San Perlita, TX Population

Population: 680. Estimated population in July 2020: 689 (+1.3% change)
Males: 330 (48.5%), Females: 350 (51.5%)

Willacy County

Median resident age: 25.3 years
Median household income: $22,500
Median house value: $27,300

Races in San Perlita:

  • Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Other race (17.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (2.4%), Czech (1.5%), Irish (1.5%), United States (1.5%).

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in San Perlita

  • High school or higher: 46.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Perlita city

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

16.9% Foreign born (16.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+34.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near San Perlita:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to San Perlita:

  • VALLEY INTL (about 20 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • BROWNSVILLE/SOUTH PADRE ISLAND INT’L (about 45 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: BRO)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 47 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to San Perlita:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Perlita:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 21 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 39 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE (about 41 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,044)
  • TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE (about 41 miles; BROWNSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,556)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 71 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 86 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)

Schools

Public high school in San Perlita:

  • SAN PERLITA H S (Students: 70; Location: E HWY 186 1 MILE N FM 2209; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in San Perlita:

  • SAN PERLITA EL (Students: 148; Location: E HWY 186 1 MILE N FM 2209; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SAN PERLITA MIDDLE (Students: 30; Location: E HWY 186 1 MILE N FM 2209; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SAN PERLITA INSTR CTR (Location: E HWY 186 1 MILE N FM 2209; Grades: N – N )