In 2017, Hidalgo County, TX had a population of 861k people with a median age of 29.2 and a median household income of $37,106. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hidalgo County, TX grew from 849,843 to 860,661, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $36,176 to $37,106, a 2.57% increase.
The population of Hidalgo County, TX is 92.2% Hispanic or Latino, 6.2% White Alone, and 1.01% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Hidalgo County, TX speak a non-English language, and 81% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hidalgo County, TX are South Texas College (5,819 degrees awarded in 2016), The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (5,674 degrees), and Brightwood College-McAllen (380 degrees).
The median property value in Hidalgo County, TX is $86,100, and the homeownership rate is 66.4%. Most people in Hidalgo County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hidalgo County, TX is 2 cars per household.