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ZIP Code 78566

Primary City:Los Fresnos, TX (View All Cities)
County: Cameron County
Timezone: Central (9:59pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -97.4
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78566

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78566. 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 78566. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78566, 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:
Los Fresnos, TX
Acceptable:
Bayview, Indian Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 78566 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78566 is located in southeast Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78566 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 a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78566 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,230
Population Density 141 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,770
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 114.96 sq mi
Water Area 51.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,276
Median Household Income $39,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7057578238206416155905925685224233542682301491067045
Female6777157628025194984956175484924693962772511671297365
Total1,3821,4721,5851,6221,1601,1131,0851,2091,1161,014892750545481316235143110

Gender

 Male 8,278 51%
 Female 7,952 49%
Gender

Race

 White 13,264 81.7%
 Black Or African American 174 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.6%
 Asian 124 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 2,340 14.4%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5235876278759339421046
Renter8727629618790803721
Total1396341,05897468347424767

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,595 61%
 Single Guardian 1,036 24%
 Singles 545 13%
 Singles With Roommate 100 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,875 44%
 Households with Kids 2,401 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male145128161147140149158166144186149137156195167158159168168132
Female136139143140137123154148153147135164149167164179207136116122
Total281267304287277272312314297333284301305362331337366304284254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78566 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78566 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78566 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78566 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78566 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78566 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,310 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 808 5.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 112 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,825 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,377 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,074 23%
 Households Vacant 494 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 13.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2.4%
 For Sale Only 59 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 7.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 36.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 27.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 5%
 1 Bedroom 85 9%
 2 Bedroom 438 48%
 3+ Bedroom 334 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 $39,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78566 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78566 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,232 27%
 No Earnings 4,704 39%
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 4,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,232 27%
 No Earnings 4,704 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,379 90.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 354 6.0%
 Worked at Home 171 2.9%
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 1,618 36.1%
 High School Graduate 1,914 42.7%
 Associate's degree 232 5.2%
 Bachelor's degree 569 12.7%
 Master's degree 131 2.9%
 Professional school degree 14 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,497 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 1.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 607 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78566

ZIP Code 78566 is in the Los Fresnos Cisd School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78566.

Resaca Middle School
33422 Farm Rd 1575
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Fresnos Elementary
32602 State Hwy 100
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Cuates Middle School
32477 State Hwy 100
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Lopez-Riggins Elementary
613 Mesquite Ln
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Dora Romero Elementary
600 Mesquite Ln
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Fresnos High School
907 North Arroyo
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Ami Kids Rio Grande Valley (fka Rgmi)
Route 3 Box 337
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District

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