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ZIP Code 78873

Primary City:Leakey, TX (View All Cities)
County: Real County
Timezone: Central (8:35am)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.8, -99.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78873

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78873. 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 78873. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78873, 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:
Leakey, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78873 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78873 is located in central 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 78873 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78873 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,788
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,444
Median Home Value $114,500
Land Area 227.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 761
Median Household Income $38,594

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male343551722434333652638261768662352313
Female4435617728372731457364761026958353024
Total78701121495271606797136146137178155120705337

Gender

 Male 872 49%
 Female 916 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,613 90.2%
 Black Or African American 17 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 1.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.6%
 Other Race 94 5.3%
 Two Or More Races 31 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner024591021441527327
Renter13343347251684
Total1358921491691688131

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 447 59%
 Single Guardian 83 11%
 Singles 211 28%
 Singles With Roommate 20 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 567 75%
 Households with Kids 194 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male54593513311811819518181213116
Female413811765116551520161322191767
Total917132010111814171316233921314031301713

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78873 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 78873 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78873 real estate data, the median home value of $114,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78873 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78873 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78873 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,788 100%
 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 205 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 376 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 180 12%
 Households Vacant 683 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 20 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 526 77.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 86 12.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 0.8%
 1 Bedroom 7 5.3%
 2 Bedroom 40 30.1%
 3+ Bedroom 85 63.9%
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 $38,594 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78873 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78873 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78873 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 78873 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 397 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 295 20%
 No Earnings 766 53%
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 397 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 295 20%
 No Earnings 766 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 424 75%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 14%
 Worked at Home 61 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 102 16%
 High School Graduate 369 59%
 Associate's degree 23 4%
 Bachelor's degree 67 11%
 Master's degree 66 11%
 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 280 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78873

ZIP Code 78873 is in the Big Springs Charter School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78873.

Big Springs Charter School
10664 North Us Hwy 83
Leaky, TX 78873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Big Springs Charter School District
Leakey School
429 Hwy 83 North
Leakey, TX 78873
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Leakey Independent School District

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