Hidalgo, Texas Population 2022

14,518
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Hidalgo is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Hidalgo has a 2020 population of 14,518. Hidalgo is currently growing at a rate of 1.95% annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,964 in 2010.

The average household income in Hidalgo is $49,210 with a poverty rate of 31.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $701 per month, and the median house value is $114,200. The median age in Hidalgo is 29.1 years, 24.8 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Hidalgo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hidalgowas:

  • Other race: 54.68%
  • White: 43.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hidalgo, Texas is 14,518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,964.

Hidalgo, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,05343.29%
Black or African American20.01%
Some Other Race7,64654.68%
Two or More Races2832.02%
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Hidalgo Population by Race

Hidalgo Population Pyramid 2022

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Hidalgo Median Age

30.4


Total

28.2


Male

33.6


Female

Hidalgo Adults

There are 9,771 adults, (1,847 of whom are seniors) in Hidalgo.

Hidalgo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hidalgo Sex Ratio

Female

6,532

46.71%

Male

7,452

53.29%

Hidalgo Population by Age

Hidalgo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hidalgo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male72.1%27.9%
All71.4%28.6%
Female56.2%43.8%
Non Family53.6%46.4%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hidalgo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7743.771.4
Married2,1494.3382.6
Male1403.0972.1
Female9313.9256.2
Non Family5541.0953.6

4.12

Average Family Size

3.7

Average Household Size

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Hidalgo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,87023.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,38517.24%
High School Graduate1,57019.55%
Some College1,37817.16%
Associates Degree2583.21%
Bachelors Degree1,35416.86%
Graduate Degree2172.70%
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Hidalgo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hidalgo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White111110
Hispanic8,0214,7661,561
2+ Races23615145
Other Race4,6512,353816

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 90.91%.

Hidalgo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,219$28,147$16,872
Less Than 9th Grade$16,809$21,017$10,833
High School Graduate$23,476$41,627$13,864
Some College$27,244$30,389$21,649
Bachelors Degree$40,781$34,777$42,076
Graduate Degree$55,104$$

$23,219

Average Earnings

$28,147

Average Male

$16,872

Average Female

Hidalgo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hidalgo Language by Age

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Hidalgo Language

3.78% of Hidalgo residents speak only English, while 96.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 96.06% of the population.

Hidalgo Language

Hidalgo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
White474697.87%
Other2,570NaN%
Hispanic13,9104,35731.32%
Multiple2834114.49%

31.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.89%

Male Poverty Rate

35.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hidalgo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hidalgo is Multiple, with 14.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.67%.

Hidalgo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.82%
High School28.28%
Some College19.50%
Bachelors or Greater20.11%

Hidalgo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed24.34%
Male Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed22.45%
Female Unemployed21.35%

Hidalgo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hidalgo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,273$48,364
Families$38,781$50,689
Married Families$43,143-
Non Families-$31,765
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Income by Household Type

Hidalgo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hidalgo Married by Age and Sex

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Hidalgo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hidalgo Marital Status by Race

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Hidalgo Marital Status

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57

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War23
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Hidalgo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3434
35 to 5423
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Hidalgo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White461.16%
Other Race110.20%
Hispanic570.59%

Hidalgo Veterans by Race

Hidalgo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hidalgo Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hidalgo Employment by Age

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Hidalgo Employment by Race

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Hidalgo 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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54.37%

Born in Hidalgo

59.21%

Native Born

40.79%

Foreign Born

23.84%

Non Citizen

16.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.21% of Hidalgo residents were born in the United States, with 54.37% having been born in Texas. 23.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hidalgo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19903,2920.00%
20007,3224,0308.32%
201011,1983,8764.34%
201111,4752772.47%
201211,7522772.41%
201312,0292772.36%
201412,3062772.30%
201512,5832772.25%
201612,8602772.20%
201713,1372772.15%
201813,4142772.11%
201913,6912772.07%
202013,9642731.99%
202114,2412771.98%
202214,5182771.95%

Hidalgo Population by Year