Hidalgo County Population 2017

Hidalgo County's estimated population is 849,843 with a growth rate of 1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hidalgo County is the 7th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016849,84310,5291.25%
2015839,31410,2261.23%
2014829,08812,0491.47%
2013817,03910,6511.32%
2012806,38811,7061.47%
2011794,68215,5321.99%
2010779,150395,605103.14%
1990383,545100,31635.42%
1980283,229101,69456.02%
1970181,5356310.35%
1960180,90420,45812.75%
1950160,44654,38751.28%
1940106,05929,05537.73%
193077,00438,894102.06%
192038,11024,382177.61%
191013,7286,891100.79%
19006,8373034.64%
18906,5342,18750.31%
18804,3471,96082.11%
18702,3871,195100.25%
18601,1920.00%

Hidalgo County Population Growth

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Hidalgo County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White814,79595.88%
Asian9,1161.07%
Black or African American7,0200.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,3080.51%
Two or More Races3,7260.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3490.04%

Hidalgo County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Hidalgo County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Edinburg76367876501128314.77%
Mission776678356358967.59%
Pharr704677732068539.73%
Weslaco368474003331868.65%
San Juan338563666328078.29%
Alamo18379192208414.58%
Mercedes15674166249506.06%
Donna15741165187774.94%
Hidalgo1252213831130910.45%
Elsa5654662497017.16%
Progreso550659234177.57%
Penitas4366485448811.18%
La Joya398642933077.70%
Sullivan City399841941964.90%
Edcouch316633651996.29%
La Villa243926642259.23%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990