Mission, TX 78573 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78573: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mission, TX 78573

Acceptable Alternative
Alton, TX 78573
Palmhurst, TX 78573

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 723
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,884
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 178
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.214, Longitude -98.326
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mission, TX 78573 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,467
Population in Households 38,467
Population in Familes 36,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,100
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 9,840
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 8,778
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 10,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,921 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,919 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 902 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $83,435
Average Home Value $134,468


Median Household Income $34,564
Average Household Income $51,868
Per Capita Income $13,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.54%
Households 1.3% 1.54%
Families 1.24% 1.51%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Mission, TX 78573 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78573 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 # 209 89th
Population Density1 # 528 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 1816 3rd
Median Household Income # 1617 14th
Per Capita Income # 1752 7th

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