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ZIP Code 78608

Primary City:Briggs, TX (View All Cities)
County: Burnet County
Timezone: Central (10:08pm)
Coordinates:30.94, -97.93
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78608

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78608. 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 78608. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78608, 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:
Briggs, TX
Acceptable:
Oakalla

Stats and Demographics for the 78608 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78608 is located in central 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 78608 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 large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78608 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 434
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 237
Median Home Value $159,500
Land Area 38.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 177
Median Household Income $56,727

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1510121677101015241517221812562
Female7141115577921152219231410642
Total22242331121417193639373645322211104

Gender

 Male 223 51%
 Female 211 49%
Gender

Race

 White 421 97.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0418333834113
Renter296114211
Total21324444236124

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 109 62%
 Single Guardian 12 7%
 Singles 45 25%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 128 72%
 Households with Kids 49 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male02451331253121284202
Female03121433332303651211
Total055727645854248135413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78608 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78608 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 2000s. Looking at 78608 real estate data, the median home value of $159,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78608.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 434 100%
 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 69 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 15%
 Households Vacant 60 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 60%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $56,727 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78608 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. A higher percentage of people in 78608 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 78608 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 84 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 42%
 No Earnings 41 19%
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 84 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 90 42%
 No Earnings 41 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 104 65%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 55 35%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78608 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 84 85%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 15 15%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 64 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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