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Cities: Elsa, TX (25.34%), La Blanca, TX (22.25%)
County: Hidalgo County, TX

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 7,205
Zip code population in 2010: 8,447
Zip code population in 2000: 7,955




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Houses and condos: 2,522
Renter-occupied apartments: 809
% of renters here:

36%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78543: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,211 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.9% ($1,137)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,644 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $875 (1.6%)

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Males: 3,685  (51.1%)
Females: 3,520  (48.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 78543:

  • High school or higher: 54.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78543:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

Zip code 78543 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.

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Urban population: 7,054
Rural population: 150

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $60,600
78543:

$60,600
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in 78543 zip code as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78543 to the number of sex offenders is 401 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.8 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

3.2 people
Texas:

2.8 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 2011:
This zip code:

$20,485
Texas:

$49,392

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:

54.9%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.7%
Texas:

5.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 947
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,330


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 191 (107 now married, 84 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,526 (863 now married, 663 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78543 with a mortgage: 616 (67 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 852

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,093
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $362

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

43.7%
Whole state:

18.5%

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

30.0%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 105
  • 2000 to 2004: 61
  • 1990 to 1999: 524
  • 1980 to 1989: 493
  • 1970 to 1979: 657
  • 1960 to 1969: 209
  • 1950 to 1959: 321
  • 1940 to 1949: 105
  • 1939 or earlier: 47


Zip code 78543 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 78543
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 223
  • 3 bedrooms: 760
  • 4 bedrooms: 346
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
  • no bedroom: 63
  • 1 bedroom: 240
  • 2 bedrooms: 135
  • 3 bedrooms: 266
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
Cars and other vehicles available in 78543 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 194
  • 1 vehicle: 401
  • 2 vehicles: 657
  • 3 vehicles: 115
  • 4 vehicles: 101
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 268
  • 1 vehicle: 378
  • 2 vehicles: 163
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78543 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78543 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 78543:

  • $15,000 to $19,999: 166
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 12
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 165
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 100
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 50
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 234
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 108
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 137
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 27
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 114
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 169
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 39
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 110
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 37

 



78543 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 78543:

  • Less than $100: 37
  • $100 to $149: 164
  • $150 to $199: 49
  • $200 to $249: 90
  • $250 to $299: 53
  • $300 to $349: 15
  • $350 to $399: 43
  • $400 to $449: 84
  • $450 to $499: 24
  • $500 to $549: 17
  • $550 to $599: 38
  • $900 to $999: 27
  • No cash rent: 168
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $349.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $62,825
  • Asian householders: $64,194
  • Some other race householders: $56,149
  • Two or more races householders: $60,428
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $61,969

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $60,600
78543:

$60,600
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,200 - $98,900

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $111,743
Here:

$111,743
State:

$180,018

Townhouses or other attached units: $91,426
Here:

$91,426
State:

$168,597

In 2-unit structures: $134,448
Here:

$134,448
State:

$142,834

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,336
Here:

$179,336
State:

$159,209

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $47,625
Here:

$47,625
State:

$141,986

Mobile homes: $44,135
Here:

$44,135
State:

$61,883

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $89,642
Here:

$89,642
State:

$71,613

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,099
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 56
  • 50 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 144

Unemployment: 15.8%
78543 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,766 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 224 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (1%)
  • Walked: 59 (3%)
  • Other means: 150 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (1%)
 

78543 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 175
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 255
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 245
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 129
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 442
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 245
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 502
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 84
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 60
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 76
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,205
  • In family households: 6,453 (596 male householders, 1,050 female householders)
    1,030 spouses, 2,718 children (2,482 natural, 97 adopted, 141 stepchildren), 417 grandchildren, 143 brothers or sisters, 98 parents, 319 other relatives, 82 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 752 (305 male householders (250 living alone)), 326 female householders (288 living alone)), 121 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 545 2-persons, 335 3-persons, 295 4-persons, 243 5-persons, 149 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 538 1-person, 93 2-persons

861 married couples with children.
1,041 single-parent households (1,041 women).

10.9% of residents of 78543 zip code speak English at home.
88.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 9% well, 9% not well, 11% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% very well, 21% well, 26% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,311 (18.2%)
(37.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.2%
Whole state:

16.4%

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

  • Mexico (95%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • Cambodia (2%)
  • Panama (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 283
  • 1990 to 1999: 255
  • 1980 to 1989: 453
  • Before 1980: 333

Races in zip code 78543:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 78543 (%):



  • Other groups (98%)
  • American (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)


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: 8.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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

  • This state: 5,465
  • Midwest: 187
  • South: 88
  • West: 141

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, 100% moved from this county.

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:

6.1%

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

0.0%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

8.4%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 52,895
  • Production occupations: 40,987
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 35,833
  • Management occupations: 29,896
  • Community and social service occupations: 26,944
  • Healthcare support occupations: 22,426

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 (Noninst.)




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
Blockbuster1Jack In The Box1
Church's Chicken1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2


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