San Antonio, TX 78253 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78253

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 191
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,631
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 598
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.459, Longitude -98.747
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78253 has segments in 2 Counties (Bexar, Medina).

San Antonio, TX 78253 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78253 to the other 1,831 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 171 91st
Population Density1 # 569 69th
Diversity Index2 # 346 81st
Median Household Income # 165 91st
Per Capita Income # 432 76th

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San Antonio, TX 78253 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 40,180
Population in Households 40,180
Population in Familes 36,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 807
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 13,166
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 10,660
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,824 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,342 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $242,342
Average Home Value $261,678


Median Household Income $78,664
Average Household Income $88,937
Per Capita Income $29,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 6.96% 3.81%
Households 7.28% 3.97%
Families 6.93% 3.81%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.

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