78516 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Alamo, TX (18.57%), South Alamo, TX (5.33%), North Alamo, TX (2.93%), Donna, TX (0.19%), San Juan, TX (0.17%)
County: Hidalgo County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 38,277
Zip code population in 2010: 33,722
Zip code population in 2000: 25,680

Houses and condos: 11,621
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,085
% of renters here:

21%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78516: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 38.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,006 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78516
Zip code 78516 (Alamo, Texas) real estate house value trends

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

1.9% ($1,038)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,464 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $819 (1.8%)

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Males: 19,423  (50.7%)
Females: 18,854  (49.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 78516:

For population 15 years and over in 78516:

Zip code 78516 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78516

  • Zip code 78516 races chart
    • 3,252White population
    • 48Black population
    • 12American Indian population
    • 29Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 12Some other race population
    • 44Two or more races population
    • 30,325Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 36,698
Rural population: 1,578

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $54,400
78516:

$54,400
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in 78516 zip code as of February 13, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78516 to the number of sex offenders is 528 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

27.6 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78516, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $27,772 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,772
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $25,148 (reported on 82.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,148
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.2% for AGIs below $25k, 85.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 27.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,766 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,766
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,487 (reported on 5.0% of returns)
Here:

$6,487
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,136 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,136
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,899 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,899
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,737 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
78516:

$11,737
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,553 (31% of AGI, reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,553
State:

$24,724

Here:

30.6% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 10.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,340 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,340
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,973 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
78516:

$3,973
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $3,277 (reported on 50.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,277
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.9%
Here:

67%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 67.1% for AGIs below $25k, 65.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78516, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $22,140 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$22,140
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $19,469 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,469
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.4% for AGIs below $10k, 80.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,377 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,377
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,315 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,315
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,577 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

+$11,577
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,992 (reported on 23.4% of returns)
Here:

+$5,992
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 22.2% for AGIs below $10k, 11.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$2,544 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here +$2,544
State -$9,403
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,721 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
78516:

$2,721
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,148 (33% of AGI, reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,148
State:

$19,631

Here:

33.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,756 (5% of AGI, reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,756
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,630 (reported on 51.3% of returns)
78516:

$2,630
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,583 (reported on 55.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,583
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 75.0%
Here:

75%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 72.2% for AGIs below $10k, 78.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$32,977
Texas:

$51,704
Alamo, TX (78516) map Nearest zip codes: 78589, 78537, 78577, 78557, 78503, 78596.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.8%
Texas:

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

2.5%
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: 3,832
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,032


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 557 (386 now married, 171 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,412 (4,670 now married, 3,742 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78516 with a mortgage: 3,056 (44 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,723

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $921
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S316

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

38.6%
Whole state:

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

19.9%
Whole state:

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

5.1
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78516: Alamo Fire Department (A), Alamo Police Department (B), Alamo Arcaute Public Library (C), Ni Tram Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Rivercenter Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 78516 include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Brewster Cemetery (1), Old Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes: West Lake (A), East Lake (B), La Cruz Resaca (C), North Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 78516: Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 592010 or later
  • 2,8902000 to 2009
  • 2,9571990 to 1999
  • 3,1271980 to 1989
  • 1,3801970 to 1979
  • 5101960 to 1969
  • 2901950 to 1959
  • 1921940 to 1949
  • 2161939 or earlier

Zip code 78516 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alamo, TX (78516)

  • 84no bedroom
  • 8981 bedroom
  • 1,8982 bedrooms
  • 3,3813 bedrooms
  • 1,2184 bedrooms
  • 3005+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, TX (78516)

  • 50no bedroom
  • 3181 bedroom
  • 1,0772 bedrooms
  • 5483 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo, TX (78516) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 210no vehicle
  • 3,2221 vehicle
  • 2,5232 vehicles
  • 1,0043 vehicles
  • 5494 vehicles
  • 2715+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo, TX (78516) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 353no vehicle
  • 1,0501 vehicle
  • 6162 vehicles
  • 663 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,400
78516:

$54,400
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,000 - $88,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $117,909
Here:

$117,909
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $327,315
Here:

$327,315
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $79,307
Here:

$79,307
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $339,396
Here:

$339,396
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $78,892
Here:

$78,892
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $36,567
Here:

$36,567
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $52,571
Here:

$52,571
State:

$67,181

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 13.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,266

Size of family households: 1,991 2-persons, 1,557 3-persons, 1,679 4-persons, 1,470 5-persons, 641 6-persons, 889 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,446 1-person, 191 2-persons

7,691 married couples with children.
2,728 single-parent households (234 men, 2,494 women).

14.0% of residents of 78516 zip code speak English at home.
85.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 9% well, 11% not well, 15% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 10,512 (27.5%)
(22.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

27.5%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 98%Mexico
  • 1%Canada
  • 1%Honduras
  • 0%Italy
  • 0%Nicaragua
  • 0%Cuba
  • 0%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 78516 (%)

  • 88%Other groups
  • 2%German
  • 2%American
  • 1%English
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Norwegian
  • 0%European

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2572010 or later
  • 2,4172000 to 2009
  • 3,4301990 to 1999
  • 4,770Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78516:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78516

Zip code 78516 marital status for males
Zip code 78516 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 76%Electricity
  • 10%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7%No fuel used
  • 7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 16,555. Population change in the 1990s: +9,125 (+55.1%).

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


68% of the 78516 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

93% of the 78516 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% 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): 19
Here:

0.3%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 73
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 80,256Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 46,354Community and social service occupations
  • 37,500Health technologists and technicians
  • 37,321Management occupations
  • 31,731Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 28,300Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (ALAMO, TX):

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:

  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 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 ORIGINATED113$89,48079$100,359117$105,52939$28,89222$108,55712$29,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$78,79216$105,17246$76,43417$25,4694$46,1955$57,544
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$75,18642$64,653245$74,403165$24,60412$49,70328$42,666
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$83,4278$98,88366$107,25314$18,7602$33,2503$36,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$73,5504$41,95533$92,41227$57,8032$23,5900$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$111,9282$206,9102$103,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$112,9508$137,0110$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$77,0472$342,7050$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$149,2700$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78516 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria9673.3 years
Jose5870.6 years
Robert5176.1 years
John3975.3 years
Juan3970.8 years
Guadalupe3873.7 years
James3675.1 years
Charles3478.4 years
Mary3180.2 years
George2879.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 78516 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6370.6 years
Gonzalez4973.7 years
Martinez4871.7 years
Garcia4772.7 years
Garza4373.4 years
Hernandez3369.8 years
Perez2976.5 years
Salinas1975.3 years
Lopez1973.4 years
Contreras1872.9 years
Businesses in zip code 78516
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Cricket Wireless4Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La Quinta1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
McDonald's2Walmart1

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