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City: Wheeler, TX (0.63%)
County: Wheeler County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,308
Zip code population in 2010: 2,229
Zip code population in 2000: 1,940

Houses and condos: 927
Renter-occupied apartments: 236
% of renters here:

28%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79096: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 242.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 10 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79096
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,231)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,492 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,052 (1.2%)

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Males: 1,144  (49.6%)
Females: 1,164  (50.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 79096:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79096:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Zip code 79096 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79096

  • Zip code 79096 races chart
    • 1,387White population
    • 9Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 7Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 18Two or more races population
    • 804Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $102,777
79096:

$102,777
Texas:

$161,500



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 79096 zip code as of April 22, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79096 to the number of sex offenders is 1,154 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.6 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79096, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $118,342 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$118,342
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $49,986 (reported on 83.5% of returns)
Here:

$49,986
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.6% for AGIs below $25k, 79.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,463 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,463
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,336 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$6,336
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$19,927 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$19,927
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,006 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$13,006
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,367 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
79096:

$9,367
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $34,450 (11% of AGI, reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$34,450
State:

$24,724

Here:

11.3% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $29,821 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$29,821
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $3,336 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
79096:

$3,336
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,950 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,950
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 83.5%
Here:

84%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $25k, 81.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 91.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79096, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,911 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,911
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $31,770 (reported on 79.0% of returns)
Here:

$31,770
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 154.7% for AGIs below $10k, 68.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,519 (reported on 44.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,519
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,166 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,166
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,842 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,842
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,742 (reported on 22.0% of returns)
Here:

+$7,742
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.8% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $4,323 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
79096:

$4,323
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $18,581 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,581
State:

$19,631

Here:

24.5% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $7,934 (9% of AGI, reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$7,934
State:

$4,753

Here:

8.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,977 (reported on 70.0% of returns)
79096:

$7,977
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,807 (reported on 14.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,807
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 86.3%
Here:

86%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $10k, 85.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 94.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 91.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$55,140
Texas:

$56,565
Wheeler, TX (79096) map Nearest zip codes: 79003, 79011, 79079, 79061, 73666, 73660.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

58.6%
Texas:

53.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.7%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 53
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 792


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 43 (31 now married, 11 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 411 (239 now married, 169 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79096 with a mortgage: 196
Houses without a mortgage: 416

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,024
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $395

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

13.8%
Whole state:

15.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

7.6%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79096: Davis Ranch (A), Britt Ranch (B), Kelton Fire Department (C), Wheeler Volunteer Fire Department (D), North Wheeler County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Kelton Cemetery (1), Rock Cemetery (2), Wheeler Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Ed Unsen Lake (A), Domer Reed Lake (B), Frye Lakes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Williams Creek (A), Silver Creek (B), Jenkins-Jones Creek (C), Murtaugh Creek (D), Goodin Creek (E), Dubbs Creek (F), Coburn Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 88Built 2000 to 2009
  • 95Built 1990 to 1999
  • 115Built 1980 to 1989
  • 119Built 1970 to 1979
  • 113Built 1960 to 1969
  • 130Built 1950 to 1959
  • 139Built 1940 to 1949
  • 109Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79096 population

Zip code 79096 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wheeler, TX (79096)

  • 4no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1112 bedrooms
  • 3813 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheeler, TX (79096)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 672 bedrooms
  • 1093 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler, TX (79096) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 8no vehicle
  • 1191 vehicle
  • 2262 vehicles
  • 1913 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Wheeler, TX (79096) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 24no vehicle
  • 541 vehicle
  • 982 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

  • Zip code 79096 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 79096 household income distribution in 2016
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 35$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $44,999
  • 33$45,000 to $49,999
  • 111$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $74,999
  • 102$75,000 to $99,999
  • 97$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 57$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79096

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79096
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 23$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 90$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 68$100,000 to $124,999
  • 37$125,000 to $149,999
  • 61$150,000 to $174,999
  • 29$175,000 to $199,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79096

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79096
  • 17$250 to $299
  • 12$300 to $349
  • 9$350 to $399
  • 54$400 to $449
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 21$600 to $649
  • 7$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 62No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $702.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $105,561
  • Some other race householders: $33,408
  • Two or more races householders: $84,217
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $33,640

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,777
79096:

$102,777
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,208 - $171,127

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $110,689
Here:

$110,689
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $53,711
Here:

$53,711
State:

$80,655

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 837
  • One, attached: 4
  • Mobile homes: 82

Unemployment: 3.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79096

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79096
  • 86.0%867Drove a car alone
  • 7.5%76Carpooled
  • 2.0%20Walked
  • 0.9%9Other means
  • 3.4%34Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79096

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79096
  • 189Less than 5 minutes
  • 3245 to 9 minutes
  • 8510 to 14 minutes
  • 11115 to 19 minutes
  • 2720 to 24 minutes
  • 825 to 29 minutes
  • 5130 to 34 minutes
  • 1735 to 39 minutes
  • 340 to 44 minutes
  • 3745 to 59 minutes
  • 5660 to 89 minutes
  • 4690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,239
  • In family households: 1,987 (286 male householders, 362 female householders)
    505 spouses, 696 children (636 natural, 32 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 26 other relatives, 75 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 249 (95 male householders (53 living alone)), 99 female householders (90 living alone)), 54 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 69 (88 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 319 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 111 4-persons, 107 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 143 1-person, 23 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 7 4-persons

511 married couples with children.
116 single-parent households (39 men, 77 women).

66.9% of residents of 79096 zip code speak English at home.
32.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 17% well, 23% not well, 6% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (73% very well, 27% well).

Foreign born population: 426 (18.5%)
(4.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 3%Kuwait

Most common first ancestries reported in 79096 (%)

  • 10%English
  • 7%German
  • 7%Irish
  • 4%American
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%Cajun
  • 1%Lebanese

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 382010 or later
  • 2492000 to 2009
  • 771990 to 1999
  • 63Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79096 population

Zip code 79096 topographic map


Zip code 79096 marital status for males
Zip code 79096 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 56%Utility gas
  • 38%Electricity
  • 4%Other fuel
  • 2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 2,062. Population change in the 1990s: -122 (-5.9%).

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

  • This state: 1,458
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 85
  • South: 210
  • West: 89

62% of the 79096 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 79096 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% 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:

6.6%
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:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 104,042Production occupations
  • 73,395Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 59,689Business and financial operations occupations
  • 57,215Material moving occupations
  • 54,681Construction and extraction occupations
  • 52,365Management occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79096 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • ELLISON, JOE (500 HEFLEY in WHEELER, TX; small business) : $13,000 in 4 contracts in 2004
    $6,500 with Army for Other Administrative Support Services. Taking place in OK. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-03-01.
    $6,500 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Administrative Support Services. Taking place in OK. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-03-01.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-03-01.
    $0 with Army for Other Administrative Support Services. Taking place in OK. Signed on 2004-03-24. Completion date: 2004-03-01.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Certified Public Accountants (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (5-9: 2)

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:

  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • 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
Most common first names in zip code 79096 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2976.8 years
John1977.3 years
William1777.8 years
Mary1681.1 years
Thomas1278.7 years
Robert1263.0 years
Willie987.6 years
Charles976.8 years
George881.4 years
Lillian684.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79096 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1278.7 years
Moore1176.6 years
Smith1078.1 years
Griffin877.5 years
Risner868.5 years
Porter774.6 years
Brown768.0 years
Williams783.2 years
Taylor769.3 years
Martin783.3 years

Businesses in zip code 79096

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • H&R Block: 1

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