Dickens, TX 79229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dickens, TX 79229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 28
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dickens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.619, Longitude -100.835
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dickens, TX 79229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 473
Population in Households 470
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $79,839
Average Home Value $195,364


Median Household Income $46,498
Average Household Income $60,263
Per Capita Income $27,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.56%
Households -0.07% -0.28%
Families -0.11% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

Dickens, TX 79229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79229 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 # 1596 15th
Population Density1 # 1798 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1232 34th
Median Household Income # 1010 46th
Per Capita Income # 642 66th

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