Pharr is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the estimated population of Pharr was 79,458.
Demographically, Pharr is a predominantly Hispanic community, with a significant percentage of white and African American residents. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the racial makeup of Pharr in 2020 was approximately 91.3% Hispanic or Latino, 6.5% white, and 1.2% African American.
Pharr is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Pharr Community Park, which features a walking trail, a playground, and a fishing pond. The city is also home to several restaurants and shops, including the Pharr International Bridge, which is a major trade route for commercial and industrial products.
In terms of school ratings, Pharr is served by the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District, which includes several elementary, middle, and high schools in the area. According to GreatSchools, some of the highest-rated schools in the area include the Kelly-Pharr Elementary School and the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo North High School.
As for real estate, according to Zillow, the median home value in Pharr is $112,125 as of 2022. The property tax rate in Hidalgo County is 1.80%, which includes both the county and city property tax rates.
The Pharr Chamber of Commerce phone number is (956) 787-2721, and the Pharr City Hall phone number is (956) 402-4000.