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, 2016)


Total Population 257
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (36.4%)
Median Home Value $82,759
Average Home Value $137,179


Median Household Income $33,221
Average Household Income $48,455
Per Capita Income $26,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.39%
Households -0.34% -0.59%
Families -0.77% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

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

The table below compares 79834 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 # 1675 11th
Population Density1 # 1847 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 793 58th
Median Household Income # 1651 12th
Per Capita Income # 780 58th

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