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78548 Zip Code (La Grulla, TX) Detailed Profile




City: La Grulla, TX (12.91%)
County: Starr County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 658
Zip code population in 2010: 675
Zip code population in 2000: 1,616

Houses and condos: 238
Renter-occupied apartments: 4
% of renters here:

2%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78548: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 168 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78548
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.3% ($704)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $691 (0.9%)

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Males: 308  (46.9%)
Females: 349  (53.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 78548:

  • High school or higher: 41.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78548:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

Zip code 78548 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78548 (2017)
    • 66941.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60.4%White
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Urban population: 587
Rural population: 70

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $53,416
78548:

$53,416
Texas:

$172,200



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 78548 zip code as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78548 is 139 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

4.0 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78548, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $17,973 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$17,973
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $17,072 (reported on 91.2% of returns)
Here:

$17,072
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.0% for AGIs below $10k, 83.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $341 (reported on 11.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$341
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% 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: +$5,059 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,059
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $17,341 (49% of AGI, reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,341
State:

$19,631

Here:

49.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,216 (3% of AGI, reported on 4.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,216
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.5% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $1,339 (reported on 45.5% of returns)
78548:

$1,339
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $2,441 (reported on 64.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,441
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.2%
Here:

70%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 59.7% for AGIs below $10k, 75.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

La Grulla, TX (78548) map Nearest zip codes: 78565, 78595, 78560, 78576, 78582, 78572.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.7%
Texas:

53.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

5.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 52
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 109


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (0 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 143 (82 now married, 60 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78548 with a mortgage: 8
Houses without a mortgage: 154

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $267

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

23.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

10.5%
Whole state:

8.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.0
State:

6.2
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 291960 to 1969
  • 141950 to 1959
  • 171940 to 1949
  • 01939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Grulla, TX (78548)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Grulla, TX (78548)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 1303 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Grulla, TX (78548)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Grulla, TX (78548)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 43 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 452 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 41 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78548 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 78548 household income distribution in 2017
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78548

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78548
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 23$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 35$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $174,999

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $102,224.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $22,347
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $27,937
  • Some other race householders: $43,135
  • Two or more races householders: $42,017
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $52,298

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $53,416
78548:

$53,416
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,704 - $64,777
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78548

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 230
  • Mobile homes: 3
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 12.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78548

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78548
  • 92.4%213Drove a car alone
  • 1.7%4Walked
  • 5.6%13Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78548

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78548
  • 4Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 3810 to 14 minutes
  • 7520 to 24 minutes
  • 725 to 29 minutes
  • 1530 to 34 minutes
  • 5240 to 44 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 658
  • In family households: 638 (61 male householders, 83 female householders)
    139 spouses, 286 children (274 natural, 2 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 48 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19 (6 male householders (6 living alone)), 13 female householders (13 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 53 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 19 1-person

91 married couples with children.
20 single-parent households (20 women).

0.0% of residents of 78548 zip code speak English at home.
101.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 17% well, 3% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 142 (21.6%)
(40.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

21.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 122010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 112Before 1990

Zip code 78548 marital status for males
Zip code 78548 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 303. Population change in the 1990s: +1,313 (+433.3%).

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

  • This state: 445
  • Midwest: 19
  • West: 43

84% of the 78548 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

100% of the 78548 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in La Grulla, TX (78548)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 63,417Transportation occupations
  • 26,277Office and administrative support occupations
  • 15,657Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF LAGRULLA WATER DEPARTM (21/2 ML S SM RD 2360 in GRULLA, TX) : $19,850 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $14,850 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2003-05-02. Completion date: 2003-06-04.
    $5,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Conservation and Development Facilities. Signed on 2002-10-25. Completion date: 2002-10-04.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (20-49: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: All Other Amusement and Recreation Industries (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Land Subdivision (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 78548 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose2673.3 years
Maria2076.2 years
Jesus866.7 years
Juana875.7 years
Juan768.8 years
Guadalupe679.9 years
Francisca575.8 years
Manuel572.8 years
Pablo579.4 years
Santos572.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 78548 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Solis4574.0 years
Zarate2069.5 years
Rivera1572.3 years
Gonzalez1371.2 years
Cantu1271.0 years
Rodriguez1274.6 years
Flores1265.3 years
Guzman1267.4 years
Martinez1178.0 years
Garza1083.1 years
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