McAllen, TX 78504 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78504: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McAllen, TX 78504

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mc Allen, TX 78504

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,186
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,367
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,098
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.255, Longitude -98.226
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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McAllen, TX 78504 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 54,332
Population in Households 54,252
Population in Familes 48,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 2,949
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 17,141
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 13,722
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 18,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,054 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,087 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,325 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $155,501
Average Home Value $202,375


Median Household Income $60,414
Average Household Income $82,004
Per Capita Income $25,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.85% 1.79%
Households 1.74% 1.72%
Families 1.68% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

McAllen, TX 78504 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78504 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 # 83 96th
Population Density1 # 293 84th
Diversity Index2 # 1089 42nd
Median Household Income # 411 78th
Per Capita Income # 789 58th

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