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ZIP Code 78843

Primary City:Laughlin A F B, TX (View All Cities)
County: Val Verde County
Timezone: Central (10:13pm)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.36, -100.78
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78843. 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 78843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78843, 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:
Laughlin A F B, TX
Del Rio, Laughlin Afb
Laughlin Afb Branch

Stats and Demographics for the 78843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78843 is located in south 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 78843 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78843 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 336
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14
Land Area 4.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

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


 Male 286 85%
 Female 50 15%


 White 259 77.1%
 Black Or African American 46 13.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.9%
 Asian 4 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.3%
 Other Race 7 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 16 4.8%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2 22%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 1 11%
 Singles With Roommate 6 67%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7 78%
 Households with Kids 2 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78843 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24 7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 312 93%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 0 0%
 Renter Occupied Households 9 64%
 Households Vacant 5 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 100%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 78843 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 78843 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. The commute in 78843 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 185 94%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12 6%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 185 94%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 12 6%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 98 51%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 74 39%
 Worked at Home 19 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78843 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 9 35%
 Associate's degree 11 42%
 Bachelor's degree 6 23%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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