Novice, TX 79538 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79538: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Novice, TX 79538

Not Acceptable, USPS
Content, TX 79538

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 44
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Coleman County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.007, Longitude -99.565
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79538 has segments in 2 Counties (Coleman, Runnels).

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Novice, TX 79538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 293
Daytime Population: Workers 37
Daytime Population: Residents 142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 242
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $47,120
Average Household Income $67,154
Per Capita Income $32,317


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $99,074
Average Home Value $181,723


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 96
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 1.03% 0.34%
Households 1.13% 0.28%
Families 0.89% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Novice, TX 79538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79538 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 # 1661 10th
Population Density # 1644 11th
Diversity Index # 1710 7th
Median Household Income # 1094 41st
Per Capita Income # 441 76th

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