78617 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Garfield, TX (16.43%), Austin, TX (12.60%)
Counties: Travis County, TX (72.80%), Bastrop County, TX (27.20%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 21,096
Zip code population in 2010: 22,210
Zip code population in 2000: 15,227

Houses and condos: 6,199
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,247
% of renters here:

22%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78617: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 69.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 304 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

2.0% ($1,964)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,262 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $821 (1.4%)

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Males: 11,199  (53.1%)
Females: 9,897  (46.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 78617:

For population 15 years and over in 78617:

Zip code 78617 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78617

  • Zip code 78617 races chart
    • 4,497White population
    • 2,132Black population
    • 53American Indian population
    • 282Asian population
    • 5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 46Some other race population
    • 239Two or more races population
    • 14,956Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 8,422
Rural population: 12,673

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $99,700
78617:

$99,700
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 98 registered sex offenders living in 78617 zip code as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78617 to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.0 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78617, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,220 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,220
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $32,717 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,717
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.0% for AGIs below $25k, 89.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $584 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$584
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,028 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,028
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$16,827 (reported on 1.8% of returns)
Here:

+$16,827
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,171 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,171
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.5% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,090 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
78617:

$8,090
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,939 (25% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$14,939
State:

$24,724

Here:

25.3% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $2,662 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,662
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,197 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
78617:

$4,197
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,678 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,678
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78617, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,334 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,334
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $28,607 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$28,607
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.2% for AGIs below $10k, 85.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $878 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$878
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $635 (reported on 4.5% of returns)
Here:

$635
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,781 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,781
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,045 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

+$9,045
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.6% for AGIs below $10k, 9.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,520 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
78617:

$2,520
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,215 (25% of AGI, reported on 17.7% of returns)
Here:

$13,215
State:

$19,631

Here:

25.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 5.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,198 (4% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,198
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,246 (reported on 63.4% of returns)
78617:

$3,246
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,985 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,985
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.8%
Here:

57%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 55.4% for AGIs below $10k, 59.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$45,212
Texas:

$51,704
Garfield, TX (78617) map Nearest zip codes: 78725, 78719, 78742, 78744, 78612, 78741.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

75.9%
Texas:

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

7.2%
Texas:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,209
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,419


Housing units in zip code 78617 with a mortgage: 3,100 (87 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,281

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,202
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S393

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

21.1%
Whole state:

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

10.3%
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:

5.2
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78617: Garfield Pumping Station (A), Moores Crossing Historic District (B), City of Austin DBA Austin Energy Facility (C), City of Austin South Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Travis County Fire Rescue Emergency Services District 11 Station 1 (E), Austin Fire Department Station 42 (F), Austin / Travis County Emergency Medical Service - Medic 30 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78617 include: Blessed Juan Diego Catholic Church (A), Cottonwood Baptist Church (B), Neighborhood Baptist Church (C), Haynie Chapel United Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Nelson Cemetery (1), Haynie Cemetery (2), Comanche Cemeteries (3), Fowler Cemetery (4), Garfield Cemetery (5), Ingram Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Clarence Washington Farm Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creeks: Onion Creek (A), North Fork Dry Creek (B), South Fork Dry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78617 include: Travis County Softball Field Complex (1), Cardinal Stadium - Del Valle (2), Del Valle High School Baseball Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 2162010 or later
  • 2,7962000 to 2009
  • 1,3191990 to 1999
  • 8871980 to 1989
  • 6981970 to 1979
  • 1551960 to 1969
  • 1121950 to 1959
  • 131940 to 1949
  • 31939 or earlier

Zip code 78617 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Garfield, TX (78617)

  • 128no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 4662 bedrooms
  • 2,8053 bedrooms
  • 8204 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield, TX (78617)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 3722 bedrooms
  • 6513 bedrooms
  • 2054 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield, TX (78617) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 43no vehicle
  • 1,1681 vehicle
  • 1,8632 vehicles
  • 1,0123 vehicles
  • 2344 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield, TX (78617) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 63no vehicle
  • 4421 vehicle
  • 5472 vehicles
  • 1593 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,105.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $876,333.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,700
78617:

$99,700
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,000 - $137,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $151,612
Here:

$151,612
State:

$188,898

Mobile homes: $52,210
Here:

$52,210
State:

$60,009

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 15.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,755

Size of family households: 1,194 2-persons, 1,110 3-persons, 1,069 4-persons, 881 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 662 1-person, 102 2-persons, 77 3-persons, 9 4-persons

4,242 married couples with children.
1,801 single-parent households (374 men, 1,427 women).

44.0% of residents of 78617 zip code speak English at home.
52.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% very well, 15% well, 20% not well, 8% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (43% very well, 57% well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% very well, 44% well, 25% not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 4,912 (23.3%)
(17.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

23.3%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 81%Mexico
  • 6%Cuba
  • 2%Honduras
  • 2%Thailand
  • 2%Laos
  • 1%Japan
  • 1%Egypt

Most common first ancestries reported in 78617 (%)

  • 77%Other groups
  • 4%German
  • 2%English
  • 2%Irish
  • 1%American
  • 1%French (except Basque)
  • 1%African

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2132010 or later
  • 1,7292000 to 2009
  • 1,8461990 to 1999
  • 1,370Before 1990

Public high schools in zip code 78617 not listed on the city page:

  • DEL VALLE H S (Students: 1,750; Location: 5201 ROSS RD, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DEL VALLE OPPORTUNITY CTR (Students: 126; Location: 3311 F M RD 973 S, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: 09 - 12)

Zip code 78617 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 78617 not listed on the city page:

  • POPHAM EL (Students: 827; Location: 7014 ELROY RD, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DEL VALLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 813; Location: 5400 ROSS RD, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DEL VALLE J H (Students: 594; Location: 5500 ROSS RD, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • TRAVIS CO J J A E P (Students: 2; Location: 5301 ROSS RD, DEL VALLE, TX; Grades: 06 - 12)

Zip code 78617 marital status for males
Zip code 78617 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 66%Electricity
  • 19%Utility gas
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 5,635. Population change in the 1990s: +9,592 (+170.2%).

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


47% of the 78617 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

81% of the 78617 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 141
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

1.8%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 192
Here:

24.8%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 56,213Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 53,306Management occupations
  • 48,168Education, training, and library occupations
  • 46,538Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 39,728Business and financial operations occupations
  • 37,621Transportation 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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 1,684 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 261 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,906 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 89 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED268$121,08068$89,089118$125,50523$35,02919$73,41623$60,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$109,7828$68,72326$99,3945$19,7920$010$53,422
APPLICATIONS DENIED131$116,06844$91,839171$110,50040$38,56015$80,50339$65,788
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN82$116,22220$83,92477$120,81812$114,2545$110,7288$104,643
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$111,6042$422,46032$114,3761$55,5400$05$79,172

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0023.10 , 0024.16, 9508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$151,7103$124,287
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$163,1701$217,300
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$120,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$102,915
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$141,1300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0023.10 , 0024.16, 9508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78617 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2372.8 years
James1965.3 years
John1872.4 years
Mary1876.9 years
Robert1768.0 years
Charles1463.0 years
Joe1067.8 years
Frank1074.4 years
Betty1070.7 years
Henry976.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 78617 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1578.8 years
Nelson1277.9 years
White1271.0 years
Jones1068.7 years
Rodriguez1070.5 years
Smith872.7 years
Brown770.4 years
Hernandez768.4 years
Davis686.0 years
Perkins664.5 years
Businesses in zip code 78617
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Subway1
SONIC Drive-In1U-Haul1

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