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ZIP Code 78701

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Congress Ave District|Downtown
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (10:32pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.27, -97.74
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78701. 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 78701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78701, 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:
Austin, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78701 is located in east Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78701 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 78701 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,841
Population Density 4,193 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,036
Median Home Value $372,000
Land Area 1.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,862
Median Household Income $86,541

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4238207043171867947134035736826219112042403734
Female502730753935323402301631301551211206749373428
Total9265501458241,2501,01970150348752338331118791777162

Gender

 Male 4,260 62%
 Female 2,581 38%
Gender

Race

 White 5,480 80.1%
 Black Or African American 531 7.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.6%
 Asian 409 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 218 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 157 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51373295211211967442
Renter3951,097431284169823813
Total4461,47072649538017811255

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 625 16%
 Single Guardian 140 4%
 Singles 2,460 64%
 Singles With Roommate 637 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 3,726 96%
 Households with Kids 136 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male862799411533851116273555
Female18581546576975374884848
Total261110814131016129121510485143583103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78701 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78701 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78701 real estate data, the median home value of $372,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78701. Rentals in 78701 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,563 81%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 281 4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 997 15%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,039 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 314 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,509 50%
 Households Vacant 1,174 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 392 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 2%
 For Sale Only 279 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 48 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 315 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 111 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 287 12.4%
 1 Bedroom 1,408 61.1%
 2 Bedroom 606 26.3%
 3+ Bedroom 5 0.2%
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 $86,541 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78701 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 78701 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78701 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78701 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 3,180 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 26%
 No Earnings 1,045 18%
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 3,180 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,476 26%
 No Earnings 1,045 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,504 61.9%
 Public transportation 118 2.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 963 23.8%
 Worked at Home 449 11.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 197 7.0%
 High School Graduate 561 19.9%
 Associate's degree 16 0.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,014 36.0%
 Master's degree 632 22.5%
 Professional school degree 237 8.4%
 Doctorate degree 158 5.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 52 40.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 77 59.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78701

ZIP Code 78701 is in the Austin Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78701.

Pease Elementary
1106 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Cathedral School of St Mary
910 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Khabele School
801 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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