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ZIP Code 78147

Primary City:Poth, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Wilson County
Timezone: Central (2:30pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.08, -98.08
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78147. 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 78147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78147, 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:
Poth, TX
Acceptable:
Recycle

Stats and Demographics for the 78147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78147 is located in south 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 78147 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 small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78147 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,919
Population Density 554 people per sq mi
Housing Units 729
Median Home Value $88,900
Land Area 3.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 669
Median Household Income $57,931

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57175146
5-97679155
10-147876154
15-197869147
20-245051101
25-296773140
30-345566121
35-396067127
40-447559134
45-496181142
50-547463137
55-595360113
60-64493483
65-69323264
70-74163450
75-79212849
80-84102232
85 Plus111324

Gender

 Male 937 49%
 Female 982 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,664 86.7%
 Black Or African American 16 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 176 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 51 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441721
25-347339112
35-448540125
45-5411240152
55-649121112
65-74541468
75-8452961
85 Plus15318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 380 57%
 Single Guardian 136 20%
 Singles 128 19%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 376 56%
 Households with Kids 293 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1241438
2102131
3121628
4171128
5181533
6131225
7152338
8191534
9111425
10151429
11221335
12151328
13141529
14122133
15241943
16121628
17161228
1812820
19141428
208816

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78147 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78147 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 78147 real estate data, the median home value of $88,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 78147 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,918 99.9%
 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 1 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 292 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 194 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 183 25%
 Households Vacant 60 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 6 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 11 7%
 1 Bedroom 15 9%
 2 Bedroom 71 45%
 3+ Bedroom 62 39%
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 $57,931 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78147 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 643 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 19%
 No Earnings 528 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 643 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 267 19%
 No Earnings 528 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 799 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 13 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 3%
 Worked at Home 15 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 183 29%
 High School Graduate 352 56%
 Associate's degree 23 4%
 Bachelor's degree 35 6%
 Master's degree 32 5%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 290 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 56 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78147

ZIP Code 78147 is in the Poth Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78147.

Poth Elementary
210 Brinkoeter
Poth, TX 78147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poth Independent School District
Poth J H
505 North Dickson St
Poth, TX 78147
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Poth Independent School District
Poth High School
506 North Dickson St
Poth, TX 78147
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Poth Independent School District

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