Big Bend National Park, TX 79834 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 79834: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834

Acceptable Alternative
Bg Bnd Ntl Pk, TX 79834

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 60
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Brewster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.291, Longitude -103.182
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Big Bend National Park, TX 79834 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 237
Daytime Population: Workers 292
Daytime Population: Residents 125
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.76
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 149
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $35,530
Average Household Income $50,019
Per Capita Income $27,044


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $85,577
Average Home Value $142,808


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 57
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 -1.11% -0.86%
Households -0.93% -0.96%
Families -1.15% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Big Bend National Park, TX 79834 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79834 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 # 1684 9th
Population Density # 1840 1st
Diversity Index # 819 56th
Median Household Income # 1640 11th
Per Capita Income # 813 56th

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