Edinburg, TX

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2020 Population
97,734
1.97% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
29.2
1.39% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.6%
5.46% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,220
5.23% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$132,400
8.61% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
41,630
1.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Edinburg, TX had a population of 97.7k people with a median age of 29.2 and a median household income of $51,220. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Edinburg, TX grew from 95,847 to 97,734, a 1.97% increase and its median household income grew from $48,673 to $51,220, a 5.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Edinburg, TX are White (Hispanic) (66.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (7.82%), Other (Hispanic) (6.78%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.05%).

None of the households in Edinburg, 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.

87.5% of the residents in Edinburg, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Edinburg, TX are The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (5,876 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Edinburg, TX was $132,400, and the homeownership rate was 56.2%.

Most people in Edinburg, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Edinburg, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Edinburg, TX is home to a population of 97.7k people, from which 87.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 19.7% of Edinburg, TX residents were born outside of the country (18.5k people).

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Hispanic) residents (64.6k people) in Edinburg, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.3k Two+ (Hispanic) and 7.64k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.5%
2020 Citizenship
86%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.5% of Edinburg, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Edinburg, TX was 86%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Edinburg, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    64.6k ± 1.94k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    14.3k ± 1.63k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.64k ± 1.08k
87.7%
Hispanic Population
85.7k people

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Hispanic) residents (64.6k people) in Edinburg, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.3k Two+ (Hispanic) and 7.64k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

87.7% of the people in Edinburg, TX are hispanic (85.7k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
18.5k people
19.4%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
16.7k people

As of 2018, 19.7% of Edinburg, TX residents (18.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Edinburg, TX was 19.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    897 ± 423
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    862 ± 344
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    810 ± 372

Edinburg, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Edinburg, TX employs 41.6k people. The largest industries in Edinburg, TX are Educational Services (8,295 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,829 people), and Retail Trade (4,831 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,995), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,262), and Wholesale Trade ($47,535).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

41.6k
2020 Value
± 2,197
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 6.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Edinburg, TX grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 41.1k employees to 41.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Edinburg, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,962 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,827 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,649 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Edinburg, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.6k
2020 Value
± 2,197
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 6.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Edinburg, TX grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 41.1k employees to 41.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Edinburg, TX, are Educational Services (8,295 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,829 people), and Retail Trade (4,831 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Edinburg, TX, though some of these residents may live in Edinburg, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,528
Median earning men ± $5,560
$23,484
Median earning women ± $2,514

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($70,833), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,128), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,403).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($47,542), Public Administration ($35,490), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,239).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Edinburg, TX awarded 5,876 degrees. The student population of Edinburg, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 13,066 male students and 19,375 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Edinburg, TX are Hispanic or Latino (5,023 and 87%), followed by White (273 and 4.73%), Unknown (217 and 3.76%), and Asian (123 and 2.13%).

The largest universities in Edinburg, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (5,876 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Edinburg, TX are General Biological Sciences (473 and 8.05%), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (435 and 7.4%), and General Psychology (425 and 7.23%).

The median tuition cost in Edinburg, TX for a public four year colleges is $7,233 for in-state students and $17,049 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Edinburg, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 51.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 32,441 (40.3% men and 59.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 32,441 students enrolled in Edinburg, TX, 40.3% men and 59.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 29,370 records, of which 60.4% were women and 39.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 450 degree-majors awarded
  2. 425 degree-majors awarded
  3. 424 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Edinburg, TX was General Biological Sciences with 450 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Edinburg, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
5,876 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with 5,876 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 2,184 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Edinburg, TX, which is 0.592 times less than the 3,692 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 5,023 degrees mean that there were 18.4 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 273 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,233) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,684) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,238) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Edinburg, TX was $132,400 in 2020, which is 0.576 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $121,900 to $132,400, a 8.61% increase. The homeownership rate in Edinburg, TX is 56.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Edinburg, TX have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Edinburg, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$132,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,679
$16,795
Median Property Taxes
±$1,274

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Edinburg, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Edinburg, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.2%
Homeownership
2020
63.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 56.2% of the housing units in Edinburg, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.8%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 239.03
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Edinburg, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$51,220
Median Household Income
± $3,316
29.9k
Number of Households
± 1,889

In 2020, the median household income of the 29.9k households in Edinburg, TX grew to $51,220 from the previous year's value of $48,673.

The following chart displays the households in Edinburg, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Edinburg, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.46%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.31%)

In 2020, 78.7% of workers in Edinburg, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.46%) and those who worked at home (6.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Edinburg, TX have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Edinburg, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Edinburg, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Edinburg, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Edinburg, TX (20.8k out of 92k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Edinburg, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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77% of the population of Edinburg, TX has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 22.7% on Medicaid, 4.21% on Medicare, 9.71% on non-group plans, and 0.872% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Hidalgo County, TX see 2170 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.43% decrease from the previous year (2224 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3650 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1562 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,170 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hidalgo County, TX

Primary care physicians in Hidalgo County, TX see an average of 2,170 patients per year. This represents a 2.43% decrease from the previous year (2,224 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hidalgo County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.5% under 18 years, 26% between 18 and 34 years, 32.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

23%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
22.7%
Medicaid
4.21%
Medicare
9.71%
Non-Group
0.872%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Edinburg, TX declined by 3.53% from 23.8% to 23%.

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