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ZIP Code 78040

Primary City:Laredo, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown
County: Webb County
Timezone: Central (10:11pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.51, -99.50
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78040. 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 78040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78040, 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:
Laredo, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78040 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78040 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78040 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,083
Population Density 6,680 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,508
Median Home Value $73,800
Land Area 6.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,955
Median Household Income $23,199

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1472,0661,8671,8751,4501,3341,1711,2041,1281,0881,039820749608537416312278
Female2,0461,9351,8261,8991,5091,3661,3031,3831,1831,1161,0871,028965835760617568568
Total4,1934,0013,6933,7742,9592,7002,4742,5872,3112,2042,1261,8481,7141,4431,2971,033880846

Gender

 Male 20,089 48%
 Female 21,994 52%
Gender

Race

 White 36,940 87.8%
 Black Or African American 154 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 0.4%
 Asian 69 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 4,042 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 710 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner723656709861,0451,014821358
Renter4381,3821,5041,114812673484217
Total5101,7472,1742,1001,8571,6871,305575

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,160 43%
 Single Guardian 4,000 33%
 Singles 2,474 21%
 Singles With Roommate 321 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,174 52%
 Households with Kids 5,781 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male451433426424456420402388400374356380377380369368381380377318
Female394405388398399377400393366382358347362377418348366397370300
Total845838814822855797802781766756714727739757787716747777747618

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78040 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78040 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 78040 real estate data, the median home value of $73,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78040 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,394 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 209 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 132 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 348 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,869 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,462 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,624 49%
 Households Vacant 1,553 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 468 30.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 2.4%
 For Sale Only 72 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 906 58.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 402 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,417 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,923 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,462 24%
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 $23,199 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78040 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. More commuters in 78040 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,710 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,400 22%
 No Earnings 15,130 52%
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 7,710 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,400 22%
 No Earnings 15,130 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,830 88%
 Public transportation 270 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 616 5%
 Worked at Home 530 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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,050 48.8%
 High School Graduate 4,236 41.0%
 Associate's degree 399 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 435 4.2%
 Master's degree 143 1.4%
 Professional school degree 48 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,969 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 247 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,184 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78040

ZIP Code 78040 is in the Laredo Independent School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78040.

Webb County J J a E P
4602 North Bartlett St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Laredo Independent School District
Bruni Elementary
1508 San Eduardo
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Don Jose Gallego
520 Clark Blvd
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Christen Middle School
2001 Santa Maria Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Daiches Elementary
1402 Green
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
H B Zachry Elementary
3200 Chacota St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Heights Elementary
1208 Market
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
J C Martin Jr Elementary
1600 Monterrey Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Leyendecker Elementary
1311 Garden St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Macdonell Elementary
1606 Benavides
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Tarver Elementary
3000 Tilden Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Dovalina Elementary
1700 West Anna Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Memorial Middle School
2002 Marcella Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Martin High School
2002 San Bernardo Ave
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laredo Independent School District
St Augustine High School
1300 Galveston St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Peters Memorial School
1519 Houston St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Lady of Guadalupe School
400 Callaghan St
Laredo, TX 78040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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