78242 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to SAN ANTONIO, TX 78242

78242 is a urban zip code in San Antonio, Texas. Median household income here ($27,556) is significantly lower than US average ($56,604). The population is racially diverse, younger, and mostly married couples. The average house value here ($68,200) is lower than in the San Antonio metro area as a whole, so this could be a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $35,012/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 78242 is $29,335.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 78242 earn an average of $22,032/year. Women earn only $14,581/year.

9,491 people in 78242 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 78242? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 28.0 minutes.

The median age here is 27. There are 15,414 men and 15,981 women. The median age for men is 26 while for women the median age is 28.

To give you a sense of the community, 15,106 people (out of the 31,395 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 9,278 homes, and 153 businesses every day. 115 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

78242 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 29 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Sidi Ifni, Morocco!) and -99 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 666 feet above sea level.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 31,395
  • White Population: 23,392
  • Black Population: 1,207
  • Hispanic Population: 27,266
  • Asian Population: 340
  • Hawaiian Population: 67
  • Indian Population: 524
  • Male Population: 15,414
  • Female Population: 15,981
  • Median Age: 27
  • Median Age of Males: 26
  • Median Age of Females: 28
  • Geography

  • Region: South
  • Division: West South Central
  • State: Texas
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: San Antonio TX
  • County: Bexar
  • City: San Antonio
  • Longitude: -98.6
  • Latitude: 29.4
  • Elevation: 666 feet above sea level
  • Area code: 210
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 9,387
  • Drive alone: 6,833
  • Carpool: 1,909
  • Public transit: 352
  • Ride bikes or walk: 115

  • Average commute time: 28.0 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 107
  •    5 - 9: 385
  •    10 - 14: 876
  •    15 - 19: 1,569
  •    20 - 24: 1,640
  •    25 - 29: 690
  •    30 - 34: 2,040
  •    35 - 39: 321
  •    40 - 44: 217
  •    45 - 59: 931
  •    60 - 89: 379
  •    90 plus: 232
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $68,200
  • Average Annual Household Income: $33,883
  • Businesses: 91
  • Employees: 785
  • Annual Payroll: $12,457,000
  • Average Family Income: $35,012
  • Median Family Income: $27,556
  • Average Income for Men: $22,032
  • Average Income for Women: $14,581
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 029
  • State FIPS Code: 48

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Schools in 78242 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Five Palms Elementary
7138 Five Palms Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 645-3850
Frank Madla El
6100 Royalgate Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 645-3800
Neil Armstrong El
7111 Apple Vly Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 623-8787
Shekinah Radiance Academy
5203 Old Pearsall Rd
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 623-3030
Middle Schools
Alan B Shepard Middle
5558 Ray Ellison Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 623-1875
High Schools
So San Antonio H S West
5622 Ray Ellison Dr
San Antonio, TX 78242
(210) 623-1800

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Sex Offender Information

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In the 78242 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/DPS_WEB/SorNew/index.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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