Leakey, TX 78873 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78873: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Leakey, TX 78873

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 100
  • Single Family Addresses: 84
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Real County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.862, Longitude -99.8
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Leakey, TX 78873 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,601
Daytime Population: Workers 784
Daytime Population: Residents 1,005
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,789
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 1,572
Population in Familes 1,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $45,291
Average Household Income $74,489
Per Capita Income $31,995


Total Housing Units 1,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 514 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 (51.1%)
Median Home Value $135,294
Average Home Value $184,290


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 474
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.3% -0.58%
Households -0.36% -0.62%
Families -0.46% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Leakey, TX 78873 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78873 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1345 27th
Population Density # 1663 10th
Diversity Index # 1148 38th
Median Household Income # 1191 36th
Per Capita Income # 457 75th

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