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ZIP Code 78586

Primary City:San Benito, TX (View All Cities)
County: Cameron County
Timezone: Central (6:18am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.1, -97.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78586

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78586. 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 78586. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78586, 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:
San Benito, TX
Unacceptable:
Carricitos, Colaboz, La Paloma, Landrum, Las Rusias, Laureles, Los Cuates, Ranchito, Rangerville, Yescas

Stats and Demographics for the 78586 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78586 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 78586 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78586 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,878
Population Density 317 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,456
Median Home Value $62,500
Land Area 176.31 sq mi
Water Area 7.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,197
Median Household Income $31,303

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,7402,8162,8852,7351,8321,6011,6111,6871,5951,5691,3391,2561,101811682497354213
Female2,4962,7632,7092,5861,7991,7051,8051,9241,8801,7171,4921,3561,160937831593449352
Total5,2365,5795,5945,3213,6313,3063,4163,6113,4753,2862,8312,6122,2611,7481,5131,090803565

Gender

 Male 27,324 49%
 Female 28,554 51%
Gender

Race

 White 47,378 84.8%
 Black Or African American 221 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 239 0.4%
 Asian 137 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 7,001 12.5%
 Two Or More Races 899 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1641,3262,4812,5212,3001,6461,042339
Renter29184482655040623517749
Total4552,1703,3073,0712,7061,8811,219388

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,879 58%
 Single Guardian 3,879 26%
 Singles 2,096 14%
 Singles With Roommate 343 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 6,966 46%
 Households with Kids 8,231 54%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male527534537575560542568539607574592582599538590583605511446433
Female492546467511541510524610578555523535552544549514530535458392
Total1,0191,0801,0041,0861,1011,0521,0921,1491,1851,1291,1151,1171,1511,0821,1391,0971,1351,046904825

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78586 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78586 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 78586 real estate data, the median home value of $62,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78586 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78586 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 78586 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,801 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,907 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6,912 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,378 19%
 Households Vacant 2,259 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 403 17.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 2.1%
 For Sale Only 127 5.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 77 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 649 28.7%
 For Migrant Workers 11 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 945 41.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 596 15.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,701 45.4%
 3+ Bedroom 1,435 38.3%
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 $31,303 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78586 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78586 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 12,909 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,172 23%
 No Earnings 18,210 45%
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 12,909 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,172 23%
 No Earnings 18,210 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,336 91.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 42 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,123 5.9%
 Worked at Home 406 2.1%
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 6,515 42.3%
 High School Graduate 7,203 46.8%
 Associate's degree 513 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 950 6.2%
 Master's degree 160 1.0%
 Professional school degree 49 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 15,382 90.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 279 1.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,354 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78586

ZIP Code 78586 is in the Midvalley Academy Charter District. There are 36 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78586.

Mid-Valley Academy (pk-3)
1785 West Business Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Midvalley Academy Charter District
Idea College Preparatory San Benito
2151 Russell Ln
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Idea Public Schools
Cameron County J J a E P
2310 West Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Brownsville Independent School District
Cameron County J J a E P
2310 West Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Hester Juvenile Detent
2310 West Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Positive Redirection Center
305 Doherty St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Idea Academy San Benito
2151 Russell Ln
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Idea Public Schools
Las Yescas Elementary
23413 Fm 803
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Palmer-Laakso Elementary
30515 Farm Rd 1847
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Laureles Elementary
31393 Fm 2893
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Liberty Memorial Middle School
31579 Fm 2893
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Fred Booth
845 Zaragoza St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Cash Elementary
400 North Ponciana St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Downs Elementary
1302 North Dowling
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
La Encantada Elementary
1 Mile Farm Rd 1577
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Landrum Elementary
450 South Dowling St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Berta Cabaza Middle School
2901 Shafer Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Rangerville Elementary
17558 Landrum Park Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Roberts Elementary
650 Biddle Ave
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Sullivan Elementary
900 Elizabeth St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
La Paloma Elementary
35076 Main St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Raul Garza Jr Elementary
848 8th St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
San Benito Riverside Middle School
35428 Padilla St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Judge Oscar De La Fuente Elementary
2700 South Sam Houston
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Angela Gerusa Leal Elementary
33356 Fm 732
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Miller Jordan Middle School
700 North McCullough
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Midvalley Academy-San Benito Charter High School
1785 West Business Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Midvalley Academy Charter District
Los Fresnos United
33790 Fm 803
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
South Texas Academy for Medical Professions
151 South Helen Moore Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Texas Independent School District
San Benito High School
450 South Williams Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Amador R Rodriguez Juvenile Boot Camp
240 North Crockett St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Cameron County J J a E P
240 North Crockett St
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy
2115 North Williams Rd
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Rgv Youth Recovery Home
401 Helen Moore
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Gateway to Graduation Academy
600 North Austin
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Benito Cisd School District
Santa Rosa Jjaep
2310 West Hwy 77
San Benito, TX 78586
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Santa Rosa Independent School District

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