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ZIP Code 78256

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (8:23am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.63, -98.62
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78256

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78256. 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 78256. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78256, 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 78256 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78256 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 78256 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78256 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,855
Population Density 789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,147
Median Home Value $358,400
Land Area 8.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,802
Median Household Income $69,649

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male202218222319707280208248259268172171128684323124
Female1922401943215412371742952372401951351347938211614
Total3944584166401,24851738254349650836730626214781442818

Gender

 Male 3,552 52%
 Female 3,303 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,965 72.4%
 Black Or African American 383 5.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.6%
 Asian 799 11.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 442 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 214 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12103381395268109324
Renter715374183123672385
Total727477564518335132409

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,217 43%
 Single Guardian 263 9%
 Singles 820 29%
 Singles With Roommate 502 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,015 72%
 Households with Kids 787 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male404443404042415045404948424332373074146204
Female364730444358454549404529483239374164140173
Total76917384831008695948094779075717471138286377

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78256 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78256 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78256 real estate data, the median home value of $358,400 is extremely high 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 78256. Rentals in 78256 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78256 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,855 100%
 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 1,112 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 192 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,498 48%
 Households Vacant 345 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 241 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 49 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 2%
 1 Bedroom 751 50%
 2 Bedroom 477 32%
 3+ Bedroom 237 16%
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 $69,649 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78256 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 78256 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 2,194 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,125 37%
 No Earnings 1,362 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 2,194 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,125 37%
 No Earnings 1,362 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,024 85.3%
 Public transportation 140 4.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 6.7%
 Worked at Home 130 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78256 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 10 0.5%
 High School Graduate 445 21.0%
 Associate's degree 79 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 772 36.3%
 Master's degree 432 20.3%
 Professional school degree 215 10.1%
 Doctorate degree 171 8.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 616 50.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 564 46.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 2.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78256

ZIP Code 78256 is in the Northside Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78256.

May Elementary
15707 Chase Hill
San Antonio, TX 78256
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District

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