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ZIP Code 78557

Primary City:Hidalgo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (12:02am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.10, -98.25
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78557. 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 78557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78557, 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:
Hidalgo, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78557 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 78557 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 78557 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,547
Population Density 1,077 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,316
Median Home Value $89,300
Land Area 11.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,108
Median Household Income $39,033

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male59464869168342433036442537034825523020512998534527
Female531709641709442387465536441412352293228172117747049
Total1,1251,3571,3321,39286671782996181176060752343330121512711576

Gender

 Male 5,919 47%
 Female 6,628 53%
Gender

Race

 White 11,865 94.6%
 Black Or African American 24 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 562 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 76 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner463656576034112109226
Renter3713818513078585418
Total8350384273348926814644

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,007 65%
 Single Guardian 829 27%
 Singles 246 8%
 Singles With Roommate 26 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,040 33%
 Households with Kids 2,068 67%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11311612111911712512612515512812315112216714513314913312399
Female93101117109144134135138158134132113141121151152153123130106
Total206217238228261259261263313262255264263288296285302256253205

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78557 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78557 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78557 real estate data, the median home value of $89,300 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 78557. Rentals in 78557 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,547 100%
 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 1,860 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 550 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 698 21%
 Households Vacant 208 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 37 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 28%
 For Migrant Workers 2 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 153 20%
 2 Bedroom 287 38%
 3+ Bedroom 322 42%
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 $39,033 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78557 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 78557 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 3,113 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,035 24%
 No Earnings 3,467 40%
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 3,113 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,035 24%
 No Earnings 3,467 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,255 93.7%
 Public transportation 30 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 138 3.0%
 Worked at Home 118 2.6%
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 1,054 36%
 High School Graduate 1,119 38%
 Associate's degree 182 6%
 Bachelor's degree 391 13%
 Master's degree 79 3%
 Professional school degree 90 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,567 89.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 1.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 356 9.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78557

ZIP Code 78557 is in the Hidalgo Independent School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78557.

Hidalgo Elementary
601 Second St
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Diaz J H
1312 East Pirate Dr
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Dr Alejo Salinas Jr Elementary
411 Ebano
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Wilbur E Lucas Elementary
1300 North McColl Rd
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Hidalgo High School
910 East Pirate Dr
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Hidalgo Academy
310 Esperanza St
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Hidalgo J J a E P
310 Esperanza St
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Valley View Early College Campus
3000 East Dicker Rd
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View 8th Grade Academy
3000 East Dicker Rd
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View 9th Grade Academy
3000 East Dicker Rd
Hidalgo, TX 78557
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District

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