Austin, TX 78746 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78746: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78746

Acceptable Alternative
Rollingwood, TX 78746
W Lake Hills, TX 78746
West Lake Hills, TX 78746
West Lake Hls, TX 78746

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,194
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,449
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,152
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.301, Longitude -97.815
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78746 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 29,118
Population in Households 28,931
Population in Familes 23,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 1,257
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 11,751
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 7,682
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,385 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,846 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,905 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 634 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $725,679
Average Home Value $754,888


Median Household Income $133,891
Average Household Income $198,526
Per Capita Income $80,377
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.88% 1.32%
Households 0.72% 1.25%
Families 0.56% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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 78746 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78746 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 # 361 81st
Population Density1 # 493 74th
Diversity Index2 # 1579 16th
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Per Capita Income # 5 100th

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