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Overview
Population:64,947
Pop. Change:7%
State: Texas
Metro Area: Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area
County: Cameron County
City:Harlingen
Zip Code:78550, 78552, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Harlingen's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Brownsville-Harlingen Metro Area

Profile: Small border city complex  Location: Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 20 miles from the Gulf of Mexico Elevation: 20 Time zone: Central Standard Time

PROCON
Cost of livingProperty crime
Nearby water recreationHeat and humidity
Pleasant wintersLow educational attainment

Interesting Facts about Harlingen, Texas

As of 2014, Harlingen's population is 64,947 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.91 percent.

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The median home cost in Harlingen is $75,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Harlingen's cost of living is 24.70% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Harlingen public schools spend $10,617 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Harlingen.

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The unemployment rate in Harlingen is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Harlingen jobs have Increased by 0.92 percent.


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Ranked #103 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #199 Best Green Cities
Ranked #314 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Harlingen

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Harlingen's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes