Sierra Blanca, TX 79851 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 79851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sierra Blanca, TX 79851

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Hudspeth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.229, Longitude -105.187
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 42
  • PO Box Addresses: 320
  • Residential Addresses: 3
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3

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

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Sierra Blanca, TX 79851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 642
Daytime Population: Workers 815
Daytime Population: Residents 428
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,243
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.94
Population in Households 558
Population in Familes 461
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $44,038
Average Household Income $57,425
Per Capita Income $24,171


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $55,000
Average Home Value $68,902


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 136
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 -0.09% -0.25%
Households -0.07% -0.29%
Families -0.1% -0.3%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Sierra Blanca, TX 79851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79851 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 # 1546 16th
Population Density # 1830 1st
Diversity Index # 742 60th
Median Household Income # 1257 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1110 40th

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