Fayetteville, TX 78940 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78940: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, TX 78940

Not Acceptable, USPS
Shelby, TX 78940

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 79
  • Single Family Addresses: 914
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.943, Longitude -96.681
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78940 has segments in 3 Counties (Austin, Colorado, Fayette).

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Fayetteville, TX 78940 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,340
Daytime Population: Workers 305
Daytime Population: Residents 1,292
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,597
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,337
Population in Familes 1,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $56,524
Average Household Income $76,675
Per Capita Income $33,611


Total Housing Units 1,630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 829 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 606 (37.2%)
Median Home Value $161,623
Average Home Value $223,975


Total Households 1,024
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 703
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 1.08% 0.87%
Households 1.03% 0.86%
Families 0.94% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Fayetteville, TX 78940 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78940 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 # 1240 33rd
Population Density # 1351 27th
Diversity Index # 1695 8th
Median Household Income # 597 68th
Per Capita Income # 374 80th

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