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ZIP Code 78861

Primary City:Hondo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Medina County
Timezone: Central (4:09pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.4, -99.2
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78861. 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 78861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78861, 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:
Hondo, TX
Acceptable:
Dunlay

Stats and Demographics for the 78861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78861 is located in central Texas and covers an extremely 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 78861 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 a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78861 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,701
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,887
Median Home Value $101,900
Land Area 460.36 sq mi
Water Area 1.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,219
Median Household Income $45,118

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male40746648366797869845344347658441840233726723616712778
Female405439463424295318294375407393428379380294216202145157
Total8129059461,0911,2731,016747818883977846781717561452369272235

Gender

 Male 7,687 56%
 Female 6,014 44%
Gender

Race

 White 11,641 85.0%
 Black Or African American 727 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 75 0.5%
 Asian 146 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 837 6.1%
 Two Or More Races 272 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25227531689658513380114
Renter109236232189154924228
Total134463763878812605422142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,301 55%
 Single Guardian 816 19%
 Singles 914 22%
 Singles With Roommate 188 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,636 62%
 Households with Kids 1,583 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7570869185791151107710399951038310091119147210279
Female947281867796918689848610891941028280996159
Total169142167177162175206196166187185203194177202173199246271338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78861 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78861 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 78861 real estate data, the median home value of $101,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78861 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,698 85.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,882 13.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,608 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,529 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,082 22%
 Households Vacant 668 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 105 15.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 42 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 251 37.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 255 38.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 166 14%
 1 Bedroom 124 10%
 2 Bedroom 453 38%
 3+ Bedroom 463 38%
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 $45,118 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78861 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78861 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,311 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,153 20%
 No Earnings 5,180 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 3,311 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,153 20%
 No Earnings 5,180 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,086 93.8%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 26 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 3.4%
 Worked at Home 92 2.1%
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 967 19.8%
 High School Graduate 2,859 58.6%
 Associate's degree 308 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 532 10.9%
 Master's degree 122 2.5%
 Professional school degree 74 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,004 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 139 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 7.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78861

ZIP Code 78861 is in the Hondo Independent School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78861.

Mcdowell Middle School
1602 27th St South
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hondo Independent School District
Meyer Elementary
2502 Ave Q
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hondo Independent School District
Newell E Woolls Int
2802 Ave Q
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hondo Independent School District
Hondo High School
2603 Ave H
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hondo Independent School District
Detention Center
2516 McHaughten
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Hondo Independent School District
Hondo First Baptist Church School
2400 Ave P
Hondo, TX 78861
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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