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78543 Zip Code (Elsa, TX) Detailed Profile



Cities: Elsa, TX (25.34%), La Blanca, TX (22.25%)
County: Hidalgo County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 9,162
Zip code population in 2010: 8,447
Zip code population in 2000: 7,955

Houses and condos: 3,030
Renter-occupied apartments: 967
% of renters here:

37%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 78543: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,540 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78543
Zip code 78543 (Elsa, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

2.0% ($1,235)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,947 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $863 (1.7%)

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Males: 4,180  (45.6%)
Females: 4,982  (54.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 78543:

  • High school or higher: 63.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78543:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

Zip code 78543 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78543

  • Zip code 78543 races chart
    • 229White population
    • 10Black population
    • 2American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 8,200Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 8,970
Rural population: 191

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $62,900
78543:

$62,900
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 78543 zip code as of October 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78543 to the number of sex offenders is 425 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

29.1 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78543, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $20,123 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$20,123
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $19,724 (reported on 90.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,724
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.6% for AGIs below $10k, 87.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 95.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 93.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $538 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$538
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $400 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$400
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,448 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,448
State:

+$16,110

Profit/loss from business: +$4,852 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,852
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.5% for AGIs below $10k, 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, -1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,750 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
78543:

$1,750
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $16,229 (33% of AGI, reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,229
State:

$19,631

Here:

33.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,037 (4% of AGI, reported on 4.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,037
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,136 (reported on 46.8% of returns)
78543:

$2,136
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,470 (reported on 61.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,470
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 65.4%
Here:

65%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 60.4% for AGIs below $10k, 70.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$27,520
Texas:

$55,653
Elsa, TX (78543) map Nearest zip codes: 78558, 78538, 78562, 78596, 78537, 78570.
La Blanca Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.1%
Texas:

54.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.2%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,149
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,490


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 42 (7 now married, 35 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,392 (1,264 now married, 1,128 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78543 with a mortgage: 782
Houses without a mortgage: 890

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $937
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $347

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

35.6%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

25.1%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1
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  • Notable locations in zip code 78543: Elsa Fire Department (A), Elsa Police Department (B), Pulse Emergency Medical Services (C), Guardian Emergency Medical Services (D), Advanced Cardiac and Trauma Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 62Built 2010 to 2013
  • 602Built 2000 to 2009
  • 809Built 1990 to 1999
  • 490Built 1980 to 1989
  • 580Built 1970 to 1979
  • 250Built 1960 to 1969
  • 142Built 1950 to 1959
  • 31Built 1940 to 1949
  • 64Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 78543 population

Zip code 78543 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elsa, TX (78543)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 2212 bedrooms
  • 9343 bedrooms
  • 3964 bedrooms
  • 765+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78543 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elsa, TX (78543)

  • 168no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 1772 bedrooms
  • 4333 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78543 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Elsa, TX (78543) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 88no vehicle
  • 6251 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 2053 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78543 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Elsa, TX (78543) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 215no vehicle
  • 3941 vehicle
  • 2922 vehicles
  • 663 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78543 population

  • Zip code 78543 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 78543 household income distribution in 2015
  • 409Less than $10,000
  • 374$10,000 to $14,999
  • 215$15,000 to $19,999
  • 242$20,000 to $24,999
  • 142$25,000 to $29,999
  • 260$30,000 to $34,999
  • 160$35,000 to $39,999
  • 62$40,000 to $44,999
  • 151$45,000 to $49,999
  • 165$50,000 to $59,999
  • 179$60,000 to $74,999
  • 129$75,000 to $99,999
  • 106$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78543

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78543
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 86$20,000 to $24,999
  • 90$25,000 to $29,999
  • 123$30,000 to $34,999
  • 92$35,000 to $39,999
  • 200$40,000 to $49,999
  • 137$50,000 to $59,999
  • 168$60,000 to $69,999
  • 235$70,000 to $79,999
  • 169$80,000 to $89,999
  • 106$90,000 to $99,999
  • 51$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 63$150,000 to $174,999
  • 12$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78543

