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79256 Zip Code (Roaring Springs, TX) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 293
Zip code population in 2010: 319
Zip code population in 2000: 349

Houses and condos: 200
Renter-occupied apartments: 55
% of renters here:

38%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79256: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 174.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79256
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.9% ($521)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $508 (1.2%)

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Males: 208  (71.0%)
Females: 84  (29.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79256:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79256:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

Zip code 79256 compared to state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79256 (2019)
    • 29191.2%White
    • 206.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 82.5%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $56,835
79256:

$56,835
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 79256 zip code as of October 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79256 is 104 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

66.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79256, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,830 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,830
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $32,075 (reported on 80.0% of returns)
Here:

$32,075
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 64.6% for AGIs below $25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 53.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $33 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$33
Texas:

$2,372

Profit/loss from business: +$6,750 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

+$6,750
State:

+$13,732


Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 70.0%
Here:

70%
State:

51%

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79256, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,302 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,302
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $24,667 (reported on 69.8% of returns)
Here:

$24,667
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.8% for AGIs below $10k, 78.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $795 (reported on 34.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$795
Texas:

$2,255

Taxable dividends: $231 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

$231
State:

$4,261

Profit/loss from business: +$1,528 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,528
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $11,733 (30% of AGI, reported on 11.6% of returns)
Here:

$11,733
State:

$19,631

Here:

30.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,667 (7% of AGI, reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,667
State:

$4,753

Here:

6.9% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $2,614 (reported on 68.2% of returns)
79256:

$2,614
State:

$9,058

Earned income credit: $1,815 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,815
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 75.2%
Here:

75%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 84.0% for AGIs below $10k, 72.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$44,689
Texas:

$64,034
Roaring Springs, TX (79256) map Nearest zip codes: 79220, 79244, 79229, 79243, 79231, 79234.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

10.6%
Texas:

51.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 145


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (1 now married, 9 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79256 with a mortgage: 2
Houses without a mortgage: 92

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $970
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $322

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

13.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.0
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79256: Carolyn Windmill (A), Dillar Windmill (B), Lee Windmill (C), Middle Windmill (D), River Windmill (E), Russellville Camp (F), Sanders Hollow Windmill (G), Section Seven Windmill (H), South River Windmill (I), Thomas Windmill (J), Big E Windmill (K), Bird Ranch (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 42014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 101970 to 1979
  • 431960 to 1969
  • 281950 to 1959
  • 91940 to 1949
  • 851939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roaring Springs, TX (79256)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Roaring Springs, TX (79256)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 442 bedrooms
  • 353 bedrooms
  • 14 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roaring Springs, TX (79256)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Roaring Springs, TX (79256)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 123 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Roaring Springs, TX (79256) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roaring Springs, TX (79256) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 401 vehicle
  • 302 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Roaring Springs, TX (79256) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Roaring Springs, TX (79256) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 13 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79256 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79256 household income distribution in 2019
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$60,000 to $74,999
  • 15$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79256

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79256
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79256

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79256
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 15$400 to $449
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 24No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $644.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $142,162.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $50,476

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $56,835
79256:

$56,835
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $23,433 - $77,395

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $100,902
Here:

$100,902
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $454,780
Here:

$454,780
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79256

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 186
  • Mobile homes: 12

Unemployment: 6.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79256

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79256
  • 56.8%87Drove a car alone
  • 24.2%37Carpooled
  • 9.8%15Walked
  • 7.8%12Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79256

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79256
  • 48Less than 5 minutes
  • 345 to 9 minutes
  • 1010 to 14 minutes
  • 1515 to 19 minutes
  • 220 to 24 minutes
  • 930 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 81.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 293
  • Male householders: 102 (56 living alone), Female householders: 47 (16 living alone)
  • 50 spouses (50 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 37 children (37 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 0 foster children, 8 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 46 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 4 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 72 1-person

4 married couples with children.
28 single-parent households (28 men).

75.1% of residents of 79256 zip code speak English at home.
28.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common first ancestries reported in 79256
  • 33%English
  • 22%American
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%French

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Zip code 79256 marital status for males
Zip code 79256 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.7%Electricity
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Wood

Population in 1990: 321. Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+8.7%).

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

  • This state: 180
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 20
  • South: 24
  • West: 61

54% of the 79256 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

91% of the 79256 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Roaring Springs, TX (79256)

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:

6.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 56,640Management occupations
  • 11,946Office and administrative support occupations
  • 6,500Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (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
Most common first names in zip code 79256 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1175.7 years
James684.6 years
William685.3 years
Mary587.2 years
Charles471.0 years
Bessie482.8 years
Robert467.7 years
Eva382.7 years
Arthur376.1 years
Elmer368.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 79256 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks585.2 years
Davis571.8 years
Cooper581.2 years
Marshall580.6 years
Green476.3 years
Hughes471.5 years
Smith478.7 years
Thacker484.5 years
Sedgwick474.0 years
Jones378.4 years
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