San Antonio, TX 78217 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.544, Longitude -98.42
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,595
  • PO Box Addresses: 365
  • Residential Addresses: 15,325
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,826
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,499

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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San Antonio, TX 78217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

San Antonio, TX 78217 Housing Affordability Index is 128
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
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.

WEALTH INDEX

San Antonio, TX 78217 Wealth Index is 53
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 33,766
Population in Households 33,712
Population in Familes 24,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density 3,347
Diversity Index1 77
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,781
Average Household Income $62,831
Per Capita Income $27,187
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,033 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,576 (53.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,446 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $158,506
Housing Affordability Index2 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,609
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 8,214
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.54% 0.68%
Households 0.48% 0.62%
Families 0.36% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

San Antonio, TX 78217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78217 to the other 1,881 ZIP Codes in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 308 84th
Population Density # 274 85th
Diversity Index # 235 88th
Median Household Income # 1222 35th
Per Capita Income # 914 51st

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