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ZIP Code 78009

Primary City:Castroville, TX (View All Cities)
County: Medina County
Timezone: Central (10:40am)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.36, -98.89
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78009

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78009. 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 78009. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78009, 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:
Castroville, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78009 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78009 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly less than average 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 78009 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78009 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,255
Population Density 101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,860
Median Home Value $111,200
Land Area 71.49 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,604
Median Household Income $63,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male254243312295180175179173233322290230234137135894146
Female239276257216190202188220252327312243231180122935782
Total49351956951137037736739348564960247346531725718298128

Gender

 Male 3,568 49%
 Female 3,687 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,545 90.2%
 Black Or African American 41 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.7%
 Asian 36 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 425 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 151 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2416732355046632215452
Renter391471131127534197
Total6331443666254135617359

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,580 61%
 Single Guardian 442 17%
 Singles 501 19%
 Singles With Roommate 81 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,605 62%
 Households with Kids 999 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6842465344475248526247576680506867624836
Female4951534960466255535157535046385558382734
Total117939910210493114103105113104110116126881231251007570

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78009 has a slightly less than average 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 78009 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 78009 real estate data, the median home value of $111,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78009 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78009 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78009 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,159 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,238 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 820 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 546 19%
 Households Vacant 256 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 59 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 5%
 1 Bedroom 42 10%
 2 Bedroom 143 34%
 3+ Bedroom 219 52%
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 $63,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78009 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78009 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 78009 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,353 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,475 23%
 No Earnings 2,487 39%
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 2,353 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,475 23%
 No Earnings 2,487 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,085 96.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 75 2.3%
 Worked at Home 32 1.0%
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 424 17.5%
 High School Graduate 1,129 46.5%
 Associate's degree 247 10.2%
 Bachelor's degree 480 19.8%
 Master's degree 80 3.3%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 56 2.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,574 77.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 219 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78009

ZIP Code 78009 is in the Medina Valley Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78009.

Medina Valley Middle School
8395 Fm 471 South
Castroville, TX 78009
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Medina Valley Independent School District
Castroville Elementary
1000 Madrid
Castroville, TX 78009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medina Valley Independent School District
Medina Valley High School
8365 F M 471 South
Castroville, TX 78009
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Medina Valley Independent School District
Daystar Christian Academy
8406 Fm 471 S
Castroville, TX 78009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Louis Catholic School
610 Madrid St
Castroville, TX 78009
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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