Austin, TX 78705 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78705: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78705

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,082
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,995
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,438
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.291, Longitude -97.734
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78705 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,229
Population in Households 22,176
Population in Familes 3,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,053
Population Density1 14,904
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 11,227
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 1,306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,093 ( 9.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,134 (85.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 669 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $371,774
Average Home Value $423,010


Median Household Income $13,865
Average Household Income $29,215
Per Capita Income $12,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.7%
Households 1.76% 2.1%
Families 1.18% 1.63%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.7%
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 78705 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78705 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 # 359 81st
Population Density1 # 4 100th
Diversity Index2 # 843 55th
Median Household Income # 1839 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1771 5th

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