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1.21% growth
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5.17% growth
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0.33% growth
Median Property Value
2.65% growth

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The economy of Pharr, TX employs 26,844 people. The economy of Pharr, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Construction; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 4.47; 1.65; and 1.53 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Pharr, TX are Healthcare & Social Assistance (4,180), Retail trade (3,988), and Educational Services (2,907), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($33,971), Educational Services ($31,688), and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing ($31,207).

Median household income in Pharr, TX is $36,501. Males in Pharr, TX have an average income that is 1.18 times higher than the average income of females, which is $31,671. The income inequality of Pharr, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Pharr, TX. In Hidalgo County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 46 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $12,336. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Pharr, TX is from the county of Hidalgo County, TX.

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Pharr, TX is home to a population of 75,172 people, from which 76.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Pharr, TX is composed of 70,402 Hispanic residents (93.7%), 4,376 White residents (5.82%), 161 Native residents (0.21%), 142 Asian residents (0.19%), and 42 Two+ residents (0.06%). The most common foreign languages in Pharr, TX are Spanish (59,126 speakers), Tagalog (225 speakers), and French (24 speakers), but compared to other places, Pharr, TX has a relative high number of Spanish (59,126 speakers), Tagalog (225 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (13 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Pharr, TX awarded 601 degrees. The student population of Pharr, TX is skewed towards females, with 141 male students and 460 female students. Most students in Pharr, TX are Hispanic or Latino (591 and 98.3%), followed by White (8 and 1.33%), American Indian (1 and 0.17%), and Asian (1 and 0.17%). The largest universities in Pharr, TX by number of graduates are Southern Careers Institute-Pharr (313 and 52.1%), RGV Careers (288 and 47.9%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Pharr, TX are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (179 and 29.8%), Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (75 and 12.5%), and Pharmacy Technician (31 and 5.16%). The median tuition costs in Pharr, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pharr, TX is $73,600, which is 0.36 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $71,700 to $73,600, a 2.65% increase. The homeownership rate of Pharr, TX is 60.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Pharr, TX have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pharr, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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