78830 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Big Wells, TX (0.27%)
County: Dimmit County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 713
Zip code population in 2010: 786
Zip code population in 2000: 759

Houses and condos: 366
Renter-occupied apartments: 48
% of renters here:

21%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 78830: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 205.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.1% ($435)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $360 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $442 (1.1%)

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Males: 343  (48.1%)
Females: 370  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 78830:

For population 15 years and over in 78830:

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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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 2013: $39,300
78830:

$39,300
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 78830 zip code as of July 29, 2015.
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:

41.3 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.8 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$24,861
Texas:

$51,704
Big Wells, TX (78830) map Nearest zip codes: 78827, 78836, 78017, 78829, 78839, 78001.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.3%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.3%
Texas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 62
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 164


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: 75 (45 now married, 30 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 78830 with a mortgage: 24
Houses without a mortgage: 154

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $630
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S322

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.8%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

11.6%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2
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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

  • 42010 or later
  • 642000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 441980 to 1989
  • 1671970 to 1979
  • 311960 to 1969
  • 31950 to 1959
  • 41940 to 1949
  • 71939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 452 bedrooms
  • 1013 bedrooms
  • 174 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 223 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 26no vehicle
  • 591 vehicle
  • 422 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

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

  • 4no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 92 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $721.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $39,300
78830:

$39,300
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,800 - $47,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $37,021
Here:

$37,021
State:

$188,898

Mobile homes: $86,545
Here:

$86,545
State:

$60,009

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 91.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 710

Size of family households: 72 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 10 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 74 1-person

86 married couples with children.
13 single-parent households (13 women).

30.8% of residents of 78830 zip code speak English at home.
69.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 21% well, 12% not well, 4% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% not well).

Foreign born population: 35 (4.9%)
(34.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

4.9%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 78830 (%)

  • 90%Other groups
  • 6%German
  • 3%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 24Before 1990

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: 15.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 73%Electricity
  • 18%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8%Other fuel
  • 1%No fuel used

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

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


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.

95% of the 78830 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 96% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% 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:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 48,750Construction and extraction occupations
  • 21,944Material moving occupations
  • 14,792Office and administrative support occupations
  • 11,806Education, training, and library occupations
  • 11,250Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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


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 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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