San Antonio, TX 78229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,002
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,384
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,731
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.501, Longitude -98.574
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Antonio, TX 78229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,411
Population in Households 28,710
Population in Familes 17,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 701
Population Density1 5,138
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 14,084
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 5,930
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,184 (13.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,900 (73.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,114 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $150,252
Average Home Value $200,549


Median Household Income $33,740
Average Household Income $48,074
Per Capita Income $23,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 1.07%
Households 0.64% 1.0%
Families 0.33% 0.77%
Median Household Income   -1.1%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
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 78229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78229 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 # 356 81st
Population Density1 # 93 95th
Diversity Index2 # 202 89th
Median Household Income # 1634 13th
Per Capita Income # 1031 45th

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