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ZIP Code 78717

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Williamson
Timezone: Central (2:59am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.49, -97.77
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78717

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78717. 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 78717. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78717, 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
Unacceptable:
Brushy Creek

Stats and Demographics for the 78717 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78717 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78717 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78717 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,538
Population Density 1,751 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,055
Median Home Value $247,200
Land Area 12.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,328
Median Household Income $93,701

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0741,0129006594417151,0031,1811,105948697507323200104753833
Female1,0301,0069066495218951,1581,1861,057975703505367211143766372
Total2,1042,0181,8061,3089621,6102,1612,3672,1621,9231,4001,012690411247151101105

Gender

 Male 11,015 49%
 Female 11,523 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,376 72.7%
 Black Or African American 897 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 91 0.4%
 Asian 3,803 16.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 609 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 731 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner338821,9011,5227652919622
Renter3111,039652419235704743
Total3441,9212,5531,9411,00036114365

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,146 62%
 Single Guardian 829 10%
 Singles 1,828 22%
 Singles With Roommate 525 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,507 54%
 Households with Kids 3,821 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2122242172222352031971891881881741971771641501641551187265
Female2212111912002061951841992221921741721821861731551351226470
Total433435408422441398381388410380348369359350323319290240136135

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78717 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78717 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78717 real estate data, the median home value of $247,200 is 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 78717. Rentals in 78717 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 78717 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,538 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 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 4,893 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 619 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,816 31%
 Households Vacant 727 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 535 73.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.7%
 For Sale Only 93 12.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 2.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 4.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 1,339 45.9%
 2 Bedroom 1,137 39.0%
 3+ Bedroom 423 14.5%
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 $93,701 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78717 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. 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 78717 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 10,239 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,458 20%
 No Earnings 3,602 21%
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 10,239 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,458 20%
 No Earnings 3,602 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,968 88.6%
 Public transportation 337 2.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 14 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 0.7%
 Worked at Home 966 7.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78717 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 130 2%
 High School Graduate 1,937 27%
 Associate's degree 569 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2,841 40%
 Master's degree 1,219 17%
 Professional school degree 104 1%
 Doctorate degree 366 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,149 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 736 11.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 375 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78717

ZIP Code 78717 is in the Harmony Science Academy (Austin). There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78717.

Harmony School of Political Science and Communicat
13415 Fm 620 North
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harmony Science Academy (Austin)
Rutledge Elementary
11501 Staked Plains Dr
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leander Independent School District
Cedar Valley Middle School
8139 Racine Trl
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Patsy Sommer Elementary
16200 Avery Ranch Blvd
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Elsa England Elementary
8801 Pearson Rd
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Holy Family Catholic School
9400 Neenah Ave
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Dominic Savio Catholic High School
9300 Neenah Ave
Austin, TX 78717
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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