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ZIP Code 78121

Primary City:La Vernia, TX (View All Cities)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Central (10:37am)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.4, -98.1
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78121

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78121. 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 78121. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78121, 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:
La Vernia, TX
Acceptable:
Lavernia

Stats and Demographics for the 78121 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78121 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78121 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78121 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,381
Population Density 111 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,236
Median Home Value $150,800
Land Area 102.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,947
Median Household Income $83,892

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3384365054402412092774064245145073743682151411027043
Female35241150641821725832843746454746438930323613410594108
Total6908471,0118584584676058438881,061971763671451275207164151

Gender

 Male 5,610 49%
 Female 5,771 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,465 92.0%
 Black Or African American 177 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.8%
 Asian 45 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 354 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 236 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2729673398475840719855
Renter331131321005819286
Total604098651,08481642622661

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,742 69%
 Single Guardian 445 11%
 Singles 619 16%
 Singles With Roommate 141 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,274 58%
 Households with Kids 1,673 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6073787087748285108110103105998888102119844760
Female686574776375928110010298107941059310196785056
Total12813815214715014917416620821220121219319318120321516297116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78121 has a small 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 78121 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78121 real estate data, the median home value of $150,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78121. Rentals in 78121 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78121 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,295 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,420 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,038 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 489 12%
 Households Vacant 289 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 10.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.0%
 For Sale Only 66 22.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 6.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 17.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 41.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 4%
 1 Bedroom 14 5%
 2 Bedroom 74 24%
 3+ Bedroom 207 67%
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 $83,892 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78121 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 78121 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,099 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,604 19%
 No Earnings 2,751 33%
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 4,099 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,604 19%
 No Earnings 2,751 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,816 93.3%
 Public transportation 19 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 0.9%
 Worked at Home 264 5.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 334 9%
 High School Graduate 2,073 58%
 Associate's degree 289 8%
 Bachelor's degree 578 16%
 Master's degree 167 5%
 Professional school degree 71 2%
 Doctorate degree 54 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,185 90.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 98 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 140 5.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78121

ZIP Code 78121 is in the La Vernia Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78121.

La Vernia J H
195 Bluebonnet Rd
La Vernia, TX 78121
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Vernia Independent School District
La Vernia Pri
249 South Fm 1346
La Vernia, TX 78121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Vernia Independent School District
La Vernia Int
369 South Fm 1346
La Vernia, TX 78121
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Vernia Independent School District
La Vernia High School
225 Bluebonnet Rd
La Vernia, TX 78121
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Vernia Independent School District

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