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ZIP Code 78830

Primary City:Big Wells, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dimmit County
Timezone: Central (7:53pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.5, -99.6
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78830

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78830. 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 78830. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78830, 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:
Big Wells, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78830 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78830 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 78830 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78830 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 786
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 413
Median Home Value $39,300
Land Area 205.54 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 285
Median Household Income $24,861

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male322721361515161526162728221822141010
Female373033302414112224213323261329141913
Total695754663929273750376051483151282923

Gender

 Male 370 47%
 Female 416 53%
Gender

Race

 White 715 91.0%
 Black Or African American 5 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.8%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 33 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 26 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner111254049474013
Renter41111741264
Total522364753594617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 120 42%
 Single Guardian 68 24%
 Singles 87 31%
 Singles With Roommate 10 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 187 66%
 Households with Kids 98 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male25711836551652731091044
Female12410594755379771125932
Total149171617713101041314914422141976

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78830 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78830 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 78830 real estate data, the median home value of $39,300 is low 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 78830. Rentals in 78830 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78830 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 784 99.7%
 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 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 43 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 183 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 59 14%
 Households Vacant 128 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 19%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 71%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 26 54%
 3+ Bedroom 22 46%
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 $24,861 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78830 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. 78830 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78830 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78830 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 128 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 30%
 No Earnings 242 46%
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 128 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 159 30%
 No Earnings 242 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 140 57%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 29%
 Worked at Home 34 14%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 125 56%
 High School Graduate 71 32%
 Associate's degree 29 13%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 130 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78830

ZIP Code 78830 is in the Carrizo Springs Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78830.

Big Wells Elementary
1312 Missouri
Big Wells, TX 78830
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Carrizo Springs Cisd School District

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