Van Horn, TX 79855 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79855: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Van Horn, TX 79855

Acceptable Alternative
Kent, TX 79855

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 140
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Culberson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.06, Longitude -104.21
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Van Horn, TX 79855 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,055
Population in Households 2,044
Population in Familes 1,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 547
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 232 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $46,287
Average Home Value $68,360


Median Household Income $40,661
Average Household Income $55,287
Per Capita Income $21,431
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.82% -0.75%
Households -0.48% -0.54%
Families -0.57% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Van Horn, TX 79855 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79855 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 # 1273 32nd
Population Density1 # 1429 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 799 57th
Median Household Income # 1321 30th
Per Capita Income # 1294 31st

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