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ZIP Code 78956

Primary City:Schulenburg, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:22pm)
Coordinates:29.7, -96.9
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78956

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78956. 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 78956. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78956, 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:
Schulenburg, TX
Unacceptable:
Dubina, Engle, Freyburg, Glecker, High Hill, Moravia, Swiss Alp

Stats and Demographics for the 78956 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78956 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 78956 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78956 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,381
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,876
Median Home Value $128,100
Land Area 168.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,178
Median Household Income $39,923

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male172170182147110102126125143188189214176158134907565
Female184151162162117136111138158191217206177174133104123171
Total356321344309227238237263301379406420353332267194198236

Gender

 Male 2,566 48%
 Female 2,815 52%
Gender

Race

 White 4,272 79.4%
 Black Or African American 512 9.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.7%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 459 8.5%
 Two Or More Races 89 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1410119132536130722275
Renter501271088672473557
Total64228299411433354257132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,197 55%
 Single Guardian 308 14%
 Singles 600 28%
 Singles With Roommate 73 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,546 71%
 Households with Kids 632 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4140332737353333323132453044253835321719
Female4626383618333832303230352342353833342219
Total8766716355687165626362805386607668663938

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78956 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78956 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78956 real estate data, the median home value of $128,100 is slightly less 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 78956. Rentals in 78956 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78956 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,190 96.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 172 3.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 665 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 931 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 582 20%
 Households Vacant 698 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 27 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 319 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 303 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 3%
 1 Bedroom 76 14%
 2 Bedroom 197 37%
 3+ Bedroom 240 45%
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 $39,923 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78956 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. More commuters in 78956 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 1,838 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 17%
 No Earnings 1,668 40%
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 1,838 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 700 17%
 No Earnings 1,668 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,162 92.9%
 Public transportation 16 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 1.4%
 Worked at Home 117 5.0%
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 272 16%
 High School Graduate 1,097 63%
 Associate's degree 99 6%
 Bachelor's degree 183 10%
 Master's degree 77 4%
 Professional school degree 17 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 627 64.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 225 23.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 114 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78956

ZIP Code 78956 is in the Schulenburg Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78956.

Schulenburg Secondary
150 College St
Schulenburg, TX 78956
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Schulenburg Independent School District
Schulenburg Elementary
300 Bucek St
Schulenburg, TX 78956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Schulenburg Independent School District
St Rose of Lima Catholic School
405 Black St
Schulenburg, TX 78956
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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