Mercedes, TX 78570 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78570: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mercedes, TX 78570

Not Acceptable, USPS
Heidelberg, TX 78570
Relampago, TX 78570
Rio Rico, TX 78570
Thayer, TX 78570

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 621
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,391
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 890
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.16, Longitude -97.92
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mercedes, TX 78570 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,016
Daytime Population: Workers 8,210
Daytime Population: Residents 25,949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,159
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 38,012
Population in Familes 35,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 466
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $34,656
Average Household Income $45,573
Per Capita Income $11,962


Total Housing Units 11,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,976 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,999 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,798 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $53,136
Average Home Value $79,723


Total Households 9,975
Average Household Size 3.81
Family Households 8,425
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.79% 1.75%
Households 1.66% 1.64%
Families 1.62% 1.62%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Mercedes, TX 78570 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78570 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 234 87th
Population Density # 641 65th
Diversity Index # 1543 17th
Median Household Income # 1668 10th
Per Capita Income # 1809 2nd

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