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Cities: Brownsville, TX (67.39%), San Pedro, TX (3.04%)
County: Cameron County, TX

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 58,899
Zip code population in 2010: 59,408
Zip code population in 2000: 48,601




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Houses and condos: 18,954
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,840
% of renters here:

41%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78520: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 36.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,613 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.9% ($1,414)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,852 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $874 (1.6%)

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Males: 28,173  (47.8%)
Females: 30,726  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 78520:

  • High school or higher: 58.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78520:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Zip code 78520 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Urban population: 55,687
Rural population: 3,211

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $75,700
78520:

$75,700
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 67 registered sex offenders living in 78520 zip code as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78520 to the number of sex offenders is 937 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.1 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

3.4 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78520, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $27,898 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,898
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $24,881 (reported on 85.7% of returns)
Here:

$24,881
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 94.7% for AGIs below $10k, 82.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,341 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,341
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,895 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,895
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,932 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

+$14,932
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,356 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,356
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.0% for AGIs below $10k, 10.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,066 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
78520:

$3,066
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,435 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,435
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,515 (18% of AGI, reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$17,515
State:

$19,631

Here:

18.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,724 (4% of AGI, reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,724
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,123 (reported on 52.7% of returns)
78520:

$5,123
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,429 (reported on 50.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,429
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.5%
Here:

74%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 73.3% for AGIs below $10k, 79.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.2% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$29,064
Texas:

$49,392

Brownsville, TX (78520) map

Nearest zip codes: 78575, 78526, 78586, 78567, 78521, 78578.
Brownsville Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.8%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.4%
Texas:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,207
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11,528


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 993 (561 now married, 432 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 13,505 (6,667 now married, 6,838 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78520 with a mortgage: 5,423 (20 second mortgage, 111 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,472

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,059
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

36.7%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

21.1%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1


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

Notable locations in zip code 78520: Brownsville Country Club (A), Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (B), Miguel Fernandez Hide Yard (C), Fort Brown (D), Brownsville Fire Department Central Station (E), Brownsville Fire Department Station 2 (F), Brownsville Fire Department Station 4 (G), Brownsville Fire Department Station 7 (H), Brownsville Police Department (I), La Nueva Libertad (J), La Madrilena (K), Cameron County Sheriff's Office (L), Manautou House (M), Cameron County Courthouse (N), Brownsville Public Library (O), Stillman House Museum (P), Historic Brownsville Museum (Q), Brownsville Art League Fine Arts Museum (R), Celaya-Creager House (S), Charles Stillman House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 78520 include: First Presbyterian Church (A), La Iglesia del Pueblo Pentecostal Church (B), Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal Church (C), El Calvario Lutheran Church (D), Trinity Baptist Church (E), Templo Emmanuel Assembly of God Church (F), Primera Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana Church (G), Immaculate Conception Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Old City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Resaca del Jardin (A), Town Resaca (B), Salt Pond (C), Fort Brown Resaca (D), Main Reservoir (E), Resaca de La Palma Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 78520 include: Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Resaca de las Palomas (1), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Brasil Unit (2), Washington Park (3), Ringgold Park (4), Saint Joseph Academy Football Stadium (5), Scorpion Baseball Field (6), Friendship Gardens (7), Dean Porter Park (8), Amigoland Theme Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau (650 Ruben M Torres Boulevard) (1), Adams Darryl Outdoors (Tours & Charters; 6 Resaca Boulevard) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,088
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,856
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,042
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,552
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,516
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,170
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,965
  • 1940 to 1949: 867
  • 1939 or earlier: 898


Zip code 78520 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 78520
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 101
  • 1 bedroom: 401
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,799
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,676
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,633
  • 5+ bedrooms: 285
  • no bedroom: 443
  • 1 bedroom: 1,665
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,477
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,929
  • 4 bedrooms: 326
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 78520 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 593
  • 1 vehicle: 3,379
  • 2 vehicles: 3,940
  • 3 vehicles: 1,584
  • 4 vehicles: 310
  • 5+ vehicles: 89
  • no vehicle: 1,741
  • 1 vehicle: 3,113
  • 2 vehicles: 1,711
  • 3 vehicles: 244
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78520 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78520 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 78520:

  • Less than $10,000: 210
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 79
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 95
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 187
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 321
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 489
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 416
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 857
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 672
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 1,092
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 937
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 895
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 807
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 944
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 663
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 420
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 138
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 255
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 94
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 203
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 24
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 52
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 45

 



78520 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 78520:

