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ZIP Code 78234

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: San Antonio
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (8:19am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.46, -98.44
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78234. 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 78234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78234, 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:
Fort Sam Houston, Ft Sm Houston

Stats and Demographics for the 78234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78234 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 78234 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78234 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,126
Population Density 1,567 people per sq mi
Housing Units 924
Land Area 4.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 897
Median Household Income $59,665

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2192442406991,2576143803121718949251182212
Female2052252184166032942472461668543241263224
Total4244694581,1151,860908627558337174924923145436

Gender

 Male 4,325 61%
 Female 2,801 39%
Gender

Race

 White 4,912 68.9%
 Black Or African American 1,149 16.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.6%
 Asian 305 4.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 47 0.7%
 Other Race 403 5.7%
 Two Or More Races 268 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner00110000
Renter7030535311833943
Total7030535411933943

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 735 81.9%
 Single Guardian 126 14.0%
 Singles 33 3.7%
 Singles With Roommate 3 0.3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 210 23%
 Households with Kids 687 77%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3847416156584746375458483941353235184413310
Female5043394244504541454649374343332831127197148
Total889080103100108928782100107858284686066311610458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78234 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78234 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 78234 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,333 47%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 3,793 53%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 0.1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1 0.1%
 Renter Occupied Households 895 96.9%
 Households Vacant 27 2.9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 93%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 7 0.7%
 2 Bedroom 129 13.8%
 3+ Bedroom 795 84.8%
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 $59,665 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78234 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 78234 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 78234 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 78234 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 78234 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 2,595 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,317 41%
 No Earnings 672 12%
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 2,595 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,317 41%
 No Earnings 672 12%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,206 28.0%
 Public transportation 54 1.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,654 38.4%
 Worked at Home 1,378 32.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78234 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 20 1.5%
 High School Graduate 713 53.6%
 Associate's degree 165 12.4%
 Bachelor's degree 242 18.2%
 Master's degree 149 11.2%
 Professional school degree 32 2.4%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,264 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 196 12.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 102 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78234

ZIP Code 78234 is in the Ft Sam Houston Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78234.

Robert G Cole Middle/High School
4001 Winans Rd
San Antonio, TX 78234
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ft Sam Houston Independent School District
Ft Sam Houston Elementary
4351 Nursery Rd
San Antonio, TX 78234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ft Sam Houston Independent School District

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