78121 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: La Vernia, TX (2.32%), New Berlin, TX (0.89%)
Counties: Wilson County, TX (75.45%), Guadalupe County, TX (24.55%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 10,709
Zip code population in 2010: 11,381
Zip code population in 2000: 7,606

Houses and condos: 4,127
Renter-occupied apartments: 307
% of renters here:

8%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78121: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 102.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 104 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.7% ($2,614)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,248 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,371 (1.4%)

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Males: 5,268  (49.2%)
Females: 5,441  (50.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 78121:

For population 15 years and over in 78121:

Zip code 78121 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78121

  • Zip code 78121 races chart
    • 8,804White population
    • 172Black population
    • 58American Indian population
    • 36Asian population
    • 9Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 14Some other race population
    • 156Two or more races population
    • 2,132Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $150,800
78121:

$150,800
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 78121 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78121 to the number of sex offenders is 227 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.0 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78121, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $71,528 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$71,528
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $62,285 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$62,285
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.1% for AGIs below $25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 52.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,324 (reported on 35.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,324
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,001 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,001
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$17,078 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$17,078
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$14,886 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

+$14,886
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,705 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
78121:

$12,705
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,596 (16% of AGI, reported on 33.6% of returns)
Here:

$20,596
State:

$24,724

Here:

16.3% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,650 (reported on 25.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,650
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,132 (reported on 33.2% of returns)
78121:

$6,132
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,266 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,266
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78121, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,862 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,862
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $43,032 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$43,032
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 202.2% for AGIs below $10k, 78.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,314 (reported on 40.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,314
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,193 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,193
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,090 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$7,090
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,015 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,015
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,516 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
78121:

$2,516
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $6,231 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,231
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $15,642 (20% of AGI, reported on 27.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,642
State:

$19,631

Here:

20.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,414 (3% of AGI, reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,414
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.0% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,874 (reported on 76.9% of returns)
78121:

$5,874
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,851 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,851
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 52.3%
Here:

52%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 46.8% for AGIs below $10k, 52.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$83,892
Texas:

$51,704
La Vernia, TX (78121) map Nearest zip codes: 78161, 78152, 78101, 78263, 78160, 78124.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.3%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
Texas:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 245
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,540


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 32 (23 now married, 9 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,346 (1,220 now married, 1,126 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78121 with a mortgage: 2,229 (66 second mortgage, 158 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,249

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,548
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S416

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

9.1%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.0%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2
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  • Notable locations in zip code 78121: La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department (A), La Vernia Volunteer Ambulance Service (B), Whitehall Mansion (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 78121: Elm Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Concrete Cemetery (1), La Vernia Cemetery (2), Post Oak Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Martinez Creek (A), Elm Creek (B), Dry Hollow Creek (C), Blue Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 522010 or later
  • 1,4912000 to 2009
  • 1,1761990 to 1999
  • 5901980 to 1989
  • 3901970 to 1979
  • 701960 to 1969
  • 1291950 to 1959
  • 1291940 to 1949
  • 1001939 or earlier

Zip code 78121 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Vernia, TX (78121)

  • 43no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 4872 bedrooms
  • 1,9953 bedrooms
  • 7214 bedrooms
  • 1685+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Vernia, TX (78121)

  • 12no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 742 bedrooms
  • 1873 bedrooms
  • 204 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in La Vernia, TX (78121) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 48no vehicle
  • 5571 vehicle
  • 1,5122 vehicles
  • 1,0343 vehicles
  • 2684 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in La Vernia, TX (78121) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 19no vehicle
  • 1181 vehicle
  • 1172 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $949.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,800
78121:

$150,800
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,100 - $257,600

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 30.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,620

Size of family households: 1,408 2-persons, 733 3-persons, 632 4-persons, 290 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 489 1-person, 102 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 28 5-persons

1,924 married couples with children.
438 single-parent households (108 men, 330 women).

87.2% of residents of 78121 zip code speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 25% well, 2% not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 7% well, 22% not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% very well, 45% well).

Foreign born population: 434 (4.1%)
(68.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 47%Mexico
  • 16%Canada
  • 7%Philippines
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Germany
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%Guyana

Most common first ancestries reported in 78121 (%)

  • 30%Other groups
  • 22%German
  • 7%American
  • 6%English
  • 6%Polish
  • 6%Irish
  • 2%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 882010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1061990 to 1999
  • 340Before 1990

Zip code 78121 topographic map


Zip code 78121 marital status for males
Zip code 78121 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 85%Electricity
  • 11%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 4,529. Population change in the 1990s: +3,077 (+67.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


57% of the 78121 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

95% of the 78121 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

14.5%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 92,961Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 83,846Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 83,250Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 81,500Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 79,773Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 78,068Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED114$202,069110$154,603311$167,14955$55,97514$99,98444$73,381
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$283,84319$122,58840$145,71215$34,2311$25,70013$73,064
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$155,89934$95,774139$144,81354$29,2046$92,24043$59,368
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$195,93913$171,92579$138,63815$45,7157$110,37010$75,249
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$205,8805$64,2926$174,4202$21,1200$06$63,880
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2108.02 , 9801.01, 9801.02, 9804.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED19$198,67611$244,5880$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$191,6956$277,6072$166,845
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$189,2554$220,8880$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$185,4051$316,5600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2108.02 , 9801.01, 9801.02, 9804.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78121 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2872.0 years
William2270.8 years
Mary2174.8 years
James1669.4 years
Walter1579.7 years
Robert1473.5 years
Charles1173.5 years
Louis1077.5 years
Elsie1085.6 years
Annie1089.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 78121 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lenz2279.8 years
Koepp1580.0 years
Doege1184.3 years
Brietzke1177.1 years
Gutz1184.3 years
Kosub1073.9 years
Warncke885.6 years
Vorpahl782.1 years
Wiseman686.0 years
Volkmann673.0 years
Businesses in zip code 78121
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
RadioShack1

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