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ZIP Code 78827

Primary City:Asherton, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dimmit County
Timezone: Central (12:18pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.4, -99.6
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78827

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78827. 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 78827. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78827, 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:
Asherton, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78827 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78827 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78827 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78827 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,219
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 592
Median Home Value $30,300
Land Area 101.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 435
Median Household Income $24,310

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male45364047373024302833443538372322910
Female544451364630332334482054513831241816
Total998091838360575362816489897554462726

Gender

 Male 568 47%
 Female 651 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,102 90.4%
 Black Or African American 11 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 85 7.0%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner515395980664721
Renter9241317161671
Total1439527696825422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 213 49%
 Single Guardian 108 25%
 Singles 103 24%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 281 65%
 Households with Kids 154 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male86612751176761179111114834
Female71091212116510871713614845510
Total151615241916171216151328201525191813814

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78827 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78827 were primarily built in the 1960s. Looking at 78827 real estate data, the median home value of $30,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78827 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78827 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78827 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,217 99.8%
 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 2 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 85 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 247 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 17%
 Households Vacant 157 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 9.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 9 5.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 71.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 27 24%
 2 Bedroom 35 32%
 3+ Bedroom 49 44%
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 $24,310 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78827 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78827 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 286 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 31%
 No Earnings 678 49%
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 286 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 426 31%
 No Earnings 678 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 504 95%
 Public transportation 12 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 17 3%
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 250 53%
 High School Graduate 143 30%
 Associate's degree 4 1%
 Bachelor's degree 64 14%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 482 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78827

ZIP Code 78827 is in the Carrizo Springs Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78827.

Asherton Elementary
1295 May Ave
Asherton, TX 78827
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carrizo Springs Cisd School District

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