Elsa, TX 78543 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78543: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elsa, TX 78543

Not Acceptable, USPS
Engelman, TX 78543

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.298, Longitude -97.993
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 159
  • PO Box Addresses: 2,338
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Elsa, TX 78543 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,889
Daytime Population: Workers 2,232
Daytime Population: Residents 4,102
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 5,889
Population in Familes 5,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,463
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $19,191
Average Household Income $36,215
Per Capita Income $11,125


Total Housing Units 1,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,137 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 672 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $62,558
Average Home Value $73,241


Total Households 1,809
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 1,440
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.14% 1.36%
Households 1.16% 1.36%
Families 1.08% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

Elsa, TX 78543 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78543 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 # 971 48th
Population Density # 249 87th
Diversity Index # 1539 17th
Median Household Income # 1829 1st
Per Capita Income # 1820 2nd

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