, 2008 to August 01, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1780: July 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1780, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hidalgo County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hidalgo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 257,119 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 23,541 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 320 (0.1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 247 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9,504 (3.0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,087 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 3,674 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 19,007 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (87%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • India (0%)
  • El Salvador (0%)
  • Peru (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hidalgo County


  • American (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • European (0%)
  • Norwegian (0%)
  • Italian (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Hidalgo County, Texas in 2000:

  • 2,178 people in state prisons
  • 1,387 people in nursing homes
  • 1,013 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 240 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 189 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 123 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 100 people in halfway houses
  • 91 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 83 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 57 people in religious group quarters
  • 43 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 42 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Hidalgo County, Texas in 2010:

  • 2,512 people in state prisons
  • 1,821 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 794 people in college/university student housing
  • 783 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 250 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 167 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 119 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 117 people in federal prisons
  • 103 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 91 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 82 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,541.

2.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.70%
Texas average:

7.43%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.02%
Texas average:

0.08%

1.69% relocated from other counties in Texas ($25,257 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($15,739 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.99%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cameron County, TX  0.34% ($38,428 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.21% ($37,634)
from Bexar County, TX  0.17% ($57,802)
from Starr County, TX  0.14% ($37,006)
from Travis County, TX  0.12% ($30,631)
from Nueces County, TX  0.08% ($36,626)
from Webb County, TX  0.06% ($58,561)


3.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Texas average:

7.26%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($382 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.08%

1.97% relocated to other counties in Texas ($26,929 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($14,299 average AGI)
Hidalgo County:

1.04%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.33% ($42,402 average AGI)
to Cameron County, TX  0.29% ($40,000)
to Harris County, TX  0.27% ($36,059)
to Travis County, TX  0.14% ($37,466)
to Starr County, TX  0.09% ($32,352)
to Nueces County, TX  0.08% ($45,646)
to Dallas County, TX  0.07% ($35,517)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 26.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 25.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 21.3

Births per 1000 population in Hidalgo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Hidalgo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hidalgo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 38.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
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: 66,908 (55,815 aged, 11,093 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 42,245 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (7,710)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,916)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,115)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (1,686)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,332)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,294)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,289)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,279)
  • Other and unspecified cirrhosis of liver (1,100)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,073)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 33%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 34%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,158
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,345

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,587
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 452
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 31.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.6
  • Other - 13.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 46.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 26.4
  • Suffocation - 16.6
  • Other - 3.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 860,661
  • In family households: 798,197 (80,437 male householders, 116,158 female householders)
    127,680 spouses, 367,220 children (355,180 natural, 2,222 adopted, 9,818 stepchildren), 39,831 grandchildren, 12,137 brothers or sisters, 15,499 parents, 27,187 other relatives, 12,048 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 52,063 (21,822 male householders (18,364 living alone)), 21,408 female householders (18,505 living alone)), 8,833 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10,401

Size of family households: 58,873 2-persons, 40,006 3-persons, 44,436 4-persons, 30,024 5-persons, 12,384 6-persons, 10,872 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 36,869 1-person, 5,319 2-persons, 886 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 117 5-persons.

150,205 married couples with children.
89,826 single-parent households (14,065 men, 75,761 women).

15.4% of residents of Hidalgo speak English at home.
83.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,683,789,000 ($4,077 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $237,229,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $754,463,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $632,531,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $46,803,000
Federal grants: $860,688,000
Federal procurement contracts: $229,544,000 ($201,154,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $159,761,000 ($9,905,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $15,974,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $139,672,000
Federal Government insurance: $754,425,000

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

Births: 82,362
Here:

121 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 14,244
Here:

21 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26,572
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14,913
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hidalgo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 78.21 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Year house built in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • 9,2442014 or later
  • 17,7402010 to 2013
  • 83,9082000 to 2009
  • 61,4901990 to 1999
  • 41,2411980 to 1989
  • 34,4911970 to 1979
  • 13,2611960 to 1969
  • 7,0871950 to 1959
  • 4,7221940 to 1949
  • 3,5741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • 1,6461 room
  • 2,0092 rooms
  • 8,1563 rooms
  • 24,3974 rooms
  • 50,1535 rooms
  • 35,0746 rooms
  • 16,8187 rooms
  • 11,5978 rooms
  • 9,3239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • 3,3741 room
  • 4,8582 rooms
  • 14,8693 rooms
  • 28,3994 rooms
  • 17,1205 rooms
  • 7,6116 rooms
  • 2,4037 rooms
  • 1,1718 rooms
  • 8479+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • 1,807no bedroom
  • 5,4651 bedroom
  • 28,7392 bedrooms
  • 84,1683 bedrooms
  • 32,2554 bedrooms
  • 6,7395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hidalgo County, Texas
  • 3,420no bedroom
  • 11,8981 bedroom
  • 35,5752 bedrooms
  • 23,8693 bedrooms
  • 5,1794 bedrooms
  • 7115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hidalgo County, Texas 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
  • 5,918no vehicle
  • 47,3221 vehicle
  • 60,1492 vehicles
  • 29,4353 vehicles
  • 10,9844 vehicles
  • 5,3655+ 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
  • 9,665no vehicle
  • 40,8351 vehicle
  • 23,7622 vehicles
  • 5,4663 vehicles
  • 7264 vehicles
  • 1985+ vehicles

