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ZIP Code 78577

Primary City:Pharr, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (2:11pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -98.2
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78577

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78577. 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 78577. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78577, 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:
Pharr, TX
Unacceptable:
Las Milpas

Stats and Demographics for the 78577 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78577 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78577 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 78577 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 70,840
Population Density 2,231 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,936
Median Home Value $71,100
Land Area 31.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,814
Median Household Income $32,054

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3,6293,7753,4293,1212,3102,5042,3802,3711,8791,6941,4101,1751,153918794647466327
Female3,5603,6143,3082,9612,6142,7482,7582,6462,2381,7781,6981,6211,3791,137986820560432
Total7,1897,3896,7376,0824,9245,2525,1385,0174,1173,4723,1082,7962,5322,0551,7801,4671,026759

Gender

 Male 33,982 48%
 Female 36,858 52%
Gender

Race

 White 60,214 85.0%
 Black Or African American 402 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 354 0.5%
 Asian 376 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8,296 11.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,198 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2241,7242,8152,4942,2441,7491,318374
Renter6872,2081,678892595394265153
Total9113,9324,4933,3862,8392,1431,583527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 11,277 57%
 Single Guardian 5,227 26%
 Singles 2,717 14%
 Singles With Roommate 593 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 8,979 45%
 Households with Kids 10,835 55%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male777708735722794736742740763760689679657644634642681623541500
Female679732706729677715754718750694683634612685609607607575563551
Total1,4561,4401,4411,4511,4711,4511,4961,4581,5131,4541,3721,3131,2691,3291,2431,2491,2881,1981,1041,051

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78577 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 78577 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78577 real estate data, the median home value of $71,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78577 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78577 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78577 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 70,821 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,220 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6,722 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,872 30%
 Households Vacant 3,122 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 553 17.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 1.1%
 For Sale Only 267 8.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,727 55.3%
 For Migrant Workers 8 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 485 15.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,181 15%
 2 Bedroom 3,851 50%
 3+ Bedroom 2,635 34%
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 $32,054 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78577 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 78577 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 17,687 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,685 24%
 No Earnings 19,711 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 17,687 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,685 24%
 No Earnings 19,711 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 23,114 94.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 10 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 517 2.1%
 Worked at Home 805 3.3%
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. 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 6,629 36.5%
 High School Graduate 8,610 47.5%
 Associate's degree 671 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,792 9.9%
 Master's degree 341 1.9%
 Professional school degree 44 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 18,412 90.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 377 1.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,646 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78577

ZIP Code 78577 is in the Vanguard Academy. There are 48 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78577.

Vanguard Academy
1200 East Kelly
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vanguard Academy
Premier High School of Pharr
200 East Expy 83
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Premier High School District
Buell Central Daep
218 East Juarez
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
New Elementary
601 East Kelly
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Valley View J J a E P
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Valley View Independent School District
Vanguard Academy El II
901 South Athol
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vanguard Academy
Idea Academy Pharr
600 East Las Milpas Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Idea College Preparatory Pharr
600 East Las Milpas Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Kelly Elementary
201 East Las Milpas Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
Hidalgo Park Elementary
6700 South I Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hidalgo Independent School District
D U Buckner Elementary
1001 North Fir St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Carnahan Elementary
317 West Gore St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Henry Ford Elementary
1110 East Polk St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Geraldine Palmer Elementary
703 East Sam Houston
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Lyndon B Johnson Middle School
500 East Sioux Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Napper Elementary
903 North Flag St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Raul Longoria Elementary
400 East Rendon
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Aida C Escobar Elementary
901 West Kelly St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Daniel Ramirez Elementary
1920 North Hibiscus
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Pharr Elementary
500 East Sam Houston St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Cesar Chavez Elementary
401 East Thomas Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Dr William Long Elementary
3700 North Raiders Dr
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Graciela Garcia Elementary
1002 West Juan Balli
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
South Pharr Elementary
1000 West Dicker Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Kennedy Middle School
600 West Hall Acres Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Allen & William Arnold Elementary
615 West El Dora Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Psja Early Start
601 East Kelly
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
New Elementary
601 East Kelly
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Jaime Escalante Middle School
6123 South Cage
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
New Elementary
1600 West Kelly
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Liberty Middle School
1212 South Fir St
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Valley View Elementary
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View North Elementary
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View South Elementary
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View J H
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View 6th Grade Academy
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View 5th Grade Campus
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Psja North High School
500 East Nolana Loop
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Elvis J Ballew High School
1100 East Hwy 83
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Psja Southwest Early College High School
300 East Rancho Blanco Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
College Career & Technology Academy
1100 East Business Hwy 83
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Psja Thomas Jefferson Echs
714 East Business Hwy 83
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
Valley View Phoenix Academy
600 1/2 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View High School Academy
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View 7th Grade Academy
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Valley View High School
9701 South Jackson Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Valley View Independent School District
Grace Christian School
132 N Sugar Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Pharr Oratory of St Philip Neri School System
1407 W Moore Rd
Pharr, TX 78577
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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