Palmhurst, Texas

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Palmhurst is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,872 at the 2000 census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.



The community was incorporated in 1966.


Palmhurst is located at 26°15′3″N 98°18′27″W / 26.25083°N 98.3075°W / 26.25083; -98.3075 (26.250924, -98.307607)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.7 km²), all of it land.

Palmhurst is four miles north of Mission on state highway 107 and is west of McAllen. It is several miles north of the Rio Grande and the international border with Mexico.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,872 people, 1,226 households, and 1,110 families residing in the city. The population density was 804.0 people per square mile (310.4/km²). There were 1,739 housing units at an average density of 287.0/sq mi (110.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.67% White, 0.25% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 13.71% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 87.48% of the population.

There were 1,226 households out of which 60.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.4% were non-families. 7.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.97 and the average family size was 4.18.

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