Terlingua, TX 79852 ZIP Code Profile

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Lajitas, TX | Terlingua, TX

ZIP Code 79852: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Terlingua, TX 79852

Acceptable Alternative
Lajitas, TX 79852

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brewster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.331, Longitude -103.592
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • PO Box Addresses: 362
  • Residential Addresses: 92
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 92

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

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  2. Growth Rates for 79852 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Terlingua, TX 79852 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 761
Population in Households 760
Population in Familes 484
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $32,652
Average Household Income $46,421
Per Capita Income $22,597


Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $86,859
Average Home Value $154,104


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 164
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 1.0% 0.9%
Households 1.07% 0.95%
Families 1.01% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Terlingua, TX 79852 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 79852 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 # 1518 19th
Population Density # 1756 6th
Diversity Index # 772 59th
Median Household Income # 1724 7th
Per Capita Income # 1300 30th

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