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79078 Zip Code (Sanford, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Sanford, TX (0.52%)
County: Hutchinson County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 279
Zip code population in 2010: 377
Zip code population in 2000: 424

Houses and condos: 229
Renter-occupied apartments: 10
% of renters here:

9%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79078: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 22.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79078
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

3.6% ($1,169)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,364 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $213 (0.7%)

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Males: 140  (50.2%)
Females: 138  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 79078:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79078:

  • Never married: 14.4%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Zip code 79078 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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 79078 (2017)
    • 33980.0%White
    • 235.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 112.6%American Indian
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black
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According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 79078 zip code as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79078 is 86 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79078, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,738 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,738
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $34,421 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$34,421
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 125.6% for AGIs below $10k, 70.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $264 (reported on 35.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$264
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $63 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$63
State:

$4,261

Total itemized deductions: $15,071 (22% of AGI, reported on 9.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,071
State:

$19,631

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Total tax: $4,970 (reported on 67.8% of returns)
79078:

$4,970
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,765 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,765
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.4%
Here:

62%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 53.1% for AGIs below $10k, 76.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$79,071
Texas:

$59,206
Sanford, TX (79078) map Nearest zip codes: 79036, 79083, 79007, 79105, 79058, 79062.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

60.2%
Texas:

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

4.5%
Texas:

5.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 103


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 2 (2 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 27 (17 now married, 9 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79078 with a mortgage: 53
Houses without a mortgage: 50

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,602
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $245

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

23.5%
Whole state:

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

7.6%
Whole state:

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

7.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 691970 to 1979
  • 301960 to 1969
  • 491950 to 1959
  • 101940 to 1949
  • 71939 or earlier

Zip code 79078 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sanford, TX (79078)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sanford, TX (79078)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 513 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanford, TX (79078)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sanford, TX (79078)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 22 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanford, TX (79078) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanford, TX (79078) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 221 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sanford, TX (79078) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sanford, TX (79078) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 11 vehicle
  • 42 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79078 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 79078 household income distribution in 2017
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1$45,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $74,999
  • 14$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 41$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79078

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79078
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79078

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79078
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 1$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449

Median gross rent in 2017: $644.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $33,742
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $43,333

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $151,631
Here:

$151,631
State:

$242,762

Mobile homes: $31,211
Here:

$31,211
State:

$77,722
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79078

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 153
  • Mobile homes: 74

Unemployment: 0.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79078

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79078
  • 90.0%151Drove a car alone
  • 9.5%16Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79078

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79078
  • 7Less than 5 minutes
  • 215 to 9 minutes
  • 1010 to 14 minutes
  • 9115 to 19 minutes
  • 1520 to 24 minutes
  • 525 to 29 minutes
  • 630 to 34 minutes
  • 940 to 44 minutes
  • 145 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 279
  • In family households: 254 (16 male householders, 73 female householders)
    69 spouses, 44 children (37 natural, 4 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 12 other relatives, 6 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24 (14 male householders (14 living alone)), 10 female householders (10 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 55 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 2 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 24 1-person

24 married couples with children.
4 single-parent households (1 men, 3 women).

95.2% of residents of 79078 zip code speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 8 (3.0%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 63%Romania
  • 38%Thailand
Most common first ancestries reported in 79078
  • 42%German
  • 10%American
  • 5%Polish
  • 5%Russian
  • 1%Dutch
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 79078 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANADARKO GATHERING CO. (0.75 MI. S. OF HWY. 1913 & 131 in SANFORD, TX)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: NATURAL GAS LIQUIDS
    Business NAICS classification: NATURAL GAS LIQUID EXTRACTION.

Zip code 79078 marital status for males
Zip code 79078 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 39.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 23.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 160
  • Midwest: 44
  • South: 16
  • West: 49

65% of the 79078 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

89% of the 79078 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Sanford, TX (79078)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 80,753Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 76,198Office and administrative support occupations
  • 46,515Education, training, and library occupations
  • 22,936Sales and related occupations

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

  • Utilities: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 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: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • 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: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79078 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James579.0 years
William475.8 years
Frances371.0 years
Frank374.7 years
Joe372.3 years
Kenneth379.7 years
Ruby375.7 years
Howard272.1 years
Albert281.5 years
David279.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 79078 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mitchell466.2 years
Robertson472.3 years
Leonard342.6 years
Porter367.4 years
Thompson381.0 years
Turner378.0 years
Bugg272.5 years
Flanigan287.5 years
Cates269.0 years
Brazeal292.5 years
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