In 2021, Hidalgo County, TX had a population of 866k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $44,666. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hidalgo County, TX grew from 861,137 to 865,677, a 0.527% increase and its median household income grew from $41,846 to $44,666, a 6.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hidalgo County, TX are White (Hispanic) (58.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (23%), Other (Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (5.71%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.93%).
None of the households in Hidalgo County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
81.8% of the residents in Hidalgo County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hidalgo County, TX are The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (6,962 degrees awarded in 2021), South Texas College (5,669 degrees), and Southern Careers Institute-Pharr (458 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Hidalgo County, TX was $94,600, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%.
Most people in Hidalgo County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Hidalgo County, TX was 2 cars per household.