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ZIP Code 78620

Primary City:Dripping Springs, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:28am)
Coordinates:30.2, -98.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78620

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78620. 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 78620. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78620, 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:
Dripping Springs, TX
Acceptable:
Dripping Spgs
Unacceptable:
Henly, Mount Sharp

Stats and Demographics for the 78620 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78620 is located in central 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 78620 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78620 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,367
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,633
Median Home Value $316,300
Land Area 171.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,199
Median Household Income $89,899

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4325426745472512552974285936947086284863021651196258
Female36154857048123821534147158979872458943330317611966104
Total7931,0901,2441,0284894706388991,1821,4921,4321,217919605341238128162

Gender

 Male 7,241 50%
 Female 7,126 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,099 91.2%
 Black Or African American 86 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.6%
 Asian 123 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.1%
 Other Race 653 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 306 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner242818731,4021,09751220261
Renter45134183175112553013
Total694151,0561,5771,20956723274

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,562 69%
 Single Guardian 548 11%
 Singles 878 17%
 Singles With Roommate 211 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,168 61%
 Households with Kids 2,031 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7890939593106114100129135140135122142113135142966155
Female815679921061209411511397122126112113127116107805154
Total159146172187199226208215242232262261234255240251249176112109

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78620 has a small 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 78620 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 78620 real estate data, the median home value of $316,300 is high 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 78620. Rentals in 78620 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78620 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,305 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 56 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,349 59%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,103 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 747 13%
 Households Vacant 434 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 9.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 76 17.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 41.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 27.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 1%
 1 Bedroom 135 20%
 2 Bedroom 160 24%
 3+ Bedroom 377 56%
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 $89,899 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78620 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. 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 78620. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 5,779 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,443 22%
 No Earnings 3,075 27%
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 5,779 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,443 22%
 No Earnings 3,075 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,583 88.9%
 Public transportation 6 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 163 2.2%
 Worked at Home 636 8.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 285 6%
 High School Graduate 1,743 35%
 Associate's degree 505 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,633 32%
 Master's degree 604 12%
 Professional school degree 162 3%
 Doctorate degree 118 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,134 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 260 7.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 1.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78620

ZIP Code 78620 is in the Dripping Springs Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78620.

Dripping Springs Elementary
29400 Ranch Rd 12
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dripping Springs Independent School District
Dripping Springs Middle School
111 Tiger Ln
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Dripping Springs Independent School District
Walnut Springs Elementary
300 Sportsplex Dr
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dripping Springs Independent School District
Dripping Springs High School
940 West Hwy 290
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Dripping Springs Independent School District
Dripping Springs Christian Academy
28708 Ranch Road 12
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Dragonfly International School
800 W Highway 290 Bldg F
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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