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79520 Zip Code (Hamlin, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Hamlin, TX (2.70%)
Counties: Jones County, TX (58.40%), Fisher County, TX (41.60%)
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 2,200
Zip code population in 2010: 2,449
Zip code population in 2000: 2,590

Houses and condos: 1,200
Renter-occupied apartments: 266
% of renters here:

28%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79520: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 194.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 11 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79520
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.5% ($710)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,561 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $511 (1.6%)

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Males: 1,062  (48.3%)
Females: 1,137  (51.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 79520:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79520:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Zip code 79520 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above 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 79520

  • Zip code 79520 races chart
    • 1,587White population
    • 184Black population
    • 3American Indian population
    • 9Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 3Some other race population
    • 14Two or more races population
    • 649Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $48,836
79520:

$48,836
Texas:

$161,500



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in 79520 zip code as of October 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79520 is 314 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.0 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79520, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,499 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,499
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $37,827 (reported on 87.1% of returns)
Here:

$37,827
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.0% for AGIs below $25k, 85.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 96.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $718 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$718
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,857 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,857
State:

$9,721

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,150 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,150
State:

+$35,319

Profit/loss from business: +$13,021 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

+$13,021
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 21.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,100 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
79520:

$9,100
Texas:

$19,511

Total itemized deductions: $26,233 (24% of AGI, reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$26,233
State:

$24,724

Here:

23.8% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $9,211 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$9,211
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,975 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
79520:

$3,975
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,621 (reported on 25.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,621
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 73.1%
Here:

73%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 69.0% for AGIs below $25k, 66.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 100.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79520, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,786 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,786
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $26,547 (reported on 83.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,547
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.9% for AGIs below $10k, 81.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,282 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,282
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,185 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,185
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,936 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$2,936
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,231 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

+$11,231
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,773 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
79520:

$3,773
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $16,055 (23% of AGI, reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,055
State:

$19,631

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,506 (7% of AGI, reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,506
State:

$4,753

Here:

7.1% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,000 (reported on 62.6% of returns)
79520:

$5,000
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,853 (reported on 27.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,853
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.2%
Here:

76%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 75.9% for AGIs below $10k, 77.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 90.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$41,256
Texas:

$56,565
Hamlin, TX (79520) map Nearest zip codes: 79534, 79560, 79501, 79548, 79553, 79543.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Texas:

53.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.0%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 186
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 745


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 39 (4 now married, 34 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 459 (234 now married, 223 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79520 with a mortgage: 174 (7 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 505

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,128
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

26.3%
Whole state:

15.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

11.8%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79520: Celotex (A), Pardue Camp (B), Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79520 include: Sacred Heart Church (A), United Pentecostal Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), East Side Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Afton Cemetery (1), North Cemetery (2), East Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: West Lake (A), South Lake (B), Plasterco Lake (C), Moore Lake (D), Three Rivers Gypsum Incorporated Lake (E), Holland Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Dry California Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 34Built 2010 to 2013
  • 13Built 2000 to 2009
  • 27Built 1990 to 1999
  • 159Built 1980 to 1989
  • 238Built 1970 to 1979
  • 205Built 1960 to 1969
  • 173Built 1950 to 1959
  • 188Built 1940 to 1949
  • 153Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79520 population

Zip code 79520 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hamlin, TX (79520)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 2022 bedrooms
  • 3873 bedrooms
  • 1284 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79520 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hamlin, TX (79520)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 1072 bedrooms
  • 1073 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79520 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Hamlin, TX (79520) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 27no vehicle
  • 1941 vehicle
  • 2442 vehicles
  • 1423 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79520 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Hamlin, TX (79520) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 21no vehicle
  • 1411 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79520 population

  • Zip code 79520 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 79520 household income distribution in 2016
  • 123Less than $10,000
  • 59$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 77$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 49$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$35,000 to $39,999
  • 29$40,000 to $44,999
  • 63$45,000 to $49,999
  • 110$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $74,999
  • 99$75,000 to $99,999
  • 59$100,000 to $124,999
  • 43$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 29$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79520

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79520
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 77$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $69,999
  • 37$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 9$90,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 54$150,000 to $174,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • 9$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79520

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79520
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 21$250 to $299
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 20$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 3$750 to $799
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 72No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $583.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $605,590.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $58,866
  • Black or African American householders: $16,441
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $90,436
  • Some other race householders: $38,312
  • Two or more races householders: $16,441
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $42,258

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,836
79520:

$48,836
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $15,858 - $99,998

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,026
  • Two: 36
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • Mobile homes: 119
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 5.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79520

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79520
  • 85.1%630Drove a car alone
  • 8.5%63Carpooled
  • 0.4%3Walked
  • 2.6%19Other means
  • 2.8%21Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79520

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79520
  • 90Less than 5 minutes
  • 1025 to 9 minutes
  • 11410 to 14 minutes
  • 4215 to 19 minutes
  • 4920 to 24 minutes
  • 625 to 29 minutes
  • 4130 to 34 minutes
  • 3635 to 39 minutes
  • 540 to 44 minutes
  • 18745 to 59 minutes
  • 1960 to 89 minutes
  • 2090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 63.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,168
  • In family households: 1,763 (255 male householders, 376 female householders)
    431 spouses, 532 children (465 natural, 24 adopted, 44 stepchildren), 112 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 9 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 405 (166 male householders (108 living alone)), 139 female householders (125 living alone)), 99 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 32 (39 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 270 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 40 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 233 1-person, 56 2-persons, 17 4-persons

184 married couples with children.
253 single-parent households (82 men, 171 women).

82.4% of residents of 79520 zip code speak English at home.
17.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% very well, 34% well, 13% not well, 2% not at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 84 (3.9%)
(22.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.9%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 5%Nicaragua

Most common first ancestries reported in 79520 (%)

  • 14%American
  • 10%European
  • 9%German
  • 3%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%African

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 102010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 60Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79520 population

Zip code 79520 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • B&K FLYING SERVICE (MUNICIPAL AIRPORT in HAMLIN, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))

Zip code 79520 marital status for males
Zip code 79520 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 13.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 45%Utility gas
  • 42%Electricity
  • 10%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4%Wood

Population in 1990: 3,271. Population change in the 1990s: -681 (-20.8%).

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

  • This state: 1,796
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 97
  • West: 131

70% of the 79520 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

81% of the 79520 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% 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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

66.3%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 88,669Business and financial operations occupations
  • 80,585Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 64,881Management occupations
  • 47,119Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 45,496Material moving occupations
  • 41,257Education, training, and library occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79520 population

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

  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (20-49: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Livestock Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 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)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 35 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79520 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4377.1 years
James3475.5 years
John3276.2 years
Robert2472.9 years
Mary2384.2 years
George2076.7 years
Ruby1685.2 years
Joe1577.3 years
Willie1582.3 years
Thomas1476.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 79520 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3078.9 years
Brown2978.7 years
Williams2279.4 years
Johnson2079.4 years
Carter1882.9 years
Jones1777.5 years
Scott1579.6 years
Maberry1481.9 years
Turner1380.3 years
Miller1379.8 years

Businesses in zip code 79520

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1

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