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ZIP Code 78573

Primary City:Mission, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mission
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (2:03am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.30, -98.30
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78573

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78573. 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 78573. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78573, 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:
Mission, TX
Acceptable:
Alton, Palmhurst

Stats and Demographics for the 78573 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78573 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 78573 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 78573 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,890
Population Density 1,023 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,749
Median Home Value $83,900
Land Area 34.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,941
Median Household Income $33,809

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7881,9551,7681,7841,3631,2591,1321,1251,01889388767155939425217411378
Female1,7611,7771,6131,7091,3521,3211,2531,2781,2381,01690574555840929821013797
Total3,5493,7323,3813,4932,7152,5802,3852,4032,2561,9091,7921,4161,117803550384250175

Gender

 Male 17,213 49%
 Female 17,677 51%
Gender

Race

 White 33,877 97.1%
 Black Or African American 68 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 0.1%
 Asian 72 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 629 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 188 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1339351,6261,5771,16765528361
Renter3028376413451821136618
Total4351,7722,2671,9221,34976834979

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,883 66%
 Single Guardian 2,141 24%
 Singles 756 8%
 Singles With Roommate 161 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 3,284 37%
 Households with Kids 5,657 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male386344361329397413369384392372370337337352374355336389330336
Female378333352365334366363343371317317334326319334386351329309286
Total764677713694731779732727763689687671663671708741687718639622

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78573 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78573 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78573 real estate data, the median home value of $83,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78573 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78573 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78573 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,890 100%
 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 2,953 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,484 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,504 26%
 Households Vacant 808 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 5%
 For Sale Only 126 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 306 38%
 For Migrant Workers 15 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 178 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 388 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,173 46%
 3+ Bedroom 997 39%
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 $33,809 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78573 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78573 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. 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 78573 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 8,639 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,210 26%
 No Earnings 9,346 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 8,639 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,210 26%
 No Earnings 9,346 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,271 85.7%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,317 10.0%
 Worked at Home 548 4.2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,779 43.9%
 High School Graduate 3,532 41.1%
 Associate's degree 396 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 619 7.2%
 Master's degree 172 2.0%
 Professional school degree 95 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,499 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 295 2.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,121 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78573

ZIP Code 78573 is in the La Joya Independent School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78573.

Domingo Trevino Middle School
301 South Inspiration Rd
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Joya Independent School District
Carl C Waitz Elementary
842 West Saint Francis Ave
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Alton Elementary
205 North Chicago
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Cantu Elementary
920 West Main Ave
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Salinas Elementary
10820 North Conway Ave
Mission, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Raquel Cavazos Elementary
803 South Los Ebanos Blvd
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Alton Memorial Jr High School
521 South Los Ebanos Blvd
Alton, TX 78573
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
Rafael a Cantu J H
5101 North Stewart Rd
Palmhurst, TX 78573
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mission Cisd School District
The Fun of Learning Montessori Center
7 1/4 N Shary Rd
Mission, TX 78573
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian Academy
4301 N Shary Rd
Palmhurst, TX 78573
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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