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, 2016)


Total Population 2,449
Population in Households 2,437
Population in Familes 2,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 756
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 893 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 451 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $195,853
Average Home Value $330,515


Median Household Income $57,050
Average Household Income $79,558
Per Capita Income $34,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.23%
Households 1.55% 1.17%
Families 1.45% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

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

The table below compares 78950 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 # 1233 34th
Population Density1 # 1306 30th
Diversity Index2 # 1590 15th
Median Household Income # 497 74th
Per Capita Income # 277 85th

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