  • Less than $100: 344
  • $100 to $149: 200
  • $150 to $199: 307
  • $200 to $249: 275
  • $250 to $299: 715
  • $300 to $349: 666
  • $350 to $399: 729
  • $400 to $449: 519
  • $450 to $499: 571
  • $500 to $549: 554
  • $550 to $599: 286
  • $600 to $649: 336
  • $650 to $699: 212
  • $700 to $749: 76
  • $750 to $799: 56
  • $800 to $899: 167
  • $900 to $999: 24
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 180
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 66
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 23
  • $2,000 or more: 21
  • No cash rent: 513
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $536.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $110,235.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $137,459
  • Black or African American householders: $145,888
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $61,273
  • Asian householders: $78,131
  • Some other race householders: $68,081
  • Two or more races householders: $68,891
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $71,971

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $75,700
78520:

$75,700
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,900 - $109,600

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $84,345
Here:

$84,345
State:

$180,018

Townhouses or other attached units: $84,041
Here:

$84,041
State:

$168,597

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $404,971
Here:

$404,971
State:

$141,986

Mobile homes: $30,334
Here:

$30,334
State:

$61,883

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,485
  • One, attached: 750
  • Two: 1,015
  • 3 or 4: 1,148
  • 5 to 9: 1,221
  • 10 to 19: 501
  • 20 to 49: 407
  • 50 or more: 574
  • Mobile homes: 828
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Unemployment: 7.8%
78520 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 15,453 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 3,812 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 475 (2%)
  • Taxi: 30 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 87 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 697 (3%)
  • Other means: 320 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 574 (3%)
 

78520 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 778
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,347
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,575
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,643
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,596
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,030
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,989
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 223
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 275
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 734
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 543
  • 90 or more minutes: 183
 

Neighborhoods in zip code 78520:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 95.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 57,435
  • In family households: 53,275 (5,550 male householders, 7,664 female householders)
    8,006 spouses, 23,353 children (22,328 natural, 292 adopted, 734 stepchildren), 2,700 grandchildren, 1,253 brothers or sisters, 1,440 parents, 2,783 other relatives, 526 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,160 (1,759 male householders (1,501 living alone)), 1,762 female householders (1,527 living alone)), 639 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,464 (1,335 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,651 2-persons, 3,039 3-persons, 3,031 4-persons, 1,911 5-persons, 1,050 6-persons, 532 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,028 1-person, 456 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 5 5-persons

10,055 married couples with children.
5,779 single-parent households (571 men, 5,208 women).

11.7% of residents of 78520 zip code speak English at home.
87.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 15% well, 13% not well, 16% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% very well, 22% well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% very well, 29% well, 3% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 19,102 (32.4%)
(30.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

32.4%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (96%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • India (1%)
  • Argentina (0%)
  • Canada (0%)
  • Spain (0%)
  • Honduras (0%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 5,930
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,585
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,398
  • Before 1980: 5,747

Races in zip code 78520:

White population: 3,807
Black population: 119
American Indian population: 49
Asian population: 266
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 11
Some other race population: 16
Two or more races population: 67
Hispanic or Latino population: 55,073

Most common first ancestries reported in 78520 (%):



  • Other groups (92%)
  • American (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)


Zip code 78520 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 78520 not listed on the city page:

  • RUSSELL EL (Students: 940; Location: 800 LAKESIDE BLVD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CUMMINGS MIDDLE (Students: 896; Location: 1800 CUMMINGS PL, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL MIDDLE (Students: 885; Location: 708 PALM BLVD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BENAVIDES EL (Students: 846; Location: 3101 MCALLEN RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GARDEN PARK EL (Students: 814; Location: 855 MILITARY HWY, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARTIN EL (Students: 742; Location: 1701 STANFORD AVE, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SKINNER EL (Students: 603; Location: 411 W ST CHARLES ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PUTEGNAT EL (Students: 588; Location: 730 E 8TH ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SHARP EL (Students: 526; Location: 1439 PALM BLVD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LONGORIA EL (Students: 485; Location: 2400 E VAN BUREN ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RESACA EL (Students: 355; Location: 901 FILMORE ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLEARWATER EL (Students: 304; Location: 733 PALM BLVD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TEEN LEARNING COMMUNITY (Location: 2044 N CORIA, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • ALTER CTR (Location: 1351 E POLK ST, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: 01 - 12)
  • ADULT ED (Location: 1625 PRICE RD, BROWNSVILLE, TX; Grades: N - N )

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ADULT ED (1625 PRICE RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-031901035
    Organizations: BROWNSVILLE ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ADOLPHS BANNERT AUTO (234 E LEVEE ST in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AT&T MICROELECTRONICS (605 VERMILLION ROAD SUITE C in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AT & T MICROELECTRONICS DE MEXICO
  • AMFELS (PORT OF BROWNSVILLE FM-1792 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: OIL AND GAS FIELD SERVICES
  • AT&T MICROELECTRONICS (3543 E 14TH ST STE F in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AT & T MICROELECTRONICA DE MEXICO
  • ATLAS HYTEC INC (23 WATERFRONT DR in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ATLAS RECYCLING LTD (4690 MAR STREET in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • AUTOHAAS MEXICO INC (830 W PRICE RD in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MATA GERARDO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AMFELS, INC. (20000 HWY. 48, BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS 78520 in BROWNSVILLE, TX)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: SHIP BUILDING AND REPAIRING

