Giddings, TX 78942 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78942: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Giddings, TX 78942

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 612
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,844
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 241
  • County: Lee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.186, Longitude -96.935
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78942 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Lee).

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Giddings, TX 78942 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,582
Population in Households 9,073
Population in Familes 7,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 509
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 3,341
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 2,405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,994 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,344 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 997 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 653 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $131,844
Average Home Value $167,310


Median Household Income $48,504
Average Household Income $62,509
Per Capita Income $22,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.78%
Households 0.96% 0.92%
Families 0.87% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Giddings, TX 78942 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78942 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 # 820 56th
Population Density1 # 1106 41st
Diversity Index2 # 473 74th
Median Household Income # 907 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1151 39th

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