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ZIP Code 78576

Primary City:Penitas, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (7:53pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.3, -98.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78576

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78576. 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 78576. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78576, 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:
Penitas, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78576 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78576 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 78576 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78576 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,775
Population Density 228 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,236
Median Home Value $50,000
Land Area 38.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,025
Median Household Income $28,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male546582503425308306288337282210145108101765428206
Female5655444784443473543433272912011471061016269362312
Total1,1111,126981869655660631664573411292214202138123644318

Gender

 Male 4,325 49%
 Female 4,450 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,673 98.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 8 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 63 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner91384545321212119509
Renter361048335169110
Total127488628356228128619

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,473 72.7%
 Single Guardian 422 20.8%
 Singles 116 5.7%
 Singles With Roommate 14 0.7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 537 27%
 Households with Kids 1,488 73%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11110510410895138120123106114107999885879575789074
Female106981451161131328910410610693102958211110379826983
Total217203249224208270209227212220200201193167198198154160159157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78576 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78576 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78576 real estate data, the median home value of $50,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78576 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78576 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78576 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,775 100%
 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 885 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 846 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 294 13%
 Households Vacant 211 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Sale Only 25 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 71 34%
 For Migrant Workers 8 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 64 16%
 2 Bedroom 162 40%
 3+ Bedroom 177 44%
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 $28,853 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78576 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. Most commuters in 78576 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,054 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,715 26%
 No Earnings 2,852 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 2,054 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,715 26%
 No Earnings 2,852 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,988 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 155 5%
 Worked at Home 180 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,287 51.9%
 High School Graduate 1,058 42.6%
 Associate's degree 71 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 45 1.8%
 Master's degree 9 0.4%
 Professional school degree 11 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,760 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 296 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78576

ZIP Code 78576 is in the La Joya Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78576.

Dr Javier Saenz Middle School
39200 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: La Joya Independent School District
John F Kennedy Elementary
1801 North Diamond Ave
Penitas, TX 78576
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Joya Independent School District
William J Clinton Elementary
39202 Mile 7 Rd
Penitas, TX 78576
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Joya Independent School District
Corina Pena Elementary
4800 Liberty Blvd
Penitas, TX 78576
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Joya Independent School District

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