Harlingen, TX 78550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harlingen, TX 78550

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cameron County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.194, Longitude -97.687
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,347
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 19,953
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,544
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,409

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 78550 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 78550 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Harlingen, TX 78550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 55,056
Population in Households 54,199
Population in Familes 47,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 857
Population Density2 574
Diversity Index3 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,854
Average Household Income $57,146
Per Capita Income $19,721

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,866 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,530 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,916 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $88,962
Average Home Value $123,021
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,396
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 13,519
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.35% 0.49%
Households 0.41% 0.52%
Families 0.32% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Harlingen, TX 78550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78550 to the other 1,862 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 95 95th
Population Density # 613 67th
Diversity Index # 1266 32nd
Median Household Income # 1496 20th
Per Capita Income # 1525 18th

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