Penitas is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,624, it is the 385th largest city in Texas and the 4981st largest city in the United States . Penitas is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually but its population has increased by 5.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,403 in 2010. Penitas reached it's highest population of 4,799 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Penitas has a population density of 1,170 people per square mile.
The average household income in Penitas is $59,587 with a poverty rate of 24.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $124,500. The median age in Penitas is 21.7 years, 21.2 years for males, and 25.7 years for females.