Hidalgo County, TX has a population of 849,843 people with a median age of 29.2 and a median household income of $36,176. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Hidalgo County, TX grew from 842,304 to 849,843, a 0.9% increase and its median household income grew from $35,730 to $36,176, a 1.25% increase.
The population of Hidalgo County, TX is 91.8% Hispanic, 6.56% White, and 1.08% Asian. N/A of the people in Hidalgo County, TX speak a non-English language, and 80.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hidalgo County, TX are South Texas College, with 5,500 graduates, The University of Texas-Pan American, with 3,986 graduates, and Kaplan College-McAllen, with 392 graduates.
The median property value in Hidalgo County, TX is $85,200, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in Hidalgo County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hidalgo County, TX is 2 cars per household.
Hidalgo County, TX is the 8th most populated county in Texas and borders Brooks County, TX; Cameron County, TX; Kenedy County, TX; Starr County, TX; and Willacy County, TX.