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ZIP Code 78259

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (3:51pm)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.63, -98.41
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78259

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78259. 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 78259. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78259, 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 78259 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78259 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 78259 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78259 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,660
Population Density 1,645 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,360
Median Home Value $206,000
Land Area 13.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,974
Median Household Income $98,669

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7269051,1219035605916948909829648066115693972101366942
Female6749061,0488424906747889991,0359968487096023622301398062
Total1,4001,8112,1691,7451,0501,2651,4821,8892,0171,9601,6541,3201,171759440275149104

Gender

 Male 11,176 49%
 Female 11,484 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,475 81.5%
 Black Or African American 1,009 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 0.4%
 Asian 1,286 5.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1%
 Other Race 958 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 807 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner326231,5561,7291,25165121841
Renter19662250230914766256
Total2281,2452,0582,0381,39871724347

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,212 65%
 Single Guardian 1,015 13%
 Singles 1,366 17%
 Singles With Roommate 381 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,447 56%
 Households with Kids 3,527 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144134134186171154192191197237227212231214206254175162106123
Female11112115014816419620916317423319718923319619420818713611786
Total255255284334335350401354371470424401464410400462362298223209

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78259 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78259 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78259 real estate data, the median home value of $206,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78259 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78259 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78259 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,465 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 172 0.8%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,186 62%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 915 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,873 22%
 Households Vacant 386 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 158 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 97 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 11%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 377 20%
 2 Bedroom 604 32%
 3+ Bedroom 887 47%
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 $98,669 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78259 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 78259. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 8,726 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,836 23%
 No Earnings 4,169 25%
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 8,726 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,836 23%
 No Earnings 4,169 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,708 93.5%
 Public transportation 47 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 0.8%
 Worked at Home 597 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78259 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 246 3%
 High School Graduate 2,156 31%
 Associate's degree 619 9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,545 36%
 Master's degree 1,123 16%
 Professional school degree 209 3%
 Doctorate degree 146 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,007 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 531 8.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 433 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78259

ZIP Code 78259 is in the University of Texas University Charter School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78259.

Laurel Ridge
17720 Corporate Woods Dr
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: University of Texas University Charter School District
Bulverde Ranch Middle School
21314 Bulverde Rd
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North East Independent School District
Encino Park Elementary
2550 Encino Rio
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Frank Tejeda Middle School
2909 East Evans Rd
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Roan Forest Elementary
22710 Roan Park
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Bulverde Creek
3839 Canyon Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District
Johnson High School
23203 Bulverde Rd
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North East Independent School District
San Antonio Christian Schools
19202 Redland Rd Bldg Z
San Antonio, TX 78259
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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