Hidalgo County, Texas 

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Population

839,539

+13.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

United States / Texas / No Metro Area / Hidalgo County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Hidalgo County, Texas

Mid-sized–border-city complex - Extreme south Texas along the Rio Grande and Mexican border, 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico
Pros
-Cost of living
-Economic growth
-Pleasant winters
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Low educational attainment
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Hidalgo, County, TX
 $79,500 
1901 Kennedy St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1315 SqFt
 $79,500 
1901 Kennedy St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1315 SqFt
 $112,500 
1411 Garden Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1630 SqFt
 $100,203 
3710 Mallard Drive Mission Tx
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 | 480 SqFt

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: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hidalgo County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: McAllen, Edinburg, 55 total
Zip Codes: 78572, 78577, 78542, 78596, 78501, 78574, 78504, 78537, 78541, 78589, 27 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hidalgo County is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hidalgo County jobs have increased by 2.07%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hidalgo County's cost of living is 19.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hidalgo County's Cost of Living

VOTING
Hidalgo county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hidalgo County's population is 839,539 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.92%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hidalgo County is $97,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.03%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Hidalgo County

SCHOOLS
Hidalgo County public schools spend $10,355 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Hidalgo County. More Education


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Housing Market in Hidalgo

It's a good time to buy in Hidalgo. Home Appreciation is up 9.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Hidalgo Real Estate or Find top agents in Hidalgo

The median home price in Hidalgo is $97,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS
78572, 78577, 78542, 78596, 78501, 78574, 78504, 78537, 78541, 78589, 27 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN HIDALGO COUNTY TX
$79,500
1901 Kennedy St
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$112,500
1411 Garden Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$100,203
3710 Mallard Drive Mission Tx
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 |

$79,000
114 E Ferguson St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$89,900
2204 Seagull Ln # H2VF83
Bed 1 | Bath 1.0 |

$110,000
3408 Huisache Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

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