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78830 Zip Code (Big Wells, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Big Wells, TX (0.27%)
County: Dimmit County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 756
Zip code population in 2010: 786
Zip code population in 2000: 759

Houses and condos: 326
Renter-occupied apartments: 29
% of renters here:

14%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 78830: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 205.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 4 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 78830
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.0% ($381)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $394 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $375 (0.6%)

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Males: 405  (53.6%)
Females: 351  (46.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 78830:

  • High school or higher: 56.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 78830:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

Zip code 78830 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 78830

  • Zip code 78830 races chart
    • 57White population
    • 5Black population
    • 2American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 1Two or more races population
    • 720Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $38,200
78830:

$38,200
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 78830 zip code as of October 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 78830 to the number of sex offenders is 174 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.8 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.6 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 78830, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,581 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,581
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $35,200 (reported on 85.2% of returns)
Here:

$35,200
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.8% for AGIs below $25k, 91.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 95.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,200 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,200
State:

+$13,732

Total itemized deductions: $21,233 (32% of AGI, reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$21,233
State:

$24,724

Here:

32.5% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI

Taxes paid: $1,533 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
78830:

$1,533
State:

$6,921

Earned income credit: $2,364 (reported on 40.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,364
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.0% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 63.0%
Here:

63%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 61.5% for AGIs below $25k, 85.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 78830, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $19,160 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$19,160
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $17,906 (reported on 92.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,906
State:

$41,947

Taxable interest for individuals: $727 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$727
Texas:

$2,255

Profit/loss from business: +$4,045 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,045
State:

+$11,013

Total tax: $1,481 (reported on 53.6% of returns)
78830:

$1,481
State:

$9,058

Earned income credit: $2,021 (reported on 49.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,021
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 73.2%
Here:

73%
State:

57%

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$25,568
Texas:

$55,653
Big Wells, TX (78830) map Nearest zip codes: 78827, 78836, 78017, 78829, 78839, 78001.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.9%
Texas:

54.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

11.0%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 81
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 128


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 19 (19 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 88 (43 now married, 45 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78830 with a mortgage: 19
Houses without a mortgage: 161

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $730
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $346

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

19.6%
Whole state:

15.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

15.2%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 78830: County Line (A), Flying W Ranch (B), G Boyd (C), Riche Ranch (D), Big Wells Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Big Wells Cemetery (1), Saint Michaels Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Buckhorn Lake (A), Kone Lake (B), Ward Lake (C), Bowmen Cattle Company Lake Number 1 (D), Bowmen Cattle Company Lake Number 2 (E), Vesper Lake (F), Martindale Tank (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: San Roque Creek (A), Arroyo Negro (B), Sauz Mocho Creek (C), Skull Creek (D), Tortuga Creek (E), Appurceon Creek (F), Elm Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 3Built 2014 or later
  • 6Built 2010 to 2013
  • 71Built 2000 to 2009
  • 23Built 1990 to 1999
  • 24Built 1980 to 1989
  • 117Built 1970 to 1979
  • 51Built 1960 to 1969
  • 4Built 1950 to 1959
  • 6Built 1940 to 1949
  • 21Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 78830 population

Zip code 78830 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Big Wells, TX (78830)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 422 bedrooms
  • 903 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78830 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Wells, TX (78830)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 242 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78830 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Wells, TX (78830) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 34no vehicle
  • 421 vehicle
  • 572 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78830 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Wells, TX (78830) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 3no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 78830 population

  • Zip code 78830 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 78830 household income distribution in 2015
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $74,999
  • 50$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78830

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 78830
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78830

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 78830
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 6$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 7$500 to $549
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $646.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $27,313
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $890,673
  • Some other race householders: $38,793
  • Two or more races householders: $214,355
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $39,585

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $38,200
78830:

$38,200
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,500 - $50,400

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $37,692
Here:

$37,692
State:

$217,477

Mobile homes: $141,500
Here:

$141,500
State:

$76,318

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 245
  • Two: 9
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • Mobile homes: 67

Unemployment: 4.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78830

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 78830
  • 51.0%127Drove a car alone
  • 5.2%13Carpooled
  • 7.6%19Walked
  • 24.5%61Other means
  • 11.6%29Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78830

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 78830
  • 29Less than 5 minutes
  • 325 to 9 minutes
  • 2710 to 14 minutes
  • 915 to 19 minutes
  • 2120 to 24 minutes
  • 1525 to 29 minutes
  • 4830 to 34 minutes
  • 440 to 44 minutes
  • 1745 to 59 minutes
  • 1460 to 89 minutes
  • 490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 756
  • In family households: 671 (105 male householders, 44 female householders)
    104 spouses, 332 children (304 natural, 19 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 85 (13 male householders (8 living alone)), 47 female householders (35 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 66 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 24 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 43 1-person, 17 2-persons

134 married couples with children.
62 single-parent households (3 men, 59 women).

27.1% of residents of 78830 zip code speak English at home.
72.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 15% well, 9% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 42 (5.6%)
(11.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.6%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 78830 (%)

  • 1%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 28Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 78830 population

Zip code 78830 topographic map


Zip code 78830 marital status for males
Zip code 78830 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 12.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 76%Electricity
  • 13%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7%No fuel used
  • 3%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 882. Population change in the 1990s: -123 (-13.9%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 668
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 3

74% of the 78830 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

99% of the 78830 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

40.0%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 75,563Construction and extraction occupations
  • 21,653Material moving occupations
  • 14,750Production occupations
  • 12,813Management occupations
  • 10,179Office and administrative support occupations
  • 8,913Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
Note: State values scaled to 78830 population

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Remediation Services (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 78830 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Manuel679.3 years
Maria673.5 years
Pedro673.3 years
Jesus475.7 years
Jose475.2 years
Juan477.3 years
Manuela479.0 years
Carlos369.3 years
Felix360.7 years
Guadalupe374.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 78830 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Perez1081.3 years
Talamantes1078.8 years
Galan972.8 years
Rodriguez971.2 years
Lopez874.9 years
Villarreal878.4 years
Cortez772.8 years
Garcia776.6 years
Martinez677.0 years
Marinez583.4 years
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