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78539 Zip Code (Edinburg, TX) Detailed Profile




Cities: Edinburg, TX (92.73%), McAllen, TX (3.17%), Lopezville, TX (1.92%)
County: Hidalgo County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 37,787
Zip code population in 2010: 30,783
Zip code population in 2000: 87,523

Houses and condos: 13,549
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,463
% of renters here:

44%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78539: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 13.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,876 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78539
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

2.2% ($3,402)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,919 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,913 (1.7%)

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Males: 18,555  (49.1%)
Females: 19,232  (50.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 78539:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78539:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Zip code 78539 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78539 (2019)
    • 25,95784.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,32110.8%White
    • 1,1563.8%Asian
    • 1920.6%Black
    • 970.3%Two or more races
    • 290.09%Some other race
    • 260.08%American Indian
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 32,807
Rural population: 4,979

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $158,122
78539:

$158,122
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in 78539 zip code as of May 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78539 is 522 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78539, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,404 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,404
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $44,849 (reported on 86.9% of returns)
Here:

$44,849
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.6% for AGIs below $25k, 86.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,853 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,853
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,145 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$6,145
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,939 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

+$11,939
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,935 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,935
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,533 (reported on 3.9% of returns)
78539:

$14,533
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $24,000 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
78539:

$24,000
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $20,667 (21% of AGI, reported on 26.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,667
State:

$24,724

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 11.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,556 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,556
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,510 (reported on 25.1% of returns)
78539:

$5,510
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,806 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,806
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.1%
Here:

59%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 59.2% for AGIs below $25k, 56.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78539, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,559 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,559
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $29,357 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$29,357
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.2% for AGIs below $10k, 85.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,959 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,959
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,620 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,620
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,844 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,844
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,316 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,316
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 29.0% for AGIs below $10k, 10.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,000 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
78539:

$3,000
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $14,487 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,487
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $18,588 (27% of AGI, reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$18,588
State:

$19,631

Here:

26.6% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,985 (4% of AGI, reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,985
State:

$4,753

Here:

4.0% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,044 (reported on 58.5% of returns)
78539:

$5,044
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,470 (reported on 43.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,470
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.6%
Here:

69%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $10k, 73.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$56,630
Texas:

$64,034
Edinburg, TX (78539) map Nearest zip codes: 78504, 78501, 78589, 78573, 78577, 78503.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.4%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,021
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,314


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 346 (266 now married, 81 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 9,545 (3,938 now married, 5,609 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78539 with a mortgage: 3,881 (6 second mortgage, 152 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,074

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,464
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $442

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

20.9%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78539: Edinburg Municipal Golf Course (A), Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office (C), Edinburg Police Department - Investigations (D), Hidalgo County Criminal Department (E), Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office - Posse (F), Edinburg Public Library (G), Liberty Emergency Medical Service (H), Valley Emergency Medical Services (I), Vital Line Pre - Hospital Care Services (J), A - Care Emergency Medical Service (K), Trinity Emergency Medical Service (L), Renaissance Behavioral Center (M), South Texas Behavioral Health Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78539 include: Apostolic Church (A), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (B), Memorial Baptist Church (C), Abundant Grace Community Church (D), Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78539 include: J C Park (1), South Park (2), West Park (3), Cenizo Park (4), Bicentennial Park (5), J C Park (6), Cenizo Park (7), Bicentennial Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,0222014 or later
  • 1,1542010 to 2013
  • 3,8492000 to 2009
  • 2,6511990 to 1999
  • 1,7051980 to 1989
  • 1,6601970 to 1979
  • 8061960 to 1969
  • 4351950 to 1959
  • 2101940 to 1949
  • 1671939 or earlier

Zip code 78539 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Edinburg, TX (78539)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Edinburg, TX (78539)
  • 40no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 7692 bedrooms
  • 3,6193 bedrooms
  • 2,1424 bedrooms
  • 3175+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edinburg, TX (78539)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edinburg, TX (78539)
  • 343no bedroom
  • 8901 bedroom
  • 2,3822 bedrooms
  • 1,4303 bedrooms
  • 3474 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Edinburg, TX (78539) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Edinburg, TX (78539) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 160no vehicle
  • 1,3421 vehicle
  • 3,1182 vehicles
  • 1,4993 vehicles
  • 7334 vehicles
  • 965+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Edinburg, TX (78539) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Edinburg, TX (78539) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 353no vehicle
  • 3,0401 vehicle
  • 1,6172 vehicles
  • 3563 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78539 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78539 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,169Less than $10,000
  • 694$10,000 to $14,999
  • 441$15,000 to $19,999
  • 685$20,000 to $24,999
  • 798$25,000 to $29,999
  • 545$30,000 to $34,999
  • 289$35,000 to $39,999
  • 453$40,000 to $44,999
  • 349$45,000 to $49,999
  • 960$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,261$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,121$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,084$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,083$125,000 to $149,999
  • 649$150,000 to $199,999
  • 736$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78539

