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Cities: Harlingen, TX (25.29%), Combes, TX (1.29%), Lasana, TX (0.85%), Rio Hondo, TX (0.14%), Primera, TX (0.00%), San Benito, TX (0.00%)
County: Cameron County, TX

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 51,307
Zip code population in 2010: 53,152
Zip code population in 2000: 51,087




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Houses and condos: 20,380
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,339
% of renters here:

43%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78550: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 95.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 537 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.7% ($1,350)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,888 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $950 (1.4%)

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Males: 24,343  (47.4%)
Females: 26,964  (52.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 78550:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78550:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Zip code 78550 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

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Urban population: 48,613
Rural population: 2,693

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $78,400
78550:

$78,400
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 110 registered sex offenders living in 78550 zip code as of April 19, 2014.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

32.8 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78550, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,777 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,777
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $30,004 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,004
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.9% for AGIs below $10k, 84.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 54.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,080 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,080
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,410 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,410
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$15,815 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$15,815
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,114 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$11,114
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.5% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,041 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
78550:

$3,041
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% 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: $17,315 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,315
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,852 (19% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,852
State:

$19,631

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,199 (4% of AGI, reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,199
State:

$4,753

Here:

4.3% 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, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,546 (reported on 58.8% of returns)
78550:

$6,546
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,264 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,264
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.2%
Here:

63%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.1% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$35,122
Texas:

$49,392

Harlingen, TX (78550) map

Nearest zip codes: 78535, 78552, 78569, 78586, 78594, 78593.
San Benito Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.4%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.8%
Texas:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,361
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,589


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1,051 (556 now married, 495 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 11,514 (5,569 now married, 5,945 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78550 with a mortgage: 4,621 (112 second mortgage, 120 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,990

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,097
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $373

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

31.4%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

14.9%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1


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Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 927
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,529
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,716
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,336
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,162
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,779
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,928
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,795
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,208


Zip code 78550 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 78550
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 222
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,976
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,502
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,686
  • 5+ bedrooms: 165
  • no bedroom: 118
  • 1 bedroom: 2,000
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,204
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,849
  • 4 bedrooms: 159
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in 78550 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 361
  • 1 vehicle: 3,201
  • 2 vehicles: 3,843
  • 3 vehicles: 1,774
  • 4 vehicles: 339
  • 5+ vehicles: 93
  • no vehicle: 1,554
  • 1 vehicle: 3,707
  • 2 vehicles: 1,824
  • 3 vehicles: 228
  • 4 vehicles: 18
  • 5+ vehicles: 8


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78550 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78550 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 78550:

  • Less than $10,000: 115
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 129
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 65
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 98
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 395
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 296
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 563
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 759
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 753
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 971
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 792
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 884
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 657
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 892
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 736
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 567
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 287
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 214
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 168
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 183
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 54
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 33

 



78550 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 78550:

  • Less than $100: 248
  • $100 to $149: 314
  • $150 to $199: 269
  • $200 to $249: 244
  • $250 to $299: 261
  • $300 to $349: 358
  • $350 to $399: 536
  • $400 to $449: 630
  • $450 to $499: 607
  • $500 to $549: 534
  • $550 to $599: 693
  • $600 to $649: 271
  • $650 to $699: 633
  • $700 to $749: 576
  • $750 to $799: 122
  • $800 to $899: 376
  • $900 to $999: 71
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 53
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 19
  • $2,000 or more: 40
  • No cash rent: 484
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $669.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $113,458.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $113,384
  • Black or African American householders: $68,283
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $62,382
  • Asian householders: $223,959
  • Some other race householders: $58,870
  • Two or more races householders: $53,812
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $63,787

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $78,400
78550:

$78,400
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,800 - $120,500

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $103,734
Here:

$103,734
State:

$180,018

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,437
Here:

$141,437
State:

$168,597

In 2-unit structures: $162,910
Here:

$162,910
State:

$142,834

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,203
Here:

$276,203
State:

$159,209

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $135,884
Here:

$135,884
State:

$141,986

Mobile homes: $70,327
Here:

