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ZIP Code 78355

Primary City:Falfurrias, TX (View All Cities)
County: Brooks County
Timezone: Central (12:03am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.2, -98.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78355

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78355. 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 78355. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78355, 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:
Falfurrias, TX
Unacceptable:
Flowella

Stats and Demographics for the 78355 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78355 is located in south Texas and covers a large 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 78355 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78355 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,081
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,081
Median Home Value $47,200
Land Area 342.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,561
Median Household Income $23,222

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male327251297297248199153171171215233230212158143838024
Female29626922725623020715715617824524322321718715413211399
Total623520524553478406310327349460476453429345297215193123

Gender

 Male 3,492 49%
 Female 3,589 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,363 89.9%
 Black Or African American 36 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.4%
 Asian 21 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 541 7.6%
 Two Or More Races 95 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3213419736039832524968
Renter92156125155132883911
Total12429032251553041328879

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,128 44%
 Single Guardian 706 28%
 Singles 651 25%
 Singles With Roommate 76 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,585 62%
 Households with Kids 976 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6262686649553960486165575658525867655556
Female4857685560484961514840483853384765594756
Total11011913612110910388121991091051059411190105132124102112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78355 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78355 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 78355 real estate data, the median home value of $47,200 is low 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 78355. Rentals in 78355 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78355 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,014 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 16 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 436 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,327 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 798 26%
 Households Vacant 520 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 57 11.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 18 3.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 6.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 90 17.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 315 60.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 2%
 1 Bedroom 172 24%
 2 Bedroom 295 41%
 3+ Bedroom 236 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 $23,222 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78355 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 78355 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,643 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 965 19%
 No Earnings 2,576 50%
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 1,643 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 965 19%
 No Earnings 2,576 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,108 92.9%
 Public transportation 12 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 75 3.3%
 Worked at Home 74 3.3%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 620 32%
 High School Graduate 1,070 56%
 Associate's degree 38 2%
 Bachelor's degree 104 5%
 Master's degree 49 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 37 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,130 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 35 2.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 307 20.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78355

ZIP Code 78355 is in the Brooks County Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78355.

Falfurrias Elementary
100 East Allen St
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooks County Independent School District
Falfurrias J H
600 South Ctr St
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brooks County Independent School District
Lasater Elementary
500 South Caldwell St
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooks County Independent School District
La Gloria Elementary
182 East County Rd 401
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Gloria Independent School District
Falfurrias High School
100 West Jersey Dr
Falfurrias, TX 78355
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brooks County Independent School District

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