New Braunfels, TX 78132 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 78132: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Braunfels, TX 78132

Acceptable Alternative
Canyon Lake, TX 78132

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hunter, TX 78132
Sattler, TX 78132
Startzville, TX 78132

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Comal County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.777, Longitude -98.153
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 78132 has segments in 2 Counties (Comal, Guadalupe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 593
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,782
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 837
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,945

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.


New Braunfels, TX 78132 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 36,675 (100%)
Population in Households 36,561 (99.7%)
Population in Families 32,876 (89.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 114 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 195
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $100,837
Average Household Income $136,669
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $49,630
Wealth Index5 221


Total HU (Housing Units) 13,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,660 (83.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,657 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 617 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $366,113
Average Home Value $417,884
Housing Affordability Index3 155


Total Households 13,317
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 10,794
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 6.55% 6.44%
Households 6.64% 6.48%
Families 6.48% 6.3%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
Owner Occupied HU   7.03%

New Braunfels, TX 78132 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78132 to the other 1,856 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 277 85th
Population Density # 774 58th
Median Household Income # 108 94th
Housing Affordability Index # 416 22nd
Per Capita Income # 120 94th
Diversity Index # 1076 42nd

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