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78596 Zip Code (Weslaco, TX) Detailed Profile




Cities: Weslaco, TX (24.43%), Olivarez, TX (5.84%), Progreso Lakes, TX (2.97%), Llano Grande, TX (2.70%), Midway North, TX (2.62%), Mila Doce, TX (1.53%), Progreso, TX (1.37%), Midway South, TX (1.07%), Villa Verde, TX (0.56%), Mercedes, TX (0.22%)
County: Hidalgo County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 68,002
Zip code population in 2010: 63,844
Zip code population in 2000: 51,320

Houses and condos: 24,023
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,573
% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78596: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 59.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,146 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.8% ($1,609)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,282 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,073 (1.5%)

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Males: 33,936  (49.9%)
Females: 34,066  (50.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 78596:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78596:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Zip code 78596 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78596 (2019)
    • 57,01489.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,1429.6%White
    • 4330.7%Asian
    • 1020.2%Black
    • 880.1%Two or more races
    • 400.06%American Indian
    • 220.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 64,808
Rural population: 3,193

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $88,128
78596:

$88,128
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in 78596 zip code as of December 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78596 is 604 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

28.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78596, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,764 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,764
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $30,794 (reported on 86.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,794
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $25k, 87.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,150 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,150
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $9,593 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$9,593
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$12,328 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
Here:

+$12,328
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,611 (reported on 21.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,611
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,642 (reported on 3.6% of returns)
78596:

$11,642
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,700 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
78596:

$21,700
Texas:

$23,938
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Total itemized deductions: $21,153 (25% of AGI, reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,153
State:

$24,724

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 10.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,035 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,035
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,244 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
78596:

$4,244
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $3,156 (reported on 48.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,156
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 60.0%
Here:

60%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 60.4% for AGIs below $25k, 58.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 88.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78596, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,196 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,196
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $23,958 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$23,958
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 105.2% for AGIs below $10k, 82.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,177 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,177
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,084 (reported on 6.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,084
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,444 (reported on 5.3% of returns)
Here:

+$8,444
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,360 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,360
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 24.2% for AGIs below $10k, 9.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,152 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
78596:

$3,152
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $26,762 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,762
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $17,521 (26% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,521
State:

$19,631

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,531 (5% of AGI, reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,531
State:

$4,753

Here:

4.7% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,175 (reported on 52.1% of returns)
78596:

$4,175
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,554 (reported on 52.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,554
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.0%
Here:

70%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $10k, 75.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$43,894
Texas:

$64,034
Weslaco, TX (78596) map Nearest zip codes: 78537, 78570, 78579, 78516, 78543, 78558.
Weslaco Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.3%
Texas:

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

3.0%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,994
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,800


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 1,228 (901 now married, 329 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 14,154 (6,390 now married, 7,748 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78596 with a mortgage: 5,362 (32 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,297

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,103
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $386

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

25.2%
Whole state:

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

13.3%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78596: South Texas Factory Stores (A), Weslaco Fire Department Station 2 (B), Weslaco Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (C), Weslaco Fire Department Station 3 (D), Weslaco Police Department (E), Weslaco Public Library (F), Weslaco Bicultural Museum (G), South Star Ambulance Service (H), Rio Valley Emergency Medical Service (I), Saint Marys Ambulance Service (J), Absolute Emergency Medical Services (K), Mobile Emergency Medical Service (L), Progreso Pump (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78596 include: Weslaco Assembly of God Church (A), First Spanish Assembly of God Church (B), La Santisima Trinidad Methodist Church (C), Abiding Savior Lutheran Church (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Church of Christ (G), Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church (H), Mount Sinai Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Balli Cemetery (1), Weslaco Cemetery (2), Highland Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Moon Lake (A), Llano Grande Lake (B), Lion Lake (C), Progreso District Settling Basin (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78596 include: Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Taormina Unit (1), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - MacWhorter Unit (2), Harlon Block Park (3), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Adams Unit (4), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Champion Unit (5), Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area - Chapote Unit (6), Harlon Block Park (7), Weslaco City Park (8), Barbee Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,2332014 or later
  • 1,0182010 to 2013
  • 6,0642000 to 2009
  • 4,7411990 to 1999
  • 4,3911980 to 1989
  • 3,4061970 to 1979
  • 1,6331960 to 1969
  • 9311950 to 1959
  • 3431940 to 1949
  • 2441939 or earlier

