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Edinburg Continues to See Significant Population Growth

 
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Recent Census Bureau Data Shows Edinburg Continues To Be the Fastest Growing City In the Rio Grande Valley  

Calendar emojiJune 6, 2022  
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EDINBURG, TX –According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Edinburg’s population has grown to 102,483 residents as of July 2021. In just one year, Edinburg saw a 2.4 percent population increase and grew by 2,444 people, up from 100,039 residents per the July 2020 Census numbers. The data, released in late May 2022, shows that the city’s growth ranks the highest amongst fellow Rio Grande Valley cities. 

The data is as follows: 

 

July-2020

July-2021

Change

Growth (%)

City of Edinburg

100,039

102,483

2,444

2.4%

City of McAllen

142,347

143,920

1,573

1.1%

City of Brownsville

186,762

187,831

1,069

0.6%

City of Mission

85,870

86,223

353

0.4%

City of Harlingen

71,803

71,925

122

0.2%

City of Pharr

79,836

79,697

-139

-0.2%

The city of Edinburg is the 5th fastest-growing large city in Texas. In addition, Edinburg grows by an average of about seven people per day, and ranks in the top 20 fastest-growing large cities in the United States with a population of 100,000 residents. Previously, Edinburg’s population grew by 30.01 percent between Census 2010 and Census 2020.

For more information on city economic development and growth, visit the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation’s website at https://edinburgedc.com. The above-mentioned Census Bureau data can be found at www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2020s-total-cities-and-towns.html.

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