Edinburg, Texas 

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Population

86,123

+18.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.7%

Median Income

$42,498

Median Home Price

$116,000

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Best Places to Live in Edinburg, Texas

Mid-sized–border-city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. November, March and February are the most pleasant months in Edinburg, while August and July are the least comfortable months.

Edinburg, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Economic growth
Pleasant winters
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Low educational attainment
Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area

The McAllen area is dominated by local agriculture, border-zone factories, and commerce related to the port of entry at Reynosa into Mexico. Like other border towns, the area has a dominant Hispanic heritage, high growth rate, and a low cost of living. McAllen is in the center of a broad, flat agricultural area known locally as “The Valley” dotted with vegetable and citrus growing interspersed with small towns and expanding suburbs. The more middle-class Edinburg, 5 miles north, is home to the University of Texas Pan American campus, the largest higher education facility in south Texas. Mission is an agricultural center west. McAllen, which has a reputation for being quieter than the border towns of Brownsville and Laredo, has a nice downtown area and is nicknamed “City of Palms.”


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hidalgo County
Metro Area: McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Edinburg
Zip Codes: 78542 78541 78539
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Edinburg is 7.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Edinburg jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Edinburg's cost of living is 23.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Edinburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hidalgo county remained very strongly Democratic, 58.0% to 41.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Edinburg's population is 86,123 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 18.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Edinburg is Real Estate: $116,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

SCHOOLS
Edinburg public schools spend $9,071 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Edinburg. More Education



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Housing Market in Edinburg

It's a good time to buy in Edinburg. Home Appreciation is up 5.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Edinburg is $116,000.

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Reviews for Edinburg   4 Reviews
NIGHTMARE TOWN. - 6/5/2019
I'll try to start this out by saying something nice. Edinburg has a very low cost of living. Also, it is centered around UTRGV, a 4-year university with some of the... Read More

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Edinburg it's a great place to live ! - 3/2/2012
Edinburg it's a great place to live... Read More

Little Mexico - 11/1/2009
Edinburg is 95 percent Hispanic, which tells you a lot. People down here talk about cultural diversity. WHAT diversity? There is a large number of illegal immigrants... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN EDINBURG, TEXAS
78542 78541 78539

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