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ZIP Code 78617

Primary City:Del Valle, TX (View All Cities)
County: Travis County
Timezone: Central (12:04am)
Area code: 512 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:30.15, -97.58
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78617

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78617. 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 78617. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78617, 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:
Del Valle, TX
Unacceptable:
Elroy, Garfield

Stats and Demographics for the 78617 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78617 is located in east 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 78617 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. 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 78617 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 22,210
Population Density 320 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,027
Median Home Value $99,700
Land Area 69.39 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,518
Median Household Income $45,212

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0351,0532,088
5-91,0781,0262,104
10-141,0339551,988
15-191,0468591,905
20-241,0286721,700
25-291,0998391,938
30-341,0969272,023
35-391,0138321,845
40-448107221,532
45-498166001,416
50-546845571,241
55-59449412861
60-64342286628
65-69207182389
70-74102122224
75-797783160
80-844459103
85 Plus263965

Gender

 Male 11,985 54%
 Female 10,225 46%
Gender

Race

 White 12,868 57.9%
 Black Or African American 2,302 10.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 292 1.3%
 Asian 293 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 5,714 25.7%
 Two Or More Races 727 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2410787194
25-348494191,268
35-441,1023621,464
45-549962811,277
55-64639123762
65-7430052352
75-8414616162
85 Plus34539

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,086 56%
 Single Guardian 1,420 26%
 Singles 724 13%
 Singles With Roommate 288 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 2,364 43%
 Households with Kids 3,154 57%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1195236431
2199185384
3221236457
4212208420
5222210432
6224226450
7228185413
8212193405
9192212404
10224225449
11193193386
12219179398
13189172361
14208186394
15194186380
16190167357
17235183418
18230187417
19197136333
20219129348

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78617 has a small 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 78617 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 78617 real estate data, the median home value of $99,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78617 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78617 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78617 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,259 91.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,945 8.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,910 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,263 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,345 22%
 Households Vacant 509 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 115 22.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.0%
 For Sale Only 135 26.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 8.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 9.6%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 158 31.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 1%
 2 Bedroom 372 30%
 3+ Bedroom 861 69%
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 $45,212 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78617 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. In 78617 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,335 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,185 21%
 No Earnings 5,718 38%
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 6,335 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,185 21%
 No Earnings 5,718 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,174 92%
 Public transportation 125 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 314 4%
 Worked at Home 211 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,149 32.5%
 High School Graduate 3,419 51.7%
 Associate's degree 272 4.1%
 Bachelor's degree 666 10.1%
 Master's degree 93 1.4%
 Professional school degree 12 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 4,957 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 326 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 763 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78617

ZIP Code 78617 is in the Del Valle Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78617.

Del Valle Middle School
5500 Ross Rd
Del Valle, TX 78617
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Del Valle Opportunity Center
5301 Ross Rd B
Del Valle, TX 78617
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Popham Elementary
7014 Elroy Rd
Del Valle, TX 78617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Del Valle Elementary
5400 Ross Rd
Del Valle, TX 78617
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Del Valle Independent School District
Del Valle High School
5201 Ross Rd
Del Valle, TX 78617
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Del Valle Independent School District

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