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ZIP Code 78251

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (9:30am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.46, -98.67
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78251. 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 78251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78251, 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 78251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78251 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 78251 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78251 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,435
Population Density 3,257 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,782
Median Home Value $143,300
Land Area 15.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,727
Median Household Income $62,482

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0822,1512,0561,8911,9392,1502,0472,0061,7891,6961,3061,0317905243061788353
Female2,0402,0781,9701,8431,9912,2932,2672,2681,8761,8041,5281,220893535314210125102
Total4,1224,2294,0263,7343,9304,4434,3144,2743,6653,5002,8342,2511,6831,059620388208155

Gender

 Male 24,078 49%
 Female 25,357 51%
Gender

Race

 White 34,047 68.9%
 Black Or African American 4,978 10.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 362 0.7%
 Asian 1,584 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 116 0.2%
 Other Race 6,132 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 2,216 4.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1111,7372,8632,6541,72380727444
Renter1,3252,6951,6391,0915481544517
Total1,4364,4324,5023,7452,27196131961

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,857 50%
 Single Guardian 3,605 20%
 Singles 4,195 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,070 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,912 56%
 Households with Kids 7,815 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male412409387441416451439412433385444378426423413412370349347380
Female397391418410433429403393420365390419406390382365372375349347
Total809800805851849880842805853750834797832813795777742724696727

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78251 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78251 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78251 real estate data, the median home value of $143,300 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 78251. Rentals in 78251 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 49,423 100.0%
 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 12 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,119 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,094 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,514 40%
 Households Vacant 1,055 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 538 51%
 Rented & Unoccupied 44 4%
 For Sale Only 133 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 17%
 For Migrant Workers 17 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 120 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 112 1%
 1 Bedroom 3,167 40%
 2 Bedroom 2,057 26%
 3+ Bedroom 2,668 33%
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 $62,482 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78251 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 78251 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 20,862 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,865 23%
 No Earnings 9,303 24%
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 20,862 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,865 23%
 No Earnings 9,303 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 25,518 95.9%
 Public transportation 144 0.5%
 Taxicab 59 0.2%
 Motorcycle 110 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 277 1.0%
 Worked at Home 494 1.9%
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 1,239 8.2%
 High School Graduate 7,856 52.3%
 Associate's degree 1,253 8.3%
 Bachelor's degree 3,355 22.3%
 Master's degree 1,009 6.7%
 Professional school degree 209 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 112 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,733 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 948 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,288 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78251

ZIP Code 78251 is in the Northside Independent School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78251.

Evers Elementary
1715 Richland Hills Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Jordan Middle School
1725 Richland Hills Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Carlos Coon Elementary
3110 Timber View
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Myers Elementary
3031 Village Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Lewis Elementary
1000 Seascape Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Raba Elementary
9740 Misty Rock
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Murnin Elementary
9019 Dugas
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Vale Middle School
2120 North Ellison Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Warren High School
9411 Military Dr West
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Stevens High School
600 Ellison North
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Leon Valley Christian Academy
7990 Grissom Rd
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Village Parkway Christian School
3002 Village Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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