Villa Verde, Texas

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Villa Verde, Texas
Census-designated place
Hidalgo County VillaVerde.svg
Coordinates: 26°7′58″N 97°59′48″W / 26.13278°N 97.99667°W / 26.13278; -97.99667Coordinates: 26°7′58″N 97°59′48″W / 26.13278°N 97.99667°W / 26.13278; -97.99667
Country  United States of America
State  Texas
County Hidalgo
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 874
 • Density 2,200/sq mi (870/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-75626[2]
GNIS feature ID 1852779[3]

Villa Verde is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hidalgo County, Texas. The population was 874 at the 2010 United States Census.[1] It is part of the McAllenEdinburgMission Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Villa Verde is located at 26°7′58″N 97°59′48″W / 26.13278°N 97.99667°W / 26.13278; -97.99667 (26.132701, -97.996785).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 891 people, 216 households, and 200 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,367.8 people per square mile (905.3/km²). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 605.9/sq mi (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 64.20% White, 0.45% African American, 31.54% from other races, and 3.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 96.63% of the population.

There were 216 households out of which 53.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.1% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.4% were non-families. 6.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.13 and the average family size was 4.30.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 37.6% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $22,768, and the median income for a family was $22,857. Males had a median income of $14,932 versus $14,107 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,659. About 36.3% of families and 34.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.5% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.


Villa Verde is served by the Weslaco 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. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.