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ZIP Code 78238

Post Office City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: San Antonio
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (4:28pm)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.47, -98.61
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78238

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 78238. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 78238 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:
San Antonio, TX
Acceptable:
Leon Valley

Stats and Demographics for the 78238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78238 is located in central Texas and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78238 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78238 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,514
Population Density 2,447 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,914
Median Home Value $109,700
Land Area 9.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,276
Median Household Income $44,005

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 34


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59508791,829
5-98258301,655
10-147837591,542
15-197707831,553
20-249811,0592,040
25-291,1431,1312,274
30-349328831,815
35-397858131,598
40-446377351,372
45-496576931,350
50-545887521,340
55-595607111,271
60-645117201,231
65-69390474864
70-74247344591
75-79217315532
80-84146220366
85 Plus106185291

Gender

 Male 11,228 48%
 Female 12,286 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,289 73.5%
 Black Or African American 1,373 5.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 177 0.8%
 Asian 628 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 64 0.3%
 Other Race 3,107 13.2%
 Two Or More Races 876 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2442769811
25-345461,4451,991
35-447148631,577
45-548567691,625
55-649865181,504
65-74703233936
75-84455165620
85 Plus12983212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,521 38%
 Single Guardian 2,164 23%
 Singles 2,921 31%
 Singles With Roommate 670 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,137 66%
 Households with Kids 3,139 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1197159356
2203188391
3180170350
4173183356
5162151313
6179152331
7177186363
8162168330
9145173318
10160162322
11169172341
12154150304
13160134294
14140141281
15153152305
16145159304
17166138304
18144155299
19162179341
20189211400

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78238 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 78238 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 78238 real estate data, the median home value of $109,700 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 78238. Rentals in 78238 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,490 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 7 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,947 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,484 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,845 49%
 Households Vacant 638 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 450 70.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1.3%
 For Sale Only 53 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 4.2%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 83 13.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 150 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,160 44%
 2 Bedroom 1,560 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,082 22%
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 $44,005 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78238 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 78238 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78238 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,114 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,786 24%
 No Earnings 5,919 30%
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 9,114 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,786 24%
 No Earnings 5,919 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,708 93.0%
 Public transportation 459 3.6%
 Taxicab 16 0.1%
 Motorcycle 22 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 1.8%
 Worked at Home 155 1.2%
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. 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 2,435 14.5%
 High School Graduate 9,828 58.7%
 Associate's degree 1,430 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,963 11.7%
 Master's degree 707 4.2%
 Professional school degree 274 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 112 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,906 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 342 7.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 505 10.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78238

ZIP Code 78238 is in the following school districts: Southwest Preparatory School District, Northside Independent School District, and School of Science and Technology Discovery School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78238.

Southwest Preparatory School-Northwest
6535 Culebra Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southwest Preparatory School District
Pupil Personnel Campus
5900 Evers Rd Bldg D
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northside Independent School District
Homebound
6632 Bandera
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northside Independent School District
Mcandrew Elementary
5900 Evers Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northside Independent School District
Folks Middle School
5900 Evers Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northside Independent School District
Franklin Elementary
5900 Evers Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northside Independent School District
School of Science and Technology Discovery
5707 Bandera Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School of Science and Technology Discovery School District
Neff Middle School
5227 Evers Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Powell Elementary
6003 Thunder Dr
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Linton Elementary
2103 Oakhill Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Nisd Intervention
5900 Evers Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Driggers Elementary
6901 Shadow Mist
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Scarborough Elementary
12280 Silver Pointe
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
School Aged Parenting Program
6632 Bandera Rd Portable 2
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northside Independent School District
Holmes High School
6500 Ingram Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Nisd Bexar County Jja
1402 Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District
Excel Academy
6500 Ingram Rd
San Antonio, TX 78238
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Northside Independent School District

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