Murillo, Texas

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Murillo, Texas
Hidalgo County Nurillo.svg
Coordinates: 26°16′2″N 98°7′54″W / 26.26722°N 98.13167°W / 26.26722; -98.13167Coordinates: 26°16′2″N 98°7′54″W / 26.26722°N 98.13167°W / 26.26722; -98.13167
Country United States of America
State Texas
County Hidalgo
Area
 • Total6.9 sq mi (18.0 km2)
 • Land6.9 sq mi (18.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total7,344
 • Density1,057/sq mi (408.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-50092[1]
GNIS feature ID2408961[2]

Murillo, previously recorded as Nurillo, is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 7,344 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 5,056 at the 2000 census. It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Murillo is located in south-central Hidalgo County at 26°16′2″N 98°7′54″W / 26.26722°N 98.13167°W / 26.26722; -98.13167 (26.267091, -98.131725).[3] It is bordered to the west by Edinburg, the county seat, to the southwest by Lopezville, to the south by San Juan, and to the north by Cesar Chavez.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Murillo CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18.0 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,056 people, 1,231 households, and 1,144 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 726.0 people per square mile (280.5/km²). There were 1,329 housing units at an average density of 190.8/sq mi (73.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.95% White, 0.34% African American, 0.32% Native American, 21.02% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 96.70% of the population.

There were 1,231 households out of which 64.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.5% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.0% were non-families. 5.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.11 and the average family size was 4.24.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 39.9% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,645, and the median income for a family was $25,160. Males had a median income of $18,137 versus $15,284 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,611. About 32.8% of families and 38.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.7% of those under age 18 and 37.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Murillo is served by the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District.[5][6]

Zoned elementary schools serving sections of Murillo include Betts, Cano-Conzalez, De Escandon, Gorena, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Ramirez (grades PK-5),[7]

Almost all of Murillo is zoned to Barrientes Middle School, with a small segment zoned to South Middle School.[8] All residents are zoned to Edinburg High School (9-12).[9]

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

References

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Murillo CDP, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 22, 2018.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Murillo, Texas
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Hidalgo County, TX." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.
  6. ^ Murillo Census Bureau map. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "2013-2014 Elementary School Boundaries" (Partial). Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District. Boundaries approved on April 2, 2013. Details of attendance zones: Betts, Cano-Conzalez, De Escandon, Gorena, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ramirez. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.
  8. ^ "2015-2016 Middle School Boundaries" (Partial). Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District. Boundaries approved on March 29, 2011. Detail of Barrientes Middle Zone, Detail of South Middle Zone. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.
  9. ^ "2015-2016 High Schools Approved Boundaries" (Partial). Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District. Detail of Edinburg High Zone. Retrieved on January 2, 2017.