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ZIP Code 78208

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (7:46am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.44, -98.46
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78208. 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 78208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78208, 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:
San Antonio, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78208 is located in central Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78208 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78208 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,736
Population Density 3,798 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,581
Median Home Value $62,100
Land Area 0.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,332
Median Household Income $22,866

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male157139102116156166138143154158149128986038442417
Female157122105106146115111103110108122104996248375539
Total31426120722230228124924626426627123219712286817956

Gender

 Male 1,987 53%
 Female 1,749 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,261 60.5%
 Black Or African American 319 8.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 1.5%
 Asian 27 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 926 24.8%
 Two Or More Races 145 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84187115146867732
Renter7114915016913041255
Total7919023728427612710237

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 412 31%
 Single Guardian 368 28%
 Singles 429 32%
 Singles With Roommate 123 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 904 68%
 Households with Kids 428 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2338313127232129391420202721252423261829
Female3432303214173229302326202511141925222627
Total5770616341405358693746405232394348484456

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78208 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78208 real estate data, the median home value of $62,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78208 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,591 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 24 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 101 2.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 245 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 347 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 740 47%
 Households Vacant 249 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 7 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 143 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 9%
 1 Bedroom 255 35%
 2 Bedroom 322 44%
 3+ Bedroom 94 13%
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 $22,866 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78208 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. Residents in ZIP code 78208 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78208 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 769 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 921 32%
 No Earnings 1,174 41%
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 769 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 921 32%
 No Earnings 1,174 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,214 84%
 Public transportation 110 8%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 76 5%
 Worked at Home 49 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 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 538 40.7%
 High School Graduate 641 48.5%
 Associate's degree 67 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 43 3.3%
 Master's degree 30 2.3%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 370 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78208

ZIP Code 78208 is in the City Center Health Careers School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78208.

City Center Health Careers
1114 Willow
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: City Center Health Careers School District
Bexar County J J a E P
1402 North Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Bexar County J J a E P
1402 North Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ft Sam Houston Independent School District
Pershing Elementary
600 Sandmeyer St
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Bexar County Juvenile Justice Academy (bcjja)
1402 North Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Medina Valley Independent School District
North East J J a E P
1402 North Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: North East Independent School District
Jjaep
1402 Hackberry St
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Bexar County Juvenile Justice Academy
1402 North Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78208
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Somerset Independent School District

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