Austin, TX 78717 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78717: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78717

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brushy Creek, TX 78717

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 669
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,814
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,997
  • County: Williamson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.503, Longitude -97.742
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78717 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,417
Daytime Population: Workers 6,841
Daytime Population: Residents 14,006
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,847
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 29,417
Population in Familes 24,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,090
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $100,621
Average Household Income $120,233
Per Capita Income $46,398


Total Housing Units 12,344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,589 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,763 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 992 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $276,198
Average Home Value $313,633


Total Households 11,352
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 7,888
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 3.79% 3.09%
Households 4.4% 3.3%
Families 3.92% 3.0%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Austin, TX 78717 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78717 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 # 368 80th
Population Density # 394 79th
Diversity Index # 716 61st
Median Household Income # 73 96th
Per Capita Income # 119 94th

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