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ZIP Code 78552

Primary City:Harlingen, TX (View All Cities)
County: Cameron County
Timezone: Central (10:10pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -97.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78552

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78552. 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 78552. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78552, 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:
Harlingen, TX
Acceptable:
Palm Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 78552 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78552 is located in southeast 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 78552 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78552 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,111
Population Density 694 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,636
Median Home Value $91,800
Land Area 49.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,076
Median Household Income $39,602

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2971,4311,5131,3359118819571,0139261,0061,041854834698704515394282
Female1,2691,3501,4561,2958829051,0581,1061,1111,1691,1001,032907771710621455322
Total2,5662,7812,9692,6301,7931,7862,0152,1192,0372,1752,1411,8861,7411,4691,4141,136849604

Gender

 Male 16,592 49%
 Female 17,519 51%
Gender

Race

 White 30,432 89.2%
 Black Or African American 195 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 179 0.5%
 Asian 313 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 2,407 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 574 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner838271,5371,8871,6891,5121,181382
Renter1204954663702541439535
Total2031,3222,0032,2571,9431,6551,276417

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,833 62%
 Single Guardian 1,992 18%
 Singles 1,947 18%
 Singles With Roommate 304 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,478 58%
 Households with Kids 4,598 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male223278262267272279275317288303285317288320267288303272205207
Female212280247269251275252300272310293299293261291300263229212200
Total435558509536523554527617560613578616581581558588566501417407

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78552 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78552 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 78552 real estate data, the median home value of $91,800 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 78552. Rentals in 78552 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78552 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,961 99.6%
 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 150 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,450 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,648 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,978 15%
 Households Vacant 2,560 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 273 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 63 2.5%
 For Sale Only 189 7.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 80 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,617 63.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 336 13.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 1%
 1 Bedroom 152 7%
 2 Bedroom 806 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,277 57%
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 $39,602 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78552 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 78552 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 9,201 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,860 14%
 No Earnings 13,893 52%
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 9,201 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,860 14%
 No Earnings 13,893 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,119 96.1%
 Public transportation 21 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 1.6%
 Worked at Home 221 1.9%
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 2,206 22%
 High School Graduate 5,517 54%
 Associate's degree 472 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,410 14%
 Master's degree 300 3%
 Professional school degree 174 2%
 Doctorate degree 95 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,889 86.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 300 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 962 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78552

ZIP Code 78552 is in the Harlingen Cisd School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78552.

Wilson Elementary
16495 Primera Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlingen Cisd School District
Gutierrez Middle School
3205 West Wilson Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harlingen Cisd School District
Moises Vela Middle School
801 South Palm Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harlingen Cisd School District
Dr Hesiquio Rodriguez Elementary
8402 West Wilson Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harlingen Cisd School District
Harlingen High School - South
1701 Dixieland Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harlingen Cisd School District
Destiny Christian Academy
2601 Bothwell Rd
Harlingen, TX 78552
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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