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78550 Zip Code (Harlingen, TX) Detailed Profile




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 2019: 53,218
Zip code population in 2010: 53,152
Zip code population in 2000: 51,087

Houses and condos: 19,629
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,312
% of renters here:

49%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78550: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 95.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 557 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78550
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.6% ($1,481)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,225 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,051 (1.3%)

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Males: 26,722  (50.2%)
Females: 26,495  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 78550:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78550:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

Zip code 78550 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78550 (2019)
    • 43,40381.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8,46915.9%White
    • 6041.1%Asian
    • 4040.8%Black
    • 1520.3%Two or more races
    • 630.1%American Indian
    • 310.06%Some other race
    • 260.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 50,424
Rural population: 2,793

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $92,440
78550:

$92,440
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 161 registered sex offenders living in 78550 zip code as of May 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78550 is 331 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.6 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 78550, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $40,753 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$40,753
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $33,983 (reported on 86.5% of returns)
Here:

$33,983
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.1% for AGIs below $25k, 85.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 37.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,842 (reported on 15.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,842
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,017 (reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,017
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,370 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

+$13,370
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,142 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$11,142
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,392 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
78550:

$15,392
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,463 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
78550:

$16,463
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $20,728 (18% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,728
State:

$24,724

Here:

17.9% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,449 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,449
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,847 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
78550:

$4,847
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,882 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,882
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.3%
Here:

56%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 56.7% for AGIs below $25k, 54.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2019:
This zip code:

$39,985
Texas:

$64,034
Harlingen, TX (78550) map Nearest zip codes: 78535, 78552, 78569, 78586, 78594, 78593.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

51.4%
Texas:

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

50.6%
Texas:

49.6%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 28.4% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,118
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,736


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 722 (390 now married, 328 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 11,182 (4,777 now married, 6,401 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78550 with a mortgage: 3,615 (18 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,230

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,136
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $378

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

29.3%
Whole state:

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

17.9%
Whole state:

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

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 4072014 or later
  • 2912010 to 2013
  • 2,6172000 to 2009
  • 2,3541990 to 1999
  • 3,8851980 to 1989
  • 3,6601970 to 1979
  • 1,9911960 to 1969
  • 2,7981950 to 1959
  • 9661940 to 1949
  • 4551939 or earlier

Zip code 78550 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harlingen, TX (78550)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Harlingen, TX (78550)
  • 105no bedroom
  • 2851 bedroom
  • 1,8072 bedrooms
  • 4,7583 bedrooms
  • 1,5224 bedrooms
  • 2715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harlingen, TX (78550)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harlingen, TX (78550)
  • 472no bedroom
  • 1,6671 bedroom
  • 4,2492 bedrooms
  • 1,7433 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harlingen, TX (78550) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harlingen, TX (78550) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 331no vehicle
  • 2,8111 vehicle
  • 3,7742 vehicles
  • 1,2953 vehicles
  • 3984 vehicles
  • 1315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harlingen, TX (78550) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harlingen, TX (78550) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,118no vehicle
  • 4,6101 vehicle
  • 2,1582 vehicles
  • 2983 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78550 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78550 household income distribution in 2019
  • 1,751Less than $10,000
  • 1,280$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,450$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,141$20,000 to $24,999
  • 960$25,000 to $29,999
  • 999$30,000 to $34,999
  • 752$35,000 to $39,999
  • 654$40,000 to $44,999
  • 575$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,582$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,342$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,659$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,071$100,000 to $124,999
  • 469$125,000 to $149,999
  • 593$150,000 to $199,999
  • 400$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78550

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78550
  • 219Less than $10,000
  • 68$10,000 to $14,999
  • 130$15,000 to $19,999
  • 276$20,000 to $24,999
  • 234$25,000 to $29,999
  • 255$30,000 to $34,999
  • 240$35,000 to $39,999
  • 544$40,000 to $49,999
  • 533$50,000 to $59,999
  • 543$60,000 to $69,999
  • 617$70,000 to $79,999
  • 473$80,000 to $89,999
  • 474$90,000 to $99,999
  • 843$100,000 to $124,999
  • 550$125,000 to $149,999
  • 705$150,000 to $174,999
  • 456$175,000 to $199,999
  • 259$200,000 to $249,999
  • 130$250,000 to $299,999
  • 146$300,000 to $399,999
  • 69$400,000 to $499,999
  • 28$750,000 to $999,999
  • 19$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78550

