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ZIP Code 78342

Primary City:Ben Bolt, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Jim Wells County
Timezone: Central (2:21pm)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.7, -98.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78342

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78342. 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 78342. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78342, 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:
Ben Bolt, TX
Acceptable:
Alice

Stats and Demographics for the 78342 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78342 is located in south 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 78342 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 parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78342 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 386
Population Density 216 people per sq mi
Housing Units 152
Median Home Value $47,500
Land Area 1.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 120
Median Household Income $41,210

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11182119151011111413167533701
Female1519162391511111910186628724
Total263737422425222233233413115111425

Gender

 Male 185 48%
 Female 201 52%
Gender

Race

 White 350 90.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 2.8%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner37222991075
Renter011645110
Total3182833141185

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 52 43%
 Single Guardian 46 38%
 Singles 20 17%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 61 51%
 Households with Kids 59 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male22127126287213153557
Female62225335324433337550
Total843412451151011646481010107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78342 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78342 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 78342 real estate data, the median home value of $47,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 78342 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78342 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 386 100%
 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 31 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 61 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 18%
 Households Vacant 32 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 6%
 For Sale Only 2 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 84%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 10 100%
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 $41,210 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 78342 can expect to fall in that range. 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 147 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 25%
 No Earnings 132 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 147 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 92 25%
 No Earnings 132 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 190 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 110 54%
 High School Graduate 57 28%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 35 17%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 82 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78342

ZIP Code 78342 is in the Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78342.

Ben Bolt Middle School
401 Whitney Dr
Ben Bolt, TX 78342
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Independent School District
Ben Bolt-Pal Blanco High School
172 Badger Ln
Ben Bolt, TX 78342
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco Independent School District

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