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ZIP Code 78541

Primary City:Edinburg, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (8:29pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.5, -98.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78541

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78541. 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 78541. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78541, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 78541 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78541 is located in south Texas and covers a large 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 78541 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78541 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,431
Population Density 147 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,161
Median Home Value $80,000
Land Area 289.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.62 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,206
Median Household Income $34,586

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1762,0831,9112,0652,4381,7641,5821,3681,1861,01986167459240225920112379
Female2,0581,9611,8802,1412,4431,9321,6231,5231,3111,096912810625442348229181133
Total4,2344,0443,7914,2064,8813,6963,2052,8912,4972,1151,7731,4841,217844607430304212

Gender

 Male 20,783 49%
 Female 21,648 51%
Gender

Race

 White 37,374 88.1%
 Black Or African American 324 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 144 0.3%
 Asian 344 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 3,693 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 547 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2021,1501,7641,4991,13064236996
Renter1,3291,7699756243451849731
Total1,5312,9192,7392,1231,475826466127

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,303 52%
 Single Guardian 3,132 26%
 Singles 1,799 15%
 Singles With Roommate 972 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,841 48%
 Households with Kids 6,365 52%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male426407411446441418434377413383399384371374341408353435528534
Female406423422394416366389401389409367337383384323345371525577602
Total8328308338408577848237788027927667217547586647537249601,1051,136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78541 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78541 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78541 real estate data, the median home value of $80,000 is low 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 78541. Rentals in 78541 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78541 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,621 98.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 117 0.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 660 1.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,655 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,197 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,354 41%
 Households Vacant 955 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 400 41.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.3%
 For Sale Only 117 12.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 11.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 283 29.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 25 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 1,105 20.0%
 2 Bedroom 3,256 59.0%
 3+ Bedroom 1,133 20.5%
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 $34,586 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78541 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 78541 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 10,999 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,202 27%
 No Earnings 10,667 36%
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 10,999 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,202 27%
 No Earnings 10,667 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,725 90.2%
 Public transportation 85 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,148 7.0%
 Worked at Home 335 2.1%
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 3,337 32.3%
 High School Graduate 4,883 47.3%
 Associate's degree 338 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,280 12.4%
 Master's degree 298 2.9%
 Professional school degree 137 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 58 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,172 86.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 271 2.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,304 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78541

ZIP Code 78541 is in the Idea Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78541.

Idea Quest College Preparatory
14001 North Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Idea Public Schools
Idea Quest Academy
14001 North Rooth Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Idea Edinburg College Preparatory
2553 Roegiers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Idea Edinburg Academy
2553 Roegiers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Brewster Elementary
22420 Fm1017
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Carmen V Avila Elementary
9205 North Alamo
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Anne L Magee Elementary
3420 Rogers Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Elias Longoria Sr Middle School
411 North 8th St
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Betty Harwell Middle School
411 North 8th St
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District
Evins Regional Juvenile Center
3801 East Monte Cristo Rd
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Texas Juvenile Justice Department School District
Sanctuary Christian Academy
508 E Van Week St
Edinburg, TX 78541
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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