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Primera is a town in Cameron County, in the Brownsville-Harlingen metro area.
The latitude of Primera is 26.225N. The longitude is -97.757W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,723.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Primera demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cameron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78552 ZIP code.
3% of Primera residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Primera ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Primera was $8,897, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Primera residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Primera, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $640.
Cameron County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Primera political report.
The average commute time for Primera workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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