Austin, TX 78747 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78747: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78747

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 123
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,560
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 876
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.118, Longitude -97.75
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78747 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,723
Daytime Population: Workers 1,377
Daytime Population: Residents 8,648
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,025
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 17,710
Population in Familes 14,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 885
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $63,618
Average Household Income $83,691
Per Capita Income $29,143


Total Housing Units 6,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,201 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,964 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $190,840
Average Home Value $228,910


Total Households 6,165
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 4,275
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 3.45% 3.3%
Households 3.28% 3.29%
Families 3.2% 3.12%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Austin, TX 78747 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78747 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 # 602 67th
Population Density # 549 70th
Diversity Index # 188 90th
Median Household Income # 376 80th
Per Capita Income # 644 65th

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