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78946 Zip Code (TX) Detailed Profile




Counties: Lee County, TX (58.48%), Fayette County, TX (37.11%), Washington County, TX (4.41%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,283
Zip code population in 2010: 960
Zip code population in 2000: 1,024

Houses and condos: 740
Renter-occupied apartments: 99
% of renters here:

21%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 78946: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 96.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78946
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.5% ($1,886)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,115 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,595 (1.3%)

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Males: 672  (52.3%)
Females: 611  (47.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 78946:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78946:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

Zip code 78946 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78946 (2019)
    • 64967.6%White
    • 18018.8%Black
    • 11612.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.9%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Some other race
    • 20.2%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $130,036
78946:

$130,036
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 78946 zip code as of October 04, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 78946 is 405 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:

49.5 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78946, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,782 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,782
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $44,776 (reported on 75.0% of returns)
Here:

$44,776
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.7% for AGIs below $25k, 78.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 64.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,168 (reported on 43.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,168
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,355 (reported on 25.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,355
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,257 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,257
State:

+$35,319

Profit/loss from business: +$9,950 (reported on 18.2% of returns)
Here:

+$9,950
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,020 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
78946:

$11,020
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $19,733 (22% of AGI, reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,733
State:

$24,724

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.8% for AGIs below $25k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 28.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $3,100 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,100
State:

$6,808

Taxes paid: $3,944 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
78946:

$3,944
State:

$6,921

Earned income credit: $2,011 (reported on 20.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,011
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 63.6%
Here:

64%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 64.7% for AGIs below $25k, 72.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78946, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,432 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,432
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $27,681 (reported on 71.6% of returns)
Here:

$27,681
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.5% for AGIs below $10k, 67.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,749 (reported on 41.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,749
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $962 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$962
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,500 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,500
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,575 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,575
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 10.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,523 (32% of AGI, reported on 15.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,523
State:

$19,631

Here:

31.8% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 18.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,192 (5% of AGI, reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,192
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.4% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $3,825 (reported on 66.5% of returns)
78946:

$3,825
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,847 (reported on 23.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,847
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.6%
Here:

65%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$56,135
Texas:

$64,034
78946 map Nearest zip codes: 78932, 78942, 78954, 77853, 77835, 78948.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.9%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 39
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 426


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 269 (90 now married, 179 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78946 with a mortgage: 99
Houses without a mortgage: 272

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,519
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $434

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.7%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.3%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

4.1
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  • Notable locations in zip code 78946: Walnut Hill Branch Library (A), Ledbetter Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 78946 include: Saint Mary Church (A), Sandy Point Church (B), Sunnyside Church (C), Waldeck Church (D), Antioch Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Atkinson Cemetery (1), Bell Cemetery (2), Schumann Cemetery (3), Waldeck Cemetery (4), Salem Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Flag Pond (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 10 Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 9 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 5 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (E), Goerlitz Lake (F), Gerdes Lake Number 1 (G), Bredthauer Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Fork Cummins Creek (A), Speckels Branch (B), East Yegua Creek (C), Nails Creek (D), Mile Branch (E), Flat Rock Creek (F), Hellers Branch (G), Hog Branch (H), Jones Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 78946 include: Somerville Wildlife Management Area (1), Nails Creek State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 642014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1062000 to 2009
  • 1381990 to 1999
  • 2171980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 281960 to 1969
  • 701950 to 1959
  • 261940 to 1949
  • 671939 or earlier

Zip code 78946 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 78946
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 78946
  • 10no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 772 bedrooms
  • 1403 bedrooms
  • 1354 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 78946
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 78946
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 78946 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 78946 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 10no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 1372 vehicles
  • 1033 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 78946 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 78946 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 752 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 78946 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 78946 household income distribution in 2019
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 33$15,000 to $19,999
  • 57$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 41$40,000 to $44,999
  • 18$45,000 to $49,999
  • 47$50,000 to $59,999
  • 138$60,000 to $74,999
  • 47$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 14$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78946

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 78946
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 24$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$80,000 to $89,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 22$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$250,000 to $299,999
  • 22$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$400,000 to $499,999
  • 38$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78946

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 78946
  • 13$300 to $349
  • 13$500 to $549
  • 55$750 to $799
  • 7No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $955.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $124,620.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $135,299
  • Black or African American householders: $137,639
  • Two or more races householders: $438,651

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,036
78946:

$130,036
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,054 - $301,894

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $289,742
Here:

$289,742
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $113,122
Here:

$113,122
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 78946
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 452
  • One, attached: 8
  • Mobile homes: 273

Unemployment: 5.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78946

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78946
  • 87.2%683Drove a car alone
  • 3.7%29Carpooled
  • 0.4%3Walked
  • 7.5%59Other means
  • 1.1%9Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78946

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78946
  • 115 to 9 minutes
  • 310 to 14 minutes
  • 29015 to 19 minutes
  • 10620 to 24 minutes
  • 10230 to 34 minutes
  • 8735 to 39 minutes
  • 5240 to 44 minutes
  • 4145 to 59 minutes
  • 4860 to 89 minutes
  • 2790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 63.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,283
  • Male householders: 325 (46 living alone), Female householders: 140 (47 living alone)
  • 272 spouses (272 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 307 children (289 natural, 18 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 151 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 72 non-relatives

Size of family households: 238 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 18 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 92 1-person, 22 2-persons

52 married couples with children.
33 single-parent households (33 women).

99.5% of residents of 78946 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 78946
  • 13%German
  • 5%American
  • 5%English
  • 3%Czech
  • 2%Irish
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%Italian
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
  • 18Before 1990

Zip code 78946 topographic map


Zip code 78946 marital status for males
Zip code 78946 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 806. Population change in the 1990s: +218 (+27.0%).

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

  • This state: 1,180
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 22
  • West: 23

60% of the 78946 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

97% of the 78946 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 111% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in 78946

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 40,952Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 36,579Management occupations
  • 32,924Office and administrative support occupations
  • 32,269Production occupations
  • 31,064Transportation occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Bed-and-Breakfast Inns (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Other Spectator Sports (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Tax Preparation Services (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

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • 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 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 78946 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1177.5 years
Willie779.7 years
George676.2 years
Louis574.4 years
William578.4 years
Albert473.0 years
Lawrence479.5 years
Annie487.5 years
Marvin477.7 years
Ernest387.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 78946 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lehmann1473.7 years
Stork1184.3 years
Albers1079.0 years
Hancock690.0 years
Wolff581.8 years
Colvin591.2 years
Wilson577.0 years
Punchard462.5 years
Spacek479.8 years
Blue479.3 years
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