78548 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: La Grulla, TX (12.91%)
County: Starr County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 604
Zip code population in 2010: 675
Zip code population in 2000: 1,616

Houses and condos: 234
Renter-occupied apartments: 25
% of renters here:

18%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78548: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 154 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 2013:
This zip code:

0.7% ($238)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $199 (0.5%)

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Males: 318  (52.6%)
Females: 286  (47.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 78548:

For population 15 years and over in 78548:

Zip code 78548 compared to state average:

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

  • Zip code 78548 races chart
    • 6White population
    • 0Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 0Two or more races population
    • 669Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 538
Rural population: 65

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $35,500
78548:

$35,500
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 78548 zip code as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78548 to the number of sex offenders is 161 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

22.5 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

4.3 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 2013:
This zip code:

$25,962
Texas:

$51,704
La Grulla, TX (78548) map Nearest zip codes: 78565, 78595, 78560, 78576, 78582, 78572.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

67.6%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 58
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 84


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 23 (19 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 129 (74 now married, 55 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78548 with a mortgage: 10
Houses without a mortgage: 107

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S281

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

21.4%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.4%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2
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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 1141990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 171960 to 1969
  • 61950 to 1959
  • 221940 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)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 753 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Grulla, TX (78548)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 11no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 302 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in La Grulla, TX (78548) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 52 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $478.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $35,500
78548:

$35,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,300 - $54,200

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 25.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 50.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 604

Size of family households: 9 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 37 1-person

55 married couples with children.
40 single-parent households (40 women).

0.0% of residents of 78548 zip code speak English at home.
100.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 23% well, 3% not well, 17% not at all).

Foreign born population: 91 (15.1%)
(22.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

15.1%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 78548 (%)

  • 100%Other groups

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 65Before 1990

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 21.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 12.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 88%Electricity
  • 8%No fuel used
  • 4%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:


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.

96% of the 78548 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:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 78,203Construction and extraction occupations
  • 32,143Transportation occupations
  • 13,542Healthcare support occupations
  • 11,534Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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)

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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