Plains, TX 79355 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79355: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Plains, TX 79355

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 80
  • Single Family Addresses: 79
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Yoakum County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.197, Longitude -102.829
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Plains, TX 79355 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,070
Population in Households 2,070
Population in Familes 1,860
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 703
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 550
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $88,217
Average Home Value $106,349


Median Household Income $44,440
Average Household Income $63,189
Per Capita Income $21,460
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.3%
Households 0.89% 1.17%
Families 0.84% 1.1%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Plains, TX 79355 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79355 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 # 1267 32nd
Population Density1 # 1655 12th
Diversity Index2 # 419 78th
Median Household Income # 1125 40th
Per Capita Income # 1291 31st

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