City Profiles PHARR TX

Pharr, TX

The City of Pharr is located in Hidalgo County in the state of Texas, neighboring the Mexican city of Reynosa accross the Rio Grande. As of the 2016 U.S. Census estimate it has a population over 77,000. Pharr is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission metropolitan area.

The Port of Entry (POE) of Hidalgo/Pharr handled trade flows of almost $37B U.S.D. in 2019.

The Hidalgo/Pharr POE (2305) 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

1: Pharr International Bridge
Non-Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Commercial Trucks
Mexico Border City: Reynosa, Tam.


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Northbound crossings for Donna, Pharr, Hidalgo, and McAllen are reported as one and are shown under the Pharr, TX city profile.
Southbound Crossings reflect only the Pharr Bridge