$70,327
State:

$61,883

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,818
Here:

$31,818
State:

$71,613

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,425
  • One, attached: 412
  • Two: 729
  • 3 or 4: 1,889
  • 5 to 9: 2,230
  • 10 to 19: 868
  • 20 to 49: 311
  • 50 or more: 579
  • Mobile homes: 899
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Unemployment: 5.5%
78550 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 15,242 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 1,857 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 68 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 31 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0%)
  • Walked: 344 (2%)
  • Other means: 189 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 192 (1%)
 

78550 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 590
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,996
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,462
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,738
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,965
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 665
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,446
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 453
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 392
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 832
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 97
  • 90 or more minutes: 162
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,204
  • In family households: 44,720 (6,225 male householders, 6,173 female householders)
    8,079 spouses, 17,987 children (16,935 natural, 240 adopted, 814 stepchildren), 1,542 grandchildren, 964 brothers or sisters, 1,057 parents, 2,053 other relatives, 640 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,484 (2,137 male householders (1,765 living alone)), 2,415 female householders (2,154 living alone)), 932 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,103 (1,207 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,369 2-persons, 3,225 3-persons, 2,510 4-persons, 1,411 5-persons, 532 6-persons, 351 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,919 1-person, 581 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 35 4-persons

8,279 married couples with children.
4,738 single-parent households (507 men, 4,231 women).

53.9% of residents of 78550 zip code speak English at home.
44.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 18% well, 13% not well, 11% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% very well, 20% well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% very well, 34% well, 9% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (91% very well, 9% not well).

Foreign born population: 9,457 (18.4%)
(34.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.4%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • Nigeria (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 2,403
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,510
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,891
  • Before 1980: 3,192

Races in zip code 78550:

White population: 8,469
Black population: 404
American Indian population: 63
Asian population: 604
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 26
Some other race population: 31
Two or more races population: 152
Hispanic or Latino population: 43,403

Most common first ancestries reported in 78550 (%):



  • Other groups (82%)
  • German (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • American (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)


Zip code 78550 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 78550 not listed on the city page:

  • TRAVIS EL (Students: 561; Location: 600 E POLK AVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEN MILAM EL (Students: 539; Location: 1215 RANGERVILLE RD, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DISHMAN EL (Students: 482; Location: 1409 E HARRISON ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CROCKETT EL (Students: 467; Location: 1406 W JEFFERSON ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • AUSTIN EL (Students: 449; Location: 700 E AUSTIN AVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ZAVALA EL (Students: 434; Location: 1111 N B ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 386; Location: 601 S J ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HOUSTON EL (Students: 362; Location: 301 E TAFT AVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BOWIE EL (Students: 327; Location: 309 W LINCOLN AVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SECONDARY ALTER CTR (Students: 70; Location: 1310 SAM HOUSTON, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Students: 6; Location: 1409 E HARRISON ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • VALLEY HOUSE SCH (Location: 1438 N 7TH, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: 03 - 12)
  • VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3700 E HARRISON AVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: N - N )
  • VALLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2701 NORTH BREEDLOVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: N - N )
  • VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2701 N BREEDLOVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: N - N )
  • VALLEY HIGH (Location: 2701 N BREEDLOVE, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: N - N )
  • NEW PATHWAYS CENTER (Location: 208 S 'F' ST, HARLINGEN, TX; Grades: N - N )

