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, 2017)


Total Population 287
Daytime Population: Workers 71
Daytime Population: Residents 145
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 285
Population in Familes 236
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $54,768
Average Household Income $68,180
Per Capita Income $27,018


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (26.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (45.7%)
Median Home Value $48,214
Average Home Value $58,333


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 78
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 1.98% 0.48%
Households 1.84% 0.35%
Families 1.91% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

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

The table below compares 79847 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 # 1663 10th
Population Density # 1839 1st
Diversity Index # 574 69th
Median Household Income # 654 65th
Per Capita Income # 815 56th

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