Edinburg is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 84,497 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Edinburg is the 43rd largest community in Texas.
Edinburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Edinburg is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edinburg who work in office and administrative support (15.45%), teaching (13.31%), and sales jobs (11.88%).
In terms of college education, Edinburg is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.13% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Edinburg in 2010 was $17,388, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,552 for a family of four. However, Edinburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Edinburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edinburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Edinburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 88.16% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Edinburg include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Edinburg's cultural character, accounting for 19.66% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Edinburg is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.