Living in Harlingen, TX

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Harlingen SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Harlingen, TX Crime Report

3,064
Total Crimes
4,676.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
82.06%
Above National Average

Harlingen, TX Cost Of Living

74
Harlingen's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average

Harlingen, Texas Info Snack

Harlingen (/hrlndn/ HAR-lin-jin) is a city in Cameron County in the central region of the Rio Grande Valley of the southern part of the U.S. state of Texas, about 30 miles (48 km) from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The city covers more than 40 square miles (104 km2) and is the second largest city in Cameron County, as well as the fourth largest in the Rio Grande Valley. As of the 2010 census the city had a population of 64,849, for a growth rate of 12.5% since the 2000 census. It is the city with the least expensive cost of living in the United States.
Population
65,449
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
30.2%
Median Home
$83,500
Median Income
$38,800
Median Rent
$729

Harlingen, TX Photos

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Rankings for Harlingen in Texas

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Map Of Harlingen, TX

Population over time in Harlingen

Year Population % Change
2017 65,449 0.0%
2016 65,444 -0.3%
2015 65,634 -0.3%
2014 65,801 0.2%
2013 65,677 0.6%
2012 65,296 0.5%
2011 64,947 0.4%
2010 64,716 0.8%
2009 64,186 -
Crime/100k Harlingen TX USA
Violent Crime 415.1 410.9 368.9
Murder 3.1 4.6 5.0
Robbery 76.3 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 261.0 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 4261.0 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 694.4 410.8 376.0
Larceny 3452.1 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 114.5 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Harlingen

White
15.7% (10,287)
African American
1.0% (662)
American Indian
0.2% (135)
Asian
1.2% (764)
Hawaiian
0.0% (25)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (230)
Hispanic
81.5% (53,346)
Race Harlingen TX USA
White 15.7% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 81.5% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Harlingen, Texas

Less than $10,000
11.2% (734,685)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (608,241)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (911,271)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (784,204)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (959,856)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (1,091,906)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (603,881)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (524,775)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (197,141)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (128,935)
Income Harlingen TX USA
Less than $10,000 11.2% 6.4% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 9.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 9.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 12.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 14.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 6.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 6.9% 7.0%

Gender in Harlingen

Female
50.2% (32,869)
Male
49.8% (32,579)
Gender Harlingen TX USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Harlingen for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (8,508)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (7,853)
High School / GED
30.0% (19,634)
Some College
19.0% (12,435)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (5,890)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (7,199)
Master's Degree
4.0% (2,617)
Professional Degree
1.0% (654)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (654)
Education Harlingen TX USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Harlingen

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

Coach K

S**t I live in Harlingen and the RGV is not that bad.

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