Santa Elena, TX 78591 ZIP Code Profile

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La Gloria, TX | Santa Elena, TX

ZIP Code 78591: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Elena, TX 78591

Not Acceptable, USPS
La Gloria, TX 78591

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Starr County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.744, Longitude -98.515
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 68
  • Residential Addresses: 72
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 72

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 78591 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 78591 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Texas Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Santa Elena, TX 78591 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 356
Population in Households 356
Population in Familes 303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $33,522
Average Household Income $70,834
Per Capita Income $29,249


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $53,289
Average Home Value $92,769


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.17% 0.22%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families 0.12% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   4.15%

Santa Elena, TX 78591 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78591 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 # 1644 12th
Population Density # 1738 7th
Diversity Index # 1741 7th
Median Household Income # 1717 8th
Per Capita Income # 653 65th

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