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ZIP Code 78537

Primary City:Donna, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (9:45am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -98.1
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78537

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78537. 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 78537. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78537, 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:
Donna, TX
Unacceptable:
La Tijera

Stats and Demographics for the 78537 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78537 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78537 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 small number of single adults and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78537 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,454
Population Density 632 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,395
Median Home Value $53,300
Land Area 62.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,591
Median Household Income $25,338

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,0892,1362,0381,7321,3561,2551,2131,216995921844757640582540429244230
Female2,0952,1011,8901,7461,3781,3531,3701,3141,1111,017919869793674583463344217
Total4,1844,2373,9283,4782,7342,6082,5832,5302,1061,9381,7631,6261,4331,2561,123892588447

Gender

 Male 19,217 49%
 Female 20,237 51%
Gender

Race

 White 33,470 84.8%
 Black Or African American 124 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.3%
 Asian 38 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4,968 12.6%
 Two Or More Races 752 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1751,0771,6181,4571,3721,182811258
Renter26074458839230018013542
Total4351,8212,2061,8491,6721,362946300

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,142 58%
 Single Guardian 2,773 26%
 Singles 1,440 14%
 Singles With Roommate 236 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 4,801 45%
 Households with Kids 5,790 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male434413408407449397414440436453390376404415348323360350351293
Female381438429466396442446421396408380401370331420331336352307292
Total815851837873845839860861832861770777774746768654696702658585

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78537 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78537 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78537 real estate data, the median home value of $53,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78537 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78537 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78537 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,447 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,187 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,763 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,641 20%
 Households Vacant 2,804 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 1%
 For Sale Only 130 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,736 62%
 For Migrant Workers 28 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 522 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 506 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,286 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,086 37%
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 $25,338 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78537 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78537 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 7,233 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,276 25%
 No Earnings 11,508 46%
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 7,233 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,276 25%
 No Earnings 11,508 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,187 93.3%
 Public transportation 1 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 34 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 1.8%
 Worked at Home 544 4.5%
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 4,149 45.6%
 High School Graduate 3,957 43.5%
 Associate's degree 340 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 476 5.2%
 Master's degree 137 1.5%
 Professional school degree 15 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,998 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 0.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,667 14.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78537

ZIP Code 78537 is in the Idea Public Schools. There are 25 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78537.

Idea College Prep
401 South 1st St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Idea Public Schools
Donna Alternative Education Program
201 South 3rd St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Donna Independent School District
Donna North High School
116 North 10th St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Donna Independent School District
Todd Middle School
400 North Salinas Blvd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Donna Independent School District
Idea Academy
401 South 1st St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
A M Ochoa Elementary
424 South 11th St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Runn Elementary
1701 East Hwy 281
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
C Stainke Elementary
1309 South Ave
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
J W Caceres Elementary
503 South Hutto Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Guzman Elementary
510 South D Salinas Blvd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
A P Solis Middle School
700 South Ave
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
T Price Elementary
2906 East Roberts
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Patricia S Garza Elementary
8801 Alberta Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Maria Alicia P Munoz Elementary
1901 East Roosevelt
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Veterans Middle School
3207 North Golie Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Le Noir Elementary
316 North Main St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Daniel Singleterry Sr
9113 North Val Verde Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Dora M Sauceda Middle School
520 North Vly View Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Eloy Garza Salazar Elementary
3207 North Goolie Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Julian S Adame
5001 North Fm 493
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
M Rivas Elementary
503 South Hutto Rd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Donna Independent School District
Donna High School
1/2 Mile East Wood Ave
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Donna Independent School District
W a Todd 9th Grade Campus
400 North Salinas Blvd
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Donna Independent School District
3d Academy
2006 Silver St
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Donna Independent School District
Excel Academy Campus
2006 Silver Ave
Donna, TX 78537
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Donna Independent School District

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