Hidalgo County, Texas

The population data for Hidalgo County come from three sources. Population counts for 1990 are from the 1990 decennial census (SF1 files). The population counts for 2000 are from the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates program (http://www.census.gov/popest/). Those estimates are the April 1, 2000, base for the vintage 2009 county population estimates, which may differ slightly from the 2000 decennial census counts because of post-enumeration corrections. The 2014 population counts are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates and are as of July 1 of that year.

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  1990 2000 2014
Hispanic population Rank 326,972 15 503,100 15 757,883 13
Total county population 383,545 569,463 831,073
Hispanics as percent of county population Rank 85.2% 8 88.3% 7 91.2% 7
  Change
from 1990
Change
from 2000
Hispanic population change Rank   176,128 12 254,783 12
Percent change in Hispanic population Rank   54% 2,253 51% 2,471