Comstock, TX 78837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Comstock, TX 78837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Val Verde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.689, Longitude -101.174
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Comstock, TX 78837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 224
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (34.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (55.5%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $180,556


Median Household Income $52,446
Average Household Income $76,409
Per Capita Income $31,723
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.27%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.26% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Comstock, TX 78837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78837 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 # 1690 10th
Population Density1 # 1827 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 853 55th
Median Household Income # 692 63rd
Per Capita Income # 371 80th

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