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ZIP Code 78117

Post Office City:Hobson, TX (View All Cities)
County: Karnes County
Timezone: Central (1:15am)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.96, -97.93
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78117

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 78117. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 78117 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Hobson, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78117 is located in southern Texas and covers a slightly less 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 78117 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78117 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 545
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 287
Median Home Value $117,100
Land Area 53.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 223
Median Household Income $84,643

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5151227
5-9202141
10-14161834
15-19181230
20-2414721
25-2910919
30-34121527
35-39121426
40-44182745
45-49392059
50-54182341
55-59322153
60-64162137
65-6912618
70-7471421
75-7912719
80-8461117
85 Plus6410

Gender

 Male 283 52%
 Female 262 48%
Gender

Race

 White 512 93.9%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 1.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 3.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24112
25-3413417
35-4423730
45-5457562
55-6445651
65-7423225
75-8426228
85 Plus808

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 134 60%
 Single Guardian 30 13%
 Singles 56 25%
 Singles With Roommate 3 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 160 72%
 Households with Kids 63 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1336
2257
3145
4303
5538
6235
76511
84711
9336
105611
11246
12404
13437
14156
15426
16347
17437
18527
19213
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78117 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78117 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 78117 real estate data, the median home value of $117,100 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 78117. Rentals in 78117 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 545 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 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 82 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 114 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 9%
 Households Vacant 64 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 5%
 2 Bedroom 21 54%
 3+ Bedroom 16 41%
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 $84,643 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78117 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78117 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 78117 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 301 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 17%
 No Earnings 161 29%
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 301 54%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 17%
 No Earnings 161 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 360 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 72 14%
 High School Graduate 289 55%
 Associate's degree 19 4%
 Bachelor's degree 104 20%
 Master's degree 27 5%
 Professional school degree 10 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 196 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes