Faysville, Texas

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Faysville, Texas
Census-designated place
Location of Faysville, Texas
Location of Faysville, Texas
Hidalgo County Faysville.svg
Coordinates: 26°24′31″N 98°8′17″W / 26.40861°N 98.13806°W / 26.40861; -98.13806Coordinates: 26°24′31″N 98°8′17″W / 26.40861°N 98.13806°W / 26.40861; -98.13806
Country  United States of America
State  Texas
County Hidalgo
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 85 ft (26 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 439
 • Density 490/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78539
Area code(s) 956
FIPS code 48-25656[2]
GNIS feature ID 1377161[3]

Faysville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population was 439 at the 2010 United States Census.[1] It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Faysville is located at 26°24′31″N 98°8′17″W / 26.40861°N 98.13806°W / 26.40861; -98.13806 (26.408564, -98.137947).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 348 people, 95 households, and 81 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 373.2 people per square mile (144.5/km²). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 115.8/sq mi (44.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 63.22% White, 35.63% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 99.14% of the population.

There were 95 households out of which 49.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.7% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.66 and the average family size was 4.01.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $23,646, and the median income for a family was $24,063. Males had a median income of $23,177 versus $17,778 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,679. About 20.0% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 29.6% of those age 65 or over.


Faysville is served by the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District.

In addition, South Texas Independent School District operates magnet schools that serve the community.


  1. ^ a b c "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.