Medina is located at 26°55'18" North, 99°15'28" West (26.921628, -99.257820)1.
As of the census of 2000, there are 2,960 people, 797 households, and 706 families residing in the town. The population density is 645.7/km² (1,675.2/mi²). There are 999 housing units at an average density of 217.9/km² (565.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 81.96% White, 0.30% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 14.80% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. 93.51% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 797 households out of which 63.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% are married couples living together, 15.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 11.3% are non-families. 10.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.71 and the average family size is 3.99.
In the town the population is spread out with 42.7% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 12.0% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $24,453, and the median income for a family is $25,576. Males have a median income of $19,593 versus $13,583 for females. The per capita income for the town is $6,342. 48.1% of the population and 38.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 55.9% are under the age of 18 and 26.3% are 65 or older.