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ZIP Code 78731

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (12:16pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.35, -97.77
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78731

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78731. 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 78731. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78731, 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:
Camp Mabry

Stats and Demographics for the 78731 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78731 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 78731 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78731 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,614
Population Density 2,865 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,984
Median Home Value $442,300
Land Area 8.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,064
Median Household Income $75,269

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6366525645001,0061,280899856811787838842687466352315263260
Female6406405894601,0661,172831823811877904919714549435356336478
Total1,2761,2921,1539602,0722,4521,7301,6791,6221,6641,7421,7611,4011,015787671599738

Gender

 Male 12,014 49%
 Female 12,600 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,368 86.8%
 Black Or African American 333 1.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.3%
 Asian 1,928 7.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 357 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 552 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner414991,2041,5071,5861,006765409
Renter1,1101,993733455342129115170
Total1,1512,4921,9371,9621,9281,135880579

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,153 43%
 Single Guardian 932 8%
 Singles 4,664 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,315 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,526 79%
 Households with Kids 2,538 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113133141120131137121127136108108126118104941041189985136
Female125125133129137116128137122117112118120122971011077283137
Total238258274249268253249264258225220244238226191205225171168273

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78731 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78731 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 78731 real estate data, the median home value of $442,300 is extremely 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 78731. Rentals in 78731 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 78731 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,513 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 77 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,493 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,524 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,047 39%
 Households Vacant 920 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 454 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 5%
 For Sale Only 97 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 110 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 163 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 280 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,112 41%
 2 Bedroom 2,150 41%
 3+ Bedroom 647 12%
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 $75,269 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78731 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 78731 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78731 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. More commuters in 78731 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 9,344 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,703 27%
 No Earnings 6,244 29%
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 9,344 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,703 27%
 No Earnings 6,244 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,526 78.6%
 Public transportation 903 6.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 91 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 549 4.1%
 Worked at Home 1,322 9.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78731 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 116 1%
 High School Graduate 1,557 17%
 Associate's degree 403 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,410 38%
 Master's degree 1,809 20%
 Professional school degree 1,030 11%
 Doctorate degree 700 8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,295 59.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,268 32.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 305 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78731

ZIP Code 78731 is in the Austin Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78731.

Doss Elementary
7005 Northledge Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Highland Park Elementary
4900 Fairview Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Murchison M S
3700 North Hills Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
St Theresas Catholic School
4311 Small Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Magellan International School
7130 Chimney Corners
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Children'S School
2825 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
International Montessori House
7020 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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