Buchanan Dam, TX 78609 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78609: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buchanan Dam, TX 78609

Not Acceptable, USPS
Inks Lake Village, TX 78609

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 121
  • Single Family Addresses: 890
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Llano County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.798, Longitude -98.465
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Buchanan Dam, TX 78609 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,142
Population in Households 2,142
Population in Familes 1,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,070
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 649
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 841 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 549 (33.9%)
Median Home Value $159,672
Average Home Value $230,054


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $52,529
Per Capita Income $26,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 1.27%
Households 1.12% 1.17%
Families 1.0% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Buchanan Dam, TX 78609 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78609 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 # 1260 33rd
Population Density1 # 958 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1785 5th
Median Household Income # 1605 15th
Per Capita Income # 759 60th

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