Donna is located in “the heart of the valley” in south Texas in Hidalgo County . As of the 2010 census, the city maintains a population of 15,798. The city has a land area of 8.29 square miles, with 1,905.4 persons per square mile. Donna is a predominantly Hispanic community, with 92.3% of residents claiming Hispanic or Latino origin. Additionally, the majority of the population (82.4%) speaks a language other than English at home. The median household income is $25,439.
The average travel time to work for Donna residents is 23.8 minutes. The city has 5,229 individuals in the work force and has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The industry with the highest number of establishments is retail trade, followed by healthcare. Service, sales and office, and natural resource/construction/maintenance occupations are the primary occupations for workers in Donna.
|Current population estimate||16,274||797,810|
|Persons under 5 years||10%||9.7%|
|Persons under 18 years||34.2%||34.4%|
|Persons 19-64 years||42.9%||46.4%|
|Persons 65+ years||12.9%||9.5%|
|Median Age||29.3 years||27 years|
|Persons Reporting two or more races||1.5%||0.4%|
|Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin||92.3%||90.7%|
|White persons not Hispanic||7.3%||7.7%|
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