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ZIP Code 78209

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: San Antonio
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (1:47pm)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.49, -98.46
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78209. 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 78209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78209, 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
Acceptable:
Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 78209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78209 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 78209 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78209 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,197
Population Density 3,848 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,015
Median Home Value $276,600
Land Area 10.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,428
Median Household Income $62,525

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0531,1701,1911,3001,1651,1191,1321,2611,1691,4401,4141,3061,050707490427412591
Female9471,1101,1521,3291,3761,2611,1831,1861,3061,5621,5361,4771,1508366746777671,271
Total2,0002,2802,3432,6292,5412,3802,3152,4472,4753,0022,9502,7832,2001,5431,1641,1041,1791,862

Gender

 Male 18,397 47%
 Female 20,800 53%
Gender

Race

 White 33,774 86.2%
 Black Or African American 1,294 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 235 0.6%
 Asian 638 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 2,192 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,032 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner677201,4302,1822,1701,3091,151768
Renter7821,8121,4461,4221,019516333301
Total8492,5322,8763,6043,1891,8251,4841,069

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,919 40%
 Single Guardian 2,328 13%
 Singles 6,946 40%
 Singles With Roommate 1,235 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,890 74%
 Households with Kids 4,538 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male227213220190207265213232253229235214282231254258279272237255
Female182179178204198238236218220242230221224235249243238271328287
Total409392398394405503449450473471465435506466503501517543565542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78209 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78209 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 78209 real estate data, the median home value of $276,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78209. Rentals in 78209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,138 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1,001 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,014 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 44 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,982 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,815 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,631 38%
 Households Vacant 2,587 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,216 47.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 35 1.4%
 For Sale Only 379 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 61 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 495 19.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 399 15.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 700 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,749 35%
 2 Bedroom 3,284 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,102 14%
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 $62,525 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78209 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. More commuters in 78209 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 14,079 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,508 25%
 No Earnings 10,802 32%
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 14,079 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,508 25%
 No Earnings 10,802 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,642 85.2%
 Public transportation 840 4.3%
 Taxicab 20 0.1%
 Motorcycle 21 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 940 4.8%
 Worked at Home 1,060 5.4%
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 563 4%
 High School Graduate 3,865 30%
 Associate's degree 723 6%
 Bachelor's degree 3,735 29%
 Master's degree 1,987 16%
 Professional school degree 1,279 10%
 Doctorate degree 526 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,204 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,178 17.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 331 4.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78209

ZIP Code 78209 is in the Southwest Preparatory School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78209.

Southwest Preparatory School
1258 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southwest Preparatory School District
School of Science and Technology
1450 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: School of Science and Technology School District
Alamo Heights J H
7607 North New Braunfels Ave
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
Cambridge Elementary
1001 Townsend Ave
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
Howard Elementary
7800 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
Woodridge Elementary
100 Woodridge
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
Garner Middle School
4302 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Northwood Elementary
519 Pk Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Lamar Elementary
201 Parland Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
New Directions
1258 Austin Hwy Bldg 2
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southwest Preparatory School District
Alamo Heights High School
6900 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
Bexar County J J a E P
7101 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Alamo Heights Independent School District
St Pius X Catholic School
7734 Robin Rest Dr
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Peter Prince of Apostles
112 Marcia Pl
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Luke'S Episcopal School
15 Saint Lukes Ln
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Andrews Umc Weekday School
722 Robinhood Pl
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Davids Episcopal School
1300 Wiltshire Ave
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Circle School
217 Pershing Ave
San Antonio, TX 78209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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