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ZIP Code 78231

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: San Antonio
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (8:39am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.57, -98.55
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78231. 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 78231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78231, 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:
Shavano Park

Stats and Demographics for the 78231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78231 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 78231 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78231 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,906
Population Density 2,045 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,380
Median Home Value $221,500
Land Area 3.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,243
Median Household Income $83,696

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1882272882542302281712212232523352962762251341097248
Female2002412322322192502032742622883863683182161491398270
Total388468520486449478374495485540721664594441283248154118

Gender

 Male 3,777 48%
 Female 4,129 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,937 87.7%
 Black Or African American 205 2.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.5%
 Asian 186 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 317 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 218 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1113634757161042223964
Renter11727316512991371714
Total12840951270070145925678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,857 57%
 Single Guardian 411 13%
 Singles 797 25%
 Singles With Roommate 178 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,297 71%
 Households with Kids 946 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3243343852503551395453456670506156493842
Female4133444446485042555148375046605639463145
Total7376788298988593941051018211611611011795956987

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78231 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78231 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 78231 real estate data, the median home value of $221,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78231 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78231 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,895 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,655 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 745 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 843 25%
 Households Vacant 137 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 38.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 3.6%
 For Sale Only 31 22.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 17.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 12.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 352 42%
 2 Bedroom 306 37%
 3+ Bedroom 176 21%
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 $83,696 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78231 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 78231 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 3,063 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,920 29%
 No Earnings 1,705 25%
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 3,063 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,920 29%
 No Earnings 1,705 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,216 93.2%
 Public transportation 45 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 0.4%
 Worked at Home 222 4.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78231 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 43 2%
 High School Graduate 907 35%
 Associate's degree 143 6%
 Bachelor's degree 796 31%
 Master's degree 345 13%
 Professional school degree 185 7%
 Doctorate degree 141 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 802 56.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 558 39.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78231

ZIP Code 78231 is in the North East Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78231.

Oak Meadow Elementary
2800 Hunters Green St
San Antonio, TX 78231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Blattman Elementary
3300 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Eleanor Kolitz Academy
12500 NW Military Hwy Ste 150
San Antonio, TX 78231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Child Montessori School
2829 Hunters Green St
San Antonio, TX 78231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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