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78550
  • 141Less than $100
  • 167$100 to $149
  • 99$150 to $199
  • 126$200 to $249
  • 207$250 to $299
  • 340$300 to $349
  • 432$350 to $399
  • 489$400 to $449
  • 534$450 to $499
  • 620$500 to $549
  • 790$550 to $599
  • 733$600 to $649
  • 482$650 to $699
  • 465$700 to $749
  • 537$750 to $799
  • 330$800 to $899
  • 324$900 to $999
  • 270$1,000 to $1,249
  • 78$1,250 to $1,499
  • 62$1,500 to $1,999
  • 23$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$2,500 to $2,999
  • 26$3,000 to $3,499
  • 25$3,500 or more
  • 443No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $742.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $155,314.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $133,690
  • Black or African American householders: $80,512
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $73,554
  • Asian householders: $264,068
  • Some other race householders: $69,413
  • Two or more races householders: $63,449
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $75,211

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,440
78550:

$92,440
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,948 - $145,609

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $131,666
Here:

$131,666
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,163
Here:

$131,163
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $1,877,036
Here:

$1,877,036
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,478
Here:

$96,478
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $450,967
Here:

$450,967
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $45,369
Here:

$45,369
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $142,409
Here:

$142,409
State:

$52,538
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78550
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,821
  • One, attached: 563
  • Two: 735
  • 3 or 4: 2,028
  • 5 to 9: 1,703
  • 10 to 19: 1,219
  • 20 to 49: 222
  • 50 or more: 399
  • Mobile homes: 847
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 20

Unemployment: 5.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78550

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78550
  • 85.6%17,637Drove a car alone
  • 6.7%1,379Carpooled
  • 0.1%27Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%14Motorcycle
  • 0.2%36Bicycle
  • 1.8%370Walked
  • 1.1%222Other means
  • 4.3%887Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78550

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78550
  • 514Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,2805 to 9 minutes
  • 5,79710 to 14 minutes
  • 4,57815 to 19 minutes
  • 2,08920 to 24 minutes
  • 48825 to 29 minutes
  • 1,49930 to 34 minutes
  • 19835 to 39 minutes
  • 24240 to 44 minutes
  • 61945 to 59 minutes
  • 25960 to 89 minutes
  • 11590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,218
  • Male householders: 8,354 (1,821 living alone), Female householders: 8,744 (2,241 living alone)
  • 7,388 spouses (7,254 opposite-sex spouses), 1,084 unmarried partners, (1,039 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 19,339 children (18,331 natural, 129 adopted, 868 stepchildren), 2,404 grandchildren, 583 brothers or sisters, 1,062 parents, 23 foster children, 1,344 other relatives, 1,468 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,421 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,844 2-persons, 3,081 3-persons, 2,311 4-persons, 1,524 5-persons, 855 6-persons, 394 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,062 1-person, 866 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 29 4-persons

7,792 married couples with children.
6,074 single-parent households (893 men, 5,181 women).

49.3% of residents of 78550 zip code speak English at home.
50.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 13% well, 12% not well, 10% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 8% well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 34% well, 10% not well).

Foreign born population: 7,798 (14.7%)
(35.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

14.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 77%Honduras
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%Malaysia
  • 3%Costa Rica
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 0%France
  • 0%Nicaragua
Most common first ancestries reported in 78550
  • 3%American
  • 1%German
  • 1%English
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%African
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,1032010 or later
  • 1,9292000 to 2009
  • 1,5001990 to 1999
  • 3,147Before 1990

Zip code 78550 topographic map

There are 87 Internal Medicine Specialists 655 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 78550.

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

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

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

  • This state: 38,886
  • Northeast: 720
  • Midwest: 2,212
  • South: 1,215
  • West: 1,455

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.

90% of the 78550 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Harlingen, TX (78550)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 328
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 215
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 89
Here:

4.8%
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 ($)
  • 72,971Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 62,110Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 62,016Management occupations
  • 56,348Legal occupations
  • 46,968Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 46,918Business and financial operations occupations

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 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:

  • 415 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 282 people in college/university student housing
  • 113 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 61 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 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 intellectually disabled
  • 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 in zip code 78550
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78550 - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 281. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 519 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 78550 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.1%), and Structure Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 78550
    • 2,68256.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,06622.3%Structure Fires
    • 80016.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2375.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 78550, Texas

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
99 Cents Only Stores1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1Marshalls1
AutoZone2Maurices1
BMW1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's3
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King2Office Depot1
CVS2Payless2
Church's Chicken4Penske2
Cricket Wireless11Pizza Hut3
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2Rodeway Inn1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx8Shoe Carnival1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks3
GameStop1Subway8
H&R Block3Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Jack In The Box2True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS9
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza2
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