Weslaco, Texas Population 2019

Weslaco, Texas's estimated population is 41,171 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Weslaco, Texas is the 81st largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2173.73 people/mi² (839.28 people/km²).

The overall median age is 31.9 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 15,523 households in the city, with an average size of 3.15 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%, with a median rent of $677/month. The median house has 4.6 rooms, and has a value of $78,400.

The median income for households in Weslaco, Texas is $37,558, while the mean household income is $55,316.

How Many People Live in Weslaco, Texas?

41,171
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201841,1711,0412.59%
201740,1302010.50%
201639,9296371.62%
201539,2924001.03%
201438,8923560.92%
201338,5362760.72%
201238,2603981.05%
201137,8628862.40%
201036,97610,0413.22%
200026,9355,0582.10%
199021,8772,5461.24%
198019,3314,0182.36%
197015,313-336-0.22%
196015,6498,1357.61%
19507,5146310.88%
19406,8832,0043.50%
19304,8790.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,837
Some Other Race3,127
Two or More Races809
Asian430
Black or African American121
American Indian and Alaska Native96

Weslaco Tx Population Pyramid 2019

Weslaco Tx Median Age

31.9


Total

29.8


Male

33.7


Female

Weslaco Tx Adults

There are 26,623 adults, (5,790 of whom are seniors) in Weslaco Tx.

Weslaco Tx Age Dependency

89.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Weslaco Tx Sex Ratio

Female

20,063

50.90%

Male

19,357

49.10%

Weslaco Tx Households and Families

Weslaco Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Weslaco Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All63.9%36.1%
Male58%42%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female49.3%50.7%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3193.1563.9
Married6,0663.8274.6
Non Family2,9211.1456.5
Female2,7103.6349.3
Male6223.9258

3.7

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Weslaco Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,47719.18%
9th to 12th Grade2,3019.86%
High School Graduate5,63224.12%
Some College5,34922.91%
Associates Degree1,1084.75%
Bachelors Degree3,13713.44%
Graduate Degree1,3435.75%

Weslaco Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,59913,1423,020
White3,3893,1051,236
Other Race1,922777130
Multiple Races32523049
Asian275249206
Black12111018
Native American655714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,443$30,252$22,912
Less Than High School$14,968$19,491$11,749
High School Grad$25,270$28,615$19,741
Some College$27,271$30,464$23,473
Bachelors Degree$50,532$55,740$43,544
Graduate Degree$59,401$67,583$57,667

$27,443

Average Earnings

$30,252

Average Male

$22,912

Average Female

Weslaco Tx Language

Weslaco Tx Language by Age

Weslaco Tx Language

25.88% of Weslaco Tx residents speak only English, while 74.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.02% of the population.

Weslaco Tx Poverty

Weslaco Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,9599,73928.68%
Other2,9741,48950.07%
White4,2223558.41%
Multiple80930637.82%
Asian43071.63%
Black12110.83%

26.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.67%

Male Poverty Rate

27.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weslaco Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weslaco Tx is Other, with 50.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weslaco Tx is Black, with 0.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.76%
High School19.07%
Some College18.27%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed29.87%
Female Unemployed27.01%
Female Employed15.29%
Male Employed14.50%

Weslaco Tx Income

Weslaco Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,558$55,316
Families$45,438$60,963
Married Families$56,419-
Non Families$19,889$33,474

Weslaco Tx Marital Status

Weslaco Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Weslaco Tx Married by Age and Sex

Weslaco Tx Marriage

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

Weslaco Tx Marital Status by Race

Weslaco Tx Veterans

1,489

Number of Veterans

1,396

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam446
Second Gulf War264
First Gulf War245
Korea125
World War II98

Weslaco Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3825.89%
Hispanic9023.97%
Other652.95%
Indian4256.00%

Weslaco Tx Veterans by Education

11.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weslaco Tx Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Weslaco 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

68.72%

Born in Texas

81.10%

Native Born

18.90%

Foreign Born

13.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.10% of Weslaco Tx residents were born in the United States, with 68.72% having been born in Texas. 13.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.