San Antonio, TX 78228 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,183
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,479
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,784
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.46, Longitude -98.575
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Antonio, TX 78228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 62,594
Population in Households 60,702
Population in Familes 51,935
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,892
Population Density1 5,452
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 20,055
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 14,566
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 21,798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,385 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,670 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,743 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $86,967
Average Home Value $113,046


Median Household Income $34,676
Average Household Income $45,257
Per Capita Income $15,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.97%
Households 0.53% 0.92%
Families 0.37% 0.79%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

San Antonio, TX 78228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78228 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 # 43 98th
Population Density1 # 72 96th
Diversity Index2 # 1079 43rd
Median Household Income # 1612 14th
Per Capita Income # 1680 10th

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