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ZIP Code 78368

Primary City:Mathis, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:23am)
Coordinates:28.1, -97.9
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78368

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78368. 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 78368. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78368, 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:
Mathis, TX
Acceptable:
Lake City, Swinney Switch, Swinney Swtch
Unacceptable:
Argenta, Hubert, San Patricio

Stats and Demographics for the 78368 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78368 is located in southeast Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78368 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78368 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,227
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,317
Median Home Value $59,800
Land Area 216.34 sq mi
Water Area 21.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,239
Median Household Income $35,191

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3543563093403032541932222752903423012982321861507761
Female32536029336627624522524026436333627428624821117611086
Total679716602706579499418462539653678575584480397326187147

Gender

 Male 4,543 49%
 Female 4,684 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,138 88.2%
 Black Or African American 91 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 0.5%
 Asian 16 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 723 7.8%
 Two Or More Races 210 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4315232552156045030693
Renter851511501469595589
Total128303475667655545364102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,675 52%
 Single Guardian 725 22%
 Singles 733 23%
 Singles With Roommate 106 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,093 65%
 Households with Kids 1,146 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7861806688806751707658595561767566705367
Female7564625988655474795952655760777971716855
Total153125142125176145121125149135110124112121153154137141121122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78368 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78368 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 78368 real estate data, the median home value of $59,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78368 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78368 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78368 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,162 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 801 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,649 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 789 18%
 Households Vacant 1,078 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 10.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 0.8%
 For Sale Only 75 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 523 48.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 345 32.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 97 11%
 1 Bedroom 140 16%
 2 Bedroom 320 37%
 3+ Bedroom 319 36%
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 $35,191 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78368 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. However, that is not the case in 78368. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,510 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,441 20%
 No Earnings 3,294 45%
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 2,510 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,441 20%
 No Earnings 3,294 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,874 88.6%
 Public transportation 10 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 7.3%
 Worked at Home 125 3.9%
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 860 30%
 High School Graduate 1,706 59%
 Associate's degree 155 5%
 Bachelor's degree 123 4%
 Master's degree 36 1%
 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 1,479 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 28 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 239 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78368

ZIP Code 78368 is in the Mathis Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78368.

Mathis Elementary
315 South Duval
Mathis, TX 78368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mathis Independent School District
Mathis Int
410 East San Patricio Ave
Mathis, TX 78368
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mathis Independent School District
Mathis Middle School
1627 East San Patricio Ave
Mathis, TX 78368
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mathis Independent School District
Mathis High School
1615 East San Patricio Ave
Mathis, TX 78368
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mathis Independent School District

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