Hidalgo County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 806,552

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 38.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 44.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.3%

Registered Offenders

1.96% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,295 offenders in Hidalgo County
  • 16.06 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $194,000
  • Median Sales Price: $84,000
  • Foreclosures: 321
  • Homes For Sale: 2,722
  • Homes For Rent: 293

Environmental Hazards

1,431 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 9
  • Registered Polluters: 11
  • Superfunds: 65
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,346

Unemployment

High 8.0%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

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332 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 332 K-12 public schools in Hidalgo County, TX and 23 private schools. Homefacts rates Hidalgo County's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

1,295 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$194,000 compared to August 2016
Median Sales Price
$84,000 compared to August 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.7%
  • Rented
    26%
  • Owned
    59.3%

2,722 Homes For Sale View All

$175,000
3617 Inez St
Edinburg, TX 78539
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$160,000
1013 N 48th St
McAllen, TX 78501
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$239,000
220 E Lark
McAllen, TX 78501
-- Beds | -- Baths
$2,500
2713 Cornerstone Blvd.
Edinburg, TX 78539
-- Beds | 1 Baths

321 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$97,000
Mile 8
Mission, TX 78573
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$100,000
Nugget
Penitas, TX 78576
3 Beds | -- Baths
$92,958
Huisache
Pharr, TX 78577
3 Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Betty
Mission, TX 78572
3 Beds | 3 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3,504 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Hidalgo County, TX issued 3,504 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,504 permits, 2871 were issued for single family homes and 633 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Hidalgo County, TX issued 2,220 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,220 permits, 1579 were issued for single family homes and 641 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

293 Rental Properties View All

$1,500
1903 N 44th Lane
McAllen, TX 78501
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$3,200
2801 E. Bluebonnet Lane
Mission, TX 78573
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$1,150
7120 N. 26th Street
McAllen, TX 78504
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,200
1318 La Vista Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Hidalgo County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $562
  • 1 Bedroom: $566
  • 2 Bedrooms: $734
  • 3 Bedrooms: $918
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,092

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Environmental Hazards

1431 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Hidalgo County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Hidalgo County, TX
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  • Superfunds
    in Hidalgo County, TX
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Hidalgo County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Hidalgo County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Hidalgo County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.56 Average
    Hidalgo County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 61.5°
  • February 63.18°
  • March 69.33°
  • April 76.58°
  • May 80.9°
  • June 85.62°
  • July 87.5°
  • August 87.97°
  • September 83.6°
  • October 76.27°
  • November 68.97°
  • December 61.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Hidalgo County, TX

Earthquakes
Hidalgo County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Hidalgo County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Hidalgo County, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Hidalgo County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Hidalgo County, TX: $35,730

Unemployment

Unemployment in Hidalgo County is 8.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.56%
White Collar - 52.44%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

9 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

161 FCC Towers view all

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