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ZIP Code 78261

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (9:55am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.68, -98.40
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78261

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78261. 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 78261. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78261, 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:
San Antonio, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78261 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78261 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78261 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78261 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,513
Population Density 452 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,870
Median Home Value $237,400
Land Area 29.87 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,657
Median Household Income $98,729

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56606481,308
5-96096141,223
10-145785711,149
15-19433439872
20-24233303536
25-294965581,054
30-345786671,245
35-396747141,388
40-445795841,163
45-495385131,051
50-54400380780
55-59291320611
60-64246238484
65-69145152297
70-747882160
75-79554297
80-84243357
85 Plus152338

Gender

 Male 6,632 49%
 Female 6,881 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,807 80.0%
 Black Or African American 797 5.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.3%
 Asian 606 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 47 0.3%
 Other Race 694 5.1%
 Two Or More Races 519 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2429118147
25-347323881,120
35-441,0763251,401
45-548581961,054
55-6450178579
65-7423026256
75-84711788
85 Plus11112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,131 67%
 Single Guardian 506 11%
 Singles 780 17%
 Singles With Roommate 240 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,373 51%
 Households with Kids 2,284 49%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1145133278
2133133266
3129130259
4132127259
5134132266
6129126255
798124222
8125117242
9123115238
10116116232
11119114233
12118116234
13114122236
14111103214
1599127226
16101104205
1710398201
187873151
19523789
20554297

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78261 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78261 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78261 real estate data, the median home value of $237,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78261 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78261 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78261 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,513 100%
 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 3,197 66%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 311 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,149 24%
 Households Vacant 213 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 49 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 88 41%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 485 43%
 2 Bedroom 283 25%
 3+ Bedroom 373 33%
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 $98,729 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78261 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. However, that is not the case in 78261. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,861 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,730 18%
 No Earnings 2,215 23%
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 5,861 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,730 18%
 No Earnings 2,215 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,407 89.1%
 Public transportation 56 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 120 1.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 1.5%
 Worked at Home 497 6.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 78261 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 130 3%
 High School Graduate 1,306 31%
 Associate's degree 284 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,487 35%
 Master's degree 706 17%
 Professional school degree 207 5%
 Doctorate degree 83 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,886 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 471 12.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 340 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78261

ZIP Code 78261 is in the Comal Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78261.

Indian Springs Elementary
25751 Wilderness Oak
San Antonio, TX 78261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Comal Independent School District
Cibolo Green
24315 Bulverde Green
San Antonio, TX 78261
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North East Independent School District

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