89.9% of Hidalgo County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Texas.

Hidalgo County:

89.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 546,619
  • Other state: 75,486
  • Northeast: 4,950
  • Midwest: 32,098
  • South: 16,268
  • West: 22,170
Year householders moved into unit in Hidalgo County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hidalgo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.8%Electricity
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 89.9%Electricity
  • 5.7%Utility gas
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,609
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 890
Here:

1.4%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,227
Here:

18.0%
Texas:

15.0%

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:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $28,928,000
    Regular Highways: $1,412,000
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $14,016,000
    Regular Highways: $13,572,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,512,000
    General - Other: $846,000
    Central Staff Services: $731,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,972,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,048,000
    Police Protection: $34,043,000
    Health - Other: $32,660,000
    Financial Administration: $31,200,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,473,000
    Regular Highways: $23,527,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,069,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,816,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,510,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $6,443,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,348,000
    General - Other: $4,507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,824,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $34,830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,732,000
    Other: $1,692,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,421,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $991,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,108,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,407,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $39,890,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $36,750,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,621,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,146,000
    Sale of Property: $1,672,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Royalties: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $464,000
    General - Other: $425,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,068,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,554,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,889,000
    Other: $25,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,102,000
    Highways: $4,655,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,340,000
  • Tax - Property: $202,464,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,533,000
    Amusements Sales: $475,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $148,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,653,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $28,928,000
    Regular Highways: $1,412,000
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $14,016,000
    Regular Highways: $13,572,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,512,000
    General - Other: $846,000
    Central Staff Services: $731,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,972,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,048,000
    Police Protection: $34,043,000
    Health - Other: $32,660,000
    Financial Administration: $31,200,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,473,000
    Regular Highways: $23,527,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,069,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,816,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,510,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $6,443,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,348,000
    General - Other: $4,507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,824,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $34,830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,732,000
    Other: $1,692,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,421,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $991,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,108,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,407,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $39,890,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $36,750,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,621,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,146,000
    Sale of Property: $1,672,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Royalties: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $464,000
    General - Other: $425,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,068,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,554,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,889,000
    Other: $25,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,102,000
    Highways: $4,655,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,340,000
  • Tax - Property: $202,464,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,533,000
    Amusements Sales: $475,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $148,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,653,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $28,928,000
    Regular Highways: $1,412,000
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $14,016,000
    Regular Highways: $13,572,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,512,000
    General - Other: $846,000
    Central Staff Services: $731,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,972,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,048,000
    Police Protection: $34,043,000
    Health - Other: $32,660,000
    Financial Administration: $31,200,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,473,000
    Regular Highways: $23,527,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,069,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,816,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,510,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $6,443,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,348,000
    General - Other: $4,507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,824,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $34,830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,732,000
    Other: $1,692,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,421,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $991,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,108,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,407,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $39,890,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $36,750,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,621,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,146,000
    Sale of Property: $1,672,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Royalties: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $464,000
    General - Other: $425,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,068,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,554,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,889,000
    Other: $25,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,102,000
    Highways: $4,655,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,340,000
  • Tax - Property: $202,464,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,533,000
    Amusements Sales: $475,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $148,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,653,000

