Weslaco is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. According to the 2020 U.S. Census, the estimated population of Weslaco was 40,321.
Demographically, Weslaco is a predominantly Hispanic community, with a small percentage of white and African American residents. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the racial makeup of Weslaco in 2020 was approximately 89.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.2% white, and 0.5% African American.
Weslaco is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Weslaco City Park, which features a playground, walking trails, and a basketball court. The city is also home to several restaurants and shops.
In terms of school ratings, Weslaco is served by the Weslaco 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 Weslaco East High School and the Memorial Elementary School.
As for real estate, according to Zillow, the median home value in Weslaco is $125,426 as of 2022. The property tax rate in Hidalgo County is 1.80%, which includes both the county and city property tax rates.
The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce phone number is (956) 968-2102, and the Weslaco City Hall phone number is (956) 968-3181.