San Antonio, TX 78261 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78261: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78261

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 41
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,074
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,290
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.706, Longitude -98.398
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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San Antonio, TX 78261 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,710
Daytime Population: Workers 2,634
Daytime Population: Residents 10,557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,191
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 21,710
Population in Familes 19,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $110,005
Average Household Income $143,309
Per Capita Income $49,086


Total Housing Units 7,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,401 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,035 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $308,779
Average Home Value $387,396


Total Households 7,436
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 5,762
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 6.76% 3.84%
Households 6.67% 3.9%
Families 6.5% 3.79%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

San Antonio, TX 78261 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78261 to the other 1,848 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 523 72nd
Population Density # 564 70th
Diversity Index # 568 69th
Median Household Income # 43 98th
Per Capita Income # 100 95th

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