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78242 Zip Code Summary
78242 zip is located in San Antonio, Texas
Latitude: 29.3495773
Longitude: -98.6152038
Population: 28,786
Area: 9.05 sq. miles
Land: 8.96 sq. miles
Water: 0.09 sq. miles
Population Density: 3,213.52 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 675.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 210
78242 Zip Code Details

Zip Code 78242 Demographics

Zip Code 78242 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Male14,11449.03 %49.65 %49.04 %
Female14,67250.97 %50.35 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.990.96
Total Population28,786100.00 %--
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Zip Code 78242 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years3,04410.57 %7.79 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years3,18911.08 %7.93 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years2,99110.39 %7.82 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years2,8709.97 %7.85 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2,3618.20 %7.38 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years4,21514.64 %15.17 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years3,85013.37 %15.93 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years2,8509.90 %12.52 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,0423.62 %4.30 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years8132.82 %3.36 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1,1083.85 %5.48 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years3721.29 %3.32 %4.38 %
85 years and over810.28 %1.14 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)24.9-36.137.7
18 years and over17,78261.77 %71.77 %74.27 %
Male
8,48829.49 %35.19 %35.85 %
Female
9,29432.29 %36.58 %38.42 %
21 years and over16,18756.23 %67.05 %69.92 %
62 years and over2,0487.11 %11.89 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,5615.42 %9.94 %12.42 %
Male
7322.54 %4.13 %5.12 %
Female
8292.88 %5.80 %7.30 %
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Zip Code 78242 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
One race27,32394.92 %97.53 %97.55 %
White
17,03359.17 %70.97 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,3864.81 %11.54 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
3371.17 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
2270.79 %2.70 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
100.03 %0.62 %0.59 %
Chinese
120.04 %0.51 %0.85 %
Filipino
890.31 %0.28 %0.65 %
Japanese
430.15 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
280.10 %0.22 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
30.01 %0.65 %0.39 %
Other Asian
420.15 %0.34 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
270.09 %0.07 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
150.05 %0.02 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
110.04 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
10.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
00.00 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
8,31328.88 %11.69 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)23,03680.03 %31.98 %13.70 %
Mexican
15,65754.39 %24.32 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
1260.44 %0.33 %2.46 %
Cuban
120.04 %0.12 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,24125.15 %7.21 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino5,75019.97 %68.02 %86.30 %
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Zip Code 78242 Social Profile

Zip Code 78242 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school9,348100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
4975.32 %6.56 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
7958.50 %5.85 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
5,02153.71 %45.51 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
2,13222.81 %21.85 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
9039.66 %20.23 %22.81 %
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Zip Code 78242 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over14,402100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
2,86119.87 %11.45 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,01720.95 %12.89 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
4,51731.36 %24.84 %28.63 %
High school or higher
8,52459.19 %75.65 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,64218.34 %22.35 %21.05 %
Associate degree
5643.92 %5.23 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
5723.97 %15.61 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
8015.56 %23.24 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
2291.59 %7.63 %8.86 %
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Zip Code 78242 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported25,711100.00 %--
Arab420.16 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech180.07 %0.96 %0.59 %
Danish370.14 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch580.23 %1.04 %1.58 %
English3151.23 %7.51 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)2060.80 %2.40 %2.90 %
French Canadian410.16 %0.46 %0.85 %
German9713.78 %10.62 %14.93 %
Greek450.18 %0.17 %0.40 %
Hungarian00.00 %0.16 %0.49 %
Irish6542.54 %7.74 %10.65 %
Italian1310.51 %1.87 %5.47 %
Lithuanian00.00 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian600.23 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish1000.39 %1.17 %3.12 %
Portuguese380.15 %0.08 %0.41 %
Russian00.00 %0.29 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish790.31 %1.73 %1.50 %
Scottish830.32 %1.49 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.05 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African710.28 %0.68 %0.62 %
Swedish790.31 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss170.07 %0.15 %0.32 %
Ukrainian00.00 %0.08 %0.31 %
United States or American8023.12 %7.97 %7.18 %
Welsh280.11 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.00 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries21,83684.93 %50.89 %31.89 %
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Zip Code 78242 Economy