Hidalgo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $111,728,000
  • Charges - Other: $28,928,000
    Regular Highways: $1,412,000
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $50,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $14,016,000
    Regular Highways: $13,572,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,512,000
    General - Other: $846,000
    Central Staff Services: $731,000
    Police Protection: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,972,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,194,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,048,000
    Police Protection: $34,043,000
    Health - Other: $32,660,000
    Financial Administration: $31,200,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,473,000
    Regular Highways: $23,527,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,069,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,816,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,510,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $6,443,000
    General Public Buildings: $6,348,000
    General - Other: $4,507,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,824,000
    Local Fire Protection: $640,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $34,830,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,732,000
    Other: $1,692,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,421,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $991,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,515,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $249,108,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,407,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $39,890,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $36,750,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,140,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $10,621,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,146,000
    Sale of Property: $1,672,000
    Rents: $64,000
    Royalties: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $464,000
    General - Other: $425,000
    Correctional Institutions: $59,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,068,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,554,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $65,889,000
    Other: $25,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $16,102,000
    Highways: $4,655,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,340,000
  • Tax - Property: $202,464,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,533,000
    Amusements Sales: $475,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $148,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,653,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 33,052
  • Number of aged recipients: 11,334
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 21,718
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5,139
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 11,440
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16,473
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 16,807
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 12,444
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 80 full 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 ORIGINATED1,618$119,2931,495$136,5752,182$126,590388$33,12419$427,053400$125,158100$35,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED98$113,939206$128,748684$115,317109$39,8071$112,00067$100,73122$38,091
APPLICATIONS DENIED344$110,366602$91,7263,077$103,1911,467$27,6724$991,750267$74,772137$30,387
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN198$112,707203$128,926934$122,747168$47,3101$120,00092$113,91314$47,786
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS78$118,84670$118,657515$100,157253$47,7310$044$75,90913$30,462
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 70 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED245$157,000109$180,8264$91,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED88$157,35255$162,7098$84,125
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$148,23425$166,4806$154,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$153,11814$193,2861$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$141,5004$152,0001$66,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hidalgo, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hidalgo, TX - Value
Most common first names in Hidalgo County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria2,66475.0 years
Jose1,82171.3 years
Guadalupe99775.7 years
Juan91969.8 years
John61775.5 years
Jesus60471.3 years
William58476.4 years
Manuel58374.9 years
Robert53273.7 years
Pedro52174.5 years
Most common last names in Hidalgo County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia1,63673.5 years
Garza1,60773.5 years
Gonzalez1,35773.5 years
Rodriguez1,31773.1 years
Martinez1,18072.7 years
Flores76873.9 years
Hernandez76072.6 years
Salinas70573.5 years
Lopez69273.6 years
Perez68673.6 years
Businesses in Hidalgo County, TX
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores2KFC5
ALDO2Kincaid1
AT&T7Kmart1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Knights Inn1
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's2
Academy Sports + Outdoors4La Quinta5
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy3
Advance Auto Parts13Lane Bryant3
Aeropostale3Lane Furniture7
American Eagle Outfitters2LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Applebee's3Little Caesars Pizza18
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's4
Audi1Lowe's4
AutoZone19Macy's1
Avenue1Marriott6
BMW1Marshalls2
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Banana Republic2Mazda2
Barnes & Noble2McDonald's27
Baskin-Robbins4Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works3Motel 64
Bebe1Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1New York & Co2
Best Western6Nike25
Blockbuster7Nissan1
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot4
Burger King23OfficeMax2
CVS3Old Navy3
Cache1Olive Garden3
Carl\s Jr.1Outback1
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe2Pac Sun2
Chevrolet4Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A4Payless10
Chico's1Penske5
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart2
Church's Chicken26Pier 1 Imports1
Clarks1Pizza Hut19
Cold Stone Creamery1Quality1
ColorTyme1Quiznos6
Comfort Inn2RadioShack13
Comfort Suites1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster2
Cricket Wireless120Red Robin1
Curves4Red Roof Inn1
DHL10Rooms To Go2
Dairy Queen9Rue212
Days Inn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys6SAS Shoes1
Discount Tire3SONIC Drive-In5
Domino's Pizza2Sam's Club1
DressBarn2Sears3
Dressbarn2Sephora3
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival3
El Pollo Loco1Skechers USA1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel12
Fashion Bug1Staples2
FedEx57Starbucks7
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Studio 61
Foot Locker3Subaru1
GNC6Subway47
GameStop12Super 87
Gap2T-Mobile25
Goodwill3T.J.Maxx3
Gymboree2Taco Bell5
H&R Block18Target4
Haagen-Dazs1Toyota1
Hilton2Toys"R"Us2
Hobby Lobby2True Value3
Holiday Inn5U-Haul21
Hollister Co.1UPS55
Home Depot4Vans6
Honda1Verizon Wireless2
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
IHOP5Volkswagen1
IZOD1Walgreens14
JCPenney4Walmart9
Jack In The Box16Wendy's7
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal2
Jones New York14Wingate1
Journeys2YMCA1
Justice2

Hidalgo County on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 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 lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 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+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"