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ZIP Code 78379

Primary City:Riviera, TX (View All Cities)
County: Kleberg County
Timezone: Central (12:44pm)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.3, -97.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78379

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78379. 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 78379. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78379, 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:
Riviera, TX
Unacceptable:
Loyola Beach, Riviera Beach, Vattmanville

Stats and Demographics for the 78379 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78379 is located in southeast 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 78379 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78379 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,585
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 861
Median Home Value $59,800
Land Area 81.36 sq mi
Water Area 9.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 621
Median Household Income $40,735

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male46386166453526355762846265594626126
Female414144623232183560538058426233282211
Total87791051287767447011711516412010712179543417

Gender

 Male 831 52%
 Female 754 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,363 86.0%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 193 12.2%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner421691161161164911
Renter41724301515113
Total838931461311316014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 343 55%
 Single Guardian 94 15%
 Singles 159 26%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 435 70%
 Households with Kids 186 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91079311712518111013914229111012
Female128381064912101175111710131489
Total2118101713171121172822171820313222251821

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78379 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78379 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 78379 real estate data, the median home value of $59,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 78379 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78379 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,585 100%
 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 191 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 311 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 119 14%
 Households Vacant 240 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 5%
 For Sale Only 9 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 149 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 11%
 2 Bedroom 41 43%
 3+ Bedroom 44 46%
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 $40,735 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78379 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 550 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 15%
 No Earnings 484 40%
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 550 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 15%
 No Earnings 484 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 601 89.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 7.0%
 Worked at Home 26 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 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 120 23.6%
 High School Graduate 227 44.6%
 Associate's degree 45 8.8%
 Bachelor's degree 66 13.0%
 Master's degree 45 8.8%
 Professional school degree 4 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 243 87.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 2.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78379

ZIP Code 78379 is in the Riviera Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78379.

Nanny Elementary
203 Seahawk Dr
Riviera, TX 78379
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Riviera Independent School District
Kaufer High School
203 Seahawk Dr
Riviera, TX 78379
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Riviera Independent School District

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