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ZIP Code 78666

Primary City:San Marcos, TX (View All Cities)
County: Hays County
Timezone: Central (10:16am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.9, -98.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78666

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78666. 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 78666. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78666, 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:
San Marcos, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78666 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78666 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 78666 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78666 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 63,836
Population Density 362 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,433
Median Home Value $125,000
Land Area 176.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 22,874
Median Household Income $33,827

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6291,4701,5913,8988,6123,2501,7311,4321,3911,3451,3651,2761,038730509359288224
Female1,5051,4321,4174,5018,2862,3761,4761,3641,2961,3801,3051,3241,113820623520454506
Total3,1342,9023,0088,39916,8985,6263,2072,7962,6872,7252,6702,6002,1511,5501,132879742730

Gender

 Male 32,138 50%
 Female 31,698 50%
Gender

Race

 White 49,953 78.3%
 Black Or African American 3,069 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 538 0.8%
 Asian 1,062 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 78 0.1%
 Other Race 7,315 11.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,821 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2559461,5331,9622,0301,237663226
Renter6,4473,3931,3371,038727419402259
Total6,7024,3392,8703,0002,7571,6561,065485

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,211 32%
 Single Guardian 3,596 16%
 Singles 6,832 30%
 Singles With Roommate 5,235 23%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,402 76%
 Households with Kids 5,472 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3353153323083022762833013083223153073233243083674849591,7801,859
Female2803222793092662822672913263102702673072633083314061,2102,2462,268
Total6156376116175685585505926346325855746305876166988902,1694,0264,127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78666 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78666 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78666 real estate data, the median home value of $125,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78666 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78666 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78666 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,713 87.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 259 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 157 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 300 0.5%
 Other Institutional 13 0.0%
 College Student Housing 5,584 8.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,810 2.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,544 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,308 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 14,022 57%
 Households Vacant 1,559 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 895 57.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 30 1.9%
 For Sale Only 133 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 41 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 134 8.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 325 20.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 492 4%
 1 Bedroom 3,510 25%
 2 Bedroom 6,067 44%
 3+ Bedroom 3,847 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 $33,827 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78666 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78666 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 16,900 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22,928 41%
 No Earnings 16,295 29%
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 16,900 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 22,928 41%
 No Earnings 16,295 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 27,084 89.3%
 Public transportation 628 2.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,655 5.5%
 Worked at Home 922 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 2,467 16%
 High School Graduate 7,685 49%
 Associate's degree 709 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,351 22%
 Master's degree 940 6%
 Professional school degree 129 1%
 Doctorate degree 251 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,654 80.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 689 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,184 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78666

ZIP Code 78666 is in the John H Wood Jr Public Charter School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78666.

John H Wood Jr Cs Hays County Juvenile Res Center
2250 Clovis Barker Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: John H Wood Jr Public Charter School District
John H Wood Jr Charter School at San Marcos
120 Bert Brown Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: John H Wood Jr Public Charter School District
Bonham Pk - Inactive
Does Not Apply
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Blanco Vista Elementary
2951 Blanco Vista Blvd
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hays Cisd School District
Texas Preparatory School
400 Uhland Rd No 2
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Texas Preparatory School District
Bowie Elementary
4020 Monterrey Oaks
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Crockett Elementary
1300 Girard Ave
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Goodnight Middle School
1301 Hwy 123
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Hernandez Elementary
333 Stagecoach Trl
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Travis Elementary
1437 Post Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Dezavala Elementary
600 Fm 621 Dezavala Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Miller Middle School
301 Foxtail Run
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
Mendez Elementary
1805 Peter Garza
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
San Marcos High School
2601 Rattler Rd McCarty Ln
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: San Marcos Cisd School District
San Marcos Baptist Academy
2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Wonderland School
302 Country Estates Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
San Marcos Adventist Junior Academy
1523 Old Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Hill Country Christian School of San Marcos
1401 Davis Ln
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Master'S School
1664 Center Point Rd
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
San Marcos Montessori School
406 Harvey St
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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