Zip code 78596 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Weslaco, TX (78596)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Weslaco, TX (78596)
  • 74no bedroom
  • 4861 bedroom
  • 2,7162 bedrooms
  • 7,0213 bedrooms
  • 2,4754 bedrooms
  • 7445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weslaco, TX (78596)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Weslaco, TX (78596)
  • 251no bedroom
  • 8561 bedroom
  • 2,6392 bedrooms
  • 1,4243 bedrooms
  • 3084 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Weslaco, TX (78596) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Weslaco, TX (78596) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 577no vehicle
  • 3,9611 vehicle
  • 5,1652 vehicles
  • 2,3813 vehicles
  • 1,0584 vehicles
  • 3995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Weslaco, TX (78596) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Weslaco, TX (78596) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 716no vehicle
  • 2,8591 vehicle
  • 1,4182 vehicles
  • 4783 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78596 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78596 household income distribution in 2019
  • 2,194Less than $10,000
  • 1,102$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,418$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,345$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,066$25,000 to $29,999
  • 895$30,000 to $34,999
  • 687$35,000 to $39,999
  • 675$40,000 to $44,999
  • 717$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,581$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,941$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,976$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,461$100,000 to $124,999
  • 744$125,000 to $149,999
  • 556$150,000 to $199,999
  • 352$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78596

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78596
  • 271Less than $10,000
  • 236$10,000 to $14,999
  • 264$15,000 to $19,999
  • 358$20,000 to $24,999
  • 426$25,000 to $29,999
  • 574$30,000 to $34,999
  • 403$35,000 to $39,999
  • 928$40,000 to $49,999
  • 709$50,000 to $59,999
  • 983$60,000 to $69,999
  • 801$70,000 to $79,999
  • 893$80,000 to $89,999
  • 714$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,132$100,000 to $124,999
  • 858$125,000 to $149,999
  • 873$150,000 to $174,999
  • 395$175,000 to $199,999
  • 588$200,000 to $249,999
  • 287$250,000 to $299,999
  • 277$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78596

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78596
  • 143Less than $100
  • 111$100 to $149
  • 114$150 to $199
  • 97$200 to $249
  • 54$250 to $299
  • 226$300 to $349
  • 211$350 to $399
  • 341$400 to $449
  • 332$450 to $499
  • 591$500 to $549
  • 376$550 to $599
  • 271$600 to $649
  • 287$650 to $699
  • 233$700 to $749
  • 205$750 to $799
  • 278$800 to $899
  • 94$900 to $999
  • 173$1,000 to $1,249
  • 87$1,250 to $1,499
  • 61$1,500 to $1,999
  • 118$2,000 to $2,499
  • 848No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $722.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $187,244
  • Black or African American householders: $61,667
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $145,758
  • Asian householders: $191,504
  • Some other race householders: $84,091
  • Two or more races householders: $110,552
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $90,594

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,128
78596:

$88,128
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,015 - $137,176

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $127,147
Here:

$127,147
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,542
Here:

$111,542
State:

$268,635

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $277,642
Here:

$277,642
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $45,362
Here:

$45,362
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $119,038
Here:

$119,038
State:

$52,538
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78596
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,402
  • One, attached: 328
  • Two: 779
  • 3 or 4: 1,054
  • 5 to 9: 338
  • 10 to 19: 412
  • 20 to 49: 343
  • 50 or more: 211
  • Mobile homes: 4,881
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 110

Unemployment: 3.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78596

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78596
  • 78.5%20,179Drove a car alone
  • 6.4%1,634Carpooled
  • 0.1%23Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%99Taxi
  • 0.1%20Motorcycle
  • 1.1%274Walked
  • 5.2%1,335Other means
  • 9.2%2,364Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78596

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78596
  • 929Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,7765 to 9 minutes
  • 4,16210 to 14 minutes
  • 4,24515 to 19 minutes
  • 2,32620 to 24 minutes
  • 1,13725 to 29 minutes
  • 4,03530 to 34 minutes
  • 24535 to 39 minutes
  • 65140 to 44 minutes
  • 1,09545 to 59 minutes
  • 50860 to 89 minutes
  • 1,32990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 85.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,002
  • Male householders: 8,447 (1,746 living alone), Female householders: 10,661 (1,708 living alone)
  • 9,994 spouses (9,986 opposite-sex spouses), 537 unmarried partners, (528 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 29,417 children (28,059 natural, 128 adopted, 1,209 stepchildren), 3,280 grandchildren, 762 brothers or sisters, 1,353 parents, 46 foster children, 2,048 other relatives, 886 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 495 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,675 2-persons, 2,764 3-persons, 3,390 4-persons, 2,253 5-persons, 1,173 6-persons, 944 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,451 1-person, 260 2-persons, 56 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 10 6-persons

13,332 married couples with children.
5,967 single-parent households (821 men, 5,146 women).

18.0% of residents of 78596 zip code speak English at home.
82.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% very well, 19% well, 9% not well, 7% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% very well, 15% not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% very well, 4% well, 12% not well).

