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ZIP Code 78140

Primary City:Nixon, TX (View All Cities)
County: Gonzales County
Timezone: Central (10:03pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.3, -97.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78140

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78140. 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 78140. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78140, 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:
Nixon, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78140 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78140 is located in southeast 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 78140 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78140 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,380
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,486
Median Home Value $56,500
Land Area 145.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,183
Median Household Income $31,793

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5136138274
5-9159138297
10-14143119262
15-19138135273
20-2411195206
25-29117117234
30-34110102212
35-399481175
40-44111104215
45-49108108216
50-54124126250
55-599498192
60-648375158
65-696064124
70-74405393
75-79435396
80-84193554
85 Plus143549

Gender

 Male 1,704 50%
 Female 1,676 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,515 74.4%
 Black Or African American 86 2.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.9%
 Asian 12 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 643 19.0%
 Two Or More Races 92 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24143347
25-3478127205
35-4412778205
45-5418558243
55-6414853201
65-7410628134
75-849614110
85 Plus32638

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 584 49%
 Single Guardian 277 23%
 Singles 281 24%
 Singles With Roommate 41 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 708 60%
 Households with Kids 475 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1333265
2302252
3273360
4242549
5323062
6312455
7253459
8332760
9382361
10293362
11283563
12341347
13282452
14241438
15342559
16293160
17272249
18224264
19261541
20251843

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78140 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78140 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 78140 real estate data, the median home value of $56,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78140 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78140 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78140 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,374 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 6 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 282 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 504 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 397 27%
 Households Vacant 303 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 20.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 14 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 28.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 44.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 3%
 1 Bedroom 17 4%
 2 Bedroom 183 47%
 3+ Bedroom 176 46%
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 $31,793 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78140 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 78140 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 873 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 591 25%
 No Earnings 927 39%
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 873 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 591 25%
 No Earnings 927 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,078 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 7%
 Worked at Home 49 4%
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 417 46%
 High School Graduate 385 42%
 Associate's degree 16 2%
 Bachelor's degree 21 2%
 Master's degree 36 4%
 Professional school degree 16 2%
 Doctorate degree 25 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 778 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 81 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78140

ZIP Code 78140 is in the Nixon-Smiley Cisd School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78140.

Nixon-Smiley Middle School
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nixon-Smiley Cisd School District
Nixon-Smiley High School
800 Rancho Rd
Nixon, TX 78140
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nixon-Smiley Cisd School District

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