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People

Total Population 2,005
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 659
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 50.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,259
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $54,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 76.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 3.9%

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

Rio Hondo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NE of Harlingen, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles S of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Cameron
Metro Area Brownsville - Harlingen - San Benito
Standard Zip Codes 78583
Phone Area Codes 956
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.235
Longitude -97.581

Rio Hondo 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 5.8 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 PORT MANSFIELD
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 65 F
Apr Temp 66 to 78 F
Jul Temp 77 to 89 F
Oct Temp 67 to 81 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Station WESLACO 2 E
Distance 24.6 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

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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Rio Hondo Public Library
121 N ARROYO BLVD
Rio Hondo, Texas
(956) 748-3322

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Rio Hondo High Schools

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RIO HONDO H S
215 W COLORADO
956-748-1200
A Title I School.
Serves 599 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

CAMERON CO J J A E P
215 W COLORADO
956-748-1000
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.

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