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ZIP Code 78046

Primary City:Laredo, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Laredo
County: Webb County
Timezone: Central (10:54pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.4, -99.5
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78046

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78046. 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 78046. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78046, 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:
Laredo, TX
Acceptable:
El Cenizo

Stats and Demographics for the 78046 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78046 is located in south Texas and covers a large 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 78046 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of single adults and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78046 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 64,548
Population Density 262 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,724
Median Home Value $88,400
Land Area 245.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,470
Median Household Income $34,399

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 25


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 53,6503,6257,275
5-93,9383,5707,508
10-143,6243,4827,106
15-193,4133,2496,662
20-242,5072,5055,012
25-292,3192,3934,712
30-342,3262,4104,736
35-392,3492,4764,825
40-441,9032,0683,971
45-491,5501,7143,264
50-541,3401,5462,886
55-591,0051,1042,109
60-647758841,659
65-694705781,048
70-74300431731
75-79205255460
80-84143208351
85 Plus100133233

Gender

 Male 31,917 49%
 Female 32,631 51%
Gender

Race

 White 55,738 86.4%
 Black Or African American 313 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 296 0.5%
 Asian 78 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 7,241 11.2%
 Two Or More Races 880 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24294362656
25-342,1021,0593,161
35-443,1689944,162
45-542,6295423,171
55-641,6542511,905
65-74803136939
75-8431664380
85 Plus781896

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,196 64%
 Single Guardian 4,183 29%
 Singles 875 6%
 Singles With Roommate 216 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 3,979 27%
 Households with Kids 10,491 73%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17047141,418
27527401,492
37617641,525
47367401,476
57806831,463
68446891,533
77276941,421
87767271,503
98117771,588
107467321,478
117487291,477
126946911,385
137136601,373
147236701,393
157626431,405
167177051,422
176217041,325
186826441,326
196315531,184
205625541,116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78046 has a small 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 78046 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78046 real estate data, the median home value of $88,400 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 78046. Rentals in 78046 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78046 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 63,138 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,370 2.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,143 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,901 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,426 22%
 Households Vacant 1,254 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 350 27.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.4%
 For Sale Only 217 17.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 80 6.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 132 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 455 36.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 0.2%
 1 Bedroom 138 3.7%
 2 Bedroom 1,768 47.8%
 3+ Bedroom 1,785 48.3%
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 $34,399 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78046 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. However, that is not the case in 78046. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 14,807 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,446 26%
 No Earnings 15,468 38%
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 14,807 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,446 26%
 No Earnings 15,468 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,145 93%
 Public transportation 369 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 497 2%
 Worked at Home 703 3%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 6,935 47.4%
 High School Graduate 5,945 40.6%
 Associate's degree 830 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 768 5.2%
 Master's degree 105 0.7%
 Professional school degree 54 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 18,701 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 362 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,711 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78046

ZIP Code 78046 is in the Laredo Independent School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78046.

J Kawas Elementary
2100 South Milmo Ave
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Joaquin Cigarroa Middle School
2600 Palo Blanco St
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Ligarde Elementary
2800 South Canada Ave
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Salinas Elementary
1000 Century Dr West
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Kennedy Zapata Elementary
3809 South Espejo Molina Rd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Los Obispos Middle School
4801 South Ejido Ave
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Franklin D Roosevelt Elementary
3301 Sierra Vista Dr
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Judith Zaffirini Elementary
5210 Santa Claudia Ln
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
John W Arndt Elementary
610 Santa Marta Blvd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Antonio Gonzalez Middle School
5208 Santa Claudia Ln
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Lamar Bruni Vergara Middle School
5910 Saint Luke Blvd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Bonnie L Garcia Elementary
1453 Concord Hills Blvd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Rodolfo C Centeno Elementary
2710 La Pita Mangana Rd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Dr Leo Cigarroa High School
2600 Zacatecas St
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laredo Independent School District
United South High School
4001 Ave Los Presidentes
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: United Independent School District
Lyndon B Johnson
5626 Cielito Lindo Blvd
Laredo, TX 78046
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: United Independent School District

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