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ZIP Code 78549

Post Office City:Hargill, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hidalgo County
Timezone: Central (5:29am)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.443, -98.013
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78549

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Primary/preferred city:
Hargill, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78549 is located in southern 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 78549 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78549 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 990
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 325
Median Home Value $49,400
Land Area 27.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 295
Median Household Income $22,599

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 35

Under 5483583
85 Plus9514


 Male 512 52%
 Female 478 48%


 White 790 80%
 Black Or African American 8 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 166 17%
 Two Or More Races 26 3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus639

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 163 55%
 Single Guardian 71 24%
 Singles 55 19%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 168 57%
 Households with Kids 127 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78549 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78549 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 78549 real estate data, the median home value of $49,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78549 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 990 100%
 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 51 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 208 64%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 11%
 Households Vacant 30 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 13%
 For Migrant Workers 3 10%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 6 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $22,599 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78549 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 78549 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 78549 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. 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 78549. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 91 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 15%
 No Earnings 207 59%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 91 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 15%
 No Earnings 207 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 72 50%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 13%
 Worked at Home 52 36%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

For more information, see Hargill, TX public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 189 67%
 High School Graduate 69 25%
 Associate's degree 13 5%
 Bachelor's degree 10 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 104 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78549

ZIP Code 78549 is in the Edinburg Cisd School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78549.

Hargill Elementary
13394 4th St
Hargill, TX 78549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Edinburg Cisd School District

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