Pharr, Texas Population 2022

81,579
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Pharr is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 81,579, it is the 52nd largest city in Texas and the 474th largest city in the United States. Pharr is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 2.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 79,715 in 2020. Spanning over 24 miles, Pharr has a population density of 3,452 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pharr is $49,641 with a poverty rate of 28.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $81,600. The median age in Pharr is 29.2 years, 28.2 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Pharr Demographics

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

  • White: 83.15%
  • Other race: 10.27%
  • Two or more races: 5.92%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pharr, Texas is 81,579 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 79,715.

Pharr, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

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Pharr Population by Race

Pharr Population Pyramid 2022

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Pharr Median Age

30


Total

29.6


Male

30.4


Female

Pharr Adults

There are 52,324 adults, (9,637 of whom are seniors) in Pharr.

Pharr Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pharr Sex Ratio

Female

41,516

52.76%

Male

37,173

47.24%

Pharr Population by Age

Pharr Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pharr Household Types

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pharr Households and Families

3.91

Average Family Size

3.47

Average Household Size

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Pharr Households by Type

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Pharr Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pharr Educational Attainment by Race

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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 native american people with a rate of 80.00%.

Pharr Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,887

Average Earnings

$33,739

Average Male

$21,379

Average Female

Pharr Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pharr Language by Age

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Pharr Language

15.71% of Pharr residents speak only English, while 84.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.82% of the population.

Pharr Language

Pharr Poverty by Race

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28.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.00%

Male Poverty Rate

30.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pharr

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pharr is Native, with 54.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pharr is Multiple, with 14.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.98%.

Pharr Poverty

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Pharr Poverty Rate by Education

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Pharr Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pharr Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pharr Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pharr Married by Age and Sex

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Pharr Marriage

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

Pharr Marital Status by Race

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Pharr Marital Status

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1,175

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pharr Veterans by War

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Pharr Veterans by Age

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Pharr Veterans by Race

Pharr Veterans by Education

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18.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pharr Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pharr Employment by Age

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Pharr Employment by Race

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Pharr 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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60.08%

Born in Pharr

69.32%

Native Born

30.68%

Foreign Born

22.47%

Non Citizen

8.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.32% of Pharr residents were born in the United States, with 60.08% having been born in Texas. 22.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pharr Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pharr Population by Year