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ZIP Code 78938

Primary City:Ellinger, TX (View All Cities)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Central (9:57pm)
Coordinates:29.85, -96.70
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78938

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78938. 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 78938. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78938, 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:
Ellinger, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78938 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78938 is located in east 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 78938 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78938 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 471
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 293
Median Home Value $51,500
Land Area 22.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 201
Median Household Income $52,098

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1820131212101818916241724147442
Female10131412121710151415181825512586
Total2833272424272833233142354919199128

Gender

 Male 242 51%
 Female 229 49%
Gender

Race

 White 415 88%
 Black Or African American 14 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 37 8%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31722364622136
Renter091171422
Total32633434726158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 103 51%
 Single Guardian 29 14%
 Singles 61 30%
 Singles With Roommate 8 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 145 72%
 Households with Kids 56 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45342473413324151412
Female32311214544123423213
Total77653687957447574625

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78938 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78938 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 78938 real estate data, the median home value of $51,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78938 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78938 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78938 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 471 100%
 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 58 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 107 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 12%
 Households Vacant 92 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 40%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 48 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 21 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $52,098 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78938 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 78938 can expect to fall in that range. 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 189 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 17%
 No Earnings 165 39%
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 189 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 17%
 No Earnings 165 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 240 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 4%
 Worked at Home 5 2%
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 45 23%
 High School Graduate 102 53%
 Associate's degree 38 20%
 Bachelor's degree 9 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 57 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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