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City: San Marcos, TX (3.81%)
Counties: Caldwell County, TX (97.70%), Hays County, TX (2.30%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 2,529
Zip code population in 2010: 2,271
Zip code population in 2000: 2,133




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Houses and condos: 731
Renter-occupied apartments: 195
% of renters here:

31%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 78656: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 21.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 118 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

2.1% ($1,366)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,497 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $769 (1.7%)

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Males: 1,367  (54.1%)
Females: 1,162  (45.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 78656:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 34.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78656:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 78656 compared to state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $65,800
78656:

$65,800
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 78656 zip code as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78656 to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

25.3 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

4.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78656, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,147 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,147
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $28,438 (reported on 90.6% of returns)
Here:

$28,438
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 147.1% for AGIs below $10k, 88.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $455 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$455
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $446 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

$446
State:

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

Profit/loss from business: +$4,504 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,504
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,889 (26% of AGI, reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

$13,889
State:

$19,631

Here:

26.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,171 (4% of AGI, reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,171
State:

$4,753

Here:

4.2% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $2,855 (reported on 66.9% of returns)
78656:

$2,855
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,942 (reported on 31.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,942
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.5%
Here:

55%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 52.6% for AGIs below $10k, 56.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$36,250
Texas:

$49,392

San Marcos, TX (78656) map

Nearest zip codes: 78655, 78640, 78670, 78644, 78622, 78666.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

69.3%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.4%
Texas:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.9% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 139
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 489


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 12 (12 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 543 (241 now married, 302 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78656 with a mortgage: 327 (7 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 106

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $963
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

26.1%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

23.7%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.1


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

Notable location: Maxwell Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Schawe Cemetery (1), Santa Maria Aida Cemetery (2), Doyle Cemetery (3), Maxwell Cemetery (4), Koeglar Hill Cemetery (5), San Juan Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 34 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 34
  • 2000 to 2004: 128
  • 1990 to 1999: 255
  • 1980 to 1989: 154
  • 1970 to 1979: 57
  • 1960 to 1969: 34
  • 1950 to 1959: 53
  • 1940 to 1949: 9
  • 1939 or earlier: 7


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 78656
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 98
  • 3 bedrooms: 326
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 0
  • 3 bedrooms: 171
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 78656 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 135
  • 2 vehicles: 141
  • 3 vehicles: 69
  • 4 vehicles: 74
  • 5+ vehicles: 14
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 63
  • 2 vehicles: 132
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 78656 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 78656 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 78656:

  • Less than $10,000: 19
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 33
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 23
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 21
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 44
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 28
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 38
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 18
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 9
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 27
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 21
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 138
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 14

 



78656 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 78656:

  • $300 to $349: 46
  • $500 to $549: 13
  • $600 to $649: 11
  • $700 to $749: 54
  • $750 to $799: 57
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 14
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $934.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $97,472
  • Asian householders: $55,242
  • Some other race householders: $57,943
  • Two or more races householders: $79,794
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $77,585

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $65,800
78656:

$65,800
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,400 - $107,900

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $97,034
Here:

$97,034
State:

$180,018

Mobile homes: $54,963
Here:

$54,963
State:

$61,883

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 214
  • One, attached: 19
  • Mobile homes: 498

Unemployment: 34.5%
78656 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 690 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 103 (13%)
  • Worked at home: 24 (3%)
 

78656 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 0
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 0
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 30
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 132
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 193
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 89
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 83
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 70
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 185
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 15.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,508
  • In family households: 2,322 (325 male householders, 140 female householders)
    339 spouses, 1,120 children (1,007 natural, 37 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 54 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 151 other relatives, 67 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 186 (69 male householders (41 living alone)), 94 female householders (94 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 21 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 125 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 91 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 135 1-person, 28 2-persons

670 married couples with children.
76 single-parent households (16 men, 60 women).

42.9% of residents of 78656 zip code speak English at home.
57.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% very well, 8% well).

Foreign born population: 136 (5.4%)
(30.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (93%)
  • Germany (7%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 10
  • Before 1980: 51

Races in zip code 78656:

White population: 686
Black population: 39
American Indian population: 3
Asian population: 2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 2
Some other race population: 8
Two or more races population: 23
Hispanic or Latino population: 1,508

Most common first ancestries reported in 78656 (%):



  • Other groups (78%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • Italian (1%)


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Zip code 78656 marital status for males
Zip code 78656 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Population in 1990: 3,974. Population change in the 1990s: -1,841 (-46.3%).

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

  • This state: 1,956
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 246
  • South: 50
  • West: 117

54% of the 78656 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

93% of the 78656 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

30.7%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 82,669
  • Management occupations: 54,671
  • Office and administrative support occupations: 32,955
  • Production occupations: 31,250
  • Transportation occupations: 30,469
  • Healthcare support occupations: 25,455

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Flooring Contractors (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Piece Goods, Notions, and Other Dry Goods Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Educational Services: Junior Colleges (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED5$115,4825$122,68810$118,1855$73,1442$44,8154$70,263
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$159,4401$127,0105$105,4840$00$02$68,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$140,3004$69,02511$128,4872$40,7600$04$54,723
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$80,1701$143,2309$143,0771$166,6500$02$128,365
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$173,853
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$163,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$154,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9605.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 78656 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary679.0 years
Maria584.8 years
William473.8 years
Frank471.0 years
Robert469.2 years
Juan475.5 years
Joe365.7 years
Richard373.0 years
Charles370.0 years
James370.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 78656 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yanez1073.6 years
Gutierrez974.0 years
Germer676.8 years
Schulle682.1 years
Cruz570.8 years
Martinez574.2 years
Villanueva578.4 years
Hurtado473.2 years
Best481.5 years
Duesterheft471.2 years


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