Hidalgo, TX 78557 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hidalgo, TX 78557

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hidalgo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.101, Longitude -98.244
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 521
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,077
  • Residential Addresses: 3,301
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 100
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,201

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

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Hidalgo, TX 78557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,381
Daytime Population: Workers 5,236
Daytime Population: Residents 8,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,875
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 13,381
Population in Familes 12,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,398
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $33,998
Average Household Income $48,749
Per Capita Income $12,062


Total Housing Units 3,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,515 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 796 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $92,603
Average Home Value $116,451


Total Households 3,311
Average Household Size 4.04
Family Households 2,997
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 1.55% 1.59%
Households 1.51% 1.53%
Families 1.45% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Hidalgo, TX 78557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78557 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 # 712 62nd
Population Density # 471 75th
Diversity Index # 1824 1st
Median Household Income # 1685 9th
Per Capita Income # 1804 2nd

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