Universal City, TX 78148 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78148: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Universal City, TX 78148

Acceptable Alternative
Universal Cty, TX 78148

Not Acceptable, USPS
Live Oak, TX 78148
Randolph AFB, TX 78148
Randolph Air Force Base, TX 78148

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 698
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,399
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,259
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.552, Longitude -98.302
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Universal City, TX 78148 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,110
Daytime Population: Workers 6,625
Daytime Population: Residents 10,813
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 21,012
Population in Familes 16,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density2 3,614
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $60,982
Average Household Income $75,341
Per Capita Income $30,214


Total Housing Units 8,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,285 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,150 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $159,711
Average Home Value $178,489


Total Households 8,435
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,508
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 1.02%
Households 0.72% 0.94%
Families 0.61% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Universal City, TX 78148 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78148 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 528 71st
Population Density # 226 88th
Diversity Index # 421 77th
Median Household Income # 450 76th
Per Capita Income # 566 69th

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