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People

Total Population 5,789
Male Share of the Population 43.5%
Female Share of the Population 56.5%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,285
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 52.1%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,706
% Above Poverty Level 50%
% Below Poverty Level 50%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 3.2%
Median Gross Rent $570
Median House Value $42,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 96.8%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0%

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

Progreso Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Harlingen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Hidalgo
Metro Area McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78579
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.091
Longitude -97.956

Progreso 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 WESLACO 2 E
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 64 to 85 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 86 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station SANTA ROSA 3 WNW
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 69 F
Apr Temp 63 to 85 F
Jul Temp 75 to 96 F
Oct Temp 64 to 86 F
Annual Precip 21.4 inches
Station MCALLEN MILLER INTL AP
Distance 18.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alamo 18,943 $42,574
Donna 16,292 $34,969

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

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Progreso High Schools

PROGRESO H S
F M RD 1015
956-565-4142
A Title I School.
Serves 532 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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