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78521 Zip Code Summary
78521 zip is located in Brownsville, Texas
Latitude: 25.9359293
Longitude: -97.3471371
Population: 84,485
Area: 85.34 sq. miles
Land: 83.25 sq. miles
Water: 2.09 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,014.86 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 33.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 956
78521 Zip Code Details

Zip Code 78521 Demographics

Zip Code 78521 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Male40,00747.35 %49.65 %49.04 %
Female44,47852.65 %50.35 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.90-0.990.96
Total Population84,485100.00 %--
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Zip Code 78521 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years8,73210.34 %7.79 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years8,66110.25 %7.93 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years8,1779.68 %7.82 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years8,2739.79 %7.85 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years6,9368.21 %7.38 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years12,30114.56 %15.17 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years10,47412.40 %15.93 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years8,81810.44 %12.52 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years2,9453.49 %4.30 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years2,4532.90 %3.36 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years3,9944.73 %5.48 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2,0882.47 %3.32 %4.38 %
85 years and over6330.75 %1.14 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)26.0-36.137.7
18 years and over53,90963.81 %71.77 %74.27 %
Male
24,50929.01 %35.19 %35.85 %
Female
29,40034.80 %36.58 %38.42 %
21 years and over49,20158.24 %67.05 %69.92 %
62 years and over8,1919.70 %11.89 %14.65 %
65 years and over6,7157.95 %9.94 %12.42 %
Male
2,8473.37 %4.13 %5.12 %
Female
3,8684.58 %5.80 %7.30 %
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Zip Code 78521 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
One race82,53697.69 %97.53 %97.55 %
White
67,82580.28 %70.97 %75.21 %
Black or African American
2820.33 %11.54 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3960.47 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
2400.28 %2.70 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
550.07 %0.62 %0.59 %
Chinese
250.03 %0.51 %0.85 %
Filipino
870.10 %0.28 %0.65 %
Japanese
140.02 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
160.02 %0.22 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
160.02 %0.65 %0.39 %
Other Asian
270.03 %0.34 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
130.02 %0.07 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
30.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
80.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
20.00 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
13,78016.31 %11.69 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)78,92093.41 %31.98 %13.70 %
Mexican
63,96475.71 %24.32 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1220.14 %0.33 %2.46 %
Cuban
610.07 %0.12 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
14,77317.49 %7.21 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino5,5656.59 %68.02 %86.30 %
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Zip Code 78521 Social Profile

Zip Code 78521 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school29,597100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
1,7786.01 %6.56 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2,1227.17 %5.85 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
13,96847.19 %45.51 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
7,00323.66 %21.85 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
4,72615.97 %20.23 %22.81 %
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Zip Code 78521 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over43,759100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
15,37635.14 %11.45 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
8,12318.56 %12.89 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
7,79317.81 %24.84 %28.63 %
High school or higher
20,26046.30 %75.65 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
6,42514.68 %22.35 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,6693.81 %5.23 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
2,8156.43 %15.61 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
4,3739.99 %23.24 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,5583.56 %7.63 %8.86 %
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Zip Code 78521 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported77,309100.00 %--
Arab380.05 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech540.07 %0.96 %0.59 %
Danish290.04 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch1130.15 %1.04 %1.58 %
English5040.65 %7.51 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2760.36 %2.40 %2.90 %
French Canadian470.06 %0.46 %0.85 %
German8651.12 %10.62 %14.93 %
Greek100.01 %0.17 %0.40 %
Hungarian110.01 %0.16 %0.49 %
Irish4230.55 %7.74 %10.65 %
Italian2290.30 %1.87 %5.47 %
Lithuanian50.01 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian2120.27 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish1800.23 %1.17 %3.12 %
Portuguese280.04 %0.08 %0.41 %
Russian250.03 %0.29 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish3920.51 %1.73 %1.50 %
Scottish660.09 %1.49 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.05 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African840.11 %0.68 %0.62 %
Swedish630.08 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss220.03 %0.15 %0.32 %
Ukrainian250.03 %0.08 %0.31 %
United States or American2,3523.04 %7.97 %7.18 %
Welsh390.05 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.01 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries71,21192.11 %50.89 %31.89 %
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Zip Code 78521 Economy

