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ZIP Code 78069

Primary City:Somerset, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (12:00am)
Coordinates:29.19, -98.68
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78069

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78069. 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 78069. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78069, 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:
Somerset, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78069 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78069 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 78069 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78069 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,137
Population Density 158 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,780
Median Home Value $72,400
Land Area 32.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,562
Median Household Income $37,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1772402512591461321601561881731881491158761541725
Female18222325522515812614916221515718112714210162472126
Total3594635064843042583093184033303692762571881231013851

Gender

 Male 2,578 50%
 Female 2,559 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,973 77.3%
 Black Or African American 47 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 1.1%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 918 17.9%
 Two Or More Races 140 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner241232682882551557731
Renter216581725430126
Total451883493603091858937

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 899 58%
 Single Guardian 326 21%
 Singles 277 18%
 Singles With Roommate 60 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 816 52%
 Households with Kids 746 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3232314355444652435138595251545549554637
Female4033324649414150425944495350564640592427
Total7265638910485871028511082108105101110101891147064

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78069 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78069 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 78069 real estate data, the median home value of $72,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78069 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78069 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78069 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,114 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 546 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 675 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 341 19%
 Households Vacant 218 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 37 17.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 17 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 5.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 52 23.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 45.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 2%
 1 Bedroom 38 7%
 2 Bedroom 149 26%
 3+ Bedroom 382 66%
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 $37,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78069 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. In 78069 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 1,230 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,038 26%
 No Earnings 1,801 44%
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 1,230 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,038 26%
 No Earnings 1,801 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,678 93.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 55 3.0%
 Worked at Home 62 3.4%
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 565 36%
 High School Graduate 827 52%
 Associate's degree 60 4%
 Bachelor's degree 117 7%
 Master's degree 18 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,233 85.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 173 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78069

ZIP Code 78069 is in the Somerset Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78069.

Somerset Elementary
7840 6th St
Somerset, TX 78069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset Independent School District
Somerset Early Childhood Elementary
19930 Touchstone
Somerset, TX 78069
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Somerset Independent School District
Somerset High School
7650 South Loop 1604 West
Somerset, TX 78069
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Somerset Independent School District
Somerset J H
7791 6th St
Somerset, TX 78069
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Somerset Independent School District

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