Weslaco, Texas Population 2022

41,058
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Weslaco is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Weslaco has a 2020 population of 41,058. Weslaco is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 40,160 in 2010.

The average household income in Weslaco is $59,776 with a poverty rate of 24.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $91,500. The median age in Weslaco is 29.3 years, 26.7 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Weslaco Demographics

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

  • White: 77.31%
  • Other race: 10.06%
  • Two or more races: 9.77%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Weslaco, Texas is 41,058 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 40,160.

Weslaco, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,77777.31%
Black or African American3510.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native2620.64%
Asian5631.37%
Some Other Race4,13310.06%
Two or More Races4,0179.77%
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Weslaco Population by Race

Weslaco Population Pyramid 2022

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Weslaco Median Age

30.1


Total

29.1


Male

31.6


Female

Weslaco Adults

There are 27,841 adults, (5,039 of whom are seniors) in Weslaco.

Weslaco Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Weslaco Sex Ratio

Female

21,142

51.44%

Male

19,961

48.56%

Weslaco Population by Age

Weslaco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Weslaco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
Male65.8%34.2%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family55%45%
Female37.1%62.9%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Weslaco Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6713.2160.3
Married6,2583.8873.2
Male6933.6865.8
Female3,0473.5337.1
Non Family2,6731.1655

3.69

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Weslaco Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,40914.37%
9th to 12th Grade2,0028.44%
High School Graduate5,44822.97%
Some College5,88324.80%
Associates Degree1,2175.13%
Bachelors Degree3,86316.29%
Graduate Degree1,8978.00%
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Weslaco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Weslaco Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian395395292
Black21321389
2+ Races1,8781,507778
White3,5063,3641,263
Native American19017945
Hispanic19,50014,2314,095
Other Race2,928964251

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 73.92%.

Weslaco Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,853$36,534$25,431
Less Than 9th Grade$16,426$22,583$11,788
High School Graduate$27,300$36,882$18,444
Some College$27,302$32,106$22,097
Bachelors Degree$50,320$53,927$42,115
Graduate Degree$63,533$63,093$70,156

$31,853

Average Earnings

$36,534

Average Male

$25,431

Average Female

Weslaco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Weslaco Language by Age

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Weslaco Language

26.25% of Weslaco residents speak only English, while 73.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 72.30% of the population.

Weslaco Language

Weslaco Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1311,05625.56%
Hispanic35,4328,72424.62%
Native2295624.45%
Multiple4,01786821.61%
Black3434312.54%
Asian56350.89%
Other1,978NaN%

24.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.21%

Male Poverty Rate

27.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Weslaco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Weslaco is White, with 25.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Weslaco is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.99%.

Weslaco Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.97%
High School17.84%
Some College22.97%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Weslaco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.03%
Male Unemployed40.38%
Female Employed14.98%
Female Unemployed41.00%

Weslaco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Weslaco Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,094$64,177
Families$54,103$68,921
Married Families$66,850-
Non Families$25,332$39,965
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Income by Household Type

Weslaco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Weslaco Married by Age and Sex

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Weslaco Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Weslaco Marital Status by Race

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Weslaco Marital Status

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1,639

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War276
First Gulf War374
Vietnam531
Korea87
World War II80

Weslaco Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3480
35 to 54446
55 to 64316
65 to 74418
75+379

Weslaco Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3976.46%
Black219.55%
Native American3115.35%
Other Race621.98%
2+ Races1285.94%
Hispanic1,0834.67%

Weslaco Veterans by Race

Weslaco Veterans by Education

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6.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Weslaco Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Weslaco Employment by Age

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Weslaco Employment by Race

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Weslaco 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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71.10%

Born in Weslaco

83.02%

Native Born

16.98%

Foreign Born

11.30%

Non Citizen

5.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.02% of Weslaco residents were born in the United States, with 71.10% having been born in Texas. 11.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Weslaco Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19304,8790.00%
19406,8832,0043.50%
19507,5146310.88%
196015,6498,1357.61%
197015,313-336-0.22%
198019,3314,0182.36%
199021,8772,5461.24%
200026,9355,0582.10%
201035,6708,7352.85%
201136,1194491.26%
201236,5684491.24%
201337,0174491.23%
201437,4664491.21%
201537,9154491.20%
201638,3644491.18%
201738,8134491.17%
201839,2624491.16%
201939,7114491.14%
202040,1604491.13%
202140,6094491.12%
202241,0584491.11%

Weslaco Population by Year