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ZIP Code 78870

Primary City:Knippa, TX (View All Cities)
County: Uvalde County
Timezone: Central (12:12pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.3, -99.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78870. 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 78870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78870, 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:
Knippa, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78870 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 78870 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78870 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 984
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 455
Median Home Value $57,500
Land Area 117.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 368
Median Household Income $37,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3640463623182439272840353825241587
Female22343837221834312235373029291924410
Total587484734536587049637765675443391217

Gender

 Male 509 52%
 Female 475 48%
Gender

Race

 White 798 81.1%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 163 16.6%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner520465870543113
Renter31717159730
Total837637379613413

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 216 59%
 Single Guardian 53 14%
 Singles 91 25%
 Singles With Roommate 8 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 245 67%
 Households with Kids 123 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male62915911884811714659111014
Female428265108536991115311713
Total104171715161816911171623172012221727

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78870 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78870 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78870 real estate data, the median home value of $57,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78870 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 984 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 95 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 202 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 71 16%
 Households Vacant 87 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 14%
 2 Bedroom 9 16%
 3+ Bedroom 40 70%
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 $37,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78870 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78870 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 78870 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 315 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 21%
 No Earnings 294 38%
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 315 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 158 21%
 No Earnings 294 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 401 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 4%
 Worked at Home 5 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 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 102 34%
 High School Graduate 93 31%
 Associate's degree 40 13%
 Bachelor's degree 43 14%
 Master's degree 16 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 3 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 225 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78870

ZIP Code 78870 is in the Knippa Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78870.

Knippa School
100 Kessler Ln
Knippa, TX 78870
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Knippa Independent School District

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