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ZIP Code 78728

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (8:31am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.45, -97.69
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78728. 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 78728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78728, 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 78728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78728 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 78728 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 78728 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,299
Population Density 2,503 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,240
Median Home Value $170,500
Land Area 8.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,607
Median Household Income $48,612

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male 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
Male8836075105149591,3261,239928768665518408273147112734441
Female7486224825411,0271,3881,018846758656642483318226160127109133
Total1,6311,2299921,0551,9862,7142,2571,7741,5261,3211,160891591373272200153174

Gender

 Male 10,015 49%
 Female 10,284 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,596 62.1%
 Black Or African American 2,843 14.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.7%
 Asian 1,976 9.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 1,848 9.1%
 Two Or More Races 874 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner326067957584941796314
Renter1,0142,4021,286918498241183124
Total1,0463,0082,0811,676992420246138

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,053 32%
 Single Guardian 1,570 16%
 Singles 3,924 41%
 Singles With Roommate 1,060 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,923 72%
 Households with Kids 2,684 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male16419419114213912711610811793106115106901049196100123139
Female15815813911614212111013011910195861059592929798162174
Total322352330258281248226238236194201201211185196183193198285313

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78728 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78728 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 78728 real estate data, the median home value of $170,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78728 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78728 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 78728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,293 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,531 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 410 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,666 65%
 Households Vacant 633 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 506 79.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 5.4%
 For Sale Only 29 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 235 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,931 44%
 2 Bedroom 2,472 37%
 3+ Bedroom 996 15%
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 $48,612 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78728 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. 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 78728 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,716 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,846 22%
 No Earnings 3,573 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 9,716 57%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,846 22%
 No Earnings 3,573 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,592 94.0%
 Public transportation 141 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 209 1.7%
 Worked at Home 366 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 780 11%
 High School Graduate 2,710 40%
 Associate's degree 571 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,930 28%
 Master's degree 637 9%
 Professional school degree 105 2%
 Doctorate degree 114 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,813 83.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 347 10.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78728

ZIP Code 78728 is in the Chaparral Star Academy. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78728.

Chaparral Star Academy
14046 Summit Dr
Austin, TX 78728
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chaparral Star Academy
Northwest Elementary
14014 Thermal Dr
Austin, TX 78728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pflugerville Independent School District
Wells Branch Elementary
14650 Merriltown Dr
Austin, TX 78728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Shoreline Christian School
15201 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Renaissance Academy
14401 Owen Tech Blvd
Austin, TX 78728
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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