Rio Grande City, TX 78582 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 78582: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Grande City, TX 78582

Acceptable Alternative
Rio Grande Cy, TX 78582

Not Acceptable, USPS
El Sauz, TX 78582
Escobares, TX 78582
Fort Ringgold, TX 78582
Garceno, TX 78582
La Casita, TX 78582
Rincon, TX 78582
Rio Grande, TX 78582
Santa Catarina, TX 78582
Santa Cruz, TX 78582
Villareales, TX 78582

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Starr County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.492, Longitude -98.739
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 942
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,069
  • Residential Addresses: 11,532
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 382
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,150

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

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  1. 78582 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 78582 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Rio Grande City, TX 78582 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,066
Population in Households 42,223
Population in Familes 39,930
Population in Group Qrtrs 843
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $30,206
Average Household Income $45,611
Per Capita Income $12,537


Total Housing Units 13,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,548 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,049 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,629 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $80,680
Average Home Value $108,613


Total Households 11,597
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 9,947
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.23% 1.02%
Households 1.22% 1.02%
Families 1.18% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Rio Grande City, TX 78582 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78582 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 # 175 91st
Population Density # 1002 46th
Diversity Index # 1825 2nd
Median Household Income # 1770 5th
Per Capita Income # 1802 3rd

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