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ZIP Code 78644

Primary City:Lockhart, TX (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell County
Timezone: Central (11:56pm)
Coordinates:29.9, -97.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78644

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78644. 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 78644. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78644, 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:
Lockhart, TX
Unacceptable:
Mendoza, Seawillow

Stats and Demographics for the 78644 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78644 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 78644 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 78644 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,081
Population Density 92 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,178
Median Home Value $119,000
Land Area 186.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,572
Median Household Income $46,967

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male57460973167355556955261458061256855141928721919011197
Female557589603552477561588635616593603562439351245218176205
Total1,1311,1981,3341,2251,0321,1301,1401,2491,1961,2051,1711,113858638464408287302

Gender

 Male 8,511 50%
 Female 8,570 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,027 76.3%
 Black Or African American 1,307 7.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.8%
 Asian 77 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 2,078 12.2%
 Two Or More Races 448 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33319671836857522345109
Renter1433923923762661469966
Total1767111,0631,2121,123668444175

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,809 50%
 Single Guardian 1,240 22%
 Singles 1,302 23%
 Singles With Roommate 221 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,367 60%
 Households with Kids 2,205 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male108129116125154124104107120134136143160158155150135118115108
Female126131113881181061141281231231161121091431291281328776100
Total234260229213272230218235243257252255269301284278267205191208

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78644 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 78644 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 78644 real estate data, the median home value of $119,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78644. Rentals in 78644 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78644 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,587 91%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,175 7%
 Juvenile Facilities 168 1%
 Nursing Facilities 151 1%
 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 2,281 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,411 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,880 30%
 Households Vacant 606 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 192 31.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Sale Only 89 14.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 84 13.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 204 33.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 3%
 1 Bedroom 294 17%
 2 Bedroom 711 42%
 3+ Bedroom 641 38%
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 $46,967 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78644 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. However, that is not the case in 78644. 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 5,176 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,515 25%
 No Earnings 5,225 38%
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 5,176 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,515 25%
 No Earnings 5,225 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,623 93.8%
 Public transportation 13 0.2%
 Taxicab 17 0.2%
 Motorcycle 13 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 142 2.0%
 Worked at Home 254 3.6%
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 1,136 19.6%
 High School Graduate 3,427 59.2%
 Associate's degree 368 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 513 8.9%
 Master's degree 264 4.6%
 Professional school degree 56 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 20 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,948 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 306 8.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 345 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78644

ZIP Code 78644 is in the University of Texas University Charter School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78644.

Pegasus Campus
896 Robin Ranch Rd
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: University of Texas University Charter School District
Navarro Elementary
715 Medina St
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Carver Kindergarten School
371 Carver
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Clear Fork Elementary
1102 Clear Fork St
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Plum Creek Elementary
710 Flores St
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Lockhart J H
500 City Line Rd
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Bluebonnet Elementary
211 South Mockingbird Ln
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Lockhart High School
1 Lion Country Dr
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Lockhart High School Freshman M L Cisneros Campus
419 Bois D Arc St
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
Lockhart Pride High School
1503 North Colorado
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lockhart Independent School District
The Gospel Lighthouse Christian Academy
2220 S Colorado St
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Lockhart Montessori School
610 Westwood Rd
Lockhart, TX 78644
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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