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79031 Zip Code (Earth, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Earth, TX (1.03%)
Counties: Lamb County, TX (78.25%), Castro County, TX (21.75%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 1,417
Zip code population in 2010: 1,425
Zip code population in 2000: 1,308

Houses and condos: 626
Renter-occupied apartments: 135
% of renters here:

28%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79031: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 116.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79031
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,052)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,507 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $766 (1.1%)

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Males: 694  (49.0%)
Females: 723  (51.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79031:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79031:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Zip code 79031 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79031 (2017)
    • 82763.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 53941.2%White
    • 443.4%Black
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Some other race
    • 40.3%American Indian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $87,602
79031:

$87,602
Texas:

$172,200



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 79031 zip code as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79031 is 453 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79031, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,432 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,432
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $34,950 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$34,950
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.5% for AGIs below $25k, 80.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $693 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$693
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,275 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,275
State:

$9,721

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,600 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,600
State:

+$35,319

Profit/loss from business: +$5,375 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,375
State:

+$13,732

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $4,233 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
79031:

$4,233
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $21,580 (27% of AGI, reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$21,580
State:

$24,724

Here:

26.6% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $6,125 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$6,125
State:

$6,808

Taxes paid: $2,780 (reported on 9.4% of returns)
79031:

$2,780
State:

$6,921

Earned income credit: $2,886 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,886
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.0%
Here:

66%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 60.9% for AGIs below $25k, 62.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79031, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,243 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,243
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $25,075 (reported on 83.9% of returns)
Here:

$25,075
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,347 (reported on 32.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,347
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,836 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,836
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,373 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,373
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$2,379 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,379
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,460 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here +$1,460
State -$9,403
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 24.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,310 (26% of AGI, reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,310
State:

$19,631

Here:

26.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,972 (7% of AGI, reported on 6.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,972
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.0% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $4,053 (reported on 60.3% of returns)
79031:

$4,053
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,135 (reported on 30.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,135
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 72.7%
Here:

73%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 66.9% for AGIs below $10k, 77.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 69.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$54,383
Texas:

$59,206
Earth, TX (79031) map Nearest zip codes: 79027, 79082, 79053, 79312, 79326, 79043.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.2%
Texas:

53.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

9.3%
Texas:

5.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 67
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 422


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (11 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 303 (151 now married, 150 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79031 with a mortgage: 130
Houses without a mortgage: 227

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,002
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

1.9%
Whole state:

8.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 572014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 921970 to 1979
  • 1711960 to 1969
  • 1871950 to 1959
  • 241940 to 1949
  • 451939 or earlier

Zip code 79031 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Earth, TX (79031)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Earth, TX (79031)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 512 bedrooms
  • 1903 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Earth, TX (79031)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Earth, TX (79031)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 502 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Earth, TX (79031) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Earth, TX (79031) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11no vehicle
  • 861 vehicle
  • 1172 vehicles
  • 943 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Earth, TX (79031) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Earth, TX (79031) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 16no vehicle
  • 271 vehicle
  • 742 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79031 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 79031 household income distribution in 2017
  • 44Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 26$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 34$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13$45,000 to $49,999
  • 61$50,000 to $59,999
  • 66$60,000 to $74,999
  • 55$75,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79031

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79031
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $69,999
  • 29$70,000 to $79,999
  • 34$80,000 to $89,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 34$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79031

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79031
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 21$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 18$400 to $449
  • 15$650 to $699
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 48No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $240,773.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $134,884
  • Black or African American householders: $29,004
  • Some other race householders: $44,671
  • Two or more races householders: $36,259
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $40,900

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,602
79031:

$87,602
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,045 - $152,680

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $122,122
Here:

$122,122
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $36,108
Here:

$36,108
State:

$241,439

Mobile homes: $32,781
Here:

$32,781
State:

$77,722
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79031
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 536
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 16
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 47
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79031

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79031
  • 74.7%449Drove a car alone
  • 13.6%82Carpooled
  • 0.3%2Walked
  • 2.8%17Other means
  • 8.6%52Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79031

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79031
  • 37Less than 5 minutes
  • 1755 to 9 minutes
  • 3610 to 14 minutes
  • 7215 to 19 minutes
  • 13620 to 24 minutes
  • 725 to 29 minutes
  • 4330 to 34 minutes
  • 335 to 39 minutes
  • 440 to 44 minutes
  • 1745 to 59 minutes
  • 560 to 89 minutes
  • 1290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,418
  • In family households: 1,276 (159 male householders, 209 female householders)
    280 spouses, 502 children (471 natural, 22 adopted, 11 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 17 parents, 6 other relatives, 99 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 140 (34 male householders (32 living alone)), 86 female householders (76 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 139 2-persons, 70 3-persons, 85 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 34 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 109 1-person, 12 2-persons

314 married couples with children.
99 single-parent households (42 men, 57 women).

52.7% of residents of 79031 zip code speak English at home.
46.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% very well, 14% well, 5% not well, 11% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% very well, 25% well).

Foreign born population: 212 (15.0%)
(17.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

15.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 20%Guatemala
  • 5%Guyana
Most common first ancestries reported in 79031
  • 7%American
  • 4%German
  • 3%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 602010 or later
  • 832000 to 2009
  • 561990 to 1999
  • 48Before 1990

Zip code 79031 marital status for males
Zip code 79031 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 16.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,704.

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

  • This state: 944
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 66
  • South: 32
  • West: 115

73% of the 79031 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

78% of the 79031 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Earth, TX (79031)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

7.1%
Texas:

6.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 73,489Production occupations
  • 67,535Construction and extraction occupations
  • 53,641Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 48,045Management occupations
  • 46,380Education, training, and library occupations
  • 41,487Sales and related occupations

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

  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Funeral Homes and Funeral Services (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79031 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1274.2 years
Mary1178.4 years
John776.1 years
Robert771.3 years
Gladys576.8 years
William579.4 years
Joe468.7 years
George478.3 years
Carl473.5 years
Beulah488.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79031 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kelley1477.6 years
Jones980.4 years
Garcia871.9 years
Lewis680.5 years
Parish680.9 years
Dutton581.4 years
Murrell581.2 years
Sanchez471.5 years
Salazar473.5 years
Anderson475.7 years
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