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Starr County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2010: 588
Zip code population (2000): 1,287



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Houses and condos: 160
Renter-occupied apartments: 14
% of renters here:

11%
State:

36%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78547: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 70 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2010:
This zip code:

1.0% ($482)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,392)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2010: $714 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2010: $446 (0.9%)

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Males: 280  (47.6%)
Females: 308  (52.4%)

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Urban population: 275
Rural population: 312

Estimated median house/condo value in 2010: $49,112
78547:

$49,112
Texas:

$127,400


According to our research of public records there was one registered sex offender living in 78547 zip code in the middle of 2010.
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:

29.7 years
Texas median age:

33.5 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

5.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78547, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $17,981 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$17,981
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $17,097 (reported on 86.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,097
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.0% for AGIs below $10k, 79.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $283 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$283
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,393 (reported on 29.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,393
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $19,108 (48% of AGI, reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,108
State:

$19,631

Here:

48.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,605 (4% of AGI, reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,605
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $1,531 (reported on 47.7% of returns)
78547:

$1,531
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,712 (reported on 68.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,712
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.4%
Here:

74%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 69.2% for AGIs below $10k, 78.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 106.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)


Estimated median household income in 2010:
This zip code:

$26,194
Texas:

$49,585

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Nearest zip codes: 78548, 78582, 78595, 78565, 78560, 78576.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

67.3%
Texas:

56.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.1%
Texas:

5.1%


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

Housing units in zip code 78547 with a mortgage: 15
Houses without a mortgage: 94

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $727

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $298

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2010:
This zip code:

32.9%
Whole state:

17.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2010:
This zip code:

25.3%
Whole state:

10.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2


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Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3
  • 2000 to 2004: 14
  • 1990 to 1999: 59
  • 1980 to 1989: 37
  • 1970 to 1979: 19
  • 1960 to 1969: 13
  • 1950 to 1959: 5
  • 1940 to 1949: 0
  • 1939 or earlier: 5


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Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78547 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78547 house/condo values in 2010

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2010 in zip code 78547:

  • Less than $10,000: 7
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 2
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 7
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 4
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 5
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 14
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 14
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 8
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 10
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 2
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 13
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 4
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 3
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1

 



78547 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2010 in zip code 78547:

  • $100 to $149: 1
  • $150 to $199: 1
  • $200 to $249: 4
  • $250 to $299: 2
  • $350 to $399: 2
  • $400 to $449: 2
  • $450 to $499: 1
  • No cash rent: 4
 


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2010: $192,309.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2010 for:

  • Some other race householders: $18,671
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $42,949

Estimated median house or condo value in 2010: $49,112
78547:

$49,112
Texas:

$127,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,754 - $81,781

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 155
  • Mobile homes: 5
78547 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 110 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 39 (22%)
  • Motorcycle: 0 (0%)
  • Walked: 9 (6%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (9%)
 

78547 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 30
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 38
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 22
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 28
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 9
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 12
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 5
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,236
  • In family households: 1,190 (265 male householders, 25 female householders)
    256 spouses, 560 children (537 natural, 0 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 52 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 13 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 46 (27 male householders (27 living alone)), 19 female householders (19 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 28 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 7 1-person

86 married couples with children.
49 single-parent households (3 men, 46 women).

1.0% of residents of 78547 zip code speak English at home.
97.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 9% well, 10% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 146 (25.4%)
(11.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

25.4%
Whole state:

16.3%

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

  • Mexico (100%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 19
  • 1990 to 1999: 40
  • 1980 to 1989: 49
  • Before 1980: 39

Races in zip code 78547:

White population: 0
Black population: 0
American Indian population: 0
Asian population: 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 0
Hispanic or Latino population: 593

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 565
 American: 5
 French (except Basque): 3
 German: 1
 Italian: 1



Zip code 78547 marital status for males
Zip code 78547 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Population in 1990: 5,741. Population change in the 1990s: -4,454 (-77.6%).

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

  • This state: 620
  • Midwest: 9
  • South: 9
  • West: 17

78% of the 78547 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% lived in 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): 1
Here:

1.4%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Utilities: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Real Estate Credit (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 2006:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2005:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0


Most common first names in zip code 78547 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria1872.1 years
Guadalupe1071.1 years
Jose664.6 years
Juan669.0 years
Santos676.3 years
Rosa563.2 years
Francisco471.7 years
Paula481.8 years
Adolfo378.7 years
Emilio379.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 78547 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia2073.5 years
Lopez2065.2 years
Bazan1969.4 years
Garza1671.0 years
Villarreal1276.6 years
Saenz966.0 years
Perez778.7 years
Ozuna676.7 years
Cantu471.3 years
Guerra479.2 years


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