Colorado City, TX 79512 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79512: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colorado City, TX 79512

Not Acceptable, USPS
Buford, TX 79512
Cuthbert, TX 79512

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mitchell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.394, Longitude -100.859
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 79512 has segments in 3 Counties (Howard, Mitchell, Scurry).

  • Businesses Addresses: 308
  • PO Box Addresses: 230
  • Residential Addresses: 2,368
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,368

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

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Colorado City, TX 79512 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,003
Daytime Population: Workers 1,936
Daytime Population: Residents 3,979
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,915
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 5,923
Population in Familes 4,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,080
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $45,047
Average Household Income $59,697
Per Capita Income $18,142


Total Housing Units 3,506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,649 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,137 (32.4%)
Median Home Value $66,530
Average Home Value $83,884


Total Households 2,369
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,604
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.36% 0.14%
Households 0.16% 0.13%
Families 0.09% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Colorado City, TX 79512 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79512 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 # 875 53rd
Population Density # 1448 22nd
Diversity Index # 199 89th
Median Household Income # 1206 35th
Per Capita Income # 1595 14th

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