Penitas is located in south Texas. Penitas is part of Hidalgo County. Penitas has 3.97 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Penitas population is 4,498, which has grown 285.43% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Penitas median household income is $34,818 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.55% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Penitas median house value is $83,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 57.47% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Penitas is worse than the state average in quality. The Penitas area code is 956.