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78242 Demographics

  • Total Population34,893
  • Female 17,443
    Male 17,450
  • Median Age27.6

Average Rent in 78242

  • 78242 Average Rental Price, May 2021 $777 /mo

    78242 Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$70044%
    • $701-$1,00049%
    • $1,001-$1,5007%

    78242 Rent Trends

    Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 May / 2021
    78242 $704 $705 $756 $762 $770 $769 $762 $743 $754 $777
    National $1,313 $1,344 $1,353 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,399 $1,390 $1,393 $1,407
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    78242 Households

    • Total Number of Households9,078
    • Family 7,108
      Non-family 1,970
    • Children 4,344
      No Children 4,734
    • Average People Per Household3.84
    • Median Household Income$42,857
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$808

    78242 Education Statistics

    • No High School14%
    • Some High School54%
    • Some College21%
    • Associate Degree5%
    • Bachelor Degree5%