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City Profiles HARLINGEN TX

Harlingen, TX

The City of Harlingen resides in Cameron County in the state of Texas, located neighboring the Mexican city of Matamoros accross the Rio Grande. As of 2019 the U.S. Census estimates it has a population of over 65,000. Harlingen is part of the Brownsville-Harlignen metropolitan area.

The Port of Entry (POE) of Harlingen only accounts for the Harlingen International Airport which handled trade flows of $16.8M U.S.D. in 2019. Trade crossing through the Free Trade Bridge is reported under the Brownsville POE.

The Harlingen International Airport POE (2383) is part of the trade District of Laredo.


Source: U.S. Census, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Customs, Texas Workforce Commission, Central Power and Light, local building departments and local U.S. bridge operators in cited cities.
Compiled by:Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development
City Section Last Update: June 2020

International Bridges

Bridge 1: Free Trade International Bridge
Pedestrian / Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Matamoros, Tam.

U.S.A.

Census Estimate 2019
328,239,523

Texas

Census Estimate 2019
28,995,881

Harlingen

Census 2010
64,849

Harlingen

Census Estimate 2019
65,022
% Popultaion Change 2010-2019
2019 Gender Distribution

Total
Households

Census 2014-2018
21,015

Language other than English at Home

Census Estimate 2014-2018
52.4%

2016 Power Connections

Residential
26,159

2016 Power Connections

Small Business
4,290
Persons per Household 2014-2018
Building Permits 2019
% High School Graduate or Higher (2014-2018)
People age 25 or higher
% Bachelor's Degree or Higher (2014-2018)
People age 25 or higher
% With a Disability (2014-2018)
People under age 65
% With Out Health Insurance(2014-2018)
People under age 65

Median Household Income

Census Estimate 2014-2018
$38,800

Total Workforce

Avg. 2019

24,429

% Unemployment

Avg. 2019

5.0%
Labor Force Gender 2014-2018
Unemployment Trend
Per Capita Income 2014-2018
in the past 12 months (in 2018 dollars)
% Persons in Poverty
2014-2018
Pedestrian Crossings
Passenger Vehicle Crossings
Commercial Truck Crossings

Northbound crossings for Donna, Pharr, Hidalgo, and McAllen are reported as one and are shown under the Pharr, TX city profile