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ZIP Code 78629

Primary City:Gonzales, TX (View All Cities)
County: Gonzales County
Timezone: Central (9:51pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.4, -97.5
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78629

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78629. 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 78629. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78629, 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:
Gonzales, TX
Unacceptable:
Dilworth, Hamon, Maurin, Nickel, Oak Forest, Summerville

Stats and Demographics for the 78629 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78629 is located in east 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 78629 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 large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78629 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,887
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,989
Median Home Value $85,700
Land Area 425.39 sq mi
Water Area 2.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,230
Median Household Income $42,807

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5184584474073793693433593244014193713202422171749976
Female430461436396343330339357358405403350316274252183153178
Total948919883803722699682716682806822721636516469357252254

Gender

 Male 5,923 50%
 Female 5,964 50%
Gender

Race

 White 8,323 70.0%
 Black Or African American 1,138 9.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 120 1.0%
 Asian 65 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,974 16.6%
 Two Or More Races 264 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41232409597614480323110
Renter1403142602941921226438
Total181546669891806602387148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,131 50%
 Single Guardian 873 21%
 Singles 1,086 26%
 Singles With Roommate 140 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,638 62%
 Households with Kids 1,592 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10310999113851099087878493968292758892817186
Female91878585849111688829095798785708790856454
Total194196184198169200206175169174188175169177145175182166135140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78629 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78629 were primarily built in the 1980s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78629 real estate data, the median home value of $85,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78629 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78629 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78629 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,588 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 117 1.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 173 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,227 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,579 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,424 29%
 Households Vacant 759 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 137 18.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 58 7.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 235 31.0%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 303 39.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 2%
 1 Bedroom 258 21%
 2 Bedroom 601 49%
 3+ Bedroom 352 29%
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 $42,807 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78629 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. More commuters in 78629 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,638 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,972 22%
 No Earnings 3,272 37%
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 3,638 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,972 22%
 No Earnings 3,272 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,426 91.1%
 Public transportation 108 2.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 12 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 2.9%
 Worked at Home 171 3.5%
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 1,062 29%
 High School Graduate 1,896 51%
 Associate's degree 124 3%
 Bachelor's degree 410 11%
 Master's degree 85 2%
 Professional school degree 89 2%
 Doctorate degree 44 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,337 77.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 441 14.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 231 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78629

ZIP Code 78629 is in the Gonzales Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78629.

Gonzales East Avenue Pri
1615 St Louis
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gonzales Independent School District
Gonzales North Avenue Int
1032 Saint Joseph St
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gonzales Independent School District
Gonzales Elementary
1600 St Andrew
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gonzales Independent School District
Gonzales High School
1801 North Sarah Dewitt Dr
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gonzales Independent School District
Gonzales J H
426 North College St
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Gonzales Independent School District
Emmanuel Christian School
1817 Saint Lawrence St
Gonzales, TX 78629
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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