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ZIP Code 78934

Primary City:Columbus, TX (View All Cities)
County: Colorado County
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 979 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.7, -96.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78934

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78934. 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 78934. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78934, 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:
Columbus, TX
Unacceptable:
Hillcrest

Stats and Demographics for the 78934 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78934 is located in east 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 78934 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78934 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,712
Population Density 35 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,281
Median Home Value $132,900
Land Area 191.88 sq mi
Water Area 2.91 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,636
Median Household Income $46,350

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5245214459
5-9219209428
10-14221214435
15-19243198441
20-24146153299
25-29175153328
30-34167183350
35-39161164325
40-44164191355
45-49239247486
50-54263250513
55-59241226467
60-64219225444
65-69179179358
70-74128149277
75-79116152268
80-84101139240
85 Plus58181239

Gender

 Male 3,285 49%
 Female 3,427 51%
Gender

Race

 White 5,171 77.0%
 Black Or African American 796 11.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.7%
 Asian 38 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.2%
 Other Race 529 7.9%
 Two Or More Races 122 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24106474
25-34121179300
35-44249110359
45-54389139528
55-6443495529
65-7433557392
75-8427161332
85 Plus8735122

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,391 53%
 Single Guardian 401 15%
 Singles 754 29%
 Singles With Roommate 90 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,848 70%
 Households with Kids 788 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1383674
2435598
3493382
46044104
5393372
6443882
7464894
8364783
9544397
10414283
11473885
12414788
13514798
14414081
15414889
16573996
17504090
18553792
19403474
20243256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78934 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78934 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 78934 real estate data, the median home value of $132,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78934. Rentals in 78934 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78934 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,463 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 61 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 183 2.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 794 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,102 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 740 23%
 Households Vacant 645 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 13.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 42 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 195 30.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 310 48.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 11%
 1 Bedroom 205 39%
 2 Bedroom 184 35%
 3+ Bedroom 82 15%
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 $46,350 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78934 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78934 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,967 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 932 18%
 No Earnings 2,301 44%
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 1,967 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 932 18%
 No Earnings 2,301 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,488 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 62 2%
 Worked at Home 79 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 470 21%
 High School Graduate 1,213 55%
 Associate's degree 105 5%
 Bachelor's degree 304 14%
 Master's degree 59 3%
 Professional school degree 37 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 918 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 185 15%
 Not Enrolled in School 131 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78934

ZIP Code 78934 is in the Columbus Independent School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78934.

Columbus Elementary
1324 Bowie
Columbus, TX 78934
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus Independent School District
Columbus J H
702 North Rampart St
Columbus, TX 78934
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus Independent School District
Columbus High School
103 Cardinal Ln
Columbus, TX 78934
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus Independent School District
Columbus Alternative School
1421 Austin St
Columbus, TX 78934
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus Independent School District
St Anthony School
635 Bonham St
Columbus, TX 78934
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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