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ZIP Code 78839

Primary City:Crystal City, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (2:07pm)
Coordinates:28.8, -99.9
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78839

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78839. 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 78839. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78839, 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:
Crystal City, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78839 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78839 is located in south Texas and covers a large 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 78839 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78839 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,578
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,011
Median Home Value $38,800
Land Area 359.34 sq mi
Water Area 1.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,594
Median Household Income $25,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male404329322388460313223253223233246222170147110788645
Female3733933653802822482422282502282522352391731301309583
Total777722687768742561465481473461498457409320240208181128

Gender

 Male 4,252 50%
 Female 4,326 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,641 89.1%
 Black Or African American 64 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.1%
 Other Race 736 8.6%
 Two Or More Races 102 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1715425634938928323584
Renter105181158136103805311
Total12233541448549236328895

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,153 44%
 Single Guardian 836 32%
 Singles 527 20%
 Singles With Roommate 78 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,394 54%
 Households with Kids 1,200 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8482749676646865568355636457766784719095
Female7164788496737288647487706767749276865270
Total155146152180172137140153120157142133131124150159160157142165

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78839 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78839 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 78839 real estate data, the median home value of $38,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78839 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78839 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78839 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,169 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 409 5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 488 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,279 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 827 27%
 Households Vacant 417 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 10.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.0%
 For Sale Only 19 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 19.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 252 60.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 1%
 1 Bedroom 171 18%
 2 Bedroom 273 28%
 3+ Bedroom 507 53%
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 $25,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78839 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 78839 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 1,933 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,706 27%
 No Earnings 2,647 42%
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 1,933 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,706 27%
 No Earnings 2,647 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,623 90.4%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 5.2%
 Worked at Home 126 4.3%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 851 34.6%
 High School Graduate 1,100 44.7%
 Associate's degree 255 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 154 6.3%
 Master's degree 70 2.8%
 Professional school degree 10 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,951 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 45 2.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 242 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78839

ZIP Code 78839 is in the Crystal City Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78839.

Dr Tomas Rivera-Zavala Elementary
909 Airport Dr
Crystal City, TX 78839
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Crystal City Independent School District
Benito Juarez Middle School
1301 North Javalina Dr
Crystal City, TX 78839
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Crystal City Independent School District
Crystal City High School
1101 North 11th Ave
Crystal City, TX 78839
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Crystal City Independent School District
Sterling H Fly Jr High School
715 East Crockett St
Crystal City, TX 78839
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Crystal City Independent School District
Wintergarten Christian School
301 W Uvalde St
Crystal City, TX 78839
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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