Edinburg, Texas Population 2021

107,438
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Edinburg is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. It is also the county seat of Hidalgo County. With a 2020 population of 107,438, it is the 39th largest city in Texas and the 287th largest city in the United States . Edinburg is currently growing at a rate of 3.00% annually and its population has increased by 39.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,100 in 2010. Edinburg reached it's highest population of 107,438 in 2021. Spanning over 45 miles, Edinburg has a population density of 2,402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Edinburg is $65,081 with a poverty rate of 23.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $121,900. The median age in Edinburg is 28.8 years, 28.4 years for males, and 29.3 years for females.

Edinburg Demographics

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

  • White: 87.91%
  • Other race: 6.80%
  • Asian: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Edinburg, Texas is 107,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 98,036.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 77,100.

Edinburg, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021881,5256,4090.73%
2020875,1166,4090.73%
2019868,7076,4090.74%
2018862,2986,0490.70%
2017856,2497,2890.85%
2016848,9609,2931.09%
2015839,6679,8481.17%
2014829,81911,2001.35%
2013818,61910,2851.26%
2012808,33412,8171.59%
2011795,51716,3682.06%
2010779,1490.00%

Edinburg Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84,25787.91%
Some Other Race6,5146.80%
Asian2,1872.28%
Black or African American1,7311.81%
Two or More Races7710.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native3870.40%
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Edinburg Population by Race

Edinburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Edinburg Median Age

28.8


Total

28.4


Male

29.3


Female

Edinburg Adults

There are 66,405 adults, (7,778 of whom are seniors) in Edinburg.

Edinburg Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Edinburg Sex Ratio

Female

48,217

50.31%

Male

47,630

49.69%

Edinburg Population by Age

Edinburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edinburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All55.8%44.2%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female43.3%56.7%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Edinburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,1723.2455.8
Married13,4633.9173.3
Non Family7,0411.3735.7
Female5,9003.943.3
Male1,7683.3844.6

3.78

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

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Edinburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,36111.69%
9th to 12th Grade6,18411.37%
High School Graduate12,49722.97%
Some College11,38120.92%
Associates Degree2,9105.35%
Bachelors Degree9,45717.38%
Graduate Degree5,62110.33%
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Edinburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic46,62734,73111,764
White5,2024,7562,132
Other Race3,8902,329825
Asian1,3771,3451,052
Black1,048905180
2+ Races443388165
Native American2532257

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.40%.

Edinburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,805$37,239$27,193
Less Than 9th Grade$17,684$22,992$11,918
High School Graduate$25,851$30,534$19,286
Some College$30,466$34,350$27,074
Bachelors Degree$49,785$51,546$45,610
Graduate Degree$58,449$61,123$57,529

$31,805

Average Earnings

$37,239

Average Male

$27,193

Average Female

Edinburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edinburg Language by Age

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Edinburg Language

25.62% of Edinburg residents speak only English, while 74.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 71.72% of the population.

Edinburg Language

Edinburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic81,37620,98625.79%
Other5,1171,40327.42%
White6,53076811.76%
Multiple68926838.90%
Native3677420.16%
Black1,160121.03%

23.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.57%

Male Poverty Rate

26.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edinburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edinburg is Multiple, with 38.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edinburg is Black, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.58%.

Edinburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.02%
High School19.71%
Some College14.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Edinburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.98%
Male Unemployed24.13%
Female Employed17.39%
Male Employed11.20%

Edinburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edinburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,673$65,081
Families$54,470$69,768
Married Families$72,756-
Non Families$31,077$42,860
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Income by Household Type

Edinburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Edinburg Married by Age and Sex

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Edinburg 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.

Edinburg Marital Status by Race

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Edinburg Marital Status

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2,986

Number of Veterans

2,850

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War759
Vietnam748
First Gulf War713
Korea293
World War II51

Edinburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54937
65 to 74603
75+600
55 to 64480
18 to 34366

Edinburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7284.74%
Hispanic2,0563.57%
Other Race1011.99%
Black534.63%
Native American3810.95%
2+ Races346.77%
Asian321.84%

Edinburg Veterans by Race

Edinburg Veterans by Education

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10.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edinburg Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Edinburg Employment by Age

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Edinburg Employment by Race

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Edinburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.41%

Born in Edinburg

80.08%

Native Born

19.92%

Foreign Born

13.96%

Non Citizen

5.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.08% of Edinburg residents were born in the United States, with 68.41% having been born in Texas. 13.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Edinburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021107,4383,1343.00%
2020104,3043,1343.10%
2019101,1703,1343.20%
201898,0362,6092.73%
201795,4272,6512.86%
201692,7769961.09%
201591,7801,4381.59%
201490,3421,9872.25%
201388,3552,0922.43%
201286,2631,4671.73%
201184,7962,2922.78%
201082,50434,0395.46%
200048,46518,5804.95%
199029,8855,8102.19%
198024,0756,9123.44%
197017,163-1,543-0.86%
196018,7066,3234.21%
195012,3833,6653.57%
19408,7183,8976.10%
19304,8210.00%

Edinburg Population by Year