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78550 Zip Code Summary
78550 zip is located in Harlingen, Texas
Latitude: 26.2547397
Longitude: -97.6721903
Population: 51,087
Area: 86.43 sq. miles
Land: 85.67 sq. miles
Water: 0.75 sq. miles
Population Density: 596.30 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 33.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 956
78550 Zip Code Details

Zip Code 78550 Demographics

Zip Code 78550 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Male24,33647.64 %49.65 %49.04 %
Female26,75152.36 %50.35 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.91-0.990.96
Total Population51,087100.00 %--
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Zip Code 78550 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years4,7099.22 %7.79 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years4,5138.83 %7.93 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years4,3068.43 %7.82 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years4,2008.22 %7.85 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years3,4916.83 %7.38 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years7,29214.27 %15.17 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years6,65913.03 %15.93 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years5,64511.05 %12.52 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,8293.58 %4.30 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years1,6323.19 %3.36 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years3,2726.40 %5.48 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2,5134.92 %3.32 %4.38 %
85 years and over1,0262.01 %1.14 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)30.8-36.137.7
18 years and over34,94568.40 %71.77 %74.27 %
Male
16,02931.38 %35.19 %35.85 %
Female
18,91637.03 %36.58 %38.42 %
21 years and over32,66463.94 %67.05 %69.92 %
62 years and over7,82015.31 %11.89 %14.65 %
65 years and over6,81113.33 %9.94 %12.42 %
Male
2,6875.26 %4.13 %5.12 %
Female
4,1248.07 %5.80 %7.30 %
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Zip Code 78550 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
One race49,74397.37 %97.53 %97.55 %
White
39,99778.29 %70.97 %75.21 %
Black or African American
4570.89 %11.54 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
2850.56 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
4830.95 %2.70 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
760.15 %0.62 %0.59 %
Chinese
740.14 %0.51 %0.85 %
Filipino
2410.47 %0.28 %0.65 %
Japanese
240.05 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
120.02 %0.22 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
230.05 %0.65 %0.39 %
Other Asian
330.06 %0.34 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
190.04 %0.07 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
60.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
100.02 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
10.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
20.00 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
8,50216.64 %11.69 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)37,94474.27 %31.98 %13.70 %
Mexican
28,75756.29 %24.32 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
2020.40 %0.33 %2.46 %
Cuban
470.09 %0.12 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
8,93817.50 %7.21 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino13,14325.73 %68.02 %86.30 %
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Zip Code 78550 Social Profile

Zip Code 78550 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school15,791100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,0216.47 %6.56 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
9626.09 %5.85 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
7,14245.23 %45.51 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
4,11326.05 %21.85 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
2,55316.17 %20.23 %22.81 %
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Zip Code 78550 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over29,851100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
6,45321.62 %11.45 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,75312.57 %12.89 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
7,01223.49 %24.84 %28.63 %
High school or higher
19,64565.81 %75.65 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
6,04620.25 %22.35 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,5425.17 %5.23 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
3,32711.15 %15.61 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
5,04516.90 %23.24 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,7185.76 %7.63 %8.86 %
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Zip Code 78550 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported47,863100.00 %--
Arab700.15 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech1360.28 %0.96 %0.59 %
Danish370.08 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch1710.36 %1.04 %1.58 %
English2,0264.23 %7.51 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)4660.97 %2.40 %2.90 %
French Canadian420.09 %0.46 %0.85 %
German2,2734.75 %10.62 %14.93 %
Greek60.01 %0.17 %0.40 %
Hungarian350.07 %0.16 %0.49 %
Irish1,6353.42 %7.74 %10.65 %
Italian3810.80 %1.87 %5.47 %
Lithuanian120.03 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian2810.59 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish1830.38 %1.17 %3.12 %
Portuguese220.05 %0.08 %0.41 %
Russian220.05 %0.29 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish5141.07 %1.73 %1.50 %
Scottish3490.73 %1.49 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.05 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African1100.23 %0.68 %0.62 %
Swedish2410.50 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss640.13 %0.15 %0.32 %
Ukrainian140.03 %0.08 %0.31 %
United States or American2,0024.18 %7.97 %7.18 %
Welsh1400.29 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)370.08 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries36,59476.46 %50.89 %31.89 %
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Zip Code 78550 Economy

