Santa Elena, TX 78591 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78591: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Elena, TX 78591

Not Acceptable, USPS
La Gloria, TX 78591

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • Single Family Addresses: 63
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Starr County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.744, Longitude -98.515
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Elena, TX 78591 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 738
Population in Households 738
Population in Familes 624
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $55,195
Average Home Value $96,694


Median Household Income $33,139
Average Household Income $63,811
Per Capita Income $24,643
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.45%
Households 1.48% 1.56%
Families 1.31% 1.42%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Santa Elena, TX 78591 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78591 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 # 1523 19th
Population Density1 # 1684 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1696 9th
Median Household Income # 1655 12th
Per Capita Income # 940 50th

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