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78539
  • 121Less than $10,000
  • 34$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 105$25,000 to $29,999
  • 61$30,000 to $34,999
  • 79$35,000 to $39,999
  • 244$40,000 to $49,999
  • 126$50,000 to $59,999
  • 232$60,000 to $69,999
  • 222$70,000 to $79,999
  • 218$80,000 to $89,999
  • 178$90,000 to $99,999
  • 778$100,000 to $124,999
  • 770$125,000 to $149,999
  • 882$150,000 to $174,999
  • 340$175,000 to $199,999
  • 603$200,000 to $249,999
  • 805$250,000 to $299,999
  • 286$300,000 to $399,999
  • 134$400,000 to $499,999
  • 131$500,000 to $749,999
  • 49$750,000 to $999,999
  • 30$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78539

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78539
  • 27$100 to $149
  • 60$150 to $199
  • 50$200 to $249
  • 129$250 to $299
  • 162$300 to $349
  • 68$350 to $399
  • 116$400 to $449
  • 128$450 to $499
  • 636$500 to $549
  • 443$550 to $599
  • 316$600 to $649
  • 726$650 to $699
  • 292$700 to $749
  • 369$750 to $799
  • 463$800 to $899
  • 158$900 to $999
  • 517$1,000 to $1,249
  • 41$1,250 to $1,499
  • 65$1,500 to $1,999
  • 54$2,000 to $2,499
  • 397No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $823.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $200,910.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $260,768
  • Black or African American householders: $111,283
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $75,739
  • Asian householders: $303,288
  • Some other race householders: $165,429
  • Two or more races householders: $116,266
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $169,084

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $158,122
78539:

$158,122
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,030 - $229,516

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $149,884
Here:

$149,884
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $72,737
Here:

$72,737
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $1,033,246
Here:

$1,033,246
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $246,435
Here:

$246,435
State:

$205,835

Mobile homes: $46,177
Here:

$46,177
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $106,662
Here:

$106,662
State:

$52,538
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78539
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,693
  • One, attached: 117
  • Two: 1,088
  • 3 or 4: 1,230
  • 5 to 9: 617
  • 10 to 19: 559
  • 20 to 49: 286
  • 50 or more: 223
  • Mobile homes: 644
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Unemployment: 5.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78539

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78539
  • 82.6%14,442Drove a car alone
  • 8.9%1,548Carpooled
  • 0.1%13Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%88Railroad
  • 0.1%20Motorcycle
  • 0.4%62Bicycle
  • 1.6%277Walked
  • 1.8%323Other means
  • 4.1%723Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78539

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78539
  • 427Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0285 to 9 minutes
  • 2,83210 to 14 minutes
  • 4,11415 to 19 minutes
  • 3,13020 to 24 minutes
  • 79525 to 29 minutes
  • 2,26130 to 34 minutes
  • 22835 to 39 minutes
  • 17440 to 44 minutes
  • 41545 to 59 minutes
  • 15060 to 89 minutes
  • 16490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,787
  • Male householders: 6,471 (1,333 living alone), Female householders: 5,939 (1,230 living alone)
  • 5,776 spouses (5,733 opposite-sex spouses), 786 unmarried partners, (652 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,830 children (12,734 natural, 219 adopted, 879 stepchildren), 1,345 grandchildren, 528 brothers or sisters, 607 parents, 0 foster children, 722 other relatives, 1,080 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 687 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,317 2-persons, 2,168 3-persons, 1,442 4-persons, 1,528 5-persons, 470 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,561 1-person, 671 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 7 5-persons

6,486 married couples with children.
2,993 single-parent households (768 men, 2,225 women).

28.6% of residents of 78539 zip code speak English at home.
67.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 12% well, 6% not well, 5% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% very well, 5% well).
4.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (93% very well, 7% well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 7,173 (19.0%)
(36.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 66%Honduras
  • 14%Malaysia
  • 7%Bangladesh
  • 1%Argentina
  • 1%Guyana
  • 1%Barbados
  • 1%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 78539
  • 2%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%African
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Belizean
  • 0%English
  • 0%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,9142010 or later
  • 2,4042000 to 2009
  • 1,4441990 to 1999
  • 2,039Before 1990

Zip code 78539 topographic map

There are 79 Counselors 538 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 78539.

