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ZIP Code 78221

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (2:16am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.29, -98.47
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78221. 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 78221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78221, 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 78221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78221 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly less 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 78221 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78221 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,990
Population Density 1,183 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,326
Median Home Value $81,200
Land Area 30.42 sq mi
Water Area 1.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,275
Median Household Income $38,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4981,4481,5041,5361,3151,1611,0741,1901,1131,1461,147884751597440388268139
Female1,4071,3961,4631,4401,2171,2211,1371,1861,1511,2101,1081,043970723593498363265
Total2,9052,8442,9672,9762,5322,3822,2112,3762,2642,3562,2551,9271,7211,3201,033886631404

Gender

 Male 17,599 49%
 Female 18,391 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,196 75.6%
 Black Or African American 345 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 313 0.9%
 Asian 138 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 6,945 19.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,034 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner706451,2611,5661,5331,178901226
Renter34693590676951724113744
Total4161,5802,1672,3352,0501,4191,038270

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,294 47%
 Single Guardian 3,413 30%
 Singles 2,084 18%
 Singles With Roommate 484 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,261 56%
 Households with Kids 5,014 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male307289305314299285294292278314321269308292293310301317315269
Female245298299280282311270260273295302297295274281283306283287244
Total552587604594581596564552551609623566603566574593607600602513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78221 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 78221 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 78221 real estate data, the median home value of $81,200 is low 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 78221. Rentals in 78221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,808 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 143 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,916 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,464 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,895 32%
 Households Vacant 1,051 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 489 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 90 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 383 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 2%
 1 Bedroom 996 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,536 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,412 35%
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 $38,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78221 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78221 has very few people that work at home. 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 78221 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 9,824 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,988 26%
 No Earnings 10,374 38%
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 9,824 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,988 26%
 No Earnings 10,374 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,170 92.8%
 Public transportation 542 3.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 86 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 199 1.4%
 Worked at Home 193 1.4%
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 3,233 31.6%
 High School Graduate 5,979 58.4%
 Associate's degree 405 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 493 4.8%
 Master's degree 106 1.0%
 Professional school degree 20 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,826 89.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 355 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 600 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78221

ZIP Code 78221 is in the Harlandale Independent School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78221.

Jewel C Wietzel Center
9131 Yett Bldg 4
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Southside Alternative Center
20110 Pleasanton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southside Independent School District
Bexar County J J a E P
1460 Martinez Losoya Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southside Independent School District
Bellaire Elementary
142 East Amber Place
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Carroll Bell Elementary
2717 Pleasanton Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Gillette Elementary
625 Gillette Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
H W Schulze Elementary
9131 Yett Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Kingsborough Middle School
422 Ashley Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Rayburn Elementary
635 Rayburn Dr
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Terrell Wells Middle School
422 West Hutchins Place
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Vestal Elementary
1111 West Vestal Place
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Collier Daep
9131 Yett Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
W M Pearce Pri
19190 Hwy 281 South 3
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southside Independent School District
Losoya Int
1610 Martinez Losoya Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southside Independent School District
Julian C Gallardo Elementary
1460 Martinez Losoya Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southside Independent School District
Bexar County J J a E P
1460 Martinez Losoya Rd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Central Independent School District
Mccollum High School
500 West Formosa Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Frank M Tejeda Academy
12121 South East Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Tejeda Junior Academy
12121 SE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Harlandale Independent School District
Southside High School
19190 Hwy 281 South 2
San Antonio, TX 78221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southside Independent School District

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