Mercedes is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Mercedes has a 2020 population of 16,396. Mercedes is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,258 in 2010.
The average household income in Mercedes is $48,362 with a poverty rate of 25.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $566 per month, and the median house value is $74,400. The median age in Mercedes is 31.6 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mercedeswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.
18.94% of Mercedes residents speak only English, while 81.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 80.79% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercedes is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercedes is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.97%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mercedes
85.28% of Mercedes residents were born in the United States, with 74.56% having been born in Texas. 10.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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