Austin, TX 78744 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78744: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78744

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bluff Springs, TX 78744
Colton, TX 78744
Pilot Knob, TX 78744

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 789
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,032
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,496
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.146, Longitude -97.7
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78744 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,720
Population in Households 46,622
Population in Familes 38,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 2,192
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 13,730
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 9,647
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 14,688 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,374 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,356 (50.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 958 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $116,808
Average Home Value $129,358


Median Household Income $39,439
Average Household Income $49,695
Per Capita Income $14,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.79%
Households 1.11% 1.74%
Families 0.99% 1.66%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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 78744 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78744 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 # 132 93rd
Population Density1 # 380 80th
Diversity Index2 # 102 95th
Median Household Income # 1388 26th
Per Capita Income # 1704 9th

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