Living in Weslaco, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Weslaco, Texas Info Snack

Population
40,464
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
24.4%
Median Home
$83,900
Median Income
$45,060
Median Rent
$709

Weslaco SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
7

Weslaco, TX Crime Report

1,683
Total Crimes
4,033.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
62.84%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Weslaco
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,683 4,033.2 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 155 371.4 418.9 366.7
Murder 2 4.8 4.9 5.0
Robbery 29 69.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 91 218.1 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,528 3,661.7 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 161 385.8 392.8 340.5
Larceny 1,313 3,146.5 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 54 129.4 267.2 219.9

Weslaco, TX Cost Of Living

73
Weslaco's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Weslaco Texas National Average
Overall 73 91 100
Services 77 95 100
Groceries 85 90 100
Health 70 97 100
Housing 49 83 100
Transportation 90 94 100
Utilities 101 102 100

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Rankings for Weslaco in Texas

Map Of Weslaco, TX

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Population over time in Weslaco

Year Population % Change
2019 40,464 1.5%
2018 39,871 1.1%
2017 39,420 1.0%
2016 39,021 0.9%
2015 38,666 5.2%
2014 36,752 1.3%
2013 36,273 1.5%
2012 35,720 1.4%
2011 35,217 1.9%
2010 34,544 -

Race / Ethnicity in Weslaco

White
9.2% (3,714)
African American
0.7% (264)
American Indian
0.2% (77)
Asian
0.9% (364)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.1% (23)
Hispanic
89.0% (36,022)
Race Weslaco TX USA
White 9.2% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 0.7% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 89.0% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Weslaco

Female
49.4% (19,990)
Male
50.6% (20,473)
Gender Weslaco TX USA
Female 49.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Weslaco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
17.0% (6,878)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (3,641)
High School / GED
22.0% (8,902)
Some College
26.0% (10,520)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,023)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (6,069)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,023)
Professional Degree
1.0% (404)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Weslaco TX USA
< 9th Grade 17.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Weslaco, Texas

Less than $10,000
11.0% (446,078)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (258,203)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.8% (559,331)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (444,427)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.5% (506,501)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.3% (819,515)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (360,890)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (467,870)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.7% (108,300)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (75,281)
Income Weslaco TX USA
Less than $10,000 11.0% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.8% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.5% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.3% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.7% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 7.4% 7.7%

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