Demographics

People

Total Population2,607
Male Share of the Population43.3%
Female Share of the Population56.7%
Senior Citizens22.8%
Employed Population 16+956
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.7%
Median Earnings25+$25,690
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,058
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,946

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,310
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.9%
Median Gross Rent$712
Median House Value$66,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)82.1%
German3.3%
Irish2.9%
English2.1%
Swedish0.8%
Dutch0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Italian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
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Rio Hondo Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCameron County
Standard Zip Codes78583
Phone Area Codes956
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude26.23
Approximate Longitude-97.58

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)

StationHARLINGEN
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp64 to 84 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp64 to 85 F
Annual Precip28.1 inches
StationPORT MANSFIELD
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp49 to 65 F
Apr Temp66 to 78 F
Jul Temp77 to 89 F
Oct Temp67 to 81 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches
StationWESLACO 2 E
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp48 to 69 F
Apr Temp64 to 85 F
Jul Temp74 to 95 F
Oct Temp64 to 86 F
Annual Precip25.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Combes3,031$52,316
Harlingen65,449$42,310
Los Fresnos7,707$50,688
Primera4,742$43,510
Rancho Viejo2,832$92,188
San Benito24,466$31,616

Rio Hondo Public Libraries

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

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Rio Hondo Public Schools

Cameron Co J J A E P
215 W Colorado
ZIP: 78583
(956) 748-1000
Other
Total Enrollment 3
Rio Hondo El
700 N Reynolds St
ZIP: 78583
(956) 748-1050
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Rio Hondo H S
22547 State Hwy 345
ZIP: 78583
(956) 748-1200
High
Total Enrollment 649
Rio Hondo Int
600 N Reynolds
ZIP: 78583
(956) 748-1100
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
Rio Hondo J H
501 N Reynolds St
ZIP: 78583
(956) 748-1150
Middle
Total Enrollment 509
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