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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 2019: 633
Zip code population in 2010: 675
Zip code population in 2000: 1,616

Houses and condos: 226
Renter-occupied apartments: 17
% of renters here:

10%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78548: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 162 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 2019:
This zip code:

1.7% ($652)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $637 (1.0%)

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Males: 314  (49.6%)
Females: 319  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 78548:

  • High school or higher: 40.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78548:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 1.9%

Zip code 78548 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 78548 (2019)
    • 66999.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 60.9%White
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Urban population: 564
Rural population: 68

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $37,817
78548:

$37,817
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in 78548 zip code as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78548 is 116 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.8 people
Texas:

2.8 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)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$29,420
Texas:

$64,034
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:

55.2%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

49.6%
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: 112


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (0 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 105 (81 now married, 22 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78548 with a mortgage: 7
Houses without a mortgage: 148

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $687
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $282

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

23.3%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.0%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 841990 to 1999
  • 401980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 191960 to 1969
  • 131950 to 1959
  • 201940 to 1949
  • 81939 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
  • 51 bedroom
  • 322 bedrooms
  • 783 bedrooms
  • 364 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
  • 42 bedrooms
  • 133 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
  • 3no vehicle
  • 561 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 194 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
  • 132 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78548 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78548 household income distribution in 2019
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $44,999
  • 21$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78548

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78548
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $604,534.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $15,821
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $19,778
  • Some other race householders: $30,538
  • Two or more races householders: $29,746
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $37,025

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $37,817
78548:

$37,817
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,693 - $69,922

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $64,914
Here:

$64,914
State:

$268,991
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78548
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 213
  • Mobile homes: 6
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Unemployment: 8.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78548

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78548
  • 80.4%171Drove a car alone
  • 8.0%17Carpooled
  • 1.9%4Walked
  • 1.9%4Other means
  • 7.1%15Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78548

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78548
  • 4Less than 5 minutes
  • 115 to 9 minutes
  • 4310 to 14 minutes
  • 3620 to 24 minutes
  • 525 to 29 minutes
  • 5130 to 34 minutes
  • 2640 to 44 minutes
  • 1445 to 59 minutes
  • 460 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 633
  • Male householders: 65 (4 living alone), Female householders: 104 (18 living alone)
  • 118 spouses (118 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 244 children (243 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 0 foster children, 13 other relatives, 21 non-relatives

Size of family households: 60 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 22 1-person

73 married couples with children.
70 single-parent households (12 men, 58 women).

3.8% of residents of 78548 zip code speak English at home.
97.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% very well, 9% well, 5% not well, 15% not at all).

Foreign born population: 130 (20.6%)
(38.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

20.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 95%Honduras
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 92010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 121Before 1990

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.4%No fuel used

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

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

  • This state: 436
  • Midwest: 19
  • West: 35

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.

101% 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:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 65,642Transportation occupations
  • 27,576Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,968Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 7,048Healthcare support 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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 78548 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (77.2%), and Structure Fires (9.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 78548
    • 8877.2%Outside Fires
    • 119.6%Structure Fires
    • 97.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.3%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 78548, Texas

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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