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ZIP Code 78759

Primary City:Austin, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (8:25pm)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.40, -97.75
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78759

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78759. 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 78759. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78759, 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:
Balcones

Stats and Demographics for the 78759 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78759 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 78759 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78759 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,891
Population Density 2,794 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,640
Median Home Value $312,300
Land Area 13.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,361
Median Household Income $66,828

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9979809658271,2622,1581,8201,6341,4881,4581,3881,222973589449358240240
Female9809499327911,5312,1731,6401,4531,4271,3751,4911,3781,097753587411380495
Total1,9771,9291,8971,6182,7934,3313,4603,0872,9152,8332,8792,6002,0701,3421,036769620735

Gender

 Male 19,048 49%
 Female 19,843 51%
Gender

Race

 White 31,364 80.6%
 Black Or African American 1,210 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 139 0.4%
 Asian 4,092 10.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 1,030 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,031 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner367521,7772,2622,0611,175716263
Renter1,4264,0001,8971,331885309222249
Total1,4624,7523,6743,5932,9461,484938512

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,495 39%
 Single Guardian 1,756 9%
 Singles 8,076 42%
 Singles With Roommate 2,034 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,230 79%
 Households with Kids 4,131 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male200184212191211193220175181195170203218179178186186160117149
Female187175188213195182197207168173218160173208168176186160101146
Total387359400404406375417382349368388363391387346362372320218295

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78759 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78759 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 78759 real estate data, the median home value of $312,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78759 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78759 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78759 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,660 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 198 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,486 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,556 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 10,319 50%
 Households Vacant 1,279 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 696 54.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 54 4.2%
 For Sale Only 127 9.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 186 14.5%
 For Migrant Workers 9 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 173 13.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 214 2%
 1 Bedroom 5,662 51%
 2 Bedroom 3,952 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,246 11%
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 $66,828 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78759 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. More commuters in 78759 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 18,169 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,389 25%
 No Earnings 7,265 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 18,169 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,389 25%
 No Earnings 7,265 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,576 86.0%
 Public transportation 672 2.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 139 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 617 2.6%
 Worked at Home 1,935 8.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78759 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 327 2%
 High School Graduate 3,837 26%
 Associate's degree 794 5%
 Bachelor's degree 5,445 37%
 Master's degree 2,548 17%
 Professional school degree 815 6%
 Doctorate degree 839 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,243 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 973 17.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 339 6.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78759

ZIP Code 78759 is in the University of Texas University Charter School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78759.

George M Kometzky School
8701 North Mopac Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: University of Texas University Charter School District
Hill Elementary
8601 Tallwood Dr
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Austin Independent School District
Kathy Caraway Elementary
11104 Oak View Dr
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Canyon Vista Middle School
8455 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Laurel Mountain Elementary
10111 Dk Ranch Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Round Rock Independent School District
Anderson High School
8403 Mesa Dr
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Austin Independent School District
Casner Christian Academy
3838 Steck Ave
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Austin International School
12001 Oak Knoll Dr
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Austin'S Pioneer Montessori School
11124 Jollyville Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Children'S Courtyard
4213 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Matthew'S Episcopal School
8134 Mesa Dr
Austin, TX 78759
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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