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, 2017)


Total Population 5,490
Daytime Population: Workers 2,197
Daytime Population: Residents 3,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,411
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 5,299
Population in Familes 4,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $46,191
Average Household Income $63,773
Per Capita Income $26,278


Total Housing Units 2,941 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,581 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 630 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 730 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $140,839
Average Home Value $187,713


Total Households 2,211
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,517
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 0.1% 0.24%
Households 0.01% 0.17%
Families -0.06% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Schulenburg, TX 78956 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78956 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 # 990 46th
Population Density # 1174 36th
Diversity Index # 892 52nd
Median Household Income # 1144 38th
Per Capita Income # 879 52nd

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