Rio Hondo is a small city located in Cameron County, Texas. As of the 2020 census, the population of Rio Hondo was around 2,300 people. The city is primarily residential, with a mix of both single-family homes and multi-family units.
As of 2021, the median home value in Rio Hondo was around $77,000, according to Zillow. The property tax rate in Rio Hondo varies depending on the specific property and its location, as property taxes are determined by the county, city, and other local government entities. According to the Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector’s website, the general property tax rate for the county in 2020 was 0.4259%.
Rio Hondo is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Rio Hondo City Park and the Arroyo Colorado Trail. The city also hosts several annual events and festivals, such as the Rio Hondo Cotton Festival and the Christmas in the Park celebration.
Rio Hondo is served by the Rio Hondo Independent School District, which includes several schools in the area. The district has a rating of “B” by the Texas Education Agency.
The phone number for the Rio Hondo City Hall is (956) 748-2071.