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79261 Zip Code (Turkey, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Turkey, TX (0.36%)
County: Hall County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 399
Zip code population in 2010: 527
Zip code population in 2000: 615

Houses and condos: 315
Renter-occupied apartments: 42
% of renters here:

27%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79261: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 226.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79261
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.5% ($940)
Texas:

1.8% ($3,020)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,192 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $642 (1.5%)

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Males: 188  (47.2%)
Females: 210  (52.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 79261:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79261:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Zip code 79261 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79261 (2017)
    • 34956.7%White
    • 15625.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 172.8%Black
    • 50.8%Two or more races
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $61,850
79261:

$61,850
Texas:

$172,200



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 79261 zip code as of January 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79261 is 231 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79261, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,839 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,839
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $25,142 (reported on 66.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,142
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.6% for AGIs below $25k, 74.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 32.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $533 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$533
Texas:

$2,372

Profit/loss from business: +$6,767 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,767
State:

+$13,732

Earned income credit: $2,675 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,675
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 66.7%
Here:

67%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 60.0% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79261, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $21,898 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,898
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $21,608 (reported on 69.9% of returns)
Here:

$21,608
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,261 (reported on 49.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,261
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $296 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$296
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,091 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,091
State:

+$16,110

Profit/loss from business: +$2,188 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$2,188
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $12,400 (30% of AGI, reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

$12,400
State:

$19,631

Here:

30.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Total tax: $2,651 (reported on 58.6% of returns)
79261:

$2,651
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $2,173 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,173
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 87.6%
Here:

88%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 89.5% for AGIs below $10k, 89.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$40,367
Texas:

$59,206
Turkey, TX (79261) map Nearest zip codes: 79239, 79234, 79255, 79233, 79259, 79244.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
Texas:

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

3.2%
Texas:

5.1%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 28
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 130


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 88 (37 now married, 50 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79261 with a mortgage: 30
Houses without a mortgage: 87

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,560
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $297

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

17.1%
Whole state:

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

6.5%
Whole state:

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

5.1
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79261: Forks Windmill (A), Fuston Camp Windmill (B), Lower Windmill (C), Middle Windmill (D), Oxbow Ranch (E), Tampico Siding (F), Hotel Turkey (G), Bob Wills Museum (H), Turkey Ambulance Service (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Dreamland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoirs: R A Tank (A), Timmons Tank (B), Old Cottonwood Tank (C), New Cottonwood Tank (D), Harness Tanks (E), Green Tank (F), Reed Tank (G), Chamberlain Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Oxbow Creek (B), Panther Creek (C), Turkey Creek (D), Kent Creek (E), Hackberry Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 112014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 601970 to 1979
  • 471960 to 1969
  • 421950 to 1959
  • 311940 to 1949
  • 901939 or earlier

Zip code 79261 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Turkey, TX (79261)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Turkey, TX (79261)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 362 bedrooms
  • 853 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Turkey, TX (79261)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Turkey, TX (79261)
  • 2no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 173 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Turkey, TX (79261) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Turkey, TX (79261) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 181 vehicle
  • 642 vehicles
  • 233 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Turkey, TX (79261) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Turkey, TX (79261) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 131 vehicle
  • 132 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79261 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 79261 household income distribution in 2017
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 18$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12$75,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79261

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 79261
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79261

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 79261
  • 2Less than $100
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 4$200 to $249
  • 7$300 to $349
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 8No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $85,573
  • Black or African American householders: $42,358
  • Asian householders: $52,953
  • Some other race householders: $42,358
  • Two or more races householders: $74,135
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $44,904

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,850
79261:

$61,850
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,165 - $115,962
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79261

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 284
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 1
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • Mobile homes: 13
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Unemployment: 4.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79261

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79261
  • 82.0%119Drove a car alone
  • 15.2%22Carpooled
  • 2.1%3Other means
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79261

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79261
  • 30Less than 5 minutes
  • 325 to 9 minutes
  • 1810 to 14 minutes
  • 415 to 19 minutes
  • 720 to 24 minutes
  • 1930 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 340 to 44 minutes
  • 545 to 59 minutes
  • 1860 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 389
  • In family households: 336 (61 male householders, 56 female householders)
    100 spouses, 89 children (84 natural, 1 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 53 (23 male householders (17 living alone)), 18 female householders (18 living alone)), 11 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 62 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 35 1-person, 6 2-persons

57 married couples with children.
8 single-parent households (4 men, 4 women).

81.1% of residents of 79261 zip code speak English at home.
18.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 14% well, 15% not well, 25% not at all).

Foreign born population: 41 (10.4%)
(2.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 5%Costa Rica
Most common first ancestries reported in 79261
  • 16%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 7%American
  • 5%English
  • 2%Italian
  • 0%European
  • 0%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 102010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 5Before 1990

Zip code 79261 topographic map


Zip code 79261 marital status for males
Zip code 79261 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 25.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 14.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.5%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 704.

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

  • This state: 307
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 14
  • West: 31

69% of the 79261 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

93% of the 79261 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Turkey, TX (79261)

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): 3
Here:

10.4%
Texas:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

100.0%
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 ($)
  • 173,555Construction and extraction occupations
  • 57,686Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 52,956Management occupations
  • 38,972Education, training, and library occupations
  • 34,441Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,590Food preparation and serving related occupations

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

  • Construction: Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 2)
  • Wholesale Trade: Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Business Associations (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Residential Property Managers (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 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79261 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1171.0 years
William1082.2 years
James984.1 years
Mary775.7 years
Ida589.4 years
Willie581.4 years
Cecil474.2 years
George477.8 years
Pauline479.7 years
Ruby472.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 79261 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mullin1183.6 years
Lane1078.4 years
Johnson1081.7 years
Turner876.9 years
Martin772.2 years
Williams676.0 years
Fuston674.8 years
Guest678.2 years
Currie576.4 years
Jones583.2 years
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