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ZIP Code 78224

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (9:58pm)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.31, -98.54
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78224. 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 78224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78224, 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 78224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78224 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 78224 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 an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78224 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,601
Population Density 796 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,539
Median Home Value $77,700
Land Area 22.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,097
Median Household Income $40,028

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7518118178326996635395555054874693783772571761486162
Female721805794732641619626622544521472470441328229180145124
Total1,4721,6161,6111,5641,3401,2821,1651,1771,0491,008941848818585405328206186

Gender

 Male 8,587 49%
 Female 9,014 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,541 76.9%
 Black Or African American 231 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 227 1.3%
 Asian 45 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 3,104 17.6%
 Two Or More Races 440 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4842256964076551828358
Renter19253044734417062436
Total2409521,01698493558032664

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,552 50%
 Single Guardian 1,634 32%
 Singles 744 15%
 Singles With Roommate 167 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,466 48%
 Households with Kids 2,631 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male158136143159181162143161164174167173153150171163161164173147
Female132136166139174152157136186159169151160155150159140159124127
Total290272309298355314300297350333336324313305321322301323297274

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78224 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78224 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 78224 real estate data, the median home value of $77,700 is low 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 78224. Rentals in 78224 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,154 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 206 1.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 188 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,051 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,252 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,794 32%
 Households Vacant 442 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 289 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Sale Only 40 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 63 4%
 1 Bedroom 263 16%
 2 Bedroom 635 38%
 3+ Bedroom 693 42%
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 $40,028 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78224 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78224 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 5,042 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,608 26%
 No Earnings 5,008 37%
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 5,042 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,608 26%
 No Earnings 5,008 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,872 93%
 Public transportation 254 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 2%
 Worked at Home 175 2%
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 1,862 37.3%
 High School Graduate 2,551 51.1%
 Associate's degree 301 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 225 4.5%
 Master's degree 43 0.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,786 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 222 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 520 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78224

ZIP Code 78224 is in the South San Antonio Independent School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78224.

Alternative School
1450 Gillette
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Hernandez Learning Center
8634 Larkia Ln
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Hutchins Elementary
1919 West Hutchins Place
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Kindred Elementary
7811 Kindred St
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Abraham Kazen Middle School
1520 Gillette Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Roy Benavidez Elementary
8340 So Ih 35
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Robert C Zamora Middle School
8638 Larkia Ln
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Hernandez Learning Center
8634 Larkia Ln
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
Spicewood Park Elementary
11303 Tilson
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southwest Independent School District
South San Antonio High School
2515 Navajo
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District
So San Antonio Career Ed Center
2615 Navajo
San Antonio, TX 78224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South San Antonio Independent School District

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