ZIP Code 78542 - Edinburg Texas

ZIP Code 78542 is located in Edinburg Texas. Portions of 78542 are also in Linn and Murillo and Doolittle and San Carlos. 78542 is entirely within Hidalgo County. Regionally, 78542 is located in the Brownsville Area.

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ZIP Code 78542 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameEdinburg
Primary CountyHidalgo County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)83,925
Area Code(s)361 / 956
Current Time

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78542 Demographics

78542 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Texas based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 78542 is Hispanic. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 78542 is Hispanic. The current unemployment level in 78542 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate11.59%
Population Density602 People per Square Mile
Total Households15,198
Percentage High Income Households0.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$49,985
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$380,050
Current Unemployment Rate (June 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 59.73%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyHispanic - 99.63%

78542 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1430.11%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander640.05%

78542 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

78542 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,2516.54%
Bachelor Degree2,67413.97%
High School Diploma6,86235.85%
No High School Diploma4512.36%
GED or Alternate1,8879.86%
1 or More Years of College3,94020.59%
Associates Degree1,1786.15%
Masters Degree6843.57%
Professional Degree1280.67%
Doctorate Degree840.44%

78542 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 78542
RegionBrownsville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMcAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area139 Square Miles

78542 Politics

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