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ZIP Code 78616

Primary City:Dale, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (1:25pm)
Coordinates:29.9, -97.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78616

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78616. 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 78616. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78616, 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:
Dale, TX
Acceptable:
Mcmahan
Unacceptable:
Lytton Springs, Tilmon

Stats and Demographics for the 78616 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78616 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 78616 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78616 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,092
Population Density 65 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,573
Median Home Value $96,400
Land Area 109.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,278
Median Household Income $50,848

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30028835429421418621824524527430924418714280432024
Female28828330827819620020821923524727022515812175453831
Total588571662572410386426464480521579469345263155885855

Gender

 Male 3,667 52%
 Female 3,425 48%
Gender

Race

 White 5,333 75.2%
 Black Or African American 415 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 93 1.3%
 Asian 20 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,063 15.0%
 Two Or More Races 167 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner361834135124072378729
Renter34938077552780
Total702764935894622649529

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,298 57%
 Single Guardian 429 19%
 Singles 441 19%
 Singles With Roommate 110 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,329 58%
 Households with Kids 949 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5561547562396661605488817358585958784146
Female5949586256595063556766615856615760613941
Total114110112137118981161241151211541421311141191161181398087

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78616 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78616 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 78616 real estate data, the median home value of $96,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78616 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78616 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78616 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,092 100%
 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 1,173 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 731 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 374 15%
 Households Vacant 295 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 37 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 66 15%
 2 Bedroom 159 35%
 3+ Bedroom 230 51%
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 $50,848 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78616 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. In 78616 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 1,988 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 737 18%
 No Earnings 1,440 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 1,988 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 737 18%
 No Earnings 1,440 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,166 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 3%
 Worked at Home 138 6%
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 332 19%
 High School Graduate 1,048 59%
 Associate's degree 108 6%
 Bachelor's degree 197 11%
 Master's degree 34 2%
 Professional school degree 56 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,033 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 87 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 241 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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