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ZIP Code 78119

Primary City:Kenedy, TX (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (10:14pm)
Coordinates:28.7, -97.9
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78119

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78119. 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 78119. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78119, 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:
Kenedy, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78119 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78119 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 78119 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 a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78119 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,680
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,387
Median Home Value $64,800
Land Area 326.69 sq mi
Water Area 1.33 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,872
Median Household Income $38,527

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5180196376
5-9180148328
10-14148152300
15-19237153390
20-24590170760
25-29751131882
30-34650131781
35-39500120620
40-44420143563
45-49407156563
50-54300180480
55-59210202412
60-64182147329
65-69114125239
70-74117119236
75-7968108176
80-845770127
85 Plus4276118

Gender

 Male 5,153 67%
 Female 2,527 33%
Gender

Race

 White 4,540 59.1%
 Black Or African American 1,203 15.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.5%
 Asian 26 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 1,776 23.1%
 Two Or More Races 93 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24257398
25-3488115203
35-44145112257
45-5426896364
55-6428791378
65-7424956305
75-8416838206
85 Plus491261

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 910 49%
 Single Guardian 387 21%
 Singles 516 28%
 Singles With Roommate 59 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,274 68%
 Households with Kids 598 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1274370
2353166
3414990
4423476
5243256
6462773
7422769
8272653
9413677
10284270
11233053
12332760
13352055
14293362
15333366
16332356
17353570
18592988
197733110
208732119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78119 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78119 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 78119 real estate data, the median home value of $64,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78119 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78119 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78119 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,766 62.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,846 37.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 63 0.8%
 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 466 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 813 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 593 25%
 Households Vacant 515 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 70 13.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.2%
 For Sale Only 23 4.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 8.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 172 33.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 38.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 14%
 1 Bedroom 97 18%
 2 Bedroom 143 26%
 3+ Bedroom 229 42%
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 $38,527 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78119 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 78119 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,091 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 879 14%
 No Earnings 4,295 69%
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 1,091 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 879 14%
 No Earnings 4,295 69%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,497 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 67 4%
 Worked at Home 88 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,197 34.3%
 High School Graduate 2,002 57.3%
 Associate's degree 81 2.3%
 Bachelor's degree 101 2.9%
 Master's degree 57 1.6%
 Professional school degree 44 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,003 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 90 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78119

ZIP Code 78119 is in the Kenedy Independent School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78119.

Kenedy Middle School
401 F M 719
Kenedy, TX 78119
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kenedy Independent School District
Kenedy Elementary School
401 F M 719
Kenedy, TX 78119
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kenedy Independent School District
Kenedy High School
401 F M 719
Kenedy, TX 78119
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kenedy Independent School District
Karnes County Academy
401 Fm 719
Kenedy, TX 78119
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kenedy Independent School District

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