Weslaco SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8

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Weslaco, Texas Info Snack

Weslaco /wslko/ is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population was estimated to be at 37,601 as of the 2014 United States Census. It is located at the southern tip of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley and is near the Rio Grande, across the border from the Mexican city of Nuevo Progreso, Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, and is about 59 miles (95 km) west of South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico.
Population
39,420
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$78,400
Median Income
$37,558
Median Rent
$677

Rankings for Weslaco in Texas

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1

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Map Of Weslaco, TX

Population over time in Weslaco

Year Population % Change
2017 39,420 1.0%
2016 39,021 0.9%
2015 38,666 5.2%
2014 36,752 1.3%
2013 36,273 1.5%
2012 35,720 1.4%
2011 35,217 1.9%
2010 34,544 -

Crime in Weslaco Per 100k

Crime Weslaco TX USA
Violent Crime 362.5 438.9 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.0 5.3
Robbery 64.1 114.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 239.2 268.8 248.9
Property Crime 4019.3 2562.6 2362.0
Burglary 360.0 473.7 430.4
Larceny 3536.0 1848.5 1694.0
Car Theft 123.3 240.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Weslaco

White
11.0% (4,337)
African American
0.2% (67)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.1% (430)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (17)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
87.7% (34,569)
Race Weslaco TX USA
White 11.0% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 0.2% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 87.7% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Weslaco, Texas

Less than $10,000
12.0% (473,040)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (256,230)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.8% (701,676)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (445,446)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (476,982)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (705,618)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.5% (335,070)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.9% (390,258)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (122,202)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (39,420)
Income Weslaco TX USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.8% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.9% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Weslaco

Female
50.9% (20,062)
Male
49.1% (19,357)
Gender Weslaco TX USA
Female 50.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Weslaco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
19.2% (7,559)
9-12th Grade
9.9% (3,885)
High School / GED
24.1% (9,509)
Some College
22.9% (9,031)
Associate's Degree
4.7% (1,870)
Bachelor's Degree
13.4% (5,296)
Master's Degree
4.2% (1,644)
Professional Degree
1.1% (437)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (185)
Education Weslaco TX USA
< 9th Grade 19.2% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.9% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.1% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 22.9% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.7% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 13.4% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.2% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.1% 1.4%

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