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Palmview is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population is 5,460 as of the 2010 United States Census.[4] It is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission and Reynosa–McAllen metropolitan areas.

Palmview, Texas
Location of Palmview, Texas
Location of Palmview, Texas
Hidalgo County Palmview.svg
Coordinates: 26°13′36″N 98°22′32″W / 26.22667°N 98.37556°W / 26.22667; -98.37556Coordinates: 26°13′36″N 98°22′32″W / 26.22667°N 98.37556°W / 26.22667; -98.37556
Country United States of America
State Texas
County Hidalgo
Incorporated1978[1]
Area
 • Total2.82 sq mi (7.31 km2)
 • Land2.82 sq mi (7.31 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
148.2 ft (45.1 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total5,460
 • Density1,986/sq mi (766.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
78539, 78572
Area code(s)956
FIPS code48-54804[2]
GNIS feature ID1388588[3]
Websitecityofpalmview.com

GeographyEdit

Palmview is in southwestern Hidalgo County, to the west of Mission. U.S. Route 83 passes through the city as a freeway, leading east 10 miles (16 km) to McAllen and west 30 miles (48 km) to Rio Grande City.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Palmview has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), all land.[4]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1980683
19901,818166.2%
20004,107125.9%
20105,46032.9%
Est. 20185,825[5]6.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,107 people, 1,093 households, and 977 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,712.5 people per square mile (660.7/km²). There were 1,671 housing units at an average density of 696.7 per square mile (268.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 67.35% White, 0.02% Black, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 31.19% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 93.21% of the population.

There were 1,093 households out of which 57.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.6% were non-families. 9.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.76 and the average family size was 4.01.

In the city, the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 13.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,684, and the median income for a family was $33,953. Males had a median income of $27,884 versus $23,577 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,585. About 25.2% of families and 30.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Palmview is served by the La Joya Independent School District. Zoned schools include:[7][8]

In addition, South Texas Independent School District and IDEA Public Schools (Charter) operates magnet schools that serve the community.

City governmentEdit

  • Palmview Police Department [1]
  • Palmview Fire Department [2]
  • Palmview Fire Marshal [3]

CommuteEdit

The average commute time to work in the city of Palmview,Tx is 18.4 mins. The average car ownership in Palmview is 2 vehicles per family.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://cityofpalmview.com/palmview-on-track-to-get-sewer-service-for-first-time/
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Palmview city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP (INDEX): Palmview city, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 16, 2018. Pages: 1 and 2
  8. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Hidalgo County, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Elementary School Zones 2017-2018." La Joya Independent School District. Retrieved on September 16, 2018.
  10. ^ "Middle School Zones 2017-2018." La Joya Independent School District. Retrieved on September 16, 2018.
  11. ^ "High School Zones 2017-2018." La Joya Independent School District. Retrieved on September 16, 2018.

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