Austin, TX 78749 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78749: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78749

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oak Hill, TX 78749

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 329
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,526
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,579
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.212, Longitude -97.852
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78749 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,863
Population in Households 37,723
Population in Familes 28,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 3,806
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 15,762
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,486
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,332 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,430 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $257,293
Average Home Value $282,239


Median Household Income $82,669
Average Household Income $97,949
Per Capita Income $40,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.57%
Households 1.12% 1.51%
Families 0.85% 1.3%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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 78749 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78749 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 # 218 88th
Population Density1 # 196 90th
Diversity Index2 # 951 49th
Median Household Income # 145 92nd
Per Capita Income # 153 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.