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ZIP Code 78341

Post Office City:Benavides, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Duval County
Timezone: Central (4:05am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.60, -98.41
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78341

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 78341. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 78341 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:
Benavides, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78341 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78341 is located in southern 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 78341 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78341 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,760
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 995
Median Home Value $45,900
Land Area 245.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 712
Median Household Income $41,644

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 5454792
85 Plus143751


 Male 889 51%
 Female 871 49%


 White 1,555 88.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.3%
 Other Race 171 9.7%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus40141

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 321 45%
 Single Guardian 159 22%
 Singles 207 29%
 Singles With Roommate 25 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 501 70%
 Households with Kids 211 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78341 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78341 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1980s. Looking at 78341 real estate data, the median home value of $45,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78341 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78341 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78341 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Benavides, TX home prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,760 100%
 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 140 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 432 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 140 14%
 Households Vacant 283 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 2.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 4 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 15.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 222 78.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 47 20%
 2 Bedroom 27 12%
 3+ Bedroom 159 68%
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 $41,644 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78341 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78341 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 78341 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 708 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 445 22%
 No Earnings 869 43%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 708 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 445 22%
 No Earnings 869 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 915 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 115 11%
 Worked at Home 27 3%
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 590 35.9%
 High School Graduate 841 51.1%
 Associate's degree 61 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 120 7.3%
 Master's degree 28 1.7%
 Professional school degree 5 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 557 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78341

ZIP Code 78341 is in the Benavides Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78341.

Benavides Elementary
106 W School St
Benavides, TX 78341
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Benavides Independent School District
Benavides Secondary
1025 Eagle Dr
Benavides, TX 78341
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Benavides Independent School District

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