Port Isabel, TX 78578 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78578: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Port Isabel, TX 78578

Acceptable Alternative
Laguna Heights, TX 78578
Laguna Hts, TX 78578
Laguna Vista, TX 78578

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bahia Mar, TX 78578
Isabel, TX 78578
Pt Isabel, TX 78578

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cameron County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.085, Longitude -97.242
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 338
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,450
  • Residential Addresses: 3,454
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 132
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,322

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 78578 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 78578 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Port Isabel, TX 78578 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Port Isabel, TX 78578 Housing Affordability Index is 105
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Port Isabel, TX 78578 Wealth Index is 53
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 13,476
Population in Households 13,251
Population in Familes 11,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 225
Population Density 246
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,671
Average Household Income $56,154
Per Capita Income $19,863
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,626 (38.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,135 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,138 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $167,265
Housing Affordability Index2 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,761
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 3,533
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.8% 0.8%
Households 0.89% 0.87%
Families 0.8% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Port Isabel, TX 78578 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78578 to the other 1,881 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 732 61st
Population Density # 738 61st
Diversity Index # 1014 46th
Median Household Income # 1593 15th
Per Capita Income # 1529 19th

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