San Antonio, TX 78256 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 78256: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Antonio, TX 78256

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bexar County
  • Centroid: Latitude 29.623, Longitude -98.625
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 236
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,990
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,651
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,339

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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 78256 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

San Antonio, TX 78256 Housing Affordability Index is 95
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 78256 Wealth Index is 146
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 13,494
Population in Households 13,494
Population in Familes 9,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,881
Diversity Index1 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $102,388
Average Household Income $139,551
Per Capita Income $55,018
Wealth Index3 146

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,621 (27.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,699 (63.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 493 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $422,112
Housing Affordability Index2 95
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,320
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 3,020
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 7.92% 3.63%
Households 7.44% 3.51%
Families 8.45% 3.69%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

San Antonio, TX 78256 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 78256 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 # 731 61st
Population Density # 423 78th
Diversity Index # 479 74th
Median Household Income # 88 95th
Per Capita Income # 69 96th

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