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ZIP Code 78957

Primary City:Smithville, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Bastrop
Timezone: Central (9:44am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.0, -97.2
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78957

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78957. 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 78957. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78957, 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:
Smithville, TX
Unacceptable:
Kirtley, Upton

Stats and Demographics for the 78957 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78957 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 78957 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78957 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,067
Population Density 48 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,354
Median Home Value $107,700
Land Area 187.19 sq mi
Water Area 2.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,581
Median Household Income $42,994

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2492933253482082191902442953773983253602071831268862
Female241274304296200184200264366335379363343259155156121130
Total490567629644408403390508661712777688703466338282209192

Gender

 Male 4,497 50%
 Female 4,570 50%
Gender

Race

 White 7,648 84.3%
 Black Or African American 665 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.9%
 Asian 59 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 418 4.6%
 Two Or More Races 188 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2716240767367841827986
Renter69148173175135914416
Total96310580848813509323102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,866 52%
 Single Guardian 607 17%
 Singles 956 27%
 Singles With Roommate 152 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,488 69%
 Households with Kids 1,093 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4745605154606055647566655366876574744844
Female5848504450565450645457606469676749615242
Total105931109510411611410512812912312511713515413212313510086

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78957 has a slightly higher than average 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 78957 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78957 real estate data, the median home value of $107,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78957 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78957 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78957 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,962 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 12 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,542 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,188 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 851 20%
 Households Vacant 773 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 99 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 72 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 292 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 276 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 91 11%
 2 Bedroom 269 33%
 3+ Bedroom 458 56%
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 $42,994 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78957 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. Most commuters in 78957 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,684 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,202 18%
 No Earnings 2,903 43%
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 2,684 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,202 18%
 No Earnings 2,903 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,104 90.9%
 Public transportation 22 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 127 3.7%
 Worked at Home 161 4.7%
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 414 14.8%
 High School Graduate 1,793 64.3%
 Associate's degree 221 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 269 9.6%
 Master's degree 72 2.6%
 Professional school degree 19 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,501 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 4.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 211 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78957

ZIP Code 78957 is in the Smithville Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78957.

Brown Pri
403 SW 4th St
Smithville, TX 78957
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smithville Independent School District
Smithville Elementary
800 Bishop St
Smithville, TX 78957
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Smithville Independent School District
Smithville J H
900 Wilkes St
Smithville, TX 78957
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Smithville Independent School District
Smithville High School
285 Hwy 95
Smithville, TX 78957
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Smithville Independent School District

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