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, 2016)


Total Population 20,542
Population in Households 20,429
Population in Familes 16,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 3,348
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 8,250
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 5,380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,138 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,112 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $160,610
Average Home Value $175,097


Median Household Income $59,145
Average Household Income $72,097
Per Capita Income $29,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.97%
Households 0.42% 0.86%
Families 0.24% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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

The table below compares 78148 to the other 1,873 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 533 72nd
Population Density1 # 250 87th
Diversity Index2 # 426 77th
Median Household Income # 436 77th
Per Capita Income # 531 72nd

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