Edinburg, TX Population

Population: 48,465. Estimated population in July 2020: 62,735 (+29.4% change)
Males: 23,655 (48.8%), Females: 24,810 (51.2%)

Hidalgo County

Zip codes: 78539.

Median resident age: 27.2 years
Median household income: $28,938
Median house value: $63,500

Races in Edinburg:

  • Hispanic (88.7%)
  • Other race (22.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.7%), German (2.3%), English (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 96 feet

Land area: 37.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Edinburg

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Edinburg city

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

21.7% Foreign born (20.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +13,500 (+38.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Edinburg:

  • CORNERSTONE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (2302 CORNERSTONE BLVD)
  • CORNERSTONE REHABILITATION (2655 CORNESTONE BLVD)
  • EDINBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1102 W TRENTON ROAD)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH TEXAS INC (333 WEST FREDDY GONZALES DRIVE STE 200)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH TX INC (333 WEST FREDDY GONZALES DRIVE, STE 200)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Edinburg:

  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 11 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 37 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 59 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Edinburg:

Amtrak station near Edinburg:

  • 9 miles: MCALLEN (120 S. 16TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Edinburg:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (Full-time enrollment: 9,651; Location: 1201 W UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.panam.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Edinburg:

  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 34 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 52 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 85 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 112 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 114 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)

Schools

Public high schools in Edinburg:

  • EDINBURG H S (Students: 2,142; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ECONOMEDES H S (Students: 2,082; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EDINBURG NORTH H S (Students: 1,901; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH TEXAS BUSINESS EDUCATION & T (Students: 703; Location: 510 S SUGAR RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Edinburg:

  • B L GARZA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,477; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,436; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MEMORIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,278; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HARWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,239; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SAN CARLOS ELEM (Students: 673; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CARMEN V AVILA ELEMENTARY (Students: 651; Location: P O BOX 990; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ZAVALA ELEM (Students: 642; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EISENHOWER ELEM (Students: 634; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DE LA VINA ELEM (Students: 625; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 619; Location: 101 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Edinburg:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 119 WEST FAY STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Edinburg:

  • EDINBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $944,728; Location: 401 E CANO ST; 88,349 books; 6,563 audio materials; 4,179 video materials; 295 serial subscriptions)

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