Del Rio, TX 78840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Del Rio, TX 78840

Acceptable Alternative
Laughlin AFB, TX 78840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,145
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,294
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 989
  • County: Val Verde County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.367, Longitude -100.891
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78840 has segments in 2 Counties (Edwards, Val Verde).

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Del Rio, TX 78840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 48,790
Population in Households 46,954
Population in Familes 41,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,836
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 15,836
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 12,060
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,891 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,945 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,902 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $100,167
Average Home Value $125,897


Median Household Income $42,701
Average Household Income $55,905
Per Capita Income $18,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.05%
Households 0.33% 0.15%
Families 0.26% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Del Rio, TX 78840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78840 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 # 119 94th
Population Density1 # 1227 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1131 40th
Median Household Income # 1209 36th
Per Capita Income # 1534 18th

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