Pharr, TX 78577 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78577: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pharr, TX 78577

Not Acceptable, USPS
Las Milpas, TX 78577

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,245
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,813
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,785
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.187, Longitude -98.184
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pharr, TX 78577 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 78,127
Daytime Population: Workers 34,049
Daytime Population: Residents 50,787
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 84,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 78,093
Population in Familes 71,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 2,426
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $35,179
Average Household Income $47,102
Per Capita Income $13,085


Total Housing Units 25,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,553 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,122 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,334 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $77,405
Average Home Value $102,848


Total Households 21,675
Average Household Size 3.6
Family Households 17,962
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 1.36% 1.41%
Households 1.28% 1.37%
Families 1.21% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Pharr, TX 78577 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78577 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 # 21 99th
Population Density # 368 80th
Diversity Index # 1502 19th
Median Household Income # 1647 11th
Per Capita Income # 1774 4th

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