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ZIP Code 78408

Primary City:Corpus Christi, TX (View All Cities)
County: Nueces County
Timezone: Central (9:45am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.80, -97.45
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78408

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78408. 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 78408. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78408, 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 78408 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78408 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 78408 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78408 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,061
Population Density 2,717 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,689
Median Home Value $59,700
Land Area 4.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,177
Median Household Income $28,137

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4984594474534034423463463224194373733492261451107263
Female477456438427444418424390340356414353353270189162118122
Total975915885880847860770736662775851726702496334272190185

Gender

 Male 5,910 49%
 Female 6,151 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,154 75.9%
 Black Or African American 844 7.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.7%
 Asian 40 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 1,582 13.1%
 Two Or More Races 357 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2318029346750834723597
Renter2194573693623181978124
Total242637662829826544316121

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,532 37%
 Single Guardian 1,315 31%
 Singles 1,086 26%
 Singles With Roommate 244 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,548 61%
 Households with Kids 1,629 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91105931019282978810010481928288899588829996
Female110829494719784941107885859298888183938286
Total201187187195163179181182210182166177174186177176171175181182

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78408 has a slightly less than average 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 78408 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 78408 real estate data, the median home value of $59,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78408 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78408 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78408 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,741 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 235 1.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,007 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,143 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,027 43%
 Households Vacant 512 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 226 44.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.8%
 For Sale Only 30 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 5.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 43.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 2%
 1 Bedroom 570 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,004 49%
 3+ Bedroom 458 22%
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 $28,137 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78408 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. Residents in ZIP code 78408 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78408 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 3,144 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,646 29%
 No Earnings 3,420 37%
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 3,144 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,646 29%
 No Earnings 3,420 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,998 84.3%
 Public transportation 317 6.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 296 6.2%
 Worked at Home 107 2.3%
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 1,292 34.7%
 High School Graduate 2,023 54.4%
 Associate's degree 205 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 125 3.4%
 Master's degree 54 1.5%
 Professional school degree 23 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,425 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 131 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 272 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78408

ZIP Code 78408 is in the Corpus Christi Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78408.

Driscoll Middle School
3501 Kenwood
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Gibson Elementary
5723 Hampshire
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Oak Park Special Emphasis School
3801 Leopard
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District
Cesar E Chavez Academy
3701 Mueller
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Por Vida Academy
Roy Miller High School and Metro School of Design
1 Battlin Buc Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Corpus Christi Independent School District

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