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Harlingen city, Texas

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Harlingen city, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 65,022
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 65,022
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 64,943
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 64,849
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 3,141
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 14.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 56.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $83,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,135
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $359
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $729
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 21,015
Persons per household, 2014-2018 3.04
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 52.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 77.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 66.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 75.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 17.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 57.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 52.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 203,805
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 924,254
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 585,479
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,183,732
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $18,023
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 17.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $38,800
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $18,423
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 6,285
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,376
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,378
Minority-owned firms, 2012 4,251
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,648
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 577
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,361
Population per square mile, 2010 1,629.1
Land area in square miles, 2010 39.81
FIPS Code 4832372
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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