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ZIP Code 78072

Primary City:Tilden, TX (View All Cities)
County: Mcmullen County
Timezone: Central (1:44am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.4, -98.6
ZIP (~23 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78072

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78072. 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 78072. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78072, 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:
Tilden, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78072 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78072 is located in south Texas and covers an extremely 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 78072 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 78072 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 505
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 324
Median Home Value $62,900
Land Area 860.46 sq mi
Water Area 5.66 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 214
Median Household Income $42,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9141817101512121621281911161812103
Female118151514131012222323121412181651
Total20223332242822243844513125283628154

Gender

 Male 261 52%
 Female 244 48%
Gender

Race

 White 456 90.3%
 Black Or African American 8 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 26 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 13 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01621342737343
Renter2581210410
Total22129463741353

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 115 54%
 Single Guardian 30 14%
 Singles 59 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 162 76%
 Households with Kids 52 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11333212635604313735
Female13312022206531314522
Total24645234831111356271257

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78072 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78072 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78072 real estate data, the median home value of $62,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78072. Rentals in 78072 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78072 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 505 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 38 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 134 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 13%
 Households Vacant 110 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 26%
 2 Bedroom 9 23%
 3+ Bedroom 20 51%
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 $42,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78072 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78072 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78072 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 201 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 166 34%
 No Earnings 127 26%
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 201 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 166 34%
 No Earnings 127 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 267 83%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 14%
 Worked at Home 9 3%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 58 26%
 High School Graduate 119 54%
 Associate's degree 21 10%
 Bachelor's degree 22 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 49 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78072

ZIP Code 78072 is in the Mcmullen County Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78072.

Mcmullen County School
901 River St
Tilden, TX 78072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcmullen County Independent School District
Bigfoot Alternative Center
901 River St
Tilden, TX 78072
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcmullen County Independent School District

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