Official Zip Code NameDripping Springs
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code512 / 737
Alternate Zip Code NamesDRIPPING SPGS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHENLY
MOUNT SHARP
Current Population:14367
Racial Majority:White 83.40%
Public School Racial Majority:White 74.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.81%
Median Household Income$82538
Average Adjusted Gross Income$102457
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Hays
Elevation Range824 - 1450 ft.
Area172 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)30.26309013, -98.12290955

Zip Code 78620 Description

Zip Code 78620 is located in the state of Texas in the Austin metro area. Zip code 78620 is primarily located in Hays County. Portions of 78620 are also located in Travis County. The official US Postal Service name for 78620 is DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas. Portions of zip code 78620 are contained within or border the city limits of Dripping Springs, TX, . Zip code 78620 is within area code 512 and area code 830. 78620 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 78620 is 2.81% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 78620 increased to 14367 from 9689 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 78620 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 78620 public schools is White. 14.1% of students in 78620 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11906 84.42% 11987 -1%
 Black Or African American 42 0.3% 82 -49%
 Hispanic 1701 12.06% 1862 -9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.42% 56 +5%
 Asian 76 0.54% 117 -35%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 16 -100%
 Other Race 24 0.86% 24 +404%
 Two Or More Races 223 1.41% 223 -11%

Zip Code 78620 Race/Ethnicity

 White 74.4%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 19.8%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 3.6%

Zip Code 78620 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population143679689
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households5199
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
14.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$82538
Income Under $50K Per Year25.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year36.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year38.50%
114 US Congressional DistrictTexas 25
RepresentativeRoger Williams
PartyRepublican
114 US Congressional DistrictTexas 21
RepresentativeLamar S. Smith
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$348936
Average Real Estate Sale Price$206705
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)2.81%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.06%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.47%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8b: 15F to 20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 30c - Balcones Canyonlands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 11 - 20

Zip Code 78620 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)36404754636971716657463855
Avg Max Temp (°F)60647279859094948981706278
Avg Precip (In.)1.792.132.232.654.744.122.022.383.194.072.712.2734.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Austin-Round Rock, TX
CBSA Type78620
CBSA Population1765393
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time (CST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours