Austin, TX 78704 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78704: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78704

Not Acceptable, USPS
Travis Heights, TX 78704

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,529
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,117
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,284
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.244, Longitude -97.763
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78704 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 47,833
Population in Households 46,325
Population in Familes 23,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,508
Population Density1 5,692
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 24,150
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 8,109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,215 (27.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,935 (63.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,496 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $392,951
Average Home Value $438,222


Median Household Income $51,009
Average Household Income $78,388
Per Capita Income $40,413
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.25% 2.27%
Households 2.27% 2.36%
Families 1.9% 2.08%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Austin, TX 78704 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78704 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 # 127 93rd
Population Density1 # 61 97th
Diversity Index2 # 668 64th
Median Household Income # 768 59th
Per Capita Income # 162 91st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.