Hamlin, TX 79520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hamlin, TX 79520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 134
  • Single Family Addresses: 916
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Jones County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.881, Longitude -100.127
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79520 has segments in 3 Counties (Fisher, Jones, Stonewall).

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Hamlin, TX 79520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,344
Population in Households 2,311
Population in Familes 1,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 910
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 629
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 685 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $40,969
Average Home Value $65,474


Median Household Income $37,992
Average Household Income $52,504
Per Capita Income $20,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.6%
Households -0.6% -0.51%
Families -0.74% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.

Hamlin, TX 79520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79520 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 # 1243 34th
Population Density1 # 1535 18th
Diversity Index2 # 552 71st
Median Household Income # 1477 21st
Per Capita Income # 1346 28th

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