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ZIP Code 75238

Primary City:Dallas, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lake Highlands
County: Dallas County
Timezone: Central (12:50am)
Area code: 214 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.88, -96.71
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 75238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 75238. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 75238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 75238, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dallas, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 75238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 75238 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 75238 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 75238 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,483
Population Density 4,635 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,098
Median Home Value $242,300
Land Area 6.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,012
Median Household Income $52,779

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6271,2489628379441,3091,3151,1531,018883966697579407289286253215
Female1,5061,1308858099591,2791,2971,191978977967809649445398423411382
Total3,1332,3781,8471,6461,9032,5882,6122,3441,9961,8601,9331,5061,228852687709664597

Gender

 Male 14,988 49%
 Female 15,495 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,989 65.6%
 Black Or African American 4,727 15.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 168 0.6%
 Asian 821 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 4,028 13.2%
 Two Or More Races 743 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner198431,1371,2901,103730747272
Renter6911,7651,372973550221153146
Total7102,6082,5092,2631,653951900418

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,671 47%
 Single Guardian 2,264 19%
 Singles 3,378 28%
 Singles With Roommate 699 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,506 62%
 Households with Kids 4,506 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male343315328286268288251236205249173174173193199173164148153166
Female280288309290246230242211201172191198162162162184164167132147
Total623603637576514518493447406421364372335355361357328315285313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 75238 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 75238 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 75238 real estate data, the median home value of $242,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 75238. Rentals in 75238 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 75238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,262 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 221 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,231 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,910 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,871 45%
 Households Vacant 1,086 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 854 79%
 Rented & Unoccupied 27 2%
 For Sale Only 88 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 1%
 1 Bedroom 2,993 52%
 2 Bedroom 1,877 33%
 3+ Bedroom 790 14%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,779 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 75238 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 75238 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,788 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,265 19%
 No Earnings 6,873 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,788 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,265 19%
 No Earnings 6,873 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,130 88.5%
 Public transportation 539 3.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 30 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 329 2.2%
 Worked at Home 813 5.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,806 19%
 High School Graduate 3,088 32%
 Associate's degree 515 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,650 27%
 Master's degree 1,010 10%
 Professional school degree 497 5%
 Doctorate degree 116 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,309 66.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 976 15.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,223 18.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 75238

ZIP Code 75238 is in the Dallas Independent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 75238.

Highland Meadows Elementary
8939 Whitewing Ln
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dallas Independent School District
Lake Highlands Elementary
9501 Ferndale Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Northlake Elementary
10059 Ravensway Dr
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Wallace Elementary
9921 Kirkhaven Dr
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
White Rock Elementary
9229 Chiswell Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Lake Highlands High School
9449 Church Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Lake Highlands J H
10301 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Lake Highlands Freshman Center
10200 White Rock Trl
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Richardson Independent School District
St Patrick School
9635 Ferndale Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Highlander Carden School
9120 Plano Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Calvary Lutheran School
9807 Church Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James Episcopal School of Dallas
9845 McCree Rd
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
White Rock North School
9727 White Rock Trl
Dallas, TX 75238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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