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ZIP Code 78598

Primary City:Port Mansfield, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Willacy County
Timezone: Central (10:11am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.554, -97.426
ZIP (~400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78598

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78598. 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 78598. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78598, 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:
Port Mansfield, TX
Acceptable:
Prt Mansfield, Raymondville

Stats and Demographics for the 78598 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78598 is located in southeast 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 78598 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78598 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 226
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 437
Median Home Value $53,800
Land Area 5.65 sq mi
Water Area 1.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 109
Median Household Income $9,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 60Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 60

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male34673554215310112119341
Female31442223669616204534
Total65101157778211216274123875

Gender

 Male 126 56%
 Female 100 44%
Gender

Race

 White 210 92.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner023122538113
Renter04261101
Total065182639114

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 63 58%
 Single Guardian 9 8%
 Singles 33 30%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 93 85%
 Households with Kids 16 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10102200012300014111
Female00010010020200021100
Total10112210032500035211

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78598 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 78598 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 78598 real estate data, the median home value of $53,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 78598 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78598 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 226 100%
 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 18 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 76 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 3%
 Households Vacant 328 75%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Sale Only 9 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 177 54%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 100%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $9,143 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78598 has very few people that work at home. 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 78598 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 5 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 9%
 No Earnings 163 89%
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 3%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 9%
 No Earnings 163 89%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 15%
 High School Graduate 36 41%
 Associate's degree 13 15%
 Bachelor's degree 25 29%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 24 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 43%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)