Zip Code 78242 Employment

GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over18,861100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
8,98647.64 %49.02 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
9,87552.36 %50.98 %51.68 %
In labor force
10,87957.68 %63.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
5,96454.82 %54.98 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
4,91545.18 %45.02 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
10,77557.13 %62.95 %63.10 %
Employed
9,69651.41 %59.13 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,0795.72 %3.82 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-9.92 %6.00 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1040.55 %0.68 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
7,98242.32 %36.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers7,78880.32 %78.00 %78.40 %
Government workers1,39214.36 %14.58 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business4674.82 %7.07 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers490.51 %0.34 %0.31 %
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Zip Code 78242 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations1,34113.83 %33.34 %33.60 %
Service occupations2,04421.08 %14.63 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations2,74528.31 %27.25 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations200.21 %0.66 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,79718.53 %10.92 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,74918.04 %13.20 %14.63 %
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Zip Code 78242 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining740.76 %2.67 %1.87 %
Construction1,20712.45 %8.05 %6.80 %
Manufacturing97410.05 %11.85 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3223.32 %3.93 %3.60 %
Retail trade1,24912.88 %12.00 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5505.67 %5.80 %5.19 %
Information2122.19 %3.07 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4774.92 %6.83 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7567.80 %9.52 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services1,53215.80 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,19212.29 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)6696.90 %5.21 %4.88 %
Public administration4824.97 %4.52 %4.83 %
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Zip Code 78242 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Households8,022100.00 %7,394,705106,788,273
Less than $10,000
1,08513.53 %10.38 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
80310.01 %6.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1,64520.51 %13.57 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1,33816.68 %13.47 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1,48618.52 %16.48 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,13114.10 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
3544.41 %9.54 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1371.71 %7.25 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
360.45 %2.08 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
70.09 %2.22 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$27,556.00-$37,718.88$39,349.33
Average household size3.58-2.692.58
Average income per member of household$7,697.21-$14,019.28$15,252.86
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Zip Code 78242 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over9,491100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
6,83371.99 %77.70 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,90920.11 %14.48 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
3523.71 %1.86 %4.73 %
Walked
870.92 %1.90 %2.94 %
Other means
2062.17 %1.31 %1.20 %
Worked at home
1041.10 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28 minutes-26.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Zip Code 78242 Housing

Zip Code 78242 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,491100.00 %8,152,578117,282,697
Occupied housing units
8,04594.75 %90.65 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
4,91357.86 %57.84 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
3,13236.89 %32.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4465.25 %9.35 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
80.09 %2.11 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate0.90 %-2.56 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.20 %-9.33 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.65-2.712.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3.47-2.672.45
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Zip Code 78242 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,531100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
6,31073.97 %63.39 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
3644.27 %3.05 %5.68 %
2 units
1121.31 %2.09 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
3904.57 %3.35 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
981.15 %4.37 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1732.03 %4.32 %3.99 %
20 or more units
5326.24 %10.05 %8.59 %
Mobile home
5446.38 %8.96 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
80.09 %0.42 %0.22 %
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Zip Code 78242 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units8,531100.00 %--
1 room
2573.01 %2.54 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5326.24 %6.26 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1,44516.94 %12.03 %10.06 %
4 rooms
6827.99 %16.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2,89933.98 %22.47 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,64619.29 %18.07 %18.39 %
7 rooms
7658.97 %10.50 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2322.72 %6.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
730.86 %5.69 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.0-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units8,035100.00 %--
1.00 or less
6,21477.34 %82.10 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1,02012.69 %4.44 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
8019.97 %4.12 %2.54 %
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Zip Code 78242 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas4,37051.22 %39.15 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas961.13 %5.75 %5.96 %
Electricity3,50141.04 %44.77 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.00.00 %0.07 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood00.00 %0.39 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel100.12 %0.12 %0.35 %
No fuel used580.68 %0.38 %1.25 %
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Zip Code 78242 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units4,331100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
2,81364.95 %22.74 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1,47233.99 %40.56 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
461.06 %18.21 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
00.00 %8.71 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
00.00 %5.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
00.00 %2.72 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
00.00 %0.98 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.26 %0.56 %
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Zip Code 78242 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage2,98969.01 %64.22 %69.56 %
Less than $300
471.09 %0.53 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
87720.25 %4.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1,36931.61 %9.73 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
57413.25 %18.36 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1082.49 %18.47 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
80.18 %7.25 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
60.14 %5.57 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,34230.99 %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 percent2,00646.32 %40.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent79618.38 %18.23 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent3478.01 %13.23 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent2565.91 %8.19 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1363.14 %5.00 %6.01 %
35 percent or more78318.08 %13.57 %15.91 %
Not computed70.16 %1.05 %0.85 %
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Zip Code 78242 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units3,134100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1424.53 %4.43 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
1735.52 %4.68 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
1,32342.21 %25.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,18737.87 %37.06 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1544.91 %15.41 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
220.70 %6.34 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
120.38 %1.55 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1213.86 %5.41 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)48115.35 %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 percent54817.49 %18.82 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent46614.87 %15.32 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent32010.21 %13.44 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent2407.66 %10.18 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent32110.24 %7.22 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,01732.45 %27.08 %29.47 %
Not computed2227.08 %7.94 %7.77 %

Zip Code 78242 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
None7148.37 %6.72 %9.57 %
13,20637.58 %32.60 %31.22 %
22,66531.24 %37.09 %34.76 %
3 or more1,45017.00 %14.25 %15.45 %
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