Pharr is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Pharr has a 2020 population of 79,673. Pharr is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 12.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,778 in 2010.
The average household income in Pharr is $49,641 with a poverty rate of 29.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $80,900. The median age in Pharr is 29.2 years, 28.2 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pharrwas:
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 80.95%.
13.98% of Pharr residents speak only English, while 86.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 85.66% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pharr is Native, with 52.38% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pharr is Multiple, with 4.06% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.01%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pharr
68.08% of Pharr residents were born in the United States, with 58.25% having been born in Texas. 23.42% 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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