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78938 Zip Code (TX) Detailed Profile




Counties: Colorado County, TX (56.33%), Fayette County, TX (43.67%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 341
Zip code population in 2010: 471
Zip code population in 2000: 336

Houses and condos: 175
Renter-occupied apartments: 23
% of renters here:

22%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78938: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 22.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78938
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,278)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,232 (1.1%)

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Males: 145  (42.5%)
Females: 196  (57.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 78938:

  • High school or higher: 100.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78938:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 74.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Zip code 78938 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78938 (2017)
    • 370110.1%White
    • 8124.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 144.2%Black
    • 51.5%Some other race
    • 10.3%American Indian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $106,270
78938:

$106,270
Texas:

$172,200



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 78938 zip code as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78938 is 505 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.2 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78938, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,761 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,761
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $37,513 (reported on 88.9% of returns)
Here:

$37,513
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.2% for AGIs below $25k, 81.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $700 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$700
Texas:

$2,372

Profit/loss from business: +$4,733 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,733
State:

+$13,732

Earned income credit: $2,500 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,500
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.5% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 77.8%
Here:

78%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 71.4% for AGIs below $25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78938, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,252 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,252
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $35,333 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$35,333
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 119.3% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $431 (reported on 36.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$431
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $53 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$53
State:

$4,261

Profit/loss from business: +$3,478 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,478
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $13,083 (25% of AGI, reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$13,083
State:

$19,631

Here:

25.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $917 (2% of AGI, reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$917
State:

$4,753

Here:

1.7% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $3,838 (reported on 73.6% of returns)
78938:

$3,838
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,781 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,781
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.4%
Here:

77%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 72.4% for AGIs below $10k, 78.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$63,447
Texas:

$59,206
78938 map Nearest zip codes: 78943, 78940, 78962, 78934, 78950, 78945.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.7%
Texas:

53.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

5.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 93


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 105 (76 now married, 27 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78938 with a mortgage: 33
Houses without a mortgage: 49

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,284
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.1
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  • Notable locations in zip code 78938: Audelia Road Branch Library (A), Casa View Branch Library (B), Ellinger Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 361990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 71960 to 1969
  • 111950 to 1959
  • 491940 to 1949
  • 211939 or earlier

Zip code 78938 satellite photo by USGS

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Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 78938
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 78938
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 342 bedrooms
  • 843 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 78938
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 78938
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 62 bedrooms
  • 163 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 78938 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 78938 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 241 vehicle
  • 672 vehicles
  • 363 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 78938 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 78938 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78938 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 78938 household income distribution in 2017
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 6$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $74,999
  • 19$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78938

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 78938
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 78938

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 78938
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 9No cash rent

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $104,518

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,270
78938:

$106,270
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,245 - $178,109

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $147,722
Here:

$147,722
State:

$242,762

Mobile homes: $159,018
Here:

$159,018
State:

$77,722
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78938

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 145
  • Mobile homes: 29

Unemployment: 1.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78938

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78938
  • 74.2%136Drove a car alone
  • 19.6%36Carpooled
  • 2.2%4Walked
  • 2.7%5Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78938

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78938
  • 115 to 9 minutes
  • 6110 to 14 minutes
  • 4615 to 19 minutes
  • 3220 to 24 minutes
  • 525 to 29 minutes
  • 1030 to 34 minutes
  • 1035 to 39 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 342
  • In family households: 321 (58 male householders, 27 female householders)
    94 spouses, 67 children (68 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 4 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20 (13 male householders (13 living alone)), 7 female householders (7 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 36 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 20 1-person

41 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

69.3% of residents of 78938 zip code speak English at home.
25.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 13% not well).
5.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (44% very well, 31% well, 25% not well).

Foreign born population: 14 (4.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 78938
  • 17%Czech
  • 9%English
  • 2%German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 13Before 1990

Zip code 78938 topographic map


Zip code 78938 marital status for males
Zip code 78938 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 24.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 10.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 61.6%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Wood
  • 6.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 374.

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

  • This state: 315
  • Northeast: 5
  • South: 6

57% of the 78938 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.

100% of the 78938 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in 78938

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 47,112Construction and extraction occupations
  • 27,466Management occupations

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (1-4: 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
Most common first names in zip code 78938 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John878.0 years
Frank780.5 years
Henry767.4 years
Joe681.5 years
Edward575.6 years
Sophie588.2 years
Charles582.8 years
Mary581.8 years
Rudolph473.5 years
Raymond475.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 78938 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Koehl1180.7 years
Meyer876.7 years
Fritsch771.7 years
Hruska570.4 years
Zatopek578.2 years
Roesler576.2 years
Fuchs475.5 years
Baumbach477.5 years
Hromadka479.0 years
Lave475.2 years
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