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79096 Zip Code (Wheeler, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Wheeler, TX (0.63%)
County: Wheeler County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 2,288
Zip code population in 2010: 2,229
Zip code population in 2000: 1,940

Houses and condos: 899
Renter-occupied apartments: 210
% of renters here:

26%
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: 9 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 2015:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,057)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,482 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $784 (0.9%)

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Males: 1,164  (50.9%)
Females: 1,124  (49.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 79096:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79096:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 79096 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $103,800
79096:

$103,800
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 79096 zip code as of October 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79096 to the number of sex offenders is 2,546 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.3 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 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 2015:
This zip code:

$56,125
Texas:

$55,653
Wheeler, TX (79096) map Nearest zip codes: 79003, 79011, 79079, 79061, 73666, 73660.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

62.2%
Texas:

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

9.1%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 76
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 725


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 51 (38 now married, 13 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 385 (233 now married, 152 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79096 with a mortgage: 197
Houses without a mortgage: 394

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,053
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $388

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

14.3%
Whole state:

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

6.8%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
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
  • 101Built 2000 to 2009
  • 96Built 1990 to 1999
  • 143Built 1980 to 1989
  • 144Built 1970 to 1979
  • 110Built 1960 to 1969
  • 105Built 1950 to 1959
  • 106Built 1940 to 1949
  • 94Built 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)

  • 6no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 1212 bedrooms
  • 3533 bedrooms
  • 884 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 832 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 84 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

  • 1no vehicle
  • 1161 vehicle
  • 2282 vehicles
  • 1903 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

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

  • 23no vehicle
  • 591 vehicle
  • 812 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79096 population

  • Zip code 79096 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79096 household income distribution in 2015
  • 12Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 33$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 74$40,000 to $44,999
  • 29$45,000 to $49,999
  • 116$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $74,999
  • 108$75,000 to $99,999
  • 77$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 44$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79096

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79096
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 74$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 88$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 31$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79096

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79096
  • 18$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 58$400 to $449
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 21$600 to $649
  • 15$900 to $999
  • 10$1,000 to $1,249
  • 41No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $676.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $106,611
  • Some other race householders: $33,740
  • Two or more races householders: $85,055
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $33,975

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $103,800
79096:

$103,800
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,800 - $160,300

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 789
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • Mobile homes: 104

Unemployment: 5.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79096

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79096
  • 85.9%856Drove a car alone
  • 6.9%69Carpooled
  • 1.8%18Walked
  • 1.7%17Other means
  • 3.7%37Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79096

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79096
  • 204Less than 5 minutes
  • 3035 to 9 minutes
  • 7010 to 14 minutes
  • 12315 to 19 minutes
  • 2520 to 24 minutes
  • 1025 to 29 minutes
  • 5230 to 34 minutes
  • 2035 to 39 minutes
  • 240 to 44 minutes
  • 5045 to 59 minutes
  • 5260 to 89 minutes
  • 4990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,224
  • In family households: 2,012 (303 male householders, 344 female householders)
    510 spouses, 681 children (622 natural, 31 adopted, 29 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 34 other relatives, 99 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 212 (87 male householders (48 living alone)), 67 female householders (58 living alone)), 58 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 64 (88 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 312 2-persons, 94 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 106 1-person, 24 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 5 4-persons

503 married couples with children.
134 single-parent households (48 men, 86 women).

66.7% of residents of 79096 zip code speak English at home.
32.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% very well, 19% well, 28% not well, 5% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% very well, 36% well).

Foreign born population: 423 (18.5%)
(5.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

18.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

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

  • 1%Philippines

Most common first ancestries reported in 79096 (%)

  • 10%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%German
  • 5%American
  • 2%Scottish
  • 1%French
  • 1%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 22010 or later
  • 2672000 to 2009
  • 891990 to 1999
  • 80Before 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: 2.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 54%Utility gas
  • 40%Electricity
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Other fuel

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

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

  • This state: 1,436
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 79
  • South: 209
  • West: 96

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.

93% of the 79096 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 103,500Production occupations
  • 62,083Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,875Transportation occupations
  • 57,188Material moving occupations
  • 51,071Management occupations
  • 50,625Construction and extraction 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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