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ZIP Code 78253

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (10:25pm)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.47, -98.80
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78253. 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 78253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78253, 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 78253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78253 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78253 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 an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78253 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,007
Population Density 534 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,817
Median Home Value $190,700
Land Area 54.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,435
Median Household Income $85,508

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3021,3521,2481,0827408691,1971,2331,1981,0758216305793892401558429
Female1,2261,3631,2431,0677511,0871,3481,3111,1991,0508727115783942661719255
Total2,5282,7152,4912,1491,4911,9562,5452,5442,3972,1251,6931,3411,15778350632617684

Gender

 Male 14,223 49%
 Female 14,784 51%
Gender

Race

 White 22,049 76.0%
 Black Or African American 2,589 8.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 199 0.7%
 Asian 924 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 61 0.2%
 Other Race 1,911 6.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,274 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1171,5692,1901,9011,26369328341
Renter1714563872277544135
Total2882,0252,5772,1281,33873729646

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,464 69%
 Single Guardian 1,285 14%
 Singles 1,279 14%
 Singles With Roommate 407 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,726 50%
 Households with Kids 4,709 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male257262263285270275253275279267235269232245227265217198175172
Female246242257251270255294273271254276237247229257238223199150128
Total503504520536540530547548550521511506479474484503440397325300

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78253 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78253 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78253 real estate data, the median home value of $190,700 is slightly higher 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 78253. Rentals in 78253 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,007 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,942 71%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,115 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,378 14%
 Households Vacant 382 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 138 36%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 125 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 196 15%
 2 Bedroom 100 8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,028 78%
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 $85,508 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78253 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. However, that is not the case in 78253. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,892 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,619 21%
 No Earnings 5,744 26%
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 11,892 53%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,619 21%
 No Earnings 5,744 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,844 94.5%
 Public transportation 45 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 52 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 224 1.5%
 Worked at Home 490 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 478 5%
 High School Graduate 4,039 43%
 Associate's degree 926 10%
 Bachelor's degree 2,449 26%
 Master's degree 1,058 11%
 Professional school degree 176 2%
 Doctorate degree 160 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,464 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 585 7.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 961 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78253

ZIP Code 78253 is in the Medina Valley Independent School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78253.

Potranco Elementary
190 Cr 381 South
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Medina Valley Independent School District
Galm Elementary
1454 Saxon Hill Dr
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Luna Middle School
200 North Grosenbacher
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Ott Elementary
100 North Grosenbacher
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Hoffmann Elementary
12118 Volunteer Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Langley Elementary
14185 Bella Vista Place
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Briscoe Middle School
4265 Lone Star Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Mireles Elementary
12260 Rockwall Mill
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Taft High School
11600 F M 471 West
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Brennan High School
2400 Cottonwood Way
San Antonio, TX 78253
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District

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