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ZIP Code 78724

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (5:42am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.29, -97.61
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78724

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78724. 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 78724. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78724, 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 78724 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78724 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78724 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78724 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,696
Population Density 889 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,138
Median Home Value $102,000
Land Area 24.40 sq mi
Water Area 1.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,630
Median Household Income $38,479

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1631,1681,0308669551,1671,060903727624518355293140109543118
Female1,1861,0871,000905785915965827638574470406296180122774735
Total2,3492,2552,0301,7711,7402,0822,0251,7301,3651,1989887615893202311317853

Gender

 Male 11,181 52%
 Female 10,515 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,339 38.4%
 Black Or African American 6,167 28.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 239 1.1%
 Asian 100 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 6,165 28.4%
 Two Or More Races 680 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner826848497475372369822
Renter19982663339920683263
Total2811,5101,4821,14674331912425

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,551 45%
 Single Guardian 1,922 34%
 Singles 849 15%
 Singles With Roommate 308 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 2,325 41%
 Households with Kids 3,305 59%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male213242231243256227226236223224211208197190176168186169167192
Female226247233232211254201214207220206201190183186211181164163154
Total439489464475467481427450430444417409387373362379367333330346

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78724 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78724 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78724 real estate data, the median home value of $102,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78724 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78724 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78724 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,514 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,105 5.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 62 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,402 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 853 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,375 39%
 Households Vacant 508 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 367 72%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 65 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 104 4%
 1 Bedroom 301 12%
 2 Bedroom 858 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,191 49%
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 $38,479 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78724 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78724 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 78724. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,059 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,138 28%
 No Earnings 4,415 30%
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 6,059 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,138 28%
 No Earnings 4,415 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,983 91%
 Public transportation 220 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 376 4%
 Worked at Home 147 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,440 41.4%
 High School Graduate 2,617 44.4%
 Associate's degree 325 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 346 5.9%
 Master's degree 130 2.2%
 Professional school degree 18 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,160 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 210 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 788 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78724

ZIP Code 78724 is in the Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78724.

Kipp Austin College Prep
8509 Fm 969 Bldg C
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Kipp Austin Academy of Arts & Letters
8509 Fm 969 Bldg a
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Kipp Austin Comunidad
8509 Fm 969 Bldg 628
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Kipp Austin Connections Elementary
8509 Fm 969 Bldg 629
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Austin Discovery School
8509 Fm 969
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Discovery School District
Jordan Elementary
6711 Johnny Morris Rd
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Garcia Middle School
7414 Johnny Morris Rd
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Overton Elementary
7201 Colony Loop Dr
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Hornsby-Dunlap Elementary
13901 F M Rd 969
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Joseph Gilbert Elementary
5412 Gilbert Rd
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Decker Elementary
8500 Decker Ln
Ausitn, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Manor Independent School District
Oak Meadows Elementary
5600 Decker Ln
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Manor Independent School District
Decker Middle School
8104 Decker Ln
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Manor Independent School District
Kipp Austin Collegiate
8509 Fm 969 Bldg 513
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Lbj High School
7309 Lazy Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Independent School District
Lasa High School
7309 Lazy Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78724
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Independent School District

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