Edinburg, TX 78539 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 78539: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edinburg, TX 78539

Not Acceptable, USPS
Faysville, TX 78539
Lull, TX 78539
Red Gate, TX 78539
San Carlos, TX 78539
San Juan Community, TX 78539

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,669
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,741
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 578
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.332, Longitude -98.164
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Edinburg, TX 78539 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,858
Population in Households 33,449
Population in Familes 29,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 2,461
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 11,360
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 8,462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,489 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,871 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,053 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $119,172
Average Home Value $150,050


Median Household Income $52,448
Average Household Income $69,578
Per Capita Income $23,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.63%
Households 1.55% 1.66%
Families 1.44% 1.58%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Edinburg, TX 78539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78539 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 # 281 85th
Population Density1 # 359 81st
Diversity Index2 # 1169 38th
Median Household Income # 691 63rd
Per Capita Income # 1026 45th

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