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ZIP Code 78726

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (12:37pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.43, -97.84
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78726. 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 78726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78726, 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 78726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78726 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 78726 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 large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78726 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,122
Population Density 1,207 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,910
Median Home Value $344,700
Land Area 10.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,581
Median Household Income $67,466

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male43050449146154065855155052655546427821212771352118
Female40149046448062767851855955857542629325113168553026
Total8319949559411,1671,3361,0691,1091,0841,130890571463258139905144

Gender

 Male 6,492 49%
 Female 6,630 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,949 75.8%
 Black Or African American 467 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.4%
 Asian 1,704 13.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 426 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 512 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41035617123521475115
Renter5851,36571255528198337
Total5891,4681,2731,2676332458422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,488 45%
 Single Guardian 641 11%
 Singles 1,879 34%
 Singles With Roommate 573 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,689 66%
 Households with Kids 1,892 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85101749810998105921001071109894828787861029993
Female75698692100100971009398102999273929465107122119
Total160170160190209198202192193205212197186155179181151209221212

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78726 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78726 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78726 real estate data, the median home value of $344,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78726. Rentals in 78726 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,913 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 209 2%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,580 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 365 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,636 62%
 Households Vacant 329 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 219 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 6%
 For Sale Only 31 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 34 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 77 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,446 41%
 2 Bedroom 1,594 46%
 3+ Bedroom 371 11%
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 $67,466 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78726 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78726 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. Most commuters in 78726 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 6,009 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,727 26%
 No Earnings 1,731 17%
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 6,009 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,727 26%
 No Earnings 1,731 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,604 85.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 28 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 227 2.9%
 Worked at Home 870 11.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78726 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 13 0.3%
 High School Graduate 1,156 27.8%
 Associate's degree 145 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,442 34.7%
 Master's degree 1,029 24.8%
 Professional school degree 157 3.8%
 Doctorate degree 214 5.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,239 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 293 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 175 6.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78726

ZIP Code 78726 is in the Leander Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78726.

Grandview Hills Elementary
12024 Vista Parke Dr
Austin, TX 78726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Leander Independent School District
Canyon Creek Elementary
10210 Ember Glen Dr
Austin, TX 78726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District

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