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BAHNMAN REALTY, INC. (503 EAST HARRISON in HARLINGEN, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2005-0896, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2005-0896, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
  • ARMADILLO HOES (601 EAST TAFT STREET in HARLINGEN, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2002-1720, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-06-2003-1772,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL CONTRACTORS-NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS, OTHER THAN INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND WAREHOUSES
    Alternative names: ARMADILLO CONSTRUCTION CO, INC
  • AUSTIN EL (700 E AUSTIN AVE in HARLINGEN, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031903102
    Organizations: HARLINGEN CONS ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ASPHALT PRODUCTS INC (5809 PROGRESS DR. in HARLINGEN, TX)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT FELTS AND COATINGS
    Alternative names: TRANSFORMER COMPONENTS
  • AEP TEXAS CENTRAL COMPANY (201 S T ST in HARLINGEN, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.
    Alternative names: CENTRAL POWER & LIGHT CO
  • 77 SUNSHINE CONOCO (1601 N 77 SUNSHINE STRIP in HARLINGEN, TX)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES, EXCEPT REPAIR AND CARWASHES
    Organizations: HICKS OIL & BUTANE COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TERRA-MAX ENGINEERING, INC
  • ANCHOR ADVANCED PRODUCTS (5617 S EXPRESSWAY 83 in HARLINGEN, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: ANCHOR ADVANCE PRODUCTS
  • BALES MOLD SERVICE INC (815 NORTH LOOP FM 509 in HARLINGEN, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING.
    Organizations: STEVE BALES MIKE BALES (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AGRO DISTRIBUTION LLC (24581 PORT ROAD FM 106 in HARLINGEN, TX)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    Alternative names: AGRO DISTRIBUTION LLC - HARLINGEN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78550:

  • Rodeway Inn Harlingen, 1821 W Tyler, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Fax: (956) 428-3309
  • Motel 6 #0210 Harlingen, 224 S US Expy 77, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 421-4200
  • Super 8 Motel Harlingen, 1115 S Expy 83, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-8873
  • Holiday Inn Express Harlingen, 501 South P St, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 428-9292
  • Country Inn & Suites Harlingen , 3825 South Expy 83, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 428-0043, Fax: (956) 428-0053
  • Courtyard By Marriott , 1725 West Filmore Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-7800, Fax: (956) 412-7889
  • Best Western Casa Villa Suites , 4317 South Expy 83, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-1500, Fax: (956) 412-6228
  • Comfort Inn , 406 N Expy 77, Harlingen, TX 78550 , Phone: (956) 412-7771, Fax: (956) 412-5751
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78550

Zip code 78550 marital status for males
Zip code 78550 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Population in 1990: 43,292. Population change in the 1990s: +7,795 (+18.0%).

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

  • This state: 35,366
  • Northeast: 478
  • Midwest: 2,680
  • South: 1,220
  • West: 1,567

56% of the 78550 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 78550 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 454
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

2.0%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 150
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 63,886
  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 63,864
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 60,702
  • Management occupations: 55,132
  • Legal occupations: 50,795
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 42,278

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • ACETYLENE OXYGEN CO INC (711 W JACKSON ST in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $733,007 in 36 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Gases: Compressed and Liquefied, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Prefabricated Structures and Scaffolding, Storage Tanks, Miscellaneous Welding Equipment, and more by Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $57,600; 2001: $46,000; 2002: $110,870; 2003: $110,698; 2004: $208,338; 2005: $201,826; 2006: $-2,325.

    Biggest contracts:
    $63,250 with Army for Gases: Compressed and Liquefied. Signed on 2005-09-06. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $62,100, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-24. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $62,100, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-04. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $57,600, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-18. Completion date: 2001-10-16.
  • MERCADO DEL VALLE, INC (1014 E. Harrison in Harlingen, TX; small business) : $376,146 in 29 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $115,830; 2004: $38,772; 2005: $117,288; 2006: $104,256.

    Biggest contracts:
    $13,032 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2006-07-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $13,032, same as above. Signed on 2006-07-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $13,032, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $13,032, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-01. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • GEORGE CUNNINGHAM CO INC (610 NORTH EXPRESSWAY 77 in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $91,842 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Heating and Cooling Plants, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Air Circulating Equipment by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $3,223; 2003: $63,343; 2004: $21,490; 2005: $3,786; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $63,343 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-25. Completion date: 2003-12-30.
    $12,060 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Heating and Cooling Plants. Signed on 2004-07-08. Completion date: 2004-09-06.
    $6,600 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2004-09-03. Completion date: 2007-09-05.
    $3,786 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Heating and Cooling Plants. Signed on 2005-06-09. Completion date: 2005-06-25.
  • HIGHER POWER LAWN CARE (601 NORTH 9TH STREET in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $54,827 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $13,225; 2003: $13,225; 2004: $0; 2005: $13,225; 2006: $15,152.

