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ZIP Code 78504

Primary City:Mcallen, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (4:24pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.28, -98.23
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78504. 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 78504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78504, 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 78504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78504 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78504 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78504 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 48,703
Population Density 2,754 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,823
Median Home Value $132,100
Land Area 17.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,595
Median Household Income $61,277

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9132,1992,2272,0591,4711,6671,6541,8181,6521,6061,4531,224957577400309208117
Female1,8842,1692,1751,9011,6021,8291,9392,1411,8111,7831,6721,410954610502346281183
Total3,7974,3684,4023,9603,0733,4963,5933,9593,4633,3893,1252,6341,9111,187902655489300

Gender

 Male 23,511 48%
 Female 25,192 52%
Gender

Race

 White 40,774 83.7%
 Black Or African American 682 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 179 0.4%
 Asian 2,175 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 3,952 8.1%
 Two Or More Races 935 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1201,4862,7082,7992,160973529131
Renter4051,4431,2628254212129823
Total5252,9293,9703,6242,5811,185627154

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,159 59%
 Single Guardian 3,191 20%
 Singles 2,594 17%
 Singles With Roommate 651 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,881 51%
 Households with Kids 7,714 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male371414398394383431463446476455466437425444439414475389342313
Female349358409387417439401441471418447423473414411418405364303308
Total720772807781800870864887947873913860898858850832880753645621

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78504 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78504 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78504 real estate data, the median home value of $132,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78504. Rentals in 78504 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 48,703 100%
 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 8,172 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,734 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,689 28%
 Households Vacant 1,228 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 417 34.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 3.8%
 For Sale Only 247 20.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 314 25.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 170 13.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 113 3%
 1 Bedroom 622 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,659 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,111 47%
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 $61,277 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78504 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 78504 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 16,527 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,881 22%
 No Earnings 11,931 33%
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 16,527 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,881 22%
 No Earnings 11,931 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,266 89.7%
 Public transportation 58 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 119 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,232 5.7%
 Worked at Home 807 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,402 10%
 High School Graduate 6,288 45%
 Associate's degree 1,134 8%
 Bachelor's degree 3,702 26%
 Master's degree 1,044 7%
 Professional school degree 427 3%
 Doctorate degree 123 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,322 82.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,254 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,084 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78504

ZIP Code 78504 is in the Mcallen Independent School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78504.

Michael E Fossum Middle School
7800 North Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Rayburn Elementary
7000 North Main St
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Garza Elementary
6300 North 29th St
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Castaneda Elementary
4100 North 34th
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Lucile Hendricks Elementary
3900 Goldcrest
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Dr Pablo Perez
7801 North Main
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Blanca E Sanchez
2901 Incarnate Word
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Gonzalez Elementary
201 East Martin Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcallen Independent School District
Donna Wernecke Elementary
4500 Dove Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sharyland Independent School District
Sharyland North J H
1500 Dove
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Sharyland Independent School District
Central Christian School
1320 W Nolana Ave
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
South Texas Christian Academy
7001 N Ware Rd
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Covenant Christian Academy
3800 Primrose
Mcallen, TX 78504
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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