New Ulm, TX 78950 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78950: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Ulm, TX 78950

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 959
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2
  • County: Austin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.886, Longitude -96.486
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78950 has segments in 3 Counties (Austin, Colorado, Fayette).

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New Ulm, TX 78950 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,341
Daytime Population: Workers 304
Daytime Population: Residents 1,291
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,329
Population in Familes 1,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $59,324
Average Household Income $86,871
Per Capita Income $37,543


Total Housing Units 1,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 855 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $198,383
Average Home Value $336,462


Total Households 1,006
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 725
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 1.48% 1.3%
Households 1.5% 1.32%
Families 1.43% 1.26%
Median Household Income   4.0%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

New Ulm, TX 78950 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78950 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 # 1239 33rd
Population Density # 1315 29th
Diversity Index # 1582 15th
Median Household Income # 490 74th
Per Capita Income # 248 87th

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