Zip Code 78076 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameZapata
Zip Code StateTexas
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Zapata
Area Code
Current Population:12612
Racial Majority: 6.64%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 99.1%
Unemployment Rate:13.7%
Median Household Income$30361
Average Adjusted Gross Income$35890
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time17.3 Minutes
Current Time:
CST
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range312 - 584 ft.
Area660 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)26.90508080, -99.17368317

Zip Code 78076 Description

Zip Code 78076 is located in the state of Texas in the Laredo metro area. Zip code 78076 is primarily located in Zapata County. The official US Postal Service name for 78076 is ZAPATA, Texas. Portions of zip code 78076 are contained within or border the city limits of Zapata, TX, Morales-Sanchez, TX, Medina, TX, Falcon Mesa, TX, Falcon Lake Estates, TX, Lopeno, TX, Siesta Shores, TX, and New Falcon, TX. Zip code 78076 is within area code 956 and area code 361. 78076 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Texas.

The current unemployment level in 78076 is 13.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 11.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 78076 increased to 12612 from 12150 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 78076 is while the majority ethnicity attending 78076 public schools is Hispanic. 79.1% of students in 78076 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 904 6.64% 802 +13%
 Black Or African American 1 0.01% 11 -91%
 Hispanic 12712 93.35% 11744 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 10 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 28 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 78076 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.8%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 99.1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 78076 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1261212150
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households3828
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
79.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30361
Income Under $50K Per Year71.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
78076 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Texas District 28Henry CuellarDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$86667
Average Real Estate Sale Price$57457
Current Unemployment Level 13.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level11.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSh - Hot Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 31c - Texas-Tamaulipan Thornscrub
Average First Frost DatesDecember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 1 - 10

Zip Code 78076 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)45495664717476767264554762
Avg Max Temp (°F)67728188939798989386766885
Avg Precip (In.).721.04.791.392.322.691.561.843.671.89.95.8819.74
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours