Pharr, Texas Population 2019

Pharr, Texas's estimated population is 79,707 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Pharr, Texas is the 47th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3379.23 people/mi² (1304.72 people/km²).

The overall median age is 28.7 years, 26.3 years for males, and 31.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.58 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Pharr, Texas is $39,445, while the mean household income is $49,955.

Pharr Tx Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pharr Tx was:

  • White: 92.68%
  • Other race: 5.51%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Pharr, Texas?

79,707
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201879,7075090.64%
201779,1981,3521.74%
201677,8461,0951.43%
201576,7511,1151.47%
201475,6361,2611.70%
201374,3759061.23%
201273,4691,2541.74%
201172,2151,4091.99%
201070,80624,1464.26%
200046,66013,7393.55%
199032,92111,5404.41%
198021,3815,5523.05%
197015,8291,7231.16%
196014,1065,4164.96%
19508,6903,9066.15%
19404,7841,5594.02%
19303,2250.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White71,110
Some Other Race4,227
Two or More Races823
Asian234
American Indian and Alaska Native188
Black or African American125
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20

Pharr Tx Population Pyramid 2019

Pharr Tx Median Age

28.7


Total

26.3


Male

31.1


Female

Pharr Tx Adults

There are 49,991 adults, (8,860 of whom are seniors) in Pharr Tx.

Pharr Tx Age Dependency

86.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65

Child Dependency Ratio

Pharr Tx Sex Ratio

Female

40,501

52.79%

Male

36,226

47.21%

Pharr Tx Households and Families

Pharr Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pharr Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male70.8%29.2%
Married69.5%30.5%
All61%39%
Female50.8%49.2%
Non Family49.2%50.8%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,4133.5861
Married11,0624.0569.5
Female5,9774.1250.8
Non Family3,4911.2149.2
Male8833.4570.8

3.99

Average Family Size

3.58

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pharr Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,06723.86%
9th to 12th Grade5,42512.86%
High School Graduate10,79525.58%
Some College8,14819.31%
Associates Degree1,7604.17%
Bachelors Degree4,43710.52%
Graduate Degree1,5623.70%

Pharr Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic38,74423,5665,155
White3,0622,748718
Other Race2,6831,430244
Multiple Races506421235
Asian165165109
Native American16215624
Black6441
Islander2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,592$32,090$20,078
Less Than High School$16,774$26,596$11,924
High School Grad$25,968$29,822$19,498
Some College$29,333$37,225$25,139
Bachelors Degree$41,260$44,313$40,866
Graduate Degree$48,188$50,161$47,591

$26,592

Average Earnings

$32,090

Average Male

$20,078

Average Female

Pharr Tx Language

Pharr Tx Language by Age

Pharr Tx Language

11.57% of Pharr Tx residents speak only English, while 88.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 88.09% of the population.

Pharr Tx Poverty

Pharr Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic72,16221,58529.91%
Other4,2271,25329.64%
White3,91586722.15%
Multiple8238810.69%
Black1255140.80%
Native18873.72%

29.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.39%

Male Poverty Rate

32.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pharr Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pharr Tx is Black, with 40.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pharr Tx is Native, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.03%
High School19.36%
Some College13.70%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.44%
Male Unemployed25.78%
Female Employed18.77%
Male Employed12.47%

Pharr Tx Income

Pharr Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,445$49,955
Families$41,705$53,121
Married Families$48,550-
Non Families$19,203$28,860

Pharr Tx Marital Status

Pharr Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pharr Tx Married by Age and Sex

Pharr Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pharr Tx Marital Status by Race

Pharr Tx Veterans

1,488

Number of Veterans

1,457

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam404
Second Gulf War386
First Gulf War286
Korea203
World War II27

Pharr Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3763.00%
Hispanic8771.90%
Other682.17%
2 or More447.24%

Pharr Tx Veterans by Education

8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pharr Tx Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pharr Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.70%

Born in Texas

68.29%

Native Born

31.71%

Foreign Born

23.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

68.29% of Pharr Tx residents were born in the United States, with 58.70% having been born in Texas. 23.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.