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ZIP Code 78539

Primary City:Edinburg, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (12:50am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.28, -98.18
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78539

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78539. 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 78539. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78539, 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:
Edinburg, TX
Unacceptable:
Faysville, Lull, Red Gate, San Carlos, San Juan Community

Stats and Demographics for the 78539 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78539 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 78539 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78539 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,783
Population Density 2,341 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,206
Median Home Value $106,500
Land Area 13.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,260
Median Household Income $52,167

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2581,3281,2771,1531,1221,0221,0761,1011,043880783697583396316241167122
Female1,2251,3211,2831,1751,1841,1121,2181,2411,1181,006988817707544418329253279
Total2,4832,6492,5602,3282,3062,1342,2942,3422,1611,8861,7711,5141,290940734570420401

Gender

 Male 14,565 47%
 Female 16,218 53%
Gender

Race

 White 25,466 82.7%
 Black Or African American 281 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 150 0.5%
 Asian 1,179 3.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 3,186 10.3%
 Two Or More Races 515 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner767191,4831,3501,193753477162
Renter5341,17790261840522512165
Total6101,8962,3851,9681,598978598227

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,235 51%
 Single Guardian 2,503 24%
 Singles 2,038 20%
 Singles With Roommate 484 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,661 55%
 Households with Kids 4,599 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male250269256259243279254284268258263275252229227246229217234238
Female234253256237261252264247297275256242267243252213231249230220
Total484522512496504531518531565533519517519472479459460466464458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78539 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78539 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78539 real estate data, the median home value of $106,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78539. Rentals in 78539 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78539 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,332 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 169 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 107 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 170 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,043 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,170 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,047 36%
 Households Vacant 946 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 330 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 142 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 227 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 212 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 1%
 1 Bedroom 599 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,987 49%
 3+ Bedroom 1,462 36%
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 $52,167 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78539 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 78539 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 10,603 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,040 25%
 No Earnings 7,960 32%
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 10,603 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,040 25%
 No Earnings 7,960 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,885 87.9%
 Public transportation 39 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,094 7.5%
 Worked at Home 649 4.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,355 14%
 High School Graduate 4,665 48%
 Associate's degree 662 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,133 22%
 Master's degree 448 5%
 Professional school degree 143 1%
 Doctorate degree 295 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,721 82.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 629 7.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 796 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78539

ZIP Code 78539 is in the Ignite Public Schools and Community Service Center. There are 40 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78539.

Ignite Public School and Comm Serv Center at Edinburg
4737 South Sugar Rd
Edingburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ignite Public Schools and Community Service Center
Hidalgo County J J a E P
100 North Closner
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monte Alto Independent School District
Vista Academy of Edinburg
2110 South McColl Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texas College Preparatory Academies School District
Escandon Elementary
1100 East Trenton Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Austin Elementary
1023 East Kuhn St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Freddy Gonzalez Elementary
2401 South Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Jefferson Elementary
904 South 12th Ave
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Lee Elementary
1215 West Sprague St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Travis Elementary
1200 South 21st Ave
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
L B Johnson Elementary
1801 East Sprague St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
South Middle School
601 West Freddy Gonzalez Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
De La Vina Elementary
1001 South Jackson Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
San Carlos Elementary
505 South 83rd St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Zavala Elementary
3615 West Rogers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Canterbury Elementary
2821 West Canton Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Memorial Middle School
3105 North Doolittle Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Truman Elementary
701 West Rogers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Eisenhower Elementary
2901 East Russell Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
John F Kennedy Elementary
8610 Tex Mex
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Cano-Gonzalez Elementary
1701 South Raul Longoria
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Lincoln Elementary
1319 East Lovett St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
B L Garza Middle School
1202 North Monmack Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Trevino Elementary
909 South Monmack Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Guerra Elementary
10010 North Villa Fernandez Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Villarreal Elementary
4014 North Doolittle Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Dr Thomas Esparza Elementary
2510 South Cesar Chavez
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Alfonso Ramirez Elementary
1700 West Alberta Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Monte Cristo Elementary
4010 North Doolittle Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Harwell Middle School
801 East Canton
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Edinburg High School
2600 East Wisconsin
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Economedes High School
1414 North Alamo
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Robert R Vela High School
801 East Canton Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Vision Academy of Excellence
222 West Kuhn
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Edinburg North High School
3101 North Closner
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Jjaep-Southwest Key Program
1313 South 18th St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
South Texas Business Education & Technology Academ
510 South Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Texas Independent School District
South Texas Preparatory Academy
724 Sugar Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: South Texas Independent School District
St Joseph Catholic School
119 W Fay St
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Matthew'S Episcopal School
2620 Crestview Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Discovery School
1711 W Alberta Rd
Edinburg, TX 78539
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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