Edinburg is a city in and the county seat of Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. Edinburg is part of the McAllen–Edinburg–Mission and Reynosa–McAllen metropolitan areas.
This city is the home of the Edinburg Roadrunners, an independent league baseball team in the North American League. In 2013, the City of Edinburg and The Edinburg Economic Development Corporation announced plans for the construction of an events arena in which the NBA Development League Champions, the RGV Vipers, will be the anchor tenants. The team will also have its practice facility at the Edinburg Sports & Wellness Center under construction. The City also opened a six city block stretch of green pedestrian walkway space known as the McIntyre Street Project in April 2014 expected to be the beginning of a proposed arts and restaurant district extending through the heart of Edinburg.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,938, and the median income for a family was $30,634. Males had a median income of $27,505 versus $21,010 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,854. About 25.2% of families and 29.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.2% of those under age 18 and 23.0% of those age 65 or over.