Gilchrist, TX 77617 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77617: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gilchrist, TX 77617

Not Acceptable, USPS
Caplen, TX 77617

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Galveston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.512, Longitude -94.49
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gilchrist, TX 77617 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 144
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 108
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 57 (24.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (68.7%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $160,526


Median Household Income $45,684
Average Household Income $60,385
Per Capita Income $30,711
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.74%
Households 1.38% 1.59%
Families 1.14% 1.76%
Median Household Income   -1.9%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Gilchrist, TX 77617 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77617 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1738 7th
Population Density1 # 1462 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1602 15th
Median Household Income # 1056 44th
Per Capita Income # 426 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.