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ZIP Code 78747

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (3:58am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.12, -97.75
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78747. 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 78747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78747, 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 78747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78747 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 78747 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 a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78747 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,808
Population Density 623 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,491
Median Home Value $167,800
Land Area 23.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,172
Median Household Income $61,599

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
Male5995895964915266937436524444173763073252081231178455
Female59656855148050675473358846540839440232225815111810069
Total1,1951,1571,1479711,0321,4471,4761,240909825770709647466274235184124

Gender

 Male 7,345 50%
 Female 7,463 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,664 65.3%
 Black Or African American 1,052 7.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 183 1.2%
 Asian 351 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 2,998 20.2%
 Two Or More Races 548 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner7678783272763437624176
Renter19454331518012546146
Total2701,3301,14790775942225582

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,717 53%
 Single Guardian 938 18%
 Singles 1,056 20%
 Singles With Roommate 461 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,189 62%
 Households with Kids 1,983 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1351271101191321111301111051411241219911110411179999878
Female11211513111112411112810410112011810798108107991001017358
Total247242241230256222258215206261242228197219211210179200171136

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78747 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78747 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78747 real estate data, the median home value of $167,800 is slightly higher than average 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 78747. Rentals in 78747 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,802 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,019 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 730 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,423 26%
 Households Vacant 319 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 120 37.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 92 28.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 11.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 18.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 3%
 1 Bedroom 415 24%
 2 Bedroom 241 14%
 3+ Bedroom 1,026 59%
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 $61,599 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78747 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. 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 78747. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 5,654 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,182 27%
 No Earnings 3,111 26%
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 5,654 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,182 27%
 No Earnings 3,111 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,452 93.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 193 2.4%
 Worked at Home 352 4.4%
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 697 14%
 High School Graduate 2,307 47%
 Associate's degree 381 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,200 24%
 Master's degree 213 4%
 Professional school degree 100 2%
 Doctorate degree 63 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,176 84.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 204 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 10.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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