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78520:

  • La Quinta Brownsville, 55 Sam Perl Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 546-0381, Fax: (956) 541-5313
  • Holiday Inn Full Service Hotel , 3777 North Expy 83, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 547-1500, Fax: (956) 547-1550
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel , 1985 N Expy, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 550-0666, Fax: (956) 550-9449
  • Travelers Inn Brownsville, 2377 N Exprwy 83, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 504-2300, Fax: (956) 504-2303
  • Motel 6 #0348, 2255 N Expy, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 546-4699, Fax: (956) 546-8982
  • America's Best Value Inn , 825 N Expy 83, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 504-3331, Fax: (956) 546-0379
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton , 3759 N Expy, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 574-6900, Fax: (956) 574-6910
  • Red Roof Inn - Brownsville , 2377 N Expy 83, Brownsville, TX 78520 , Phone: (956) 504-2300, Fax: (956) 504-2303
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78520

Zip code 78520 marital status for males
Zip code 78520 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Population in 1990: 50,091. Population change in the 1990s: -1,490 (-3.0%).

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

  • This state: 35,295
  • Northeast: 440
  • Midwest: 1,455
  • South: 1,191
  • West: 858

62% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

85% of the 78520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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): 621
Here:

6.9%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 312
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 159
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Legal occupations: 77,208
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations: 70,500
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 62,847
  • Management occupations: 46,454
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 37,604
  • Health technologists and technicians: 37,150

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

  • W I REALTY, LC (3975 N EXPRESSWAY; small business) : $278,325 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $220,780; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $57,545.

    Biggest contracts:
    $83,810 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-06-06. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
    $63,300, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-07. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
    $50,490, same as above. Signed on 2006-06-16. Completion date: 2006-07-20.
    $44,640, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-19. Completion date: 2002-04-10.
  • PECINA INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS (37 CASA DE AMIGOS; small business) : $50,840 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    $25,420 with Air Force for Other Professional Services. Taking place in NY. Signed on 2002-05-10. Completion date: 2002-08-07.
    $25,420, same as above. Signed on 2001-05-11. Completion date: 2001-08-03.
  • HERB EMOND (314 RIVERBEND DR; small business) : $34,696 in 12 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Facilities Operations Support Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $4,928; 2003: $4,608; 2004: $8,960; 2005: $10,728; 2006: $5,472.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,472 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2006-04-03. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $5,472 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2005-03-02. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $5,472 with Army for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2005-03-02. Completion date: 2005-10-10.
    $4,928 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Facilities Operations Support Services. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2002-01-18. Completion date: 2002-10-15.
  • H G P BROWNSVILLE CORP (845 N EXPRESSWAY 77; small business)
    $31,157 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-04-01. Completion date: 2003-02-10.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 4 establishments, 100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 3 establishments, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 8, 10-19: 17, 5-9: 28, 1-4: 26)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (500-999: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 8, 1-4: 9)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 9, 10-19: 8, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 14)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 710 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 576 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED292$97,359142$108,990264$106,70583$33,5723$160,36055$81,1712$8,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED31$110,79622$105,03871$96,28627$38,3750$010$43,6922$58,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED36$117,10666$91,974408$73,778319$24,0600$045$41,3534$42,498
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$102,74219$87,151126$105,26542$34,8900$013$62,1680$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$62,1939$109,28728$122,1145$19,8520$00$01$35,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$98,9608$145,1261$53,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$97,51910$117,1630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$162,4287$223,2290$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$58,5783$126,9002$45,930
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 78520 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria66976.6 years
Jose42871.1 years
Guadalupe29076.5 years
Juan22171.7 years
Manuel19774.6 years
Antonio13672.8 years
Francisco13571.8 years
Pedro12673.6 years
William11874.1 years
Jesus11671.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 78520 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia47674.3 years
Garza31173.6 years
Rodriguez27272.4 years
Martinez25574.8 years
Gonzalez25073.3 years
Hernandez21274.5 years
Perez18174.5 years
Lopez15173.2 years
Flores14774.8 years
Ramirez12975.6 years
Businesses in zip code 78520
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone5McDonald's5
Burger King2Motel 62
CVS1Nike2
Chick-Fil-A1Office Depot1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panda Express1
Church's Chicken3Payless2
Cricket Wireless10PetSmart1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
El Pollo Loco1Sam's Club1
FedEx6Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Starbucks1
H&R Block2Subway3
Holiday Inn2T-Mobile1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1UPS4
KFC1Vans1
La Quinta1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Bryant1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marriott2


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