Dale, TX 78616 ZIP Code Profile

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Dale, TX | Lytton Springs, TX | McMahan, TX | Tilmon, TX

Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Dale, TX 78616

Acceptable Alternative
McMahan, TX 78616

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lytton Springs, TX 78616
Tilmon, TX 78616

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,389
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Caldwell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.03, Longitude -97.572
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

78616 ZIP Code Profile Overview

  1. The Data section of the 78616 Profile (this page) specifies the USPS Preferred City Name plus any additional city names they associate with this ZIP Code and Primary 78616 ZIP Code Data (see above). This page also has current Demographic Data for 78616 and Peer Comparison Data to other Texas ZIP Codes.
  2. The Maps section shows the Boundary Map for ZIP Code 78616.
  3. The Photos section shows photos taken in and around Dale, TX 78616. The location of the photos (availiable in 2 sizes) are displayed on a map.
  4. The Schools section displays either a list of schools in Dale, TX 78616 or a link to Caldwell County schools.
  5. The Jobs section is a Jobs and Employment Center for Dale, TX 78616 with a searchable database of local area employment opportunities.

Dale, TX 78616 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,968
Population in Households 7,968
Population in Familes 6,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 67
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 2,544
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,928
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,805
Owner Occupied HU 2,121
Renter Occupied HU 423
Vacant Housing Units 261
Median Home Value $121,907
Average Home Value $150,141


Median Household Income $52,248
Average Household Income $60,004
Per Capita Income $19,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.07% 1.62%
Households 2.07% 1.6%
Families 1.94% 1.54%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


Dale, TX 78616: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares 78616 to the other 1,831 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 864 53rd
Population Density1 # 979 46th
Diversity Index2 # 349 81st
Median Household Income # 656 64th
Per Capita Income # 1360 26th