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79517 Zip Code (TX) Detailed Profile



Counties: Borden County, TX (72.15%), Scurry County, TX (27.85%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 216
Zip code population in 2010: 200
Zip code population in 2000: 183

Houses and condos: 109
Renter-occupied apartments: 14
% of renters here:

20%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79517: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 221.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 0.976 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79517
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Males: 114  (52.8%)
Females: 102  (47.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 79517:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79517:

  • Never married: 11.0%
  • Now married: 81.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

Zip code 79517 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79517

  • Zip code 79517 races chart
    • 164White population
    • 0Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 0Two or more races population
    • 36Hispanic or Latino population

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Median resident age:
This zip code:

28.9 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.1 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79517, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,707 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,707
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $25,470 (reported on 71.7% of returns)
Here:

$25,470
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 106.0% for AGIs below $10k, 88.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $270 (reported on 40.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$270
Texas:

$2,255

Taxable dividends: $600 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$600
State:

$4,261

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,000 (reported on 21.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,000
State:

+$16,110

Profit/loss from business: +$5,500 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,500
State:

+$11,013

Total tax: $4,774 (reported on 67.4% of returns)
79517:

$4,774
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 70.7%
Here:

71%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $10k, 78.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 136.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$80,833
Texas:

$55,653
79517 map Nearest zip codes: 79330, 79738, 79527, 79549, 79356, 79511.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

70.0%
Texas:

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

0.0%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 7
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 63


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 7 (7 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 32 (23 now married, 9 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79517 with a mortgage: 21
Houses without a mortgage: 35

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $2,173
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $463

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

13.4%
Whole state:

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

13.4%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable location: Miller Ranch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Cemeteries: Fluvanna Cemetery (1), York Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Parks Lake (A), Jones Reservoir (B), Big Tank Reservoir (C), Jones Reservoir Number 4 (D), Jones Reservoir Number 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: East Gavett Creek (A), Gopher Creek (B), Little Bull Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 6Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 22Built 2000 to 2009
  • 2Built 1990 to 1999
  • 11Built 1980 to 1989
  • 6Built 1970 to 1979
  • 18Built 1960 to 1969
  • 10Built 1950 to 1959
  • 5Built 1940 to 1949
  • 29Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79517 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 79517

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 363 bedrooms
  • 204 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79517 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 79517

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 73 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79517 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 79517 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 31 vehicle
  • 192 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79517 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 79517 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79517 population

  • Zip code 79517 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79517 household income distribution in 2015
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1$60,000 to $74,999
  • 26$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79517

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79517
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79517

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79517
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 7$200 to $249
  • 4$1,250 to $1,499

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $67,237

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 107
  • Mobile homes: 2
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79517

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79517
  • 75.3%61Drove a car alone
  • 21.0%17Carpooled
  • 3.7%3Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79517

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79517
  • 85 to 9 minutes
  • 2015 to 19 minutes
  • 1720 to 24 minutes
  • 1130 to 34 minutes
  • 1235 to 39 minutes
  • 460 to 89 minutes
  • 690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 216
  • In family households: 192 (38 male householders, 26 female householders)
    55 spouses, 73 children (70 natural, 1 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24 (4 male householders (0 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 18 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 31 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 5 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2 1-person, 4 3-persons

70 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

86.5% of residents of 79517 zip code speak English at home.
12.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 79517 (%)

  • 10%English
  • 9%American
  • 3%British
  • 2%Slovak

Zip code 79517 topographic map


Zip code 79517 marital status for males
Zip code 79517 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 10.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Electricity
  • 43%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Utility gas
  • 4%Wood

Population in 1990: 707. Population change in the 1990s: -524 (-74.1%).

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

  • This state: 194
  • Northeast: 4
  • South: 11
  • West: 7

79% of the 79517 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 0% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

87% of the 79517 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% moved from this county.

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%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction (1-4: 1)

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)

Most common first names in zip code 79517 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William379.0 years
Bessie277.0 years
Lela289.0 years
Horace276.0 years
Joe287.1 years
John282.4 years
Ray285.1 years
Richard280.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 79517 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones680.5 years
Turner571.0 years
Beaver587.6 years
Browning578.6 years
Miller480.5 years
Lemons486.0 years
Wills381.3 years
Smith372.6 years
Reeder382.1 years
Hunnicutt385.0 years
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