Fort Stockton, TX 79735 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79735: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Stockton, TX 79735

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 592
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,905
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 189
  • County: Pecos County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.887, Longitude -102.882
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Stockton, TX 79735 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,090
Daytime Population: Workers 5,171
Daytime Population: Residents 7,885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 12,001
Population in Familes 10,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,089
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $42,247
Average Household Income $56,921
Per Capita Income $19,422


Total Housing Units 4,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,075 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 410 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $75,661
Average Home Value $105,472


Total Households 4,344
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,199
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 0.88% 0.77%
Households 0.99% 0.91%
Families 0.92% 0.86%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Fort Stockton, TX 79735 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79735 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 # 696 62nd
Population Density # 1661 10th
Diversity Index # 694 62nd
Median Household Income # 1336 28th
Per Capita Income # 1542 17th

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