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ZIP Code 78237

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Side
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (1:01am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.42, -98.57
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78237. 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 78237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78237, 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 78237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78237 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78237 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 78237 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,929
Population Density 5,010 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,904
Median Home Value $60,400
Land Area 7.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,979
Median Household Income $26,702

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6361,5811,5791,6481,4091,2071,0521,1001,1341,2051,107909756535422365276204
Female1,6341,5491,5361,5051,3331,2551,0591,0801,1201,1591,054958894684604621440319
Total3,2703,1303,1153,1532,7422,4622,1112,1802,2542,3642,1611,8671,6501,2191,026986716523

Gender

 Male 18,125 49%
 Female 18,804 51%
Gender

Race

 White 25,586 69.3%
 Black Or African American 929 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 507 1.4%
 Asian 50 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 8,665 23.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,167 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner935331,0611,4101,3901,1621,031331
Renter4061,04284773150824814442
Total4991,5751,9082,1411,8981,4101,175373

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,655 42%
 Single Guardian 3,961 36%
 Singles 1,956 18%
 Singles With Roommate 407 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,915 54%
 Households with Kids 5,064 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male342311343320306350311314300349337306310277306340323342337313
Female302334316325334309315297294330305283329289287312319334253268
Total644645659645640659626611594679642589639566593652642676590581

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78237 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78237 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 78237 real estate data, the median home value of $60,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78237 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,778 99.6%
 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 151 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,183 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,828 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,968 33%
 Households Vacant 925 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 306 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 75 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 480 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 106 3%
 1 Bedroom 696 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,583 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,316 36%
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 $26,702 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78237 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 78237 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78237 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. Most commuters in 78237 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 8,387 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,621 20%
 No Earnings 14,023 50%
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 8,387 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,621 20%
 No Earnings 14,023 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,040 89.3%
 Public transportation 805 6.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 290 2.3%
 Worked at Home 202 1.6%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,770 45.1%
 High School Graduate 5,179 49.0%
 Associate's degree 224 2.1%
 Bachelor's degree 329 3.1%
 Master's degree 34 0.3%
 Professional school degree 8 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,142 88.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 189 2.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 876 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78237

ZIP Code 78237 is in the Edgewood Independent School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78237.

Alternative Center
607 SW 34th St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Alonso S Perales Elementary School
1507 Ceralvo St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
E T Wrenn Middle School
627 South Acme Rd
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Gardendale Elementary
1731 Dahlgreen St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
H B Gonzalez Elementary
2803 Castroville Rd
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Las Palmas Elementary
115 Las Palmas Dr
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Stafford Elementary
415 SW 36th St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Roosevelt Elementary
3823 Fortuna Ct
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Burleson Center
4415 Monterrey
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
Stafford Center
611 SW 36th St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edgewood Independent School District
St John Bosco Elementary School
5630 W Commerce St
San Antonio, TX 78237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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