Data Profile of ZIP Code 78717

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Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 78717

The U.S. ZIP Code 78717 is associated with Austin, TX in Williamson County. It is estimated that about 61.9% of residents in this Texas region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $46,284. Median househould income in this ZIP sits at $112,590, and approximately 3% of the population lives below the poverty line. The current population estimate for this region is 30,657.

Population in 78717

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 78717 is 30,657.

Austin, TX

The 78717 ZIP Code is associated with Austin, TX in Williamson County.

Area Codes associated with 78717

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 78717 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 78717.

Sunrise / Sunset in 78717

Sunrise: 6:28 am
Sunset: 8:35 pm
Sunrise in 78717 6:28 am
Sunrise in 78717 8:35 pm

Weather forecast for 78717

Tonight's forecast for 78717: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Current air quality in 78717

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 78717 Fair

Internet in 78717

An estimated 98.6% of households in ZIP Code 78717 have a computer, while about 96.6% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 78717

In ZIP Code 78717, the gender split is approximately 49.8% female and an estimated 50.2% male.

Health Insurance in 78717

Approximately 9.8% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 78717 (Austin, TX) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 78717

The median household income in ZIP Code 78717 is $112,590, while the region's mean household income is $129,412. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $46,284. The per capita income in ZIP Code 78717 of $46,284 is approximately 47.98% more than the per capita income in Texas overall of $31,277. An estimated 2.9% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 69.47% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 23.0% of the population in 78717 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 17.1% earn $150,000 to $199,999 per year, and 1.2% of 78717 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 78717

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 1.9%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 1.2%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 3.1%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 4.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 8.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 15.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 23.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 17.1%
$200,000 or more per year 14.9%

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 78717

Residents of ZIP Code 78717 are younger than average. The median age of 35.2 years in ZIP Code 78717 is approximately 7.61% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 69.8% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 9.3% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 20.1% of the population in 78717 falls in the age group 35 to 44 years, while an estimated 15.0% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.5% of 78717 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 78717

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 7.4%
5 to 9 years 8.4%
10 to 14 years 9.4%
15 to 19 years 6.4%
20 to 24 years 4.6%
25 to 34 years 13.3%
35 to 44 years 20.1%
45 to 54 years 15.0%
55 to 59 years 4.7%
60 to 64 years 3.1%
65 to 74 years 5.2%
75 to 84 years 1.9%
85 years and over 0.5%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 78717

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 78717 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 31.1% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 78717 is high blood pressure, as approximately 23.9% of adults 18 and older in this Williamson County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 78717

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 16.6%
High blood pressure 23.9%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 4.4%
Current asthma 8.5%
Coronary heart disease 2.7%
Diagnosed diabetes 6.1%
High cholesterol 31.1%
Chronic kidney disease 1.7%
Stroke 1.5%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 78717

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 78717 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 90.2% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 86.6% of those 18 and above in 78717 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 78717 include sleeping less than 7 hours (30.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (29.5% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 78717

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 90.2%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 66.2%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 69.9%
Cholesterol screening 86.6%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 68.5%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 78717

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 18.7%
Current smoking 9.8%
No leisure-time physical activity 15.0%
Obesity 29.5%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 30.6%
* aged 18 & above

Education levels in ZIP Code 78717

In ZIP Code 78717, 97.7% of the population graduated high school, while 61.9% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 24.6% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 9.8% in this Williamson County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 78717

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1.3%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9.8%
Some college, no degree 17.3%
Associate's degree 8.7%
Bachelor's degree 37.3%
Graduate or professional degree 24.6%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 78717

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 78717, 95.6% is one race, while 4.4% are two or more races. Approximately 14.7% of 78717 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 78717 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (62.9%), followed by Asian (30.9%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 78717

Industry Percent
White 62.9%
Black or African American 5.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.5%
Asian 30.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.5%
Some other race 3.3%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 78717

In ZIP Code 78717, 65.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 8.6% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 10.5% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 15.1% of homes. Lastly, 0.4% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Williamson County region.

Language Spoken in 78717

Language Spoken Percent
English only 65.4%
Spanish 8.6%
Other Indo-European languages 10.5%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 15.1%
Other languages 0.4%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 78717

The median home value in ZIP Code 78717 in April 2024 comes in at $636,317. The April 2024 value is approximately -0% lower than the $639,514 median value in November 2023, and -3% lower than the $653,446 median value in May 2023. Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 78717, an estimated 46.7% of homes were built between 2000 and 2009. Additionally, 18.9% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built in 1939 or earlier in this Williamson County region.

Home Values in 78717

Month Home value
Apr 2024 $636,317
Mar 2024 $634,080
Feb 2024 $632,900
Jan 2024 $633,694
Dec 2023 $635,473
Nov 2023 $639,514
Oct 2023 $644,264
Sep 2023 $648,854
Aug 2023 $651,157
Jul 2023 $652,341
Jun 2023 $652,703
May 2023 $653,446

Median Home Values Over Time

Line chart displaying median home values in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes a recent 12-month span of home values in the region.

Age of Housing in 78717

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 16.5%
Built between 2010 and 2013 12.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 46.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 18.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 4.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 0.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 0.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 0.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 0.0%
Built in 1939 or earlier 0.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Utilities in ZIP Code 78717

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 78717 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.57 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 35.19% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 15.48% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes electricity rates in 78717 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 78717

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 78717 10.45¢/kWh 9.33¢/kWh 6.45¢/kWh
Texas 14.92¢/kWh 8.78¢/kWh 5.72¢/kWh
United States 16.68¢/kWh 12.76¢/kWh 7.73¢/kWh

Solar Power in 78717

Month ZIP Code 78717 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 4.95 1.9 5.84
Feb 5.57 3 6.31
Mar 5.21 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.58 5.13 7.3
May 5.45 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.71 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.91 6.22 6.51
Aug 6.36 6.08 6.65
Sep 6.27 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.82 3.32 6.92
Nov 5.2 2.33 5.99
Dec 4.77 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes solar power levels in 78717 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 78717

In 78717, 74.6% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 11.7% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 29.1 minutes. Approximately 23.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 78717 work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative, while an estimated 18.6% work in educational services, and health care and social assistance. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.8% of 78717 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 78717

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.8%
Construction 4.2%
Manufacturing 12.9%
Wholesale trade 2.3%
Retail trade 9.5%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2.1%
Information 3.4%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 9.1%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 23.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 18.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.8%
Other services, except public administration 3.5%
Public administration 3.8%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 78717

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 78717, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 78717 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Williamson County region was improper use of a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 78717

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 239
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 95
Credit card or prepaid card 21
Checking or savings account 17
Debt collection 17
Other 31
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 78717

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Improper use of your report 151
Incorrect information on your report 111
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 50
Problem with a company's investigation into an existing problem 20
Managing an account 13
Other 75
* Total 2021 - 2024 (current)

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 78717. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Notes

  • [5] All electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.
  • [6] All consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.