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ZIP Code 78738

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Austin
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (3:41am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.31, -97.98
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78738

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78738. 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 78738. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78738, 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
Acceptable:
Bee Cave, Bee Caves, Lakeway, The Hills, Village Of The Hills, Vlg O The Hls

Stats and Demographics for the 78738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78738 is located in central 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 78738 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78738 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,134
Population Density 715 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,799
Median Home Value $460,200
Land Area 16.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,488
Median Household Income $118,795

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4026056003751521882374305955954953343512571641185933
Female369563546413159220296539598632495353334260166976143
Total7711,1681,1467883114085339691,1931,22799068768551733021512076

Gender

 Male 5,990 49%
 Female 6,144 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,760 88.7%
 Black Or African American 151 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.4%
 Asian 722 6.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 184 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 267 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner916389098465845219736
Renter83284264254112612813
Total924471,1541,23877051322549

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,076 69%
 Single Guardian 402 9%
 Singles 842 19%
 Singles With Roommate 168 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,567 57%
 Households with Kids 1,921 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male498489113971261301261261281161381011171039298572538
Female5966899411910412110011911410810111410986122100762920
Total1081501782072162302512262452422242392152261892141981335458

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78738 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78738 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78738 real estate data, the median home value of $460,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78738. Rentals in 78738 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,130 100.0%
 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 4 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,733 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 656 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,099 23%
 Households Vacant 311 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 2%
 For Sale Only 78 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 115 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 331 31%
 2 Bedroom 385 36%
 3+ Bedroom 343 32%
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 $118,795 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78738 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. A higher percentage of people in 78738 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working 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 78738. 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 4,404 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,903 20%
 No Earnings 3,120 33%
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 4,404 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,903 20%
 No Earnings 3,120 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,387 78.1%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 32 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 1.6%
 Worked at Home 1,106 19.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78738 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 12 0.3%
 High School Graduate 670 17.0%
 Associate's degree 167 4.2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,778 45.0%
 Master's degree 917 23.2%
 Professional school degree 298 7.5%
 Doctorate degree 109 2.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,851 74.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 760 19.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 236 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78738

ZIP Code 78738 is in the Lake Travis Independent School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78738.

Lake Travis Middle School
3328 Ranch Rd 620 South
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Bee Cave Elementary
14300 Hamilton Pool Rd
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Lake Pointe Elementary
11801 Sonoma Dr
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Serene Hills Elementary School
3301 Serene Hills Dr
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Lake Travis High School
3324 Ranch Rd 620 South
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Travis County J J a E P
3322 Ranch Rd 620 South
Austin, TX 78738
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Lake Travis Independent School District
Montessori School Lake Travis
13709 W Highway 71
Bee Cave, TX 78738
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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