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ZIP Code 78837

Post Office City:Comstock, TX (View All Cities)
County: Val Verde County
Timezone: Central (12:33am)
Area code: 432 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.9, -101.4
ZIP (~28 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78837

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 78837. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 78837 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:
Comstock, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78837 is located in central Texas and covers an extremely 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 78837 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78837 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 281
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 263
Median Home Value $105,000
Land Area 829.65 sq mi
Water Area 14.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 117
Median Household Income $30,556

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 46

Under 541014
85 Plus325


 Male 140 50%
 Female 141 50%


 White 251 89.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.8%
 Asian 1 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 68 58%
 Single Guardian 14 12%
 Singles 30 26%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 83 71%
 Households with Kids 34 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78837 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 78837 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 78837 real estate data, the median home value of $105,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78837. Rentals in 78837 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 281 100%
 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 32 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 57 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 11%
 Households Vacant 146 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 12.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 3 2.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 89 61.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 23.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 10 31%
 2 Bedroom 14 44%
 3+ Bedroom 8 25%
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 $30,556 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78837 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. 78837 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 78837 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78837 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 52 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 4%
 No Earnings 66 54%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 52 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 4%
 No Earnings 66 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24 42%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 25%
 Worked at Home 19 33%
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, the area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 33 27%
 High School Graduate 52 42%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 34 28%
 Master's degree 4 3%
 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 3 9%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 91%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78837

ZIP Code 78837 is in the Comstock Independent School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78837.

Comstock School
101 Sanderson St
Comstock, TX 78837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Comstock Independent School District

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