Rio Grande City, TX 78582 ZIP Code Profile


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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
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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: 963
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,098
  • Residential Addresses: 11,471
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 380
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,091

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

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Rio Grande City, TX 78582 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,041
Daytime Population: Workers 14,262
Daytime Population: Residents 28,188
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,450
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 42,231
Population in Familes 39,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 810
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $29,015
Average Household Income $45,024
Per Capita Income $12,408


Total Housing Units 12,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,025 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,602 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,294 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $77,345
Average Home Value $102,258


Total Households 11,627
Average Household Size 3.63
Family Households 9,976
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 1.46% 1.27%
Households 1.49% 1.3%
Families 1.46% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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

The table below compares 78582 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 # 169 91st
Population Density # 1012 45th
Diversity Index # 1814 2nd
Median Household Income # 1773 4th
Per Capita Income # 1797 3rd

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