Zip Code 78550 Employment

GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over36,730100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
16,84545.86 %49.02 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
19,88554.14 %50.98 %51.68 %
In labor force
19,55753.25 %63.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
10,44753.42 %54.98 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
9,11046.58 %45.02 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
19,52753.16 %62.95 %63.10 %
Employed
17,82648.53 %59.13 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,7014.63 %3.82 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-8.70 %6.00 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
300.08 %0.68 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
17,17346.75 %36.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers12,48970.06 %78.00 %78.40 %
Government workers3,90921.93 %14.58 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,3907.80 %7.07 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers380.21 %0.34 %0.31 %
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Zip Code 78550 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations5,96333.45 %33.34 %33.60 %
Service occupations3,74020.98 %14.63 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations4,41824.78 %27.25 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations830.47 %0.66 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,6369.18 %10.92 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,98611.14 %13.20 %14.63 %
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Zip Code 78550 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1320.74 %2.67 %1.87 %
Construction1,0635.96 %8.05 %6.80 %
Manufacturing1,3327.47 %11.85 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade7364.13 %3.93 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,97511.08 %12.00 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7564.24 %5.80 %5.19 %
Information4752.66 %3.07 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9305.22 %6.83 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,2256.87 %9.52 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services5,23429.36 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3887.79 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,2046.75 %5.21 %4.88 %
Public administration1,3767.72 %4.52 %4.83 %
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Zip Code 78550 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Households16,568100.00 %7,394,705106,788,273
Less than $10,000
3,09818.70 %10.38 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,3418.09 %6.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
2,88217.39 %13.57 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
2,13112.86 %13.47 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
2,37014.30 %16.48 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
2,71716.40 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
9425.69 %9.54 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
7024.24 %7.25 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1500.91 %2.08 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
2351.42 %2.22 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$29,223.00-$37,718.88$39,349.33
Average household size2.99-2.692.58
Average income per member of household$9,773.58-$14,019.28$15,252.86
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Zip Code 78550 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over17,482100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,36976.47 %77.70 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,09217.69 %14.48 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
400.23 %1.86 %4.73 %
Walked
2451.40 %1.90 %2.94 %
Other means
2241.28 %1.31 %1.20 %
Worked at home
5122.93 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)18.3 minutes-26.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Zip Code 78550 Housing

Zip Code 78550 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units19,328100.00 %8,152,578117,282,697
Occupied housing units
16,55585.65 %90.65 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
9,69350.15 %57.84 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
6,86235.50 %32.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2,77314.35 %9.35 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1,0135.24 %2.11 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.40 %-2.56 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate13.00 %-9.33 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.05-2.712.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.92-2.672.45
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Zip Code 78550 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units19,523100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
11,86360.76 %63.39 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
7553.87 %3.05 %5.68 %
2 units
5732.93 %2.09 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,2966.64 %3.35 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,1095.68 %4.37 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
7343.76 %4.32 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,4307.32 %10.05 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,4847.60 %8.96 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2791.43 %0.42 %0.22 %
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Zip Code 78550 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units19,523100.00 %--
1 room
5332.73 %2.54 %2.21 %
2 rooms
1,6418.41 %6.26 %4.88 %
3 rooms
3,37917.31 %12.03 %10.06 %
4 rooms
3,93820.17 %16.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
4,56223.37 %22.47 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2,75814.13 %18.07 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,5207.79 %10.50 %11.98 %
8 rooms
7083.63 %6.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
4842.48 %5.69 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.6-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units16,561100.00 %--
1.00 or less
14,07284.97 %82.10 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,4028.47 %4.44 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1,0876.56 %4.12 %2.54 %
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Zip Code 78550 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,02825.75 %39.15 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas4482.29 %5.75 %5.96 %
Electricity10,81355.39 %44.77 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.150.08 %0.07 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood180.09 %0.39 %1.51 %
Solar energy130.07 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel120.06 %0.12 %0.35 %
No fuel used2141.10 %0.38 %1.25 %
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Zip Code 78550 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units8,530100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
3,61942.43 %22.74 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
3,44440.38 %40.56 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
94511.08 %18.21 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2793.27 %8.71 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1641.92 %5.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
670.79 %2.72 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
120.14 %0.98 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.26 %0.56 %
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Zip Code 78550 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage4,27750.14 %64.22 %69.56 %
Less than $300
610.72 %0.53 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
5756.74 %4.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
93110.91 %9.73 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1,50417.63 %18.36 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
8129.52 %18.47 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2703.17 %7.25 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1241.45 %5.57 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged4,25349.86 %35.78 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,71443.54 %40.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,49517.53 %18.23 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent91210.69 %13.23 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent6287.36 %8.19 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent4745.56 %5.00 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,19213.97 %13.57 %15.91 %
Not computed1151.35 %1.05 %0.85 %
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Zip Code 78550 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units6,872100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
5858.51 %4.43 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
84312.27 %4.68 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
2,34434.11 %25.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,93928.22 %37.06 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
4766.93 %15.41 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
811.18 %6.34 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
901.31 %1.55 %2.89 %
No cash rent
5147.48 %5.41 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)4516.56 %32.78 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,33719.46 %18.82 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent94913.81 %15.32 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent85712.47 %13.44 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent5568.09 %10.18 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent5447.92 %7.22 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,91727.90 %27.08 %29.47 %
Not computed71210.36 %7.94 %7.77 %

Zip Code 78550 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
None2,02610.38 %6.72 %9.57 %
16,88135.25 %32.60 %31.22 %
25,80429.73 %37.09 %34.76 %
3 or more1,8509.48 %14.25 %15.45 %
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