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ZIP Code 78962

Primary City:Weimar, TX (View All Cities)
County: Colorado County
Timezone: Central (12:01pm)
Area code: 979 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.6, -96.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78962

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78962. 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 78962. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78962, 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:
Weimar, TX
Unacceptable:
Borden, Osage

Stats and Demographics for the 78962 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78962 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 78962 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 78962 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,733
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,560
Median Home Value $115,500
Land Area 194.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,918
Median Household Income $45,545

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13213515017111811489110106159197200167145129946439
Female1271201421381171079910714015720320617014213811484103
Total259255292309235221188217246316400406337287267208148142

Gender

 Male 2,319 49%
 Female 2,414 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,705 78.3%
 Black Or African American 481 10.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.4%
 Asian 28 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 402 8.5%
 Two Or More Races 99 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1211015832735330621376
Renter2162665962472818
Total3317222438641535324194

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,117 58%
 Single Guardian 228 12%
 Singles 519 27%
 Singles With Roommate 54 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,400 73%
 Households with Kids 518 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2326222521332028332729343129404034381920
Female1927253119243127192830273126273127272620
Total4253475640575155525559616255677161654540

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78962 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 78962 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78962 real estate data, the median home value of $115,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78962. Rentals in 78962 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78962 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,654 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 74 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 633 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 922 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 363 14%
 Households Vacant 642 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 2.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 27 4.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 360 56.1%
 For Migrant Workers 5 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 228 35.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 19 5%
 2 Bedroom 138 39%
 3+ Bedroom 187 53%
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 $45,545 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78962 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. More commuters in 78962 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 1,802 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 610 15%
 No Earnings 1,597 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 1,802 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 610 15%
 No Earnings 1,597 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,076 90.7%
 Public transportation 16 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 107 4.7%
 Worked at Home 76 3.3%
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 279 16%
 High School Graduate 991 56%
 Associate's degree 107 6%
 Bachelor's degree 261 15%
 Master's degree 53 3%
 Professional school degree 25 1%
 Doctorate degree 41 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 705 80.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 152 17.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 2.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78962

ZIP Code 78962 is in the Weimar Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78962.

Weimar Elementary
515 West Main St
Weimar, TX 78962
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Weimar Independent School District
Weimar J H
101 North West St
Weimar, TX 78962
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Weimar Independent School District
Weimar High School
506 West Main St
Weimar, TX 78962
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Weimar Independent School District
St Michael School
103 E North St
Weimar, TX 78962
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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