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ZIP Code 78705

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: North University
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (9:28am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.29, -97.74
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78705. 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 78705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78705, 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 78705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78705 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78705 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 78705 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,340
Population Density 14,272 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,265
Median Home Value $307,200
Land Area 2.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,515
Median Household Income $12,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10197403,9958,4681,4135523022141921531701437829171511
Female12778704,7617,9549823581861371371251421227236192024
Total2281751108,75616,4222,39591048835132927831226515065363535

Gender

 Male 15,990 51%
 Female 15,350 49%
Gender

Race

 White 22,166 70.7%
 Black Or African American 980 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.3%
 Asian 5,719 18.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 1,275 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,096 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner327172151155196883319
Renter6,7031,85037620716257154
Total7,0302,0225273623581454823

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 663 6%
 Single Guardian 580 6%
 Singles 4,625 44%
 Singles With Roommate 4,647 44%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,180 97%
 Households with Kids 335 3%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male27161518112425172098107698331,1292,8162,732
Female37262121171418161320161212101113511,4783,2082,924
Total64423639283843333329242219162021842,6076,0245,656

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78705 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78705 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 78705 real estate data, the median home value of $307,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78705 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78705 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,235 64.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 234 0.7%
 College Student Housing 10,707 34.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 127 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 747 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 394 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,374 83%
 Households Vacant 750 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 467 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Sale Only 32 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 975 12%
 1 Bedroom 2,970 37%
 2 Bedroom 2,477 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,667 21%
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 $12,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78705 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 78705 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 78705 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 78705 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 3,602 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,021 52%
 No Earnings 11,031 36%
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 3,602 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,021 52%
 No Earnings 11,031 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,701 51.8%
 Public transportation 716 6.5%
 Taxicab 33 0.3%
 Motorcycle 78 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,667 33.3%
 Worked at Home 812 7.4%
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 159 5%
 High School Graduate 890 27%
 Associate's degree 127 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,158 35%
 Master's degree 591 18%
 Professional school degree 152 5%
 Doctorate degree 273 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 509 72.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 181 25.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 1.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78705

ZIP Code 78705 is in the Premier High School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78705.

Premier High School of Midland
1900 North Big Spring St
Midland, TX 78705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Premier High School District
Lee Elementary
3308 Hampton Rd
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
St Austin Catholic School
1911 San Antonio St
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul Lutheran School
3407 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kirby Hall School
306 W 29th St
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Concordia High School
3407 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
All Saints' Episcopal School
209 W 27th St
Austin, TX 78705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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