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ZIP Code 78702

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Central East Austin
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (6:23pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.26, -97.71
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78702

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78702. 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 78702. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78702, 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 78702 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78702 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 78702 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78702 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,334
Population Density 4,268 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,032
Median Home Value $188,000
Land Area 5.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,125
Median Household Income $36,197

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7826706086351,0271,1781,127915728688661516411296219178133115
Female8116355767149371,179979748620547514478413304269265232226
Total1,5931,3051,1841,3491,9642,3572,1061,6631,3481,2351,175994824600488443365341

Gender

 Male 10,887 51%
 Female 10,447 49%
Gender

Race

 White 11,323 53.1%
 Black Or African American 3,715 17.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 334 1.6%
 Asian 228 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 4,985 23.4%
 Two Or More Races 744 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51629824637611430375181
Renter5221,395764571483326225101
Total5732,0241,5881,2081,094756600282

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,092 26%
 Single Guardian 2,069 25%
 Singles 2,691 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,273 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,811 72%
 Households with Kids 2,314 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male167164172139156116145123130136125117106124112135119134135175
Female185160170146133118120126138130105118112111118110115175196145
Total352324342285289234265249268266230235218235230245234309331320

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78702 has a slightly less than average 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 78702 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78702 real estate data, the median home value of $188,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78702 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78702 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78702 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,614 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 100 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 65 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 243 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 312 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,282 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,456 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,387 49%
 Households Vacant 907 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 244 26.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 2.1%
 For Sale Only 166 18.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 72 7.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 59 6.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 346 38.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 377 8%
 1 Bedroom 1,264 28%
 2 Bedroom 1,579 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,234 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 $36,197 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78702 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. Residents in ZIP code 78702 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78702 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78702 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 6,879 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,082 30%
 No Earnings 5,260 31%
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 6,879 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,082 30%
 No Earnings 5,260 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,343 73.1%
 Public transportation 732 7.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 80 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,116 11.1%
 Worked at Home 771 7.7%
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 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 2,146 30%
 High School Graduate 2,788 39%
 Associate's degree 121 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,627 23%
 Master's degree 372 5%
 Professional school degree 65 1%
 Doctorate degree 63 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,696 85.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 218 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 399 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78702

ZIP Code 78702 is in the Texas Empowerment Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78702.

Texas Empowerment Academy
1010 East 10th St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Texas Empowerment Academy
Alternative Learning Center
900 Neal St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Austin Independent School District
University of Texas El Charter School
2200 East 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University of Texas Elementary Charter School District
Blackshear Elementary
1712 East 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Brooke Elementary
3100 East 4th St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Govalle Elementary
3601 Govalle Ave
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Martin M S
1601 Haskell St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Metz Elementary
84 Robert Martinez Jr St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Oak Springs Elementary
3601 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Sanchez Elementary
73 San Marcos St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Zavala Elementary
310 Robert Martinez Jr St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Allan Elementary
4900 Gonzales St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Kealing M S
1607 Pennsylvania Ave
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Idea Allan Academy
4900 Gonzales
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Idea Allan College Prep
4900 Gonzales
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Austin Can Academy Charter School
2406 Rosewood
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Can Academy Charter School
Garza Independence High School
1600 Chicon
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Independent School District
Travis County Jjaep
901 Neal St
Austin, TX 78702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lago Vista Independent School District

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