Austin, TX 78727 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78727: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78727

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 419
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,147
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.425, Longitude -97.714
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78727 has segments in 2 Counties (Travis, Williamson).

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Austin, TX 78727 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,884
Daytime Population: Workers 13,512
Daytime Population: Residents 11,275
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,787
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 27,807
Population in Familes 19,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 3,380
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $74,370
Average Household Income $91,240
Per Capita Income $41,933


Total Housing Units 13,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,381 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,400 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 501 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $217,622
Average Home Value $242,125


Total Households 12,781
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 6,782
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 1.34% 1.33%
Households 1.47% 1.41%
Families 1.08% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Austin, TX 78727 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78727 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 # 392 79th
Population Density # 257 86th
Diversity Index # 611 67th
Median Household Income # 239 87th
Per Capita Income # 175 91st

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