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%), Other (Hispanic) (10.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.04%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.2%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.969%). 0% of the households in Hidalgo County, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 79.5% of the residents in Hidalgo County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hidalgo County, TX are South Texas College (6,531 degrees awarded in 2019), The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (5,860 degrees), and Southern Careers Institute-Pharr (479 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Hidalgo County, TX was $87,500, and the homeownership rate was 68.6%. Most people in Hidalgo County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hidalgo County, TX was 2 cars per household.