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78543
  • 47Less than $100
  • 110$100 to $149
  • 128$150 to $199
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 56$250 to $299
  • 113$300 to $349
  • 35$400 to $449
  • 73$450 to $499
  • 43$500 to $549
  • 49$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 52$800 to $899
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 220No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $514.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $65,209
  • Asian householders: $66,631
  • Some other race householders: $58,280
  • Two or more races householders: $62,722
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $64,321

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $62,900
78543:

$62,900
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,300 - $83,800

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $75,754
Here:

$75,754
State:

$217,477

Mobile homes: $39,471
Here:

$39,471
State:

$76,318

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,552
  • Two: 143
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • Mobile homes: 127

Unemployment: 15.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78543

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78543
  • 80.3%2,533Drove a car alone
  • 5.6%175Carpooled
  • 2.0%64Walked
  • 7.2%227Other means
  • 4.9%154Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78543

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78543
  • 26Less than 5 minutes
  • 2345 to 9 minutes
  • 39510 to 14 minutes
  • 26715 to 19 minutes
  • 52420 to 24 minutes
  • 20725 to 29 minutes
  • 90730 to 34 minutes
  • 1235 to 39 minutes
  • 8740 to 44 minutes
  • 22545 to 59 minutes
  • 8960 to 89 minutes
  • 2690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,162
  • In family households: 8,477 (600 male householders, 1,425 female householders)
    1,178 spouses, 3,892 children (3,554 natural, 139 adopted, 201 stepchildren), 344 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 282 parents, 358 other relatives, 91 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 685 (339 male householders (303 living alone)), 275 female householders (248 living alone)), 71 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 426 2-persons, 465 3-persons, 555 4-persons, 288 5-persons, 197 6-persons, 94 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 551 1-person, 63 2-persons

1,498 married couples with children.
1,182 single-parent households (50 men, 1,132 women).

10.0% of residents of 78543 zip code speak English at home.
89.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 13% well, 7% not well, 8% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% very well, 26% well, 31% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,575 (17.2%)
(22.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

17.2%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 1%Singapore
  • 1%Costa Rica

Most common first ancestries reported in 78543 (%)

  • 1%American

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 5492000 to 2009
  • 3561990 to 1999
  • 733Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 78543 population

Zip code 78543 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATLANTIC INDUSTRIAL SERVICES (503 EAST EDINBURG STREET in ELSA, TX)
    USED OIL PROGRAM (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: HOLLON OIL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PROBEX FLUIDS RECOVERY INC

Zip code 78543 marital status for males
Zip code 78543 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 93%Electricity
  • 5%Utility gas
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 6,890
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 213
  • South: 239
  • West: 168

78% of the 78543 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

95% of the 78543 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

13.0%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 118,264Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 37,682Management occupations
  • 28,611Transportation occupations
  • 23,894Education, training, and library occupations
  • 23,824Health technologists and technicians
  • 23,255Office and administrative support occupations
Note: State values scaled to 78543 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GARZA GENCE & SUPPLIES (HWY 107 MILE 6 5 W in ELSA, TX; small business)
    9 employees, $430000 revenue. : $8,248 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $6,248 with Agricultural Research Service for Installation of Equipment -- Alarm, Signal, and Security Detection Systems. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2002-10-15.
    $2,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-06-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (20-49: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (20-49: 1, 1-4: 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 (Noninstitutionalized)

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: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED1$64,2304$64,3554$69,8751$69,2502$90,0751$34,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$48,6700$02$43,1551$3,5100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$30,6102$77,78012$59,5057$24,5171$28,1001$29,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$47,6701$32,1206$124,1951$50,1800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$34,1200$01$16,0600$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0244.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$33,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0244.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78543 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose6068.6 years
Maria5576.8 years
Guadalupe3076.0 years
Jesus1774.1 years
Juan1768.8 years
Pedro1676.5 years
Manuel1580.8 years
Francisco1276.3 years
Santos1172.8 years
Aurora1077.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 78543 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6176.6 years
Garza5572.8 years
Gonzalez5076.1 years
Martinez3873.8 years
Garcia2274.4 years
Perez2169.4 years
Lopez2174.7 years
Salinas1973.0 years
Hernandez1880.5 years
Flores1775.2 years
Businesses in zip code 78543
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jack In The Box1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1
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