79118 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Amarillo, TX (6.94%), Timbercreek Canyon, TX (1.10%), Lake Tanglewood, TX (0.72%), Palisades, TX (0.33%)
Counties: Randall County, TX (93.72%), Potter County, TX (6.28%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 20,026
Zip code population in 2010: 19,726
Zip code population in 2000: 12,638

Houses and condos: 7,434
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,385
% of renters here:

20%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79118: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 169.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 4.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 118 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

1.7% ($2,397)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,536 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,017 (1.7%)

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Males: 10,316  (51.5%)
Females: 9,710  (48.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 79118:

For population 15 years and over in 79118:

Zip code 79118 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79118

  • Zip code 79118 races chart
    • 14,705White population
    • 444Black population
    • 93American Indian population
    • 324Asian population
    • 5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 251Two or more races population
    • 3,888Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 6,286
Rural population: 13,739

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $139,500
79118:

$139,500
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 69 registered sex offenders living in 79118 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79118 to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

34.6 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.9 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79118, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,976 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,976
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $48,664 (reported on 89.0% of returns)
Here:

$48,664
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.4% for AGIs below $25k, 85.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 82.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 40.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,777 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,777
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,295 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,295
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,376 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,376
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,929 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

+$11,929
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $25k, 4.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $15,218 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
79118:

$15,218
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $15,875 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
79118:

$15,875
Texas:

$23,938

Total itemized deductions: $20,023 (20% of AGI, reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$20,023
State:

$24,724

Here:

20.3% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,432 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
Here:

$5,432
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,936 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
79118:

$4,936
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,370 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,370
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79118, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $42,500 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,500
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $39,354 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$39,354
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 170.1% for AGIs below $10k, 80.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,447 (reported on 33.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,447
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,143 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,143
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,497 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$7,497
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,175 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

+$7,175
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 6.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,088 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
79118:

$3,088
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $11,667 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$11,667
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $16,666 (21% of AGI, reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,666
State:

$19,631

Here:

21.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,209 (5% of AGI, reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,209
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.0% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,084 (reported on 73.2% of returns)
79118:

$6,084
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,852 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,852
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 52.1%
Here:

52%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 45.2% for AGIs below $10k, 54.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$62,323
Texas:

$51,704
Amarillo, TX (79118) map Nearest zip codes: 79103, 79104, 79111, 79107, 79101, 79110.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

65.7%
Texas:

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

4.1%
Texas:

5.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 718
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,119


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 284 (284 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,383 (2,482 now married, 1,901 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79118 with a mortgage: 3,614 (44 second mortgage, 92 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,838

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,315
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S454

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

12.3%
Whole state:

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

6.4%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79118: Haney (A), Irvin Ranch (B), Krahn Ranch (C), Owens Ranch (D), Smoot Ranch (E), Sorelle Ranch (F), Stevens Ranch (G), Thomas Ranch (H), Upshaw Ranch (I), Camp Harrington (J), Lake Tanglewood Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service (K), Randall County Fire and Rescue Station 1 (L), Timbercreek Canyon Volunteer Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Llano Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Lake Tanglewood (A), Currie Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Rivers and creeks: Timber Creek (A), West Fork Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79118 include: Southeast Park (1), Amarillo Trinity Fellowship School Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 3392010 or later
  • 2,6162000 to 2009
  • 1,5251990 to 1999
  • 9481980 to 1989
  • 9921970 to 1979
  • 4021960 to 1969
  • 4031950 to 1959
  • 711940 to 1949
  • 1381939 or earlier

Zip code 79118 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amarillo, TX (79118)

  • 2no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 7402 bedrooms
  • 3,4963 bedrooms
  • 1,0284 bedrooms
  • 1755+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amarillo, TX (79118)

  • 6no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 4802 bedrooms
  • 7103 bedrooms
  • 1324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79118) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 54no vehicle
  • 1,0071 vehicle
  • 2,9462 vehicles
  • 9823 vehicles
  • 3964 vehicles
  • 675+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Amarillo, TX (79118) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 20no vehicle
  • 5151 vehicle
  • 6772 vehicles
  • 1473 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,040.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $128,718.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,500
79118:

$139,500
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,900 - $179,300

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $183,781
Here:

$183,781
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $118,984
Here:

$118,984
State:

$180,420

Mobile homes: $62,256
Here:

$62,256
State:

$60,009

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 4.5%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 40.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,553

Size of family households: 2,440 2-persons, 1,467 3-persons, 921 4-persons, 405 5-persons, 160 6-persons, 166 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 918 1-person, 274 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 65 4-persons

3,629 married couples with children.
1,126 single-parent households (400 men, 726 women).

85.0% of residents of 79118 zip code speak English at home.
11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 18% well, 11% not well, 2% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% very well, 20% well, 24% not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 25% well, 25% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,084 (5.4%)
(39.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.4%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 53%Mexico
  • 9%Albania
  • 7%Vietnam
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Brazil
  • 3%Bangladesh
  • 2%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 79118 (%)

  • 36%Other groups
  • 10%German
  • 10%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 6%English
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%European

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 312010 or later
  • 2422000 to 2009
  • 5781990 to 1999
  • 454Before 1990

Zip code 79118 topographic map

Public primary/middle schools in zip code 79118 not listed on the city page:

  • LAKEVIEW ELEM (Students: 486; Location: 6407 LAIR RD, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: PK - 04)
  • SUNDOWN LANE ELEM (Students: 316; Location: 4715 SUNDOWN LN, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: PK - 04)
  • YOUTH CTR OF HIGH PLAINS (Students: 48; Location: 9300 S GEORGIA, AMARILLO, TX; Grades: 04 - 12)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79118:

All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79118

Zip code 79118 marital status for males
Zip code 79118 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 52%Electricity
  • 43%Utility gas
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 6,981. Population change in the 1990s: +5,657 (+81.0%).

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


45% of the 79118 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

88% of the 79118 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 139
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 72,656Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 65,114Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 64,265Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,087Management occupations
  • 53,750Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 49,219Legal occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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:

  • 317 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 37 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 70 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED346$129,251207$131,725540$140,69236$18,92249$152,66837$76,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$133,33031$123,415152$135,0315$20,12210$175,26010$64,584
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$129,70430$111,894188$141,44534$27,1416$108,07727$56,793
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$113,94622$122,05095$133,2867$26,6645$124,4944$88,013
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$152,9302$102,76529$124,6441$19,6700$04$55,220
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$154,54374$149,9861$83,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$147,07412$152,2040$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$240,0056$161,6520$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$162,8054$139,2100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$133,6200$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 79118 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2472.9 years
William2176.0 years
Robert1972.8 years
John1876.0 years
Mary1478.5 years
Betty1267.7 years
Charles1171.5 years
George1075.6 years
Ruth983.0 years
Bobby963.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 79118 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1677.9 years
Johnson1475.4 years
Jones967.0 years
Williams876.9 years
Davis771.7 years
Wright775.0 years
Wilson777.4 years
Adams677.5 years
Turner668.0 years
Knight669.0 years
Businesses in zip code 79118
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's1
Curves1Popeyes1
FedEx2Subway1
Holiday Inn1Super 81
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS4

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