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People

Total Population 4,247
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,792
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,634
% Above Poverty Level 71.9%
% Below Poverty Level 28.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.8%
Median Gross Rent $836
Median House Value $91,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 97.1%
US/American 0%
English 0.2%
Irish 0.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Primera Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Harlingen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Cameron
Metro Area Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
Standard Zip Codes 78550
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.225
Longitude -97.757

Primera Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARLINGEN
Distance 5.9 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
Station MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance 29.7 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
Station BROWNSVILLE AP
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 69 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 84 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Adams Gardens (78550)

Arroyo (78550)

Avondale (78550)

Kayare (78550)

Stuart Place (78550)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Combes 3,019 $43,839
Harlingen 65,801 $39,576

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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