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ZIP Code 78401

Primary City:Corpus Christi, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown Corpus Christi
County: Nueces
Timezone: Central (2:15am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.80, -97.40
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78401. 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 78401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78401, 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:
Corpus Christi, TX
Acceptable:
Crp Christi

Stats and Demographics for the 78401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78401 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78401 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78401 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,391
Population Density 2,502 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,379
Median Home Value $71,600
Land Area 2.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,940
Median Household Income $22,226

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1471341081742713352532442323072772201398958344390
Female12710911711518816211912713815015213510156626175242
Total27424322528945949737237137045742935524014512095118332

Gender

 Male 3,155 59%
 Female 2,236 41%
Gender

Race

 White 4,003 74.3%
 Black Or African American 632 11.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 71 1.3%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 556 10.3%
 Two Or More Races 116 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner525338170583719
Renter115222208292260139127249
Total120247241373330197164268

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 306 16%
 Single Guardian 402 21%
 Singles 1,101 57%
 Singles With Roommate 131 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,533 79%
 Households with Kids 407 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3430313437262424232026122228222531445258
Female2523222026212119222425211829201427292528
Total5953535463474543454451334057423958737786

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78401 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 78401 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78401 real estate data, the median home value of $71,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78401 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,787 70%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,057 20%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 494 9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 134 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 194 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,612 68%
 Households Vacant 439 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 250 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 32 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 216 14%
 1 Bedroom 910 59%
 2 Bedroom 311 20%
 3+ Bedroom 97 6%
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 $22,226 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78401 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. ZIP code 78401 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 78401 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78401 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78401 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 1,000 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,511 36%
 No Earnings 1,687 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 1,000 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,511 36%
 No Earnings 1,687 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,086 67%
 Public transportation 194 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 310 19%
 Worked at Home 24 1%
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 581 26.0%
 High School Graduate 1,265 56.6%
 Associate's degree 66 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 227 10.2%
 Master's degree 79 3.5%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 346 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78401

ZIP Code 78401 is in the Banquete Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78401.

Banquete Jjaep
801 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Banquete Independent School District
Nueces County J J a E P
801 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Adkins Middle School
801 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Evans Ses
1315 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Coles High School and Educational Center
924 Winnebago
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Central Catholic Elementary
1218 Comanche
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St James Episcopal School
602 S Carancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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