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ZIP Code 78648

Primary City:Luling, TX (View All Cities)
County: Caldwell County
Timezone: Central (11:47am)
Coordinates:29.7, -97.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78648

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78648. 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 78648. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78648, 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:
Luling, TX
Unacceptable:
Joliet, Stairtown

Stats and Demographics for the 78648 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78648 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 78648 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78648 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,683
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,112
Median Home Value $85,900
Land Area 145.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,756
Median Household Income $34,903

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male 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
Male2633012722582082582201932372622472182091471251227356
Female313305239308244237228218240245274235230180161126107124
Total576606511566452495448411477507521453439327286248180180

Gender

 Male 3,669 48%
 Female 4,014 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,676 73.9%
 Black Or African American 554 7.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.6%
 Asian 40 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 1,147 14.9%
 Two Or More Races 217 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3417226139640528222482
Renter691981741581121016325
Total103370435554517383287107

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,365 50%
 Single Guardian 577 21%
 Singles 695 25%
 Singles With Roommate 119 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,757 64%
 Households with Kids 999 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3970585758537347704257536060465943565447
Female5665536657725261636242395046715868644752
Total95135111123115125125108133104999211010611711711112010199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78648 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 78648 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 78648 real estate data, the median home value of $85,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78648 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78648 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78648 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,510 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 173 2%
 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 904 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 952 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 900 29%
 Households Vacant 356 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 64 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 41 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 23%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 142 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 179 18%
 2 Bedroom 544 54%
 3+ Bedroom 284 28%
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 $34,903 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78648 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78648 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 78648 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,411 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,046 17%
 No Earnings 2,733 44%
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 2,411 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,046 17%
 No Earnings 2,733 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,970 94.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 4.3%
 Worked at Home 27 0.9%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 774 33%
 High School Graduate 1,145 49%
 Associate's degree 96 4%
 Bachelor's degree 251 11%
 Master's degree 48 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 23 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,412 81.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 238 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78648

ZIP Code 78648 is in the Luling Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78648.

Luling Elementary
122 East Houston
Luling, TX 78648
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Luling Independent School District
Luling J H
214 East Bowie St
Luling, TX 78648
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Luling Independent School District
Luling High School
218 East Travis
Luling, TX 78648
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Luling Independent School District

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