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ZIP Code 78606

Primary City:Blanco, TX (View All Cities)
County: Blanco County
Timezone: Central (4:00am)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.1, -98.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78606. 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 78606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78606, 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:
Blanco, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78606 is located in central Texas and covers a large 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 78606 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. 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 78606 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,205
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,660
Median Home Value $172,300
Land Area 244.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,097
Median Household Income $48,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male140158189163111125110140138193220229223172114695347
Female13414616217110010610915914917226321419718799876888
Total274304351334211231219299287365483443420359213156121135

Gender

 Male 2,594 50%
 Female 2,611 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,673 89.8%
 Black Or African American 36 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 0.8%
 Asian 31 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 306 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 116 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1212320437142130815970
Renter2887749876332310
Total4021027846949734118280

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,233 59%
 Single Guardian 245 12%
 Singles 529 25%
 Singles With Roommate 90 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,486 71%
 Households with Kids 611 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2423272726432835263830553729293445371820
Female1937203427303532223829292739393939332114
Total4360476153736367487659846468687384703934

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78606 has a slightly higher 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 78606 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 78606 real estate data, the median home value of $172,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78606 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,157 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 48 1%
 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 878 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 790 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 429 16%
 Households Vacant 563 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 44 7.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 326 57.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 130 23.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 4%
 1 Bedroom 75 18%
 2 Bedroom 168 40%
 3+ Bedroom 160 38%
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 $48,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78606 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 78606 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,394 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 33%
 No Earnings 1,489 35%
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 1,394 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,395 33%
 No Earnings 1,489 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,070 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 19 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 4%
 Worked at Home 181 8%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 360 19.9%
 High School Graduate 1,037 57.3%
 Associate's degree 89 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 185 10.2%
 Master's degree 74 4.1%
 Professional school degree 61 3.4%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 940 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 117 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78606

ZIP Code 78606 is in the Blanco Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78606.

Blanco Middle School
1500 Rocky Rd
Blanco, TX 78606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Blanco Independent School District
Blanco Elementary
814 Eleventh St
Blanco, TX 78606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Blanco Independent School District
Blanco High School
1215 Fourth St
Blanco, TX 78606
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Blanco Independent School District

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