In 2018, Hidalgo County, TX had a population of 866k people with a median age of 29.5 and a median household income of $39,165. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hidalgo County, TX grew from 860,661 to 865,939, a 0.613% increase and its median household income grew from $37,106 to $39,165, a 5.55% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hidalgo County, TX are White (Hispanic) (80.8%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (10.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.04%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.2%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.969%). N/A% of the people in Hidalgo County, TX speak a non-English language, and 79.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hidalgo County, TX are South Texas College (5,989 degrees awarded in 2017), The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (5,340 degrees), and Southern Careers Institute-Pharr (458 degrees).
The median property value in Hidalgo County, TX is $87,500, and the homeownership rate is 68.6%. Most people in Hidalgo County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hidalgo County, TX is 2 cars per household.