La Feria, TX Population

Population: 6,115. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,815 (+11.4% change)
Males: 2,836 (46.4%), Females: 3,279 (53.6%)

Cameron County

Zip code: 78559

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $24,660
Median house value: $47,600

Races in La Feria:

  • Hispanic (77.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (20.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: United States (4.7%), English (4.4%), German (3.9%), Irish (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Feria

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Feria city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

19.6% Foreign born (18.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,413 (+30.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Feria:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Feria:

  • VALLEY INTL (about 13 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 29 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 34 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Feria:

  • MID VALLEY (about 10 miles; WESLACO, TX; Abbreviation: T65)
  • EDINBURG INTL (about 28 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Abbreviation: 25R)
  • PORT ISABEL-CAMERON COUNTY (about 35 miles; PORT ISABEL, TX; Abbreviation: PIL)
Amtrak station near La Feria:

  • 10 miles: HARLINGEN (215 E. MONROE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Feria:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 11 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 27 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 27 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 28 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 92 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)

Schools

Public high school in La Feria:

  • LA FERIA H S (Students: 705; Location: 901 N CANAL ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in La Feria:

  • NOEMI DOMINGUEZ ELEMENTARY (Students: 654; Location: P O BOX 1159; Grades: 04 – 07)
  • C E VAIL EL (Students: 448; Location: 614 S MAIN ST; Grades: 02 – 06)
  • WILLIAM B GREEN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 501 N CANAL ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SAM HOUSTON EL (Students: 385; Location: 505 N VILLARREAL ST; Grades: PK – 01)
  • LEE EL (Students: 204; Location: 400 S W ST; Grades: 01 – 01)
  • LA FERIA ALTER (Students: 54; Location: 203 E OLEANDER; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • CAMERON CO J J A E P (Students: 3; Location: 203 E OLEANDER; Grades: 06 – 12)

Libraries

Library in La Feria:

  • BAILEY H. DUNLAP MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $88,193; Location: 450 S MAIN ST; 17,500 books; 120 audio materials; 550 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)

 

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