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79372 Zip Code (Sundown, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Sundown, TX (11.45%)
County: Hockley County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,242
Zip code population in 2010: 1,434
Zip code population in 2000: 1,457

Houses and condos: 534
Renter-occupied apartments: 122
% of renters here:

27%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79372: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 13.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 94 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($1,318)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,974 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $713 (1.3%)

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Males: 649  (52.3%)
Females: 592  (47.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 79372:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79372:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Zip code 79372 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 79372 (2019)
    • 77053.7%White
    • 63344.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 151.0%Black
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 50.3%American Indian
    • 10.07%Some other race
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $95,205
79372:

$95,205
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 79372 zip code as of November 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79372 is 422 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79372, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $56,913 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$56,913
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $52,197 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$52,197
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.4% for AGIs below $25k, 87.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 89.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $214 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$214
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,225 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,225
State:

$9,721

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,075 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,075
State:

+$35,319

Profit/loss from business: +$4,273 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,273
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,850 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
79372:

$13,850
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $22,586 (17% of AGI, reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,586
State:

$24,724

Here:

16.8% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI

Charity contributions: $8,020 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$8,020
State:

$6,808

Taxes paid: $3,686 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
79372:

$3,686
State:

$6,921

Earned income credit: $2,553 (reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,553
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 57.4%
Here:

57%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 56.5% for AGIs below $25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79372, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,813 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,813
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $33,465 (reported on 90.0% of returns)
Here:

$33,465
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.5% for AGIs below $10k, 79.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 91.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $480 (reported on 26.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$480
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,095 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,095
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,269 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,269
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, -1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,500 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here +$3,500
State -$9,403

Total itemized deductions: $17,119 (23% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,119
State:

$19,631

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,121 (7% of AGI, reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,121
State:

$4,753

Here:

6.6% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,667 (reported on 64.6% of returns)
79372:

$4,667
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,006 (reported on 26.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,006
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.4%
Here:

61%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 43.8% for AGIs below $10k, 68.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$53,029
Texas:

$64,034
Sundown, TX (79372) map Nearest zip codes: 79379, 79345, 79336, 79376, 79358, 79316.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

56.6%
Texas:

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

5.9%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 50
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 397


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 15 (7 now married, 7 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 297 (138 now married, 159 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79372 with a mortgage: 146 (3 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 180

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,179
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $327

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

11.2%
Whole state:

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

7.1%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 162010 to 2013
  • 682000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 1031980 to 1989
  • 1481970 to 1979
  • 451960 to 1969
  • 601950 to 1959
  • 151940 to 1949
  • 111939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sundown, TX (79372)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sundown, TX (79372)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 372 bedrooms
  • 1983 bedrooms
  • 834 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sundown, TX (79372)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sundown, TX (79372)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 632 bedrooms
  • 403 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sundown, TX (79372) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sundown, TX (79372) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 1382 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sundown, TX (79372) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sundown, TX (79372) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 671 vehicle
  • 452 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79372 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79372 household income distribution in 2019
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 16$40,000 to $44,999
  • 34$45,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 42$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$125,000 to $149,999
  • 37$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79372

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79372
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 23$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 9$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79372

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79372
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 1$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 25No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $588.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $125,284
  • Black or African American householders: $58,407
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $36,504
  • Some other race householders: $65,708
  • Two or more races householders: $189,825
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $69,505

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,205
79372:

$95,205
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,524 - $141,659

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $131,542
Here:

$131,542
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $35,169
Here:

$35,169
State:

$94,014
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79372
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 358
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 18
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • Mobile homes: 116

Unemployment: 4.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79372

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79372
  • 86.5%487Drove a car alone
  • 11.2%63Carpooled
  • 0.2%1Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.1%6Walked
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79372

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79372
  • 139Less than 5 minutes
  • 595 to 9 minutes
  • 2310 to 14 minutes
  • 12315 to 19 minutes
  • 4120 to 24 minutes
  • 2525 to 29 minutes
  • 3430 to 34 minutes
  • 1235 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 5245 to 59 minutes
  • 2760 to 89 minutes
  • 990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,242
  • Male householders: 225 (50 living alone), Female householders: 223 (59 living alone)
  • 267 spouses (251 opposite-sex spouses), 16 unmarried partners, (16 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 417 children (378 natural, 29 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 34 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 0 foster children, 24 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 133 2-persons, 62 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 108 1-person, 12 2-persons

216 married couples with children.
72 single-parent households (35 men, 37 women).

69.6% of residents of 79372 zip code speak English at home.
30.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 10% well, 9% not well, 3% not at all).

Foreign born population: 81 (6.5%)
(14.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 95%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 79372
  • 32%American
  • 8%German
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 1%Norwegian
  • 1%Dutch
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 45Before 1990

Zip code 79372 marital status for males
Zip code 79372 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 971
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 38
  • South: 57
  • West: 63

65% of the 79372 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

89% of the 79372 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, 46% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Sundown, TX (79372)

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%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

14.6%
Texas:

14.3%
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 ($)
  • 78,357Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 70,078Business and financial operations occupations
  • 69,770Material moving occupations
  • 63,276Community and social service occupations
  • 49,506Education, training, and library occupations
  • 46,343Production occupations

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

  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Payroll Services (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 5 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 79372 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1082.9 years
Robert868.6 years
Mary781.3 years
Jessie676.5 years
James576.2 years
Albert482.8 years
Lewis481.0 years
Juan470.7 years
Walter476.0 years
Thelma482.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79372 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson774.4 years
Carpenter583.6 years
Smith582.4 years
Castillo561.0 years
Rodriguez569.2 years
Lee580.0 years
Jones478.5 years
Lummus484.2 years
Haggerton480.0 years
Peralez481.7 years
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