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ZIP Code 78950

Primary City:New Ulm, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (3:45am)
Coordinates:29.9, -96.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78950

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78950. 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 78950. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78950, 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:
New Ulm, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78950 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78950 is located in east 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 78950 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78950 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,038
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,278
Median Home Value $170,900
Land Area 110.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 880
Median Household Income $49,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male384753804549413362809886929163512911
Female36416062343635365578841051008059283129
Total748811314279857669117158182191192171122796040

Gender

 Male 1,049 51%
 Female 989 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,857 91.1%
 Black Or African American 89 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 62 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner748611611961689432
Renter626262715652
Total1374871882111749934

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 564 64%
 Single Guardian 74 8%
 Singles 209 24%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 680 77%
 Households with Kids 200 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7614461199121351491218191416135
Female68681168791110101415191118779
Total1314201217171716212415242327373032232014

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78950 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78950 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78950 real estate data, the median home value of $170,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78950. Rentals in 78950 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78950 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,012 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 1%
 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 291 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 476 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 113 9%
 Households Vacant 398 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 1.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 22 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 271 68.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 95 23.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 71 39%
 3+ Bedroom 110 61%
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 $49,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78950 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78950 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. However, that is not the case in 78950. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 974 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 13%
 No Earnings 877 41%
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 974 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 284 13%
 No Earnings 877 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,100 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 123 10%
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 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 131 14%
 High School Graduate 503 54%
 Associate's degree 131 14%
 Bachelor's degree 112 12%
 Master's degree 37 4%
 Professional school degree 24 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 220 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 35%
 Not Enrolled in School 50 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78950

ZIP Code 78950 is in the Columbus Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78950.

Five Oaks Achievement Center
7674 Pechacek Rd
New Ulm, TX 78950
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Columbus Independent School District

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