Salt Flat, TX 79847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salt Flat, TX 79847

Acceptable Alternative
Dell City, TX 79847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 124
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hudspeth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.809, Longitude -105.277
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79847 has segments in 2 Counties (Culberson, Hudspeth).

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Salt Flat, TX 79847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 278
Population in Households 277
Population in Familes 230
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (26.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $43,966
Average Home Value $55,392


Median Household Income $54,620
Average Household Income $67,581
Per Capita Income $26,525
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 0.5%
Households 2.4% 0.54%
Families 2.32% 0.79%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
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.

Salt Flat, TX 79847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79847 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 # 1665 11th
Population Density1 # 1846 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 576 70th
Median Household Income # 582 69th
Per Capita Income # 731 61st

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