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ZIP Code 78501

Primary City:Mcallen, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (2:16am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.22, -98.24
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78501. 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 78501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78501, 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:
Mcallen, TX
Unacceptable:
Mc Allen

Stats and Demographics for the 78501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78501 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 78501 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 61,219
Population Density 3,991 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,489
Median Home Value $91,200
Land Area 15.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 20,235
Median Household Income $31,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,5272,5332,4762,3262,1162,1372,0221,9561,7441,6421,4901,3541,2771,020832721475381
Female2,4262,4462,3842,3962,0962,2752,1452,1711,9521,8771,8411,7451,5911,2851,098930810722
Total4,9534,9794,8604,7224,2124,4124,1674,1273,6963,5193,3313,0992,8682,3051,9301,6511,2851,103

Gender

 Male 29,029 47%
 Female 32,190 53%
Gender

Race

 White 50,828 83.0%
 Black Or African American 456 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 242 0.4%
 Asian 942 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.0%
 Other Race 7,653 12.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,080 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner959661,8162,1392,2791,7551,322470
Renter8252,4932,1151,6161,065671457151
Total9203,4593,9313,7553,3442,4261,779621

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,352 46%
 Single Guardian 5,517 27%
 Singles 4,423 22%
 Singles With Roommate 943 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,665 58%
 Households with Kids 8,570 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male518506507520523487494528501539521481467468500457492440437446
Female496500460454508460515438525470492445480497482481515467451405
Total1,0141,0069679741,0319471,0099661,0261,0091,0139269479659829381,007907888851

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78501 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 78501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 78501 real estate data, the median home value of $91,200 is slightly less than average 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 78501. Rentals in 78501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 60,379 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 620 1.0%
 Other Institutional 9 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 211 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,640 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,202 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,393 42%
 Households Vacant 2,254 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 647 28.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 64 2.8%
 For Sale Only 180 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 844 37.4%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 450 20.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 236 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,404 24%
 2 Bedroom 4,314 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,859 29%
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 $31,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78501 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78501 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78501 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 16,836 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,862 23%
 No Earnings 19,237 41%
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 16,836 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,862 23%
 No Earnings 19,237 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,296 81.7%
 Public transportation 255 1.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,502 10.1%
 Worked at Home 1,764 7.1%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,441 30%
 High School Graduate 7,902 44%
 Associate's degree 778 4%
 Bachelor's degree 2,901 16%
 Master's degree 630 3%
 Professional school degree 300 2%
 Doctorate degree 152 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,719 84.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 571 4.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,527 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78501

ZIP Code 78501 is in the Mcallen Independent School District. There are 36 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78501.

Lincoln Middle School
1601 North 27th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Morris Middle School
1400 Trenton Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Instr/Guid Center
1619 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcallen Independent School District
De Leon Middle School
4201 North 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Horizon Montessori
221 North Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Texas Educational Technologies Inc School District
Idea Mcallen College Preparatory
201 North Bensten Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Idea Mcallen Academy
201 North Bensten Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Cavazos Elementary
1501 West Freddy Gonzalez
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Alvarez Elementary
2606 Gumwood Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Navarro Elementary
2100 Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Fields Elementary
500 Dallas Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Houston Elementary
3221 Olga Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Jackson Elementary
501 Harvey
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Milam Elementary
3800 North Main St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Seguin Elementary
2200 North 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Travis Middle School
600 East Houston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Wilson Elementary
1200 Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Mcauliffe Elementary
3000 Daffodil Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Cathey Middle School
1800 North Cynthia
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Thigpen-Zavala Elementary
2500 Galveston Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Lloyd & Dolly Bentsen Elementary
2101 South Taylor Rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sharyland Independent School District
Midvalley Academy-Mcallen Charter High School
200 North 17th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midvalley Academy Charter District
Hidalgo County J J a E P
3900 North 23rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Donna Independent School District
Hidalgo County J J a E P
3900 North 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District
Mcallen High School
2021 La Vista Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Memorial High School
101 East Hackberry Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Southwest Key Program
3900 North 23rd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Achieve Early College High School
2000 North 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Rowe High School
2101 North Ware Rd
Mc Allen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Lamar Academy
1009 North 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Beto House
4513 West Business Hwy 83
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sharyland Independent School District
Hidalgo County J J a E P
3900 North 23rd St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Weslaco Independent School District
Our Lady of Sorrows School
1100 Gumwood Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul Lutheran School
300 Pecan Blvd
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Episcopal Day School
2500 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Taylor Christian School
2021 W Jackson Ave
Mcallen, TX 78501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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