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Virden is a village in Hidalgo County.
The community was named for Earnest W. Virden, president of the Gila Ranch Company
The latitude of Virden is 32.686N. The longitude is -109.001W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,763 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 121.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Virden demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hidalgo 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 85534 ZIP code.
18% of Virden residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Virden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Virden was $23,184, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Virden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Virden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Hidalgo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Virden political report.
The average commute time for Virden workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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