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ZIP Code 78621

Primary City:Elgin, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Coordinates:30.3, -97.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78621

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78621. 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 78621. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78621, 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:
Elgin, TX
Acceptable:
Webberville
Unacceptable:
Beaukiss, Littig, Lund, Structure, Type

Stats and Demographics for the 78621 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78621 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 78621 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 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 78621 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,659
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,955
Median Home Value $114,800
Land Area 187.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,177
Median Household Income $52,471

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male88188195782968062966176070681676672252335324218211378
Female832901895798572692732705763826793657559357301206151140
Total1,7131,7821,8521,6271,2521,3211,3931,4651,4691,6421,5591,3791,082710543388264218

Gender

 Male 10,779 50%
 Female 10,880 50%
Gender

Race

 White 14,369 66.3%
 Black Or African American 2,455 11.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 206 1.0%
 Asian 128 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 23 0.1%
 Other Race 3,769 17.4%
 Two Or More Races 709 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner846531,1131,4161,19961438395
Renter1334033643202331064021
Total2171,0561,4771,7361,432720423116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,080 57%
 Single Guardian 1,331 19%
 Singles 1,435 20%
 Singles With Roommate 331 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,136 58%
 Households with Kids 3,041 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male160162203183163170182184182220188192181176174177175159144127
Female182168160161182172194180173169152196207171185160170148135112
Total342330363344345342376364355389340388388347359337345307279239

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78621 has a slightly less 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 78621 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78621 real estate data, the median home value of $114,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78621 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78621 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78621 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,473 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 108 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,729 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,828 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,620 20%
 Households Vacant 778 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 18.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 125 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 65 8.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 104 13.4%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 329 42.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 146 8.8%
 2 Bedroom 650 39.2%
 3+ Bedroom 854 51.5%
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 $52,471 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78621 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 78621 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 7,418 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,665 23%
 No Earnings 5,141 32%
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 7,418 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,665 23%
 No Earnings 5,141 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,235 91.7%
 Public transportation 26 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 95 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 273 2.7%
 Worked at Home 439 4.4%
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 1,861 24.7%
 High School Graduate 4,049 53.7%
 Associate's degree 636 8.4%
 Bachelor's degree 647 8.6%
 Master's degree 261 3.5%
 Professional school degree 20 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 65 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,018 78.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 238 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 867 16.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78621

ZIP Code 78621 is in the Elgin Independent School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78621.

Bastrop County Juvenile Boot Camp
1002 North Ave C
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Elgin Independent School District
Vista Academy of Elgin
2418 Fm 1704
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texas College Preparatory Academies School District
Booker T Washington Elementary
510 Mlk
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin Independent School District
Elgin Middle School
1351 North Ave C
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elgin Independent School District
Elgin Elementary
1005 West 2nd St
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin Independent School District
Neidig Elementary
13700 County Line Rd
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin Independent School District
Elgin High School
14000 County Line Rd
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elgin Independent School District
Phoenix High School
902 West 2nd St
Elgin, TX 78621
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elgin Independent School District

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