Zip Code 78582 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRio Grande City
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Starr
Area Code
Alternate Zip Code NamesRIO GRANDE CY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesEL SAUZ
Current Population:40455
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 100.3%
Unemployment Rate:18.5%
Median Household Income$20333
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range141 - 554 ft.
Area674 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)26.55448914, -98.67452240

Zip Code 78582 Description

Zip Code 78582 is located in the state of Texas in the Brownsville metro area. Zip code 78582 is primarily located in Starr County. The official US Postal Service name for 78582 is RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas. Portions of zip code 78582 are contained within or border the city limits of Los Villareales, TX, Rio Grande City, TX, La Casita-Garciasville, TX, La Victoria, TX, Los Alvarez, TX, La Rosita, TX, San Isidro, TX, La Puerta, TX, La Grulla, TX, Las Lomas, TX, and El Refugio, TXSanta Cruz, TX, . The area code for zip code 78582 is 956. 78582 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 78582 is 18.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 14.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 78582 increased to 40455 from 33406 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 78582 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 78582 public schools is Hispanic. 102.4% of students in 78582 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1612 3.83% 1399 +15%
 Black Or African American 10 0.02% 13 -23%
 Hispanic 40220 95.47% 38893 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 13 -100%
 Asian 175 0.42% 108 +62%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.27% 24 +371%

Zip Code 78582 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0%
 Black Or African American -0.1%
 Hispanic 100.3%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander -0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native -0.1%
 Two or More Races -0.1%

Zip Code 78582 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4045533406
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households10965
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$20333
Income Under $50K Per Year84.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year11.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.90%
78582 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 28Henry CuellarDemocrat
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78582 Texas State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
31Ryan GuillenDemocrat
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78582 Texas State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
21Judith ZaffiriniDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$163941
Average Real Estate Sale Price$43464
Current Unemployment Level 18.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level15.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSh - Hot Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 31d - Rio Grande Floodplain and Terraces
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 78582 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)44485662707374747162544661
Avg Max Temp (°F)69748288929799999487787086
Avg Precip (In.).961.1.741.312.472.921.292.084.632.47.91.9421.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Rio Grande City-Roma, TX
CBSA Type78582
CBSA Population63945
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours