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ZIP Code 78570

Primary City:Mercedes, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (1:59am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -97.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78570

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78570. 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 78570. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78570, 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:
Mercedes, TX
Unacceptable:
Heidelberg, Relampago, Rio Rico, Thayer

Stats and Demographics for the 78570 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78570 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 78570 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78570 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,525
Population Density 436 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,191
Median Home Value $50,200
Land Area 74.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,628
Median Household Income $25,445

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7771,7241,6681,5421,1231,021939864901766763681595471312249162148
Female1,7101,7281,5811,4441,2111,1621,0741,016938890876783707513381334248223
Total3,4873,4523,2492,9862,3342,1832,0131,8801,8391,6561,6391,4641,302984693583410371

Gender

 Male 15,706 48%
 Female 16,819 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,420 84.3%
 Black Or African American 101 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 0.4%
 Asian 24 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 4,341 13.3%
 Two Or More Races 514 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1567861,2411,2941,256825483193
Renter25468145537924717514855
Total4101,4671,6961,6731,5031,000631248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,796 56%
 Single Guardian 2,483 29%
 Singles 1,190 14%
 Singles With Roommate 159 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 3,814 44%
 Households with Kids 4,814 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male343365342367367341352322342391341314318304322341322298259239
Female337354341334322341335353377339318284312328327311259282265255
Total680719683701689682687675719730659598630632649652581580524494

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78570 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78570 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 78570 real estate data, the median home value of $50,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78570 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78570 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78570 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,525 100%
 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 2,334 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,900 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,394 23%
 Households Vacant 1,563 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 183 11.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1.5%
 For Sale Only 103 6.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 430 27.5%
 For Migrant Workers 8 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 772 49.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 73 3%
 1 Bedroom 689 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,125 40%
 3+ Bedroom 910 33%
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 $25,445 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78570 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 78570 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 5,269 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,331 31%
 No Earnings 8,865 43%
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 5,269 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,331 31%
 No Earnings 8,865 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,936 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 272 3%
 Worked at Home 303 3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,499 47.2%
 High School Graduate 3,013 40.7%
 Associate's degree 226 3.0%
 Bachelor's degree 512 6.9%
 Master's degree 94 1.3%
 Professional school degree 37 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 29 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,990 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 48 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,114 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78570

ZIP Code 78570 is in the Mercedes Independent School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78570.

Mercedes Daep
333 South Ohio St
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Hidalgo County J J a E P
100 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Texas Independent School District
Cameron County J J a E P
100 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Texas Independent School District
Santa Maria Alternative
326 South Texas
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Santa Maria Independent School District
South Palm Gardens High School
2607 Camino Real Viejo
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Weslaco Independent School District
Guidance Center
2607 Camino Real Viejo
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Weslaco Independent School District
Taylor Elementary
900 North Missouri Ave
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Travis Elementary
1551 South Georgia Ave
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Mercedes Early Childhood Center
950 West Sixth St
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Ruben Hinojosa Elementary
500 South Rio Rico Rd
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
John F Kennedy
837 South Ohio
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
North Elementary
2528 North Fm 491
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Midvalley Academy-Mercedes Charter High School
103 East 2nd St
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midvalley Academy Charter District
Mercedes High School
1200 South Florida
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Mercedes J H
1/2 MI South of Hwy 83 on MI O
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Mercedes Academic Academy
719 South Mile 1 East
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
Mercedes Early College Academy
837 South Ohio
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercedes Independent School District
The Science Academy of South Texas
900 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Texas Independent School District
South Texas High School for Health Professions
700 Med High Dr
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Texas Independent School District
Immanuel Lutheran School
703 W 3rd St
Mercedes, TX 78570
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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