In 2010, the municipality had a total population of 9,935. Oil was recently discover in Jiménez, and U.S oil companies or in the process of setting operations on both sides of the border, With the majority of the Mexico operations to be based in Cd. Acuna due to its proximity to Jiménez, and operations on the U.S side will be based in Del Rio, Texas. Companies are already working on infrastructure on the U.S side in Val Verde County. The oil industry is going to create an economical impact on both side of the border.