Rankin, TX 79778 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79778: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rankin, TX 79778

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Upton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.225, Longitude -101.943
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rankin, TX 79778 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 807
Population in Households 782
Population in Familes 683
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 252
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $71,348
Average Home Value $80,000


Median Household Income $64,174
Average Household Income $77,237
Per Capita Income $28,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.25%
Households 0.22% 0.27%
Families 0.15% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Rankin, TX 79778 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79778 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 # 1502 20th
Population Density1 # 744 60th
Diversity Index2 # 482 74th
Median Household Income # 322 83rd
Per Capita Income # 573 69th

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