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ZIP Code 78872

Post Office City:La Pryor, TX (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Zavala County
Timezone: Central (7:34pm)
Area code: 830 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:28.94, -99.84
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78872

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Primary/preferred city:
La Pryor, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78872 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78872 is located in southern 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 78872 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78872 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,905
Population Density 10 people per sq mi
Housing Units 751
Median Home Value $41,500
Land Area 184.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.70 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 601
Median Household Income $31,050

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 58789176
85 Plus91524


 Male 910 48%
 Female 995 52%


 White 1,641 86.1%
 Black Or African American 21 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.7%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.5%
 Other Race 176 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 43 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus16016

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 318 53%
 Single Guardian 150 25%
 Singles 116 19%
 Singles With Roommate 17 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 314 52%
 Households with Kids 287 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78872 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78872 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 78872 real estate data, the median home value of $41,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78872 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78872 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78872 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,905 100%
 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 123 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 354 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 124 17%
 Households Vacant 150 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.3%
 For Sale Only 3 2.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 18.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 67.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 12%
 2 Bedroom 17 15%
 3+ Bedroom 82 73%
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 $31,050 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 78872 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 78872 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. 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 78872 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see La Pryor, TX household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 448 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 456 30%
 No Earnings 596 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 448 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 456 30%
 No Earnings 596 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 598 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 5%
 Worked at Home 65 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, 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 471 39.7%
 High School Graduate 493 41.6%
 Associate's degree 115 9.7%
 Bachelor's degree 73 6.2%
 Master's degree 12 1.0%
 Professional school degree 6 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 15 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 515 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 47 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78872

ZIP Code 78872 is in the La Pryor Independent School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78872.

La Pryor Elementary
201 N Miller St
La Pryor, TX 78872
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Pryor Independent School District
La Pryor High School
165 E Edith St
La Pryor, TX 78872
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Pryor Independent School District

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