Schulenburg, TX 78956 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 78956: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Schulenburg, TX 78956

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 298
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,125
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 57
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.681, Longitude -96.906
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78956 has segments in 3 Counties (Colorado, Fayette, Lavaca).

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Schulenburg, TX 78956 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,720
Population in Households 5,529
Population in Familes 4,619
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 2,267
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,617 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 650 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 735 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $138,410
Average Home Value $191,466


Median Household Income $43,441
Average Household Income $59,841
Per Capita Income $24,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.45%
Households 0.2% 0.33%
Families 0.1% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Schulenburg, TX 78956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78956 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 # 978 48th
Population Density1 # 1175 37th
Diversity Index2 # 903 52nd
Median Household Income # 1176 37th
Per Capita Income # 978 48th

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