Edinburg 62 Average
Edinburg Livability #803 ranked city in Texas#14,048 ranked city in the USARanks better than 52% of areas

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      Living in Edinburg, TX

      Edinburg, Texas is a medium-sized city with a population of 84,399 residents. According to the most recent Census, 88% of Edinburg residents are White, 2% Asian and 1% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Edinburg are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 74% of the population also speak Spanish. Edinburg tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 28 is far below the national average.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Edinburg, Texas could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. To help you find the best places to live in and around Edinburg, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, education, housing and more.

      The livability score in Edinburg is 62 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 48th percentile of all cities across America. Based on the scores for each individual category, Edinburg has been rewarded with high marks for housing (A+). On a less positive note, Edinburg does not have favorable ranks for the following: amenities (F) and employment (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      From the cost of groceries to never ending utility bills, monthly expenses can add up in a hurry. We are happy to report that the cost of living in Edinburg is actually 21.81% lower than the national average. You can definitely expect all those irritating monthly expenses to be less than most other cities.

      A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Edinburg has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Edinburg is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Edinburg come in at $104,900, which is 26.5% lower than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Edinburg, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 7.7% lower than the Texas average.

      Edinburg transportation information

      Statistic Edinburg Texas National
      Average one way commute19min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.7%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.8%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.8%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home6.3%4.3%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Edinburg, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).