78728 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Austin, TX (37.13%), Wells Branch, TX (31.12%), Round Rock, TX (5.47%)
Counties: Travis County, TX (74.24%), Williamson County, TX (25.76%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 20,817
Zip code population in 2010: 20,299
Zip code population in 2000: 17,298

Houses and condos: 10,227
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,634
% of renters here:

70%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78728: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,567 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

2.1% ($3,624)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,745 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,817 (1.8%)

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Males: 10,092  (48.5%)
Females: 10,725  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 78728:

For population 15 years and over in 78728:

Zip code 78728 compared to state average:

  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 78728

  • Zip code 78728 races chart
    • 9,518White population
    • 2,731Black population
    • 45American Indian population
    • 1,943Asian population
    • 23Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 58Some other race population
    • 534Two or more races population
    • 5,447Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 20,701
Rural population: 115

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $170,500
78728:

$170,500
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in 78728 zip code as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78728 to the number of sex offenders is 1,125 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.0 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78728, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,639 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,639
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $44,470 (reported on 91.1% of returns)
Here:

$44,470
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.6% for AGIs below $25k, 91.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $593 (reported on 22.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$593
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,523 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,523
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,774 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,774
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,120 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$10,120
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,032 (reported on 4.7% of returns)
78728:

$14,032
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,520 (19% of AGI, reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,520
State:

$24,724

Here:

18.6% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,528 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,528
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,934 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
78728:

$4,934
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,088 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,088
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78728, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,454 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,454
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $41,701 (reported on 93.2% of returns)
Here:

$41,701
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.4% for AGIs below $10k, 91.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 91.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $631 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$631
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,291 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,291
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,080 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,080
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.2% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,151 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,151
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,599 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
78728:

$2,599
Texas:

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

Self-employed pension: $8,400 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$8,400
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $14,518 (20% of AGI, reported on 29.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,518
State:

$19,631

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,371 (3% of AGI, reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,371
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.1% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,815 (reported on 79.9% of returns)
78728:

$5,815
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,631 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,631
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 36.6%
Here:

37%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 36.6% for AGIs below $10k, 43.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 34.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 31.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 33.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 33.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$48,612
Texas:

$51,704
Austin, TX (78728) map Nearest zip codes: 78727, 78729, 78664, 78758, 78717, 78753.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.1%
Texas:

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

7.8%
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: 945
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 8,598


Housing units in zip code 78728 with a mortgage: 2,251 (82 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 658

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,489
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S559

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

13.8%
Whole state:

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

6.3%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78728: Wells Branch Community Library (A), Travis County Emergency Services District 2 Station 2 (B), Hospira Incorporated (C), Travis County Search and Rescue Team (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78728 include: Calvary Hill Bible Fellowship Church (A), Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church (B), Wells Branch United Methodist Church (C), Apostolic Praise Center (D), Wells Branch Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Bratton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 78728 include: Katherine Fleischer Park (1), North Creek Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 182010 or later
  • 2,5392000 to 2009
  • 3,1611990 to 1999
  • 3,6801980 to 1989
  • 6201970 to 1979
  • 1511960 to 1969
  • 211950 to 1959
  • 371940 to 1949
  • 01939 or earlier

Zip code 78728 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Austin, TX (78728)

  • 12no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 1992 bedrooms
  • 2,1033 bedrooms
  • 5564 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Austin, TX (78728)

  • 235no bedroom
  • 2,9311 bedroom
  • 2,4722 bedrooms
  • 9483 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Austin, TX (78728) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1,0311 vehicle
  • 1,4302 vehicles
  • 3573 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Austin, TX (78728) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 396no vehicle
  • 3,7111 vehicle
  • 2,2122 vehicles
  • 2983 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $940.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $170,500
78728:

$170,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $149,600 - $189,700

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $305,945
Here:

$305,945
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $212,747
Here:

$212,747
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $194,106
Here:

$194,106
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $231,465
Here:

$231,465
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $288,824
Here:

$288,824
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $43,170
Here:

$43,170
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,186,636
Here:

$6,186,636
State:

$67,181

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.4%

Neighborhoods in zip code 78728:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,814

Size of family households: 2,289 2-persons, 1,068 3-persons, 879 4-persons, 245 5-persons, 114 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,619 1-person, 1,125 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 57 4-persons

2,563 married couples with children.
1,427 single-parent households (167 men, 1,260 women).

73.5% of residents of 78728 zip code speak English at home.
16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 20% well, 19% not well, 4% not at all).
4.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% very well, 16% well, 12% not well, 2% not at all).
3.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% very well, 14% well, 26% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (67% very well, 29% well, 4% not well).

Foreign born population: 3,544 (17.0%)
(36.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

17.0%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 26%Mexico
  • 12%India
  • 9%Nepal
  • 6%Philippines
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 3%Panama
  • 2%Honduras

Most common first ancestries reported in 78728 (%)

  • 53%Other groups
  • 7%German
  • 6%English
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%American
  • 2%Italian
  • 2%African

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2842010 or later
  • 1,5602000 to 2009
  • 9381990 to 1999
  • 1,235Before 1990

Zip code 78728 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 78728 not listed on the city page:

  • WELLS BRANCH EL (Students: 919; Location: 14650 MERRILTOWN DR, AUSTIN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHWEST EL (Students: 503; Location: 14014 THERMAL DR, AUSTIN, TX; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STAR CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 1901 FLEISHER DR, AUSTIN, TX; Grades: 01 - 12)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78728:

All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 78728

Zip code 78728 marital status for males
Zip code 78728 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 70%Electricity
  • 28%Utility gas
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 8,051. Population change in the 1990s: +9,247 (+114.9%).

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


22% of the 78728 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

71% of the 78728 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% 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): 67
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

1.6%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 703
Here:

36.8%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 91,250Legal occupations
  • 80,248Management occupations
  • 76,372Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 57,375Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,417Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 43,750Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

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

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:

  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 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 ORIGINATED146$165,856108$130,169405$124,17520$40,72631$124,6511$32,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$171,06711$62,32139$125,2922$11,5651$128,5406$53,042
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$152,04714$127,597114$128,47617$27,1779$127,9801$58,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$132,55416$144,898107$137,9509$20,6420$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$162,43020$124,4463$55,8772$74,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.51 , 0018.52, 0018.53, 0205.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$147,76922$156,8040$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$178,1517$154,2464$180,865
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$153,7851$168,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.51 , 0018.52, 0018.53, 0205.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 78728 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1172.2 years
Mary1176.4 years
Michael859.9 years
William876.8 years
John775.1 years
Donald764.7 years
Robert773.7 years
Dorothy778.7 years
Thomas583.4 years
Edwin459.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 78728 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis477.0 years
Lee461.7 years
Jones477.8 years
Taylor482.5 years
White480.5 years
Williams472.7 years
Flores369.3 years
Butler370.3 years
Gonzalez370.7 years
Michalenko371.0 years
Businesses in zip code 78728
NameCountNameCount
Chuck E. Cheese's1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx2Subway1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
La Quinta1Walgreens1

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