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ZIP Code 78003

Primary City:Bandera, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bandera County
Timezone: Central (1:48pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.8, -99.2
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78003. 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 78003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78003, 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:
Bandera, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78003 is located in central Texas and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78003 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78003 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,689
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,653
Median Home Value $125,000
Land Area 225.74 sq mi
Water Area 2.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,656
Median Household Income $43,780

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20320025025114617118820723732836338339133622217612278
Female197211233258156167176234288358414380424327237152121104
Total400411483509302338364441525686777763815663459328243182

Gender

 Male 4,252 49%
 Female 4,437 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,987 91.9%
 Black Or African American 27 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 1.0%
 Asian 32 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 363 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 190 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26140332644784622333101
Renter4013113516410457349
Total66271467808888679367110

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,005 55%
 Single Guardian 477 13%
 Singles 974 27%
 Singles With Roommate 200 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,756 75%
 Households with Kids 900 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3540443535394934433862455055475361632730
Female4037454252294940414840514549675951513033
Total7577897787689874848610296951041141121121145763

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78003 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78003 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 78003 real estate data, the median home value of $125,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78003 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78003 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,521 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 72 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,530 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,452 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 674 14%
 Households Vacant 997 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 108 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 110 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 560 56%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 196 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 6%
 1 Bedroom 175 28%
 2 Bedroom 218 34%
 3+ Bedroom 205 32%
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 $43,780 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78003 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. However, that is not the case in 78003. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,385 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,588 23%
 No Earnings 2,819 42%
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 2,385 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,588 23%
 No Earnings 2,819 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,197 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 133 4%
 Worked at Home 143 4%
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 764 24.9%
 High School Graduate 1,465 47.7%
 Associate's degree 192 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 523 17.0%
 Master's degree 119 3.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,027 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 79 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 65 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78003

ZIP Code 78003 is in the Bandera Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78003.

Alkek Elementary
1798 Hwy 173 South
Bandera, TX 78003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bandera Independent School District
Bandera Middle School
1005 Cherry St
Bandera, TX 78003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bandera Independent School District
Bandera High School
474 Old San Antonio Hwy
Bandera, TX 78003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bandera Independent School District

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