Mercedes Information

Mercedes Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Mercedes, TX

General Mercedes Information

State: Texas

County: Hidalgo County

Close cities: Llano Grande, TX, Weslaco, TX, Indian Hills, TX, Solis, TX, Progreso, TX, Lyford, TX, Mila Doce, TX, Villa Verde, TX

Mercedes Population (census data)
Total 14,943 (+8.0% since 2000)
Male 7,020 (47.0%)
Female 7,923 (53.0%)

Population Density: 1,742 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 73.2 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 8.58 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,103

Zip Codes: 78570.

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Mercedes Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (90.0%)
  • Other race (16.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (9.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (2.5%)
  • United States (2.3%)
  • English (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 2,123 people (14.2%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Mercedes Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys
NBA Basketball: San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Texas, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Mercedes School Information

High Schools
High School For Health Professions (700 Med High Drive, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - South Texas ISD District)
Mercedes High School (1200 South Florida, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Mercedes Junior High (1/2 Miles South Of Highway 83 On Miles One E, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
South Palm Gardens High School (2607 Camino Real Viejo, Mercedes, TX, 78599 - Weslaco ISD District)
Elementary Schools
John F Kennedy Elementary (801 Hidalgo Street, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Ruben Hinojosa Elementary (500 South Rio Rico Road, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Taylor Elementary (900 N Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Travis Elementary (1551 South Georgia Avenue, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Cameron County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (100 Med High Drive, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - South Texas ISD District)
Guidance Center (2607 Camino Real Viejo, Mercedes, TX, 78599 - Weslaco ISD District)
Mercedes Alternative Academy (333 South Ohio Street, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Mercedes Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (333 South Ohio Street, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Mercedes Early Childhood Center (950 W Sixth Street, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - Mercedes ISD District)
Mid-Valley Academy (103 E 2nd Street, Mercedes, TX, 78501 - Mid-Valley Academy District)
The Science Academy (100 Med High Drive, Mercedes, TX, 78570 - South Texas ISD District)

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