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • B L GARZA MIDDLE SCHOOL (101 N 8TH ST in EDINBURG, TX)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-108904043
    Organizations: EDINBURG CISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AUSTIN ELEM (101 N 8TH ST in EDINBURG, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-108904101
    Organizations: EDINBURG CISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ANGEL'S JUNK YARD (3 M W HWY 83, 1/4 N MISSION in PALMVIEW, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-1045, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED
  • AZTECA MILLING LP (501 W CHAPIN in EDINBURG, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: FATS AND OILS REFINING AND BLENDING.
    Organizations: AZTECA MILLING COMPANY (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • BAKER ATLAS (N 281 & FM 1925 E in EDINBURG, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: SUPPORT ACTIVITIES FOR OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS.

Zip code 78539 marital status for males
Zip code 78539 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 93.1%Electricity
  • 4.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 52,534. Population change in the 1990s: +34,989 (+66.6%).

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

  • This state: 25,965
  • Northeast: 505
  • Midwest: 1,297
  • South: 644
  • West: 1,575

57% of the 78539 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 78539 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Edinburg, TX (78539)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

1.9%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 156
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,650Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 71,189Legal occupations
  • 68,819Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 65,934Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 55,309Community and social service occupations
  • 54,134Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (EDINBURG, TX):

  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERIC (501 S SUGAR RD)
    $101,418 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 1999-11-29. Completion date: 2000-06-29.
  • ECHO HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER (1903 S CLOSNER BLVD)
    $11,000 with Army for Food Cooking, Baking, and Serving Equipment. Signed on 2002-09-05. Completion date: 2002-08-30.
  • MO-VAC SERVICE CO INC (3721 S MCCOLL RD; small business) : $6,051 in 2 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $4,879 with Navy for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support. Signed on 2005-09-19. Completion date: 2005-10-07.
    $1,172 with Army for Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support. Signed on 2004-11-15. Completion date: 2004-11-19.
  • ANDREWS, GLYNN (3721 S MCCOLL RD; small business)
    $4,000 with Army for Live Animals, Not Raised for Food. Signed on 2003-07-29. Completion date: 2003-07-03.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 2 establishments, 100-249 employees: 5 establishments, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Management Consulting Services (over 1000: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical and Emergency Centers (over 1000: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 16, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1, 50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 2, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 10, 5-9: 15, 1-4: 36)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 9, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (100-249: 3, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 169 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 107 people in college/university student housing
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,178 people in state prisons
  • 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)
  • 83 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in halfway houses
  • 35 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 18 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED611$127,275503$148,495664$132,554141$34,1394$123,500151$132,92635$36,917
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$122,06152$117,391154$126,79832$39,5830$012$99,6586$25,443
APPLICATIONS DENIED113$132,200204$102,032880$112,222390$28,3702$423,33577$63,19255$30,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN75$108,76979$149,433324$137,29743$66,2432$120,00030$148,9193$58,743
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$125,63825$98,986170$102,79664$50,2980$014$82,7154$25,615
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED88$150,11942$183,2550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$134,62118$139,8414$103,193
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$155,3906$193,6230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$114,4448$206,2160$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$109,8672$142,8000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78539
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78539 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 411. The highest number of fire incidents - 630 took place in 2005, and the least - 37 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 78539 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 78539
    • 4,19560.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,53522.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1,12116.0%Structure Fires
    • 1402.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 78539, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 78539 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria28676.0 years
Jose19871.6 years
Guadalupe10576.4 years
Juan10369.5 years
Jesus6771.5 years
Manuel6674.9 years
Francisco6573.9 years
Pedro5872.8 years
Robert5069.3 years
James4970.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 78539 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garza24874.5 years
Garcia19874.0 years
Rodriguez18372.5 years
Gonzalez13973.7 years
Martinez12770.6 years
Salinas11972.8 years
Perez9473.8 years
Ramirez9273.8 years
Lopez8676.3 years
Flores8373.6 years
Businesses in zip code 78539
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's1Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King3Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Church's Chicken4Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless13RadioShack2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel2
Discount Tire1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx7Subway8
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1T.J.Maxx1
IHOP1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS5
Jones New York1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart2
Lane Bryant1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1
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