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, 2016)


Total Population 13,763
Population in Households 11,711
Population in Familes 10,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,052
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 4,268
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 3,139
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,013 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,255 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $73,121
Average Home Value $104,680


Median Household Income $39,640
Average Household Income $53,539
Per Capita Income $18,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.65%
Households 0.83% 0.84%
Families 0.74% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

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

The table below compares 79735 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 # 698 63rd
Population Density1 # 1678 11th
Diversity Index2 # 660 65th
Median Household Income # 1378 26th
Per Capita Income # 1547 17th

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