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ZIP Code 78602

Primary City:Bastrop, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bastrop County
Timezone: Central (3:57am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.1, -97.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78602. 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 78602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78602, 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:
Bastrop, TX
Unacceptable:
Calvin, Clearview, Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 78602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78602 is located in east 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 78602 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78602 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,160
Population Density 130 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,845
Median Home Value $133,800
Land Area 193.60 sq mi
Water Area 3.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,809
Median Household Income $50,376

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7998689298437558251,0171,0689991,1241,024896822517355224145134
Female734812850739545654694771773952984890754535391273220245
Total1,5331,6801,7791,5821,3001,4791,7111,8391,7722,0762,0081,7861,5761,052746497365379

Gender

 Male 13,344 53%
 Female 11,816 47%
Gender

Race

 White 19,103 75.9%
 Black Or African American 2,409 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 231 0.9%
 Asian 206 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 2,427 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 761 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner715611,0911,6611,583932429144
Renter21952045646630915112591
Total2901,0811,5472,1271,8921,083554235

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,601 52%
 Single Guardian 1,571 18%
 Singles 2,154 24%
 Singles With Roommate 483 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,709 65%
 Households with Kids 3,100 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male129198165166181172152183180191195172186185182185172173131147
Female161148146156137183165174153166194165161164164166161144104113
Total290346311322318355317357333357389337347349346351333317235260

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78602 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78602 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78602 real estate data, the median home value of $133,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78602. Rentals in 78602 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,114 91.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,792 7.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 220 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,356 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,116 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,337 24%
 Households Vacant 1,036 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 243 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 161 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 103 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 225 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 284 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 182 8%
 1 Bedroom 499 21%
 2 Bedroom 885 38%
 3+ Bedroom 787 33%
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 $50,376 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78602 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. However, that is not the case in 78602. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,970 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,762 23%
 No Earnings 6,626 33%
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 8,970 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,762 23%
 No Earnings 6,626 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,162 90.9%
 Public transportation 50 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 418 3.7%
 Worked at Home 523 4.7%
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 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 1,649 17.6%
 High School Graduate 5,179 55.3%
 Associate's degree 893 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,122 12.0%
 Master's degree 334 3.6%
 Professional school degree 167 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,613 80.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 414 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 714 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78602

ZIP Code 78602 is in the Bastrop Independent School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78602.

Bastrop County Juvenile Boot Camp
599 Cool Water Dr
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Bastrop County Juvenile Boot Camp
906 Farm St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Smithville Independent School District
Emile Elementary
1500 Emile St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Mina Elementary
1203 Hill St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Bastrop Int
509 Old Austin Hwy
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Bluebonnet Elementary
416 Fm 1209
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Lost Pines Elementary
151 Tiger Woods Dr
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Bastrop High School
1614 Chambers St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Bastrop Middle School
709 Old Austin Hwy
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Genesis High School
1200 Cedar St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Gateway School
1019 Lovers Ln
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bastrop Independent School District
Calvary Episcopal School
603 Spring St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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