Foreign born population: 13,349 (19.6%)
(29.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

19.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 87%Honduras
  • 1%Bangladesh
  • 1%El Salvador
  • 1%Malaysia
  • 1%Chile
  • 1%Guatemala
  • 1%Afghanistan
Most common first ancestries reported in 78596
  • 1%American
  • 1%German
  • 0%English
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Scottish
  • 0%Ukrainian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,5712010 or later
  • 3,0412000 to 2009
  • 2,7851990 to 1999
  • 5,817Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • A N RICO EL (2202 N INTERNATIONAL BLVD in WESLACO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-108913113
    Organizations: WESLACO ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • AIRPORT EL (410 N AIRPORT DR in WESLACO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-108913110
    Organizations: WESLACO ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ARMANDO CUELLAR MIDDLE (1201 S BRIDGE ST in WESLACO, TX)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-108913042
    Organizations: WESLACO ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ACUNA'S AUTO SALVAGE (PO BOX 1765 in WESLACO, TX)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-2000-0066, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION,
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS, USED

Zip code 78596 marital status for males
Zip code 78596 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 85.1%Electricity
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 40,652. Population change in the 1990s: +10,668 (+26.2%).

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

  • This state: 47,776
  • Northeast: 344
  • Midwest: 2,993
  • South: 1,294
  • West: 1,148

70% of the 78596 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 78596 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Weslaco, TX (78596)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 292
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 121
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,759
Here:

51.0%
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 ($)
  • 76,639Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 69,473Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 55,253Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 50,822Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,745Education, training, and library occupations
  • 41,711Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (WESLACO, TX):

  • PENA'S JANITORIAL & LAWN MAINT (6518 N FM 88; small business) : $94,796 in 26 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Custodial Janitorial Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $29,075; 2004: $34,401; 2005: $23,036; 2006: $8,284.

    Biggest contracts:
    $8,941 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2004-11-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $8,941, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-07. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $7,600, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-20. Completion date: 2006-07-31.
    $7,600, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-15. Completion date: 2005-07-31.
  • LUBYS, INC (2001 EXPRESSWAY 83 WEST) : $93,072 in 2 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    $47,112 with Army for Food Services. Signed on 2003-07-16. Completion date: 2003-08-02.
    $45,960 with Navy for Food Services. Signed on 2000-07-13. Completion date: 2000-08-05.
  • MARGARET VARGASON (SIESTA VLG 213; small business) : $46,305 in 7 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $6,089; 2003: $6,089; 2004: $12,276; 2005: $14,606; 2006: $7,245.

    Biggest contracts:
    $7,303 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in IA. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $7,303 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in IA. Signed on 2005-02-08. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $7,245 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in IA. Signed on 2006-01-20. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    $6,138, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-30. Completion date: 2003-03-31.
  • CATERING UNLIMITED INC (415 S INTERNATIONAL BLVD; small business) : $22,385 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $14,726 with Army for Composite Food Packages. Signed on 2004-12-08. Completion date: 2004-12-12.
    $4,179 with Army for Special Dietary Foods and Food Specialty Preparations. Signed on 2002-10-31. Completion date: 2002-10-05.
    $3,480 with Army for Condiments and Related Products. Signed on 2005-02-03. Completion date: 2005-02-06.
  • GENE COLLINS (715 N WESTGATE DR 165; small business) : $0 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2002
    $6,400 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in IA. Signed on 2001-12-13. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    -$6,400, same as above. Signed on 2002-03-25. Completion date: 2002-09-30.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 5 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (500-999: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 14, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 7, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 20, 1-4: 14)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 8, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 12)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (100-249: 2, 20-49: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 20-49: 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 488 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 102 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in halfway houses
  • 14 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 14 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 ORIGINATED173$113,115107$115,497232$121,06533$25,38727$106,09031$37,121
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$76,63210$150,62568$101,73024$28,4735$41,9708$42,476
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$103,42253$88,404320$98,255174$24,40924$61,77317$25,036
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$115,13110$181,85882$109,43925$35,9744$29,5783$40,977
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$107,5003$45,21364$102,70628$32,6102$33,2603$19,020
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$199,38916$210,9351$115,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$282,2863$112,1000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$227,3520$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$299,0002$137,2950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$417,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78596
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 78596 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 180. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 359 took place in 2008, and the least - 16 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 78596 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (15.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 78596
    • 1,97764.4%Outside Fires
    • 48315.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 44014.3%Structure Fires
    • 1685.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 78596, Texas

Most common first names in zip code 78596 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria23977.6 years
Jose16572.8 years
Guadalupe10476.3 years
Juan10369.5 years
Mary7980.0 years
William7379.5 years
John7077.7 years
James6276.7 years
Manuel5976.8 years
Pedro5875.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 78596 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia13772.4 years
Martinez13075.7 years
Garza12571.8 years
Gonzalez12278.0 years
Rodriguez12074.5 years
Hernandez10274.2 years
Lopez8272.6 years
Perez6675.9 years
Sanchez5474.6 years
Pena5271.7 years
Businesses in zip code 78596
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Church's Chicken3Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless11Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sears1
Discount Tire1Sephora1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx8Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS5
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
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