Santa Fe, TX 77517 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 77517: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Fe, TX 77517

Acceptable Alternative
Arcadia, TX 77517

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Galveston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.383, Longitude -95.128
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 121
  • PO Box Addresses: 360
  • Residential Addresses: 2,143
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,143

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Santa Fe, TX 77517 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,160
Daytime Population: Workers 426
Daytime Population: Residents 3,420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,846
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 6,160
Population in Familes 5,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 245
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $80,701
Average Household Income $102,778
Per Capita Income $36,606


Total Housing Units 2,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,869 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 325 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $191,554
Average Home Value $219,757


Total Households 2,194
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 1,684
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 1.17% 1.38%
Households 1.2% 1.36%
Families 1.07% 1.28%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Santa Fe, TX 77517 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 77517 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 # 949 49th
Population Density # 739 60th
Diversity Index # 1433 22nd
Median Household Income # 168 91st
Per Capita Income # 270 85th

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