Austin, TX 78756 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78756: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Austin, TX 78756

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 720
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,596
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,019
  • County: Travis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.321, Longitude -97.743
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Austin, TX 78756 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,294
Population in Households 9,235
Population in Familes 4,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 5,099
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 5,099
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 1,722
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,776 (31.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,323 (59.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 523 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $377,051
Average Home Value $444,003


Median Household Income $55,665
Average Household Income $89,721
Per Capita Income $49,446
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.25% 2.33%
Households 2.28% 2.43%
Families 1.69% 2.02%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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 78756 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78756 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 # 828 56th
Population Density1 # 96 95th
Diversity Index2 # 1234 34th
Median Household Income # 548 71st
Per Capita Income # 76 96th

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