Harlingen demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6409791
Median age31.134.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English48%65%79%
Speak Spanish51%30%13%
Harlingen, TX has a population of 65,634 and is the 569th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,640 per sq mi which is 1591% higher than the Texas average and 1710% higher than the national average. The median age in Harlingen is 31 which is approximately 9% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Harlingen, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 48% speak English and 51% speak Spanish. 72% of Harlingen residents were born in Texas, 13% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Harlingen is 1591% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Harlingen is 9% lower than Texas.
  • In Harlingen 92.67% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Harlingen 1.38% of the population is African American.
  • In Harlingen 0.91% of the population is Asian.

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Harlingen population breakdown by race

African American1.38%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.35%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.22%2.50%3.06%
Other race3.43%5.79%4.75%
In Harlingen, 80.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Harlingen, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).