San Antonio, TX 78259 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78259: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78259

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 781
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,944
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,120
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.626, Longitude -98.446
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Antonio, TX 78259 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,142
Population in Households 25,947
Population in Familes 23,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 195
Population Density1 1,536
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 9,028
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 6,999
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,644 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,384 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $233,181
Average Home Value $280,351


Median Household Income $102,209
Average Household Income $118,488
Per Capita Income $41,220
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.31% 1.96%
Households 2.0% 1.81%
Families 1.91% 1.73%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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 78259 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78259 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 # 420 78th
Population Density1 # 457 76th
Diversity Index2 # 655 65th
Median Household Income # 60 97th
Per Capita Income # 150 92nd

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