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78839 Zip Code (Crystal City, TX) Detailed Profile



Cities: Crystal City, TX (1.01%), Amaya, TX (0.06%), Loma Grande, TX (0.02%)
Counties: Zavala County, TX (89.72%), Dimmit County, TX (10.28%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 8,828
Zip code population in 2010: 8,578
Zip code population in 2000: 8,628

Houses and condos: 2,991
Renter-occupied apartments: 951
% of renters here:

36%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 78839: 74.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 359.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78839
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.2% ($484)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $953 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $383 (1.0%)

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Males: 4,429  (50.2%)
Females: 4,399  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 78839:

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78839:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Zip code 78839 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78839

  • Zip code 78839 races chart
    • 296White population
    • 28Black population
    • 5American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 2Some other race population
    • 7Two or more races population
    • 8,239Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,550
Rural population: 1,277

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $39,000
78839:

$39,000
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 78839 zip code as of August 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78839 to the number of sex offenders is 695 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.8 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.3 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78839, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,619 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,619
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $27,289 (reported on 89.8% of returns)
Here:

$27,289
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.1% for AGIs below $25k, 87.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 109.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $673 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$673
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,160 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$5,160
State:

$9,721

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$11,840 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

+$11,840
State:

+$35,319

Profit/loss from business: +$7,204 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,204
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,583 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
78839:

$7,583
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $22,496 (22% of AGI, reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$22,496
State:

$24,724

Here:

22.1% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,771 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,771
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,184 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
78839:

$3,184
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,885 (reported on 45.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,885
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 70.3%
Here:

70%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 69.6% for AGIs below $25k, 67.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78839, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $19,569 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$19,569
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $18,250 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$18,250
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 87.3% for AGIs below $10k, 85.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 37.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,083 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,083
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,232 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,232
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,677 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,677
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,282 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,282
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 26.6% for AGIs below $10k, 8.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,769 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
78839:

$3,769
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $16,198 (31% of AGI, reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,198
State:

$19,631

Here:

31.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,065 (4% of AGI, reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,065
State:

$4,753

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $2,484 (reported on 48.1% of returns)
78839:

$2,484
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 21.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,356 (reported on 60.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,356
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.4%
Here:

73%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 72.0% for AGIs below $10k, 77.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 47.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$27,955
Texas:

$55,653
Crystal City, TX (78839) map Nearest zip codes: 78872, 78834, 78827, 78829, 78830, 78836.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.4%
Texas:

54.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.0%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,101
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,533


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 76 (53 now married, 23 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,860 (749 now married, 1,111 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78839 with a mortgage: 297
Houses without a mortgage: 1,386

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $871
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $316

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

32.9%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

19.6%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78839: Cross Plaza (A), J N Siding (B), Mesteño Windmill (C), Alto Windmill (D), Eslabon Ranch (E), Crystal City Fire Department (F), Crystal City Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78839 include: Church of Christ (A), Mount Olive Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Vivian Cemetery (1), Edgewood Cemetery (2), Juarez Cemetery (3), Cometa Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Comanche Lake (A), Rocky Lake (B), Crooked Lake (C), Mesteño Lake (D), Fishhook Lake (E), Tortuga Tank (F), Slyder Lake (G), Reynolds-Wilson Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beef Hollow Creek (A), Alligator Slough (B), Spurler Creek (C), Peña Creek (D), Palo Blanco Creek (E), Sugar Creek (F), Chacon Creek (G), Capota Creek (H), Sand Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78839 include: Juan Garcia Park (1), Oak Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 15Built 2010 to 2013
  • 238Built 2000 to 2009
  • 496Built 1990 to 1999
  • 303Built 1980 to 1989
  • 760Built 1970 to 1979
  • 388Built 1960 to 1969
  • 449Built 1950 to 1959
  • 192Built 1940 to 1949
  • 150Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 78839 population

Zip code 78839 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Crystal City, TX (78839)

  • 17no bedroom
  • 761 bedroom
  • 3822 bedrooms
  • 9263 bedrooms
  • 2564 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78839 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Crystal City, TX (78839)

  • 37no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 3402 bedrooms
  • 3463 bedrooms
  • 854 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78839 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Crystal City, TX (78839) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 129no vehicle
  • 3971 vehicle
  • 5072 vehicles
  • 4323 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78839 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Crystal City, TX (78839) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 371no vehicle
  • 3851 vehicle
  • 1602 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78839 population

