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ZIP Code 78566

Post Office City:Los Fresnos, TX (View All Cities)
County: Cameron County
Timezone: Central (12:46pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:26.2, -97.4
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78566

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 78566. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 78566 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:
Los Fresnos, TX
Acceptable:
Bayview, Indian Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 78566 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78566 is located in southeast Texas and covers a slightly higher 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 78566 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 an extremely small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78566 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,230
Population Density 141 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,770
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 114.96 sq mi
Water Area 51.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,276
Median Household Income $39,361

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57056771,382
5-97577151,472
10-148237621,585
15-198208021,622
20-246415191,160
25-296154981,113
30-345904951,085
35-395926171,209
40-445685481,116
45-495224921,014
50-54423469892
55-59354396750
60-64268277545
65-69230251481
70-74149167316
75-79106129235
80-847073143
85 Plus4565110

Gender

 Male 8,278 51%
 Female 7,952 49%
Gender

Race

 White 13,264 81.7%
 Black Or African American 174 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.6%
 Asian 124 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 2,340 14.4%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245287139
25-34358276634
35-447622961,058
45-54787187974
55-6459390683
65-7439480474
75-8421037247
85 Plus462167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,595 61%
 Single Guardian 1,036 24%
 Singles 545 13%
 Singles With Roommate 100 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 1,875 44%
 Households with Kids 2,401 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1145136281
2128139267
3161143304
4147140287
5140137277
6149123272
7158154312
8166148314
9144153297
10186147333
11149135284
12137164301
13156149305
14195167362
15167164331
16158179337
17159207366
18168136304
19168116284
20132122254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78566 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78566 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78566 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78566 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78566 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78566 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,310 94.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 808 5.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 112 0.7%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,825 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,377 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,074 23%
 Households Vacant 494 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 13.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2.4%
 For Sale Only 59 11.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 7.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 182 36.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 27.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 5%
 1 Bedroom 85 9%
 2 Bedroom 438 48%
 3+ Bedroom 334 37%
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 $39,361 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78566 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. 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 78566 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 4,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,232 27%
 No Earnings 4,704 39%
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 4,091 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,232 27%
 No Earnings 4,704 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,379 90.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 354 6.0%
 Worked at Home 171 2.9%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Los Fresnos, TX education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,566 38.5%
 High School Graduate 3,648 39.4%
 Associate's degree 530 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,122 12.1%
 Master's degree 335 3.6%
 Professional school degree 22 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 34 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,497 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 62 1.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 607 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78566

ZIP Code 78566 is in the Los Fresnos Cisd School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78566.

Resaca Middle School
33422 Farm Rd 1575
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Fresnos Elementary
32602 State Hwy 100
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Cuates Middle School
32477 State Hwy 100
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Lopez-Riggins Elementary
613 Mesquite Ln
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Dora Romero Elementary
600 Mesquite Ln
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Los Fresnos High School
907 N Arroyo
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District
Ami Kids Rio Grande Valley (fka Rgmi)
Route 3 Box 337
Los Fresnos, TX 78566
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Los Fresnos Cisd School District

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