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ZIP Code 78744

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (10:25pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.18, -97.74
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78744

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78744. 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 78744. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78744, 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:
Bluff Springs, Colton, Pilot Knob

Stats and Demographics for the 78744 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78744 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 78744 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78744 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,820
Population Density 2,001 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,720
Median Home Value $106,500
Land Area 21.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,794
Median Household Income $41,721

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
Male2,2571,9991,8381,8512,0752,3221,8671,6031,4631,2371,0628165283342001135640
Female2,2512,0421,7351,7011,9932,1871,8551,5321,3551,1761,1038275463412161419464
Total4,5084,0413,5733,5524,0684,5093,7223,1352,8182,4132,1651,6431,074675416254150104

Gender

 Male 21,661 51%
 Female 21,159 49%
Gender

Race

 White 22,153 51.7%
 Black Or African American 3,663 8.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 802 1.9%
 Asian 401 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 50 0.1%
 Other Race 14,040 32.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,711 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1361,0961,5771,5911,11948119040
Renter1,0672,3911,4889264761584315
Total1,2033,4873,0652,5171,59563923355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,499 43%
 Single Guardian 3,520 28%
 Singles 2,579 20%
 Singles With Roommate 1,196 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,434 50%
 Households with Kids 6,360 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male446454459429429367394410399413389357343336329387379387369383
Female434482445421432396429387398394372341314314344363325350319385
Total880936904850861763823797797807761698657650673750704737688768

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78744 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78744 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 78744 real estate data, the median home value of $106,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78744 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78744 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78744 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,812 100.0%
 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 8 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,972 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,258 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,564 48%
 Households Vacant 926 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 611 66%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 139 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 154 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,489 21%
 2 Bedroom 3,085 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,355 33%
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 $41,721 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78744 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. Most commuters in 78744 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,997 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,435 30%
 No Earnings 7,972 25%
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 13,997 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,435 30%
 No Earnings 7,972 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,592 85.9%
 Public transportation 838 4.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 81 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,466 7.2%
 Worked at Home 512 2.5%
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 4,509 35.6%
 High School Graduate 5,954 47.0%
 Associate's degree 689 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,069 8.4%
 Master's degree 318 2.5%
 Professional school degree 98 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 35 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 10,062 84.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 258 2.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,617 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78744

ZIP Code 78744 is in the Harmony Science Academy (Austin). There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78744.

Harmony School of Excellence
2100 East St Elmo Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harmony Science Academy (Austin)
Kipp Austin Beacon Prep
5107 I 35 South
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Kipp Austin Vista Middle Schools
5107 I 35 South
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kipp Austin Public Schools Inc
Houston Elementary
5409 Ponciana Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Langford Elementary
2206 Blue Meadow Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Mendez M S
5106 Village Sq Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Palm Elementary
7601 Dixie Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Widen Elementary
5605 Nuckols Crossing Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Rodriguez Elementary
4400 Franklin Park Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Blazier Elementary
8601 Nuckols Crossing Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Perez Elementary
7500 South Pleasant Vly Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Uphaus Early Childhood Center
5200 Freidrich Ln
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Smith Elementary
4209 Smith School Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Hillcrest Elementary
6910 East William Cannon Dr
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
John P Ojeda J H
4900 McKinney Falls Parkway
Austin, TX 78744
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District

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