Palmhurst, Texas

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High Points

Palmhurst strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Racial Diversity
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Top 12% Palmhurst Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Palmhurst, Texas

Comparing Palmhurst to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
People Living Alone 1 1

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Palmhurst Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles NW of McAllen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo
Metro Area McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
Standard Zip Codes 78572
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.258
Longitude -98.317

Palmhurst Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 65 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.6 inches
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 70 F
Apr Temp 66 to 86 F
Jul Temp 76 to 96 F
Oct Temp 66 to 86 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Distance 40.6 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 84 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 28.1 inches
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Palmhurst Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,872 100%
Male 2,361 48.5%
Female 2,511 51.5%
Under 18 1,896 38.9%
18+ 2,976 61.1%
65+ 230 4.7%
Median Age 25.6
Average Family Size 4.18
White 4,125 84.7%
African-American 12 0.2%
Asian 19 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.2%
Other 668 13.7%
Mixed Race 36 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4,262 87.5%

Estimated Palmhurst Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,991
Growth 119
Growth % 2.4%

Palmhurst Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 90.8%
US/American 2.6%
German 2.5%
Irish 1.2%
English 1.1%
Scottish 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Egyptian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Palmhurst, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Abram (78572)
Chihuahua (78572)
Madero (78572)
Perezville (78572)
Sharyland (78572)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Palmhurst 4,872 $24,549
Alton 4,384 $23,563
Granjeno 313 $19,904
McAllen 106,414 $36,050
Mission 45,408 $33,465
Palmview 4,107 $29,936
Penitas 1,167 $28,355
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