Edinburg Realty


Located near the Louisiana border and 80 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, Edinburg is the county seat of Hidalgo County, the seventh largest county in Texas. With a population of 86,123, this city boasts a pro-business community with excellent quality of life and strong civic pride. As such, it is home to many restaurants, businesses, neighborhood developments, entertainment places, and schools. Here you can also find the University of Texas-Pan American, the state’s tenth largest public university, as well as one of the UT System's leading schools, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

The South Texas International Airport, situated nine miles north of downtown Edinburg, provides business class aviation access to the Rio Grande Valley and, with several close neighboring cities, Edinburg is well-connected. Pharr is located 9 miles away, with Mission a distance of 18.7 miles, and Weslaco 21.1 miles. The quiet atmosphere and low noise levels make this a peaceful place to live with lots to see and do.

Real Estate

As such a peaceful city, it’s no surprise that two-thirds of the population own their home while the other third rent. The housing style is predominantly single detached two-bedroom and three-bedroom homes, however, there are also smaller apartment buildings and mobile homes. The median cost of a home in Edinburg is $116,000 and, with a 5.1% rise in home appreciation during the last 12 months, now is a good time to buy. You can browse houses for sale by neighborhood.

Getting Around in Edinburg

While a fraction of the residents are able to walk between over 50 stores to run their errands, the best way of getting around in Edinburg is by motor vehicle. With well-maintained roads and plentiful parking, driving offers the best way of covering distances between destinations and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. You’ll find that West University Drive streamlines traffic by connecting several major destinations with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Other transport options include the public bus as well as metered services like Uber.

Life in Edinburg

With two major universities and plentiful primary schools and high schools, one of the largest employment industries in Edinburg is education. As a result, there are many individuals who flock to Edinburg to work at either the University of Texas-Pan American or the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, while their children attend one of the various surrounding schools.

The high economic growth rate and low cost of living make Edinburg a desirable location for a lot of people, while it also offers very pleasant winters. Generally, residents also value the peace and quality of life they can get here. Find out more about the average home value in Edinburg.

Real Estate Facts

Average Home Value

$277,300 Average Listing Value

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