  • Zip code 78839 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 78839 household income distribution in 2015
  • 559Less than $10,000
  • 269$10,000 to $14,999
  • 222$15,000 to $19,999
  • 205$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 122$30,000 to $34,999
  • 166$35,000 to $39,999
  • 122$40,000 to $44,999
  • 112$45,000 to $49,999
  • 184$50,000 to $59,999
  • 147$60,000 to $74,999
  • 203$75,000 to $99,999
  • 170$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78839

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78839
  • 68Less than $10,000
  • 85$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 200$20,000 to $24,999
  • 225$25,000 to $29,999
  • 70$30,000 to $34,999
  • 142$35,000 to $39,999
  • 154$40,000 to $49,999
  • 120$50,000 to $59,999
  • 102$60,000 to $69,999
  • 100$70,000 to $79,999
  • 154$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 59$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 39$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78839

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78839
  • 40Less than $100
  • 62$100 to $149
  • 210$150 to $199
  • 30$200 to $249
  • 71$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 97$350 to $399
  • 35$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 42$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 5$600 to $649
  • 54$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 7$900 to $999
  • 224No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $454.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $69,642
  • Black or African American householders: $54,981
  • Asian householders: $329,887
  • Some other race householders: $29,030
  • Two or more races householders: $33,868
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $39,293

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $39,000
78839:

$39,000
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,700 - $71,700

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,009
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 281
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 393
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Unemployment: 7.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78839

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78839
  • 76.8%2,532Drove a car alone
  • 12.8%423Carpooled
  • 0.2%7Railroad
  • 1.9%62Motorcycle
  • 1.7%57Walked
  • 2.7%88Other means
  • 3.9%127Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78839

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78839
  • 306Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3305 to 9 minutes
  • 44510 to 14 minutes
  • 37715 to 19 minutes
  • 24920 to 24 minutes
  • 4925 to 29 minutes
  • 5730 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 2445 to 59 minutes
  • 27360 to 89 minutes
  • 5390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 71.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,574
  • In family households: 7,801 (813 male householders, 1,115 female householders)
    1,078 spouses, 3,267 children (3,029 natural, 93 adopted, 147 stepchildren), 529 grandchildren, 208 brothers or sisters, 321 parents, 277 other relatives, 132 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 773 (337 male householders (273 living alone)), 369 female householders (356 living alone)), 67 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 254 (345 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 725 2-persons, 421 3-persons, 409 4-persons, 148 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 629 1-person, 77 2-persons

894 married couples with children.
1,295 single-parent households (211 men, 1,084 women).

17.9% of residents of 78839 zip code speak English at home.
81.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 23% well, 11% not well, 4% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 21% not at all).

Foreign born population: 869 (9.8%)
(45.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

9.8%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 4%Guatemala
  • 1%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 78839 (%)

  • 1%American
  • 1%German
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%Norwegian
  • 0%Polish
  • 0%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 452010 or later
  • 2752000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 705Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 78839 population

Zip code 78839 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALAMO LUMBER CO (1007 WEST LAKE in CRYSTAL CITY, TX)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE

Zip code 78839 marital status for males
Zip code 78839 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 78%Electricity
  • 16%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3%Utility gas
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 9,130. Population change in the 1990s: -502 (-5.5%).

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

  • This state: 6,491
  • Northeast: 20
  • Midwest: 716
  • South: 244
  • West: 222

67% of the 78839 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 78839 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% 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): 21
Here:

1.6%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 120,103Production occupations
  • 41,563Health technologists and technicians
  • 39,875Management occupations
  • 31,083Construction and extraction occupations
  • 29,583Business and financial operations occupations
  • 26,949Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
Note: State values scaled to 78839 population

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (20-49: 1)
  • Educational Services: Elementary and Secondary Schools (20-49: 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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 348 people in federal detention centers
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 260 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 78839 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria7974.8 years
Jose6770.3 years
Juan5570.6 years
Jesus4566.6 years
Guadalupe3173.7 years
Manuel3170.2 years
Francisco2274.9 years
Pedro2074.6 years
Antonio2074.4 years
Juanita1575.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 78839 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez6974.1 years
Martinez5775.5 years
Garcia4174.0 years
Hernandez4074.3 years
Flores3778.0 years
Lopez3671.5 years
Perez3168.5 years
Ramirez2870.8 years
Sanchez2376.0 years
Torres2170.8 years
Businesses in zip code 78839
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Church's Chicken1H&R Block1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
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