Mercedes is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 16,594, it is the 174th largest city in Texas and the 2171st largest city in the United States . Mercedes is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually but its population has increased by 6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,570 in 2010. Mercedes reached it's highest population of 16,609 in 2018. Spanning over 12 miles, Mercedes has a population density of 1,406 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mercedes is $48,362 with a poverty rate of 33.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $71,000. The median age in Mercedes is 31.6 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.