Taft, TX 78390 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78390: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Taft, TX 78390

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 122
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,812
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
  • County: San Patricio County
  • Centroid: Latitude 27.976, Longitude -97.394
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78390 has segments in 2 Counties (Aransas, San Patricio).

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Taft, TX 78390 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,234
Population in Households 6,165
Population in Familes 5,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 2,082
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 1,542
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,390 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 692 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 355 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $74,742
Average Home Value $110,468


Median Household Income $38,865
Average Household Income $54,185
Per Capita Income $18,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 1.04%
Households 0.54% 1.03%
Families 0.42% 0.97%
Median Household Income   -0.87%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Taft, TX 78390 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78390 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 # 944 50th
Population Density1 # 1204 36th
Diversity Index2 # 839 55th
Median Household Income # 1425 24th
Per Capita Income # 1541 18th

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