Pharr, Texas

Pharr: The most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located on the Rio Grande River in southern Texas. Pharr is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pharr Fire Museum and the Pharr Aquatic Center.

About

Pharr is a city located in the county of Hidalgo in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 70,400 and a population density of 1,153 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 79,513 inhabitants.

The city was created 108 years ago in 1916.

Pharr locator map
Location of Pharr on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Pharr

Population : 79,513 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Hidalgo County
Postal code : 78577
Phone Area Codes : 956
Area : 61.07 km2
Altitude : 112 feet / 34 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1916 (108 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:34:50 (14th June 2024)
Density : 1,302 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.46% (2010-2020)
Hidalgo County Pharr locator map image
Hidalgo County Pharr
Hidalgo County Pharr locator map image

Geography

Pharr is located at 26°11'41"N 98°11'1"W (26.1948000, -98.1836200).

Pharr map

  • Benito Juárez Municipality (2009 )
  • Cancun (2009 )
  • Metepec
  • Salinas de Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí

Demographics

The population of Pharr increased by 11.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 70,400 - census
2011 72,142 2.41% estimation process
2012 73,327 1.62% estimation process
2013 74,165 1.13% estimation process
2014 75,348 1.57% estimation process
2015 76,369 1.34% estimation process
2016 77,363 1.28% estimation process
2017 78,649 1.64% estimation process
2018 78,925 0.35% estimation process
2019 79,112 0.24% estimation process
2020 79,513 0.5% estimation process

Pharr zip code is 78577. County name: Hidalgo, County fips: 48215

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People born in Pharr (5)

People born in Pharr, including labor leader Baldemar Velasquez, football player Leo Araguz, actor Mando Alvarado, .

List

  • Omar Ontiveros (US association football player) he was born in 15/05/1995
  • Brandon Morales (association football player) he was born in 28/09/1999

Schools in Pharr

College & universities near Pharr, TX

Code Name City ZIP
408385 Southern Careers Institute-Pharr Pharr (TX) 78577
476726 Rio Grande Valley College Pharr (TX) 78577-2106
229656 Vogue College of Cosmetology-McAllen McAllen (TX) 78501-1945
489283 The College of Health Care Professions-McAllen Campus McAllen (TX) 78504-4398
228219 Platt College-STVT-McAllen McAllen (TX) 78501

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pharr, TX

Code Name Address Type
MEN McAllen, Texas 1501 West US Hwy 83 Business BUS
HGN Harlingen, Texas 215 E. Monroe Ave. BUS
BSV Brownsville, Texas 1134 E. St. Charles Street BUS

Post offices near Pharr

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pharr Post Office Pharr (TX) 78577
San Juan Post Office San Juan (TX) 78589
Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Downtown Mcallen Post Office McAllen (TX) 78501
Alam Post Office Alamo (TX) 78516

Other cities in Hidalgo County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hidalgo County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
McAllen 143,751 The second most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Edinburg 102,374 The most populous city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Mission 84,496 A city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
Weslaco 43,273 The largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas.
San Juan 37,034 In Hidalgo County, Texas, San Juan is a city.
Alamo 20,556 Town in southern Texas, United States
Alton 18,785 City in Texas
Mercedes 16,598 City in Texas, USA
Donna 16,316 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Hidalgo 14,305 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
La Homa 11,985 Census designated place
Elsa 7,120 City in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States
Mila Doce 6,222 Census designated place
Progreso 5,979 City in Hidalgo County, Texas
Palmview 5,839 City in Texas
Palmview South 5,575 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Pharr distances to largest Texas cities