Zip Code 78521 Employment

GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over57,260100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
25,94245.31 %49.02 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
31,31854.69 %50.98 %51.68 %
In labor force
30,06152.50 %63.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
16,56555.10 %54.98 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
13,49644.90 %45.02 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
30,00452.40 %62.95 %63.10 %
Employed
25,86845.18 %59.13 %59.39 %
Unemployed
4,1367.22 %3.82 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-13.76 %6.00 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
570.10 %0.68 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
27,19947.50 %36.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers19,35974.84 %78.00 %78.40 %
Government workers4,65918.01 %14.58 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,7756.86 %7.07 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers750.29 %0.34 %0.31 %
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Zip Code 78521 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations5,93222.93 %33.34 %33.60 %
Service occupations4,89418.92 %14.63 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations6,75326.11 %27.25 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3191.23 %0.66 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,91511.27 %10.92 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations5,05519.54 %13.20 %14.63 %
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Zip Code 78521 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4641.79 %2.67 %1.87 %
Construction2,0257.83 %8.05 %6.80 %
Manufacturing3,42413.24 %11.85 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade1,0454.04 %3.93 %3.60 %
Retail trade3,44313.31 %12.00 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,6116.23 %5.80 %5.19 %
Information2971.15 %3.07 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,2114.68 %6.83 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,3415.18 %9.52 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services6,14323.75 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,1078.15 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,5516.00 %5.21 %4.88 %
Public administration1,2064.66 %4.52 %4.83 %
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Zip Code 78521 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Households22,196100.00 %7,394,705106,788,273
Less than $10,000
4,44320.02 %10.38 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
2,85612.87 %6.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
4,41419.89 %13.57 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
3,23614.58 %13.47 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
3,08813.91 %16.48 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
2,43710.98 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
9234.16 %9.54 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
5652.55 %7.25 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
920.41 %2.08 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1420.64 %2.22 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$23,426.00-$37,718.88$39,349.33
Average household size3.80-2.692.58
Average income per member of household$6,164.74-$14,019.28$15,252.86
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Zip Code 78521 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over25,373100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
18,14571.51 %77.70 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
5,62522.17 %14.48 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2470.97 %1.86 %4.73 %
Walked
3701.46 %1.90 %2.94 %
Other means
4221.66 %1.31 %1.20 %
Worked at home
5642.22 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.4 minutes-26.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Zip Code 78521 Housing

Zip Code 78521 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units24,655100.00 %8,152,578117,282,697
Occupied housing units
22,17689.95 %90.65 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
13,66555.42 %57.84 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
8,51134.52 %32.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
2,47910.05 %9.35 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
9193.73 %2.11 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.90 %-2.56 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.90 %-9.33 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.96-2.712.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3.55-2.672.45
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Zip Code 78521 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units24,686100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
15,38762.33 %63.39 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
1,3345.40 %3.05 %5.68 %
2 units
1,0174.12 %2.09 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,3315.39 %3.35 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
7663.10 %4.37 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
5082.06 %4.32 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,4886.03 %10.05 %8.59 %
Mobile home
2,60910.57 %8.96 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
2461.00 %0.42 %0.22 %
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Zip Code 78521 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units24,686100.00 %--
1 room
8123.29 %2.54 %2.21 %
2 rooms
2,61110.58 %6.26 %4.88 %
3 rooms
4,46918.10 %12.03 %10.06 %
4 rooms
4,72619.14 %16.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
5,69523.07 %22.47 %20.92 %
6 rooms
3,35413.59 %18.07 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,6886.84 %10.50 %11.98 %
8 rooms
7553.06 %6.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
5762.33 %5.69 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.4-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units22,238100.00 %--
1.00 or less
15,65370.39 %82.10 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
3,20114.39 %4.44 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
3,38415.22 %4.12 %2.54 %
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Zip Code 78521 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas5,98524.24 %39.15 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,9347.83 %5.75 %5.96 %
Electricity13,82756.01 %44.77 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.440.18 %0.07 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood90.04 %0.39 %1.51 %
Solar energy80.03 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel110.04 %0.12 %0.35 %
No fuel used4201.70 %0.38 %1.25 %
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Zip Code 78521 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units11,170100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
6,05354.19 %22.74 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
4,08536.57 %40.56 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
5685.09 %18.21 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2071.85 %8.71 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1931.73 %5.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
420.38 %2.72 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
60.05 %0.98 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
160.14 %0.26 %0.56 %
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Zip Code 78521 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage4,91243.97 %64.22 %69.56 %
Less than $300
860.77 %0.53 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
6135.49 %4.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1,68515.09 %9.73 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1,53813.77 %18.36 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
7166.41 %18.47 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
2171.94 %7.25 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
570.51 %5.57 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged6,25856.03 %35.78 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4,41539.53 %40.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,67915.03 %18.23 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,34512.04 %13.23 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent1,0139.07 %8.19 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent6285.62 %5.00 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,91017.10 %13.57 %15.91 %
Not computed1801.61 %1.05 %0.85 %
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Zip Code 78521 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units8,604100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
92810.79 %4.43 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1,16513.54 %4.68 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
3,28338.16 %25.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
2,08924.28 %37.06 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
2873.34 %15.41 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
770.89 %6.34 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
190.22 %1.55 %2.89 %
No cash rent
7568.79 %5.41 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)4234.92 %32.78 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,36815.90 %18.82 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent93910.91 %15.32 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent1,08012.55 %13.44 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent7028.16 %10.18 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent6737.82 %7.22 %7.32 %
35 percent or more2,84733.09 %27.08 %29.47 %
Not computed99511.56 %7.94 %7.77 %

Zip Code 78521 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
None2,72211.03 %6.72 %9.57 %
18,85135.85 %32.60 %31.22 %
27,51830.45 %37.09 %34.76 %
3 or more3,14712.75 %14.25 %15.45 %
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