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ZIP Code 78220

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (12:10am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.41, -98.39
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78220

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78220. 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 78220. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78220, 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 78220 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78220 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 78220 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78220 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,965
Population Density 1,720 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,446
Median Home Value $71,500
Land Area 9.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,652
Median Household Income $30,605

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male574614636619460449384377425494505427370250234247163152
Female534636610586480505424456519527565509478375336381338326
Total1,1081,2501,2461,2059409548088339441,0211,070936848625570628501478

Gender

 Male 7,380 46%
 Female 8,585 54%
Gender

Race

 White 5,303 33.2%
 Black Or African American 7,908 49.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 0.7%
 Asian 52 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 2,114 13.2%
 Two Or More Races 463 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner35216420666704596636219
Renter13242345244030619016453
Total1676398721,1061,010786800272

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,854 33%
 Single Guardian 1,931 34%
 Singles 1,632 29%
 Singles With Roommate 235 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,666 65%
 Households with Kids 1,986 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male124108119110118114124135123122138128125123126117141127108109
Female941151001111291301181231361271411231101091211331251109795
Total218223219221247244242258259249279251235232247250266237205204

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78220 has a slightly less than average 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 78220 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 78220 real estate data, the median home value of $71,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78220 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78220 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78220 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,720 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 199 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,891 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,601 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,160 34%
 Households Vacant 794 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 333 41.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 86 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 1.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 337 42.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 1%
 1 Bedroom 350 16%
 2 Bedroom 541 24%
 3+ Bedroom 1,304 59%
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 $30,605 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78220 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 78220 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 78220 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,001 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,756 22%
 No Earnings 5,803 46%
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 4,001 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,756 22%
 No Earnings 5,803 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,272 90.1%
 Public transportation 341 5.8%
 Taxicab 12 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 1.5%
 Worked at Home 139 2.4%
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 1,423 30.8%
 High School Graduate 2,600 56.4%
 Associate's degree 217 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 240 5.2%
 Master's degree 103 2.2%
 Professional school degree 31 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,515 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 202 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 514 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78220

ZIP Code 78220 is in the Southwest Preparatory School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78220.

Southwest Preparatory Southeast Campus
735 South Ww White Rd
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southwest Preparatory School District
The Education and Training Center
3030 East Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: George Gervin Academy
Davis Middle School
4702 East Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Dorie Miller Elementary
207 Lincolnshire Dr
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Gates Elementary
510 Morningview Dr
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Hirsch Elementary
4826 Seabreeze Dr
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
W W White Elementary
545 South West W White Ave
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
M L King Academy
3501 Martin Luther King Dr
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Carroll Early Childhood Campus
463 Holmgreen
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Houston High School
4635 East Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78220
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Antonio Independent School District

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