    Biggest contracts:
    $15,152 with Navy for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2006-05-09. Completion date: 2007-05-08.
    $13,225 with Navy for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-05-19. Completion date: 2006-05-21.
    $13,225, same as above. Signed on 2003-05-20. Completion date: 2004-04-21.
    $13,225, same as above. Signed on 2002-05-21. Completion date: 2003-05-21.
  • CANO PRODUCE CO ,INC (2021 N 77 SUNSHINE STRIP in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $44,006 in 8 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Fruits and Vegetables by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $24,107; 2005: $19,899; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,530 with Defense Logistics Agency for Fruits and Vegetables. Signed on 2005-09-02. Completion date: 2005-09-02.
    $6,451, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-22. Completion date: 2004-10-22.
    $6,231, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-29. Completion date: 2004-10-29.
    $6,079, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-15. Completion date: 2004-10-15.
  • DEWELL M RICHARDSON (2825 SCOTCHPINE CT in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $20,900 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $10,450 with Army for Guard Services. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2004-03-08. Completion date: 2004-04-12.
    $10,450 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2004-03-08. Completion date: 2004-04-12.
  • LA QUINTA INNS INC (1002 S EXPRESSWAY 83 in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $18,998 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $16,284 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-07-15. Completion date: 2005-08-11.
    $2,714, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-30. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
  • TONYS LAWN SERVICE (2121 E VAN BUREN AVE in HARLINGEN, TX; small business) : $9,840 in 5 contracts in 2003
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Other Professional Services by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $9,840; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $6,000 with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2003-10-16. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $1,920 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-10-27. Completion date: 2003-07-21.
    $1,920 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-10-27. Completion date: 2003-07-21.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-27. Completion date: 2003-07-21.
  • ROMANS INTERIORS INC (406 W JACKSON ST in HARLINGEN, TX; small business)
    $9,835 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2000-06-01. Completion date: 2000-07-03.
  • PAVOREAL HOSPITALITY INC (3825 SOUTH EXPRESSWAY 83 in HARLINGEN, TX; small business)
    $3,540 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2006-06-16. Completion date: 2006-08-20.

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: 4 establishments, 250-499 employees: 3 establishments, 100-249 employees: 5 establishments, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (250-499: 2, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 20-49: 14, 10-19: 13, 5-9: 21, 1-4: 55)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 20, 10-19: 9, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 12, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 13)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (500-999: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (500-999: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (100-249: 3, 50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 732 people in nursing homes
  • 341 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 203 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 91 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 51 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED208$116,431181$128,108271$108,27053$22,2025$490,28091$127,1739$41,662
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$88,44820$63,80144$101,9574$27,8330$012$116,9602$29,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$105,61953$78,737209$85,410182$28,9901$290,15041$58,11716$25,058
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$99,02118$94,927103$108,67318$34,0120$012$87,7450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$109,2043$104,47730$108,1207$26,9910$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$125,4633$99,1202$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$150,5904$107,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$97,7376$195,7570$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$140,7420$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 78550 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria33675.9 years
Jose22770.2 years
John19276.0 years
Guadalupe15974.5 years
Mary15979.7 years
William15576.5 years
James14972.1 years
Robert13573.1 years
Juan10773.4 years
Manuel10572.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 78550 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia25574.8 years
Rodriguez18374.6 years
Gonzalez17273.4 years
Martinez14374.5 years
Garza14076.2 years
Flores11674.0 years
Hernandez10275.4 years
Perez9770.1 years
Smith8877.9 years
Lopez7674.6 years
Businesses in zip code 78550
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2Marriott1
BMW1Marshalls1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King2Nike2
CVS2Office Depot1
Church's Chicken4Payless2
Cricket Wireless11Penske2
Curves1Pizza Hut3
DHL1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx8Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Starbucks3
H&R Block3Subway8
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile3
Jack In The Box2Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul2
Kohl's1UPS9
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture2Walgreens2
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's1


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