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ZIP Code 78240

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (8:38am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.52, -98.61
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78240. 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 78240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78240, 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 78240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78240 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 78240 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 adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78240 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 51,111
Population Density 4,517 people per sq mi
Housing Units 25,099
Median Home Value $141,300
Land Area 11.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,815
Median Household Income $48,281

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male 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
Male1,6711,4851,4351,4912,6093,2832,2321,7271,4171,3991,3691,091973598465396311362
Female1,7111,4411,3401,3642,9823,2492,1171,7541,4991,7041,6221,4321,238798671593536746
Total3,3822,9262,7752,8555,5916,5324,3493,4812,9163,1032,9912,5232,2111,3961,1369898471,108

Gender

 Male 24,314 48%
 Female 26,797 52%
Gender

Race

 White 36,464 71.3%
 Black Or African American 3,513 6.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 371 0.7%
 Asian 4,261 8.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.1%
 Other Race 4,467 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,979 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1521,1741,5512,0201,8771,111687217
Renter2,4234,9672,2591,7021,069539529538
Total2,5756,1413,8103,7222,9461,6501,216755

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,953 35%
 Single Guardian 4,040 18%
 Singles 8,486 37%
 Singles With Roommate 2,336 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 16,731 73%
 Households with Kids 6,084 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male371331317315299312295286293287295289285279284290294282341376
Female379363318345300286314261280243296272273256258239269284314432
Total750694635660599598609547573530591561558535542529563566655808

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78240 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78240 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 78240 real estate data, the median home value of $141,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78240. Rentals in 78240 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 78240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 50,708 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 297 0.6%
 Other Institutional 45 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,578 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,211 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,026 56%
 Households Vacant 2,284 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,617 71%
 Rented & Unoccupied 50 2%
 For Sale Only 190 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 218 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 182 8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 579 4%
 1 Bedroom 6,369 43%
 2 Bedroom 5,306 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,635 18%
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 $48,281 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78240 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78240 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 20,153 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,259 26%
 No Earnings 11,496 27%
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 20,153 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,259 26%
 No Earnings 11,496 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 25,421 91.5%
 Public transportation 704 2.5%
 Taxicab 18 0.1%
 Motorcycle 37 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 710 2.6%
 Worked at Home 906 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,086 7%
 High School Graduate 7,086 44%
 Associate's degree 1,293 8%
 Bachelor's degree 4,518 28%
 Master's degree 1,383 9%
 Professional school degree 431 3%
 Doctorate degree 326 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,665 74.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,308 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 935 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78240

ZIP Code 78240 is in the Northside Independent School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78240.

Mcdermott Elementary
5111 Usaa Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Leon Valley Elementary
7111 Huebner Rd
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Oak Hills Terrace Elementary
5710 Cary Grant Dr
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Rudder Middle School
6558 Horn Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Thornton Elementary
6450 Pembroke
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Rhodes Elementary
5714 North Knoll
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Marshall High School
8000 Lobo Ln
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Suburban School
5409 Encino Park Rd
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran School
6914 Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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