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ZIP Code 78359

Post Office City:Gregory, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: San Patricio County
Timezone: Central (7:58am)
Area code: 361 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.92, -97.30
ZIP (~1700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78359

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Primary/preferred city:
Gregory, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78359 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78359 is located in southeast 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 78359 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78359 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,944
Population Density 748 people per sq mi
Housing Units 711
Median Home Value $57,100
Land Area 2.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 618
Median Household Income $32,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 38

Under 57665141
85 Plus131326


 Male 969 50%
 Female 975 50%


 White 1,424 73.3%
 Black Or African American 16 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 465 23.9%
 Two Or More Races 25 1.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus15217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 320 52%
 Single Guardian 175 28%
 Singles 107 17%
 Singles With Roommate 16 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 346 56%
 Households with Kids 272 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78359 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78359 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 78359 real estate data, the median home value of $57,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78359 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78359 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78359 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,937 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 128 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 313 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 177 25%
 Households Vacant 93 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 59 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 10%
 1 Bedroom 32 17%
 2 Bedroom 46 24%
 3+ Bedroom 93 49%
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 $32,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78359 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78359 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.

For more information, see Gregory, TX household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 518 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 21%
 No Earnings 568 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 518 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 287 21%
 No Earnings 568 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 628 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 51 7%
 Worked at Home 16 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. 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 490 43.9%
 High School Graduate 493 44.2%
 Associate's degree 32 2.9%
 Bachelor's degree 78 7.0%
 Master's degree 21 1.9%
 Professional school degree 2 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 459 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 15 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 72 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78359

ZIP Code 78359 is in the Gregory-Portland Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78359.

Austin Elementary
308 N Gregory Ave
Gregory, TX 78359
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gregory-Portland Independent School District

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