Rio Frio, TX 78879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rio Frio, TX 78879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Real County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.652, Longitude -99.774
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 11
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 60
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 60

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

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  1. 78879 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 78879 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Rio Frio, TX 78879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 458
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 371
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $43,830
Average Household Income $73,851
Per Capita Income $33,173


Total Housing Units 407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (38.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (49.6%)
Median Home Value $148,438
Average Home Value $230,449


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 141
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 0.46% 0.86%
Households 0.3% 0.77%
Families 0.17% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Rio Frio, TX 78879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78879 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 # 1608 14th
Population Density # 1415 24th
Diversity Index # 1105 41st
Median Household Income # 1275 32nd
Per Capita Income # 402 78th

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