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79544 Zip Code (Rochester, TX) Detailed Profile




City: Rochester, TX (0.41%)
County: Haskell County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 683
Zip code population in 2010: 512
Zip code population in 2000: 628

Houses and condos: 358
Renter-occupied apartments: 71
% of renters here:

29%
State:

38%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 79544: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 82.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79544
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3% ($368)
Texas:

1.7% ($3,390)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $715 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $342 (1.5%)

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Males: 346  (50.7%)
Females: 336  (49.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 79544:

  • High school or higher: 63.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79544:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Zip code 79544 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79544 (2019)
    • 33465.2%White
    • 15129.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 234.5%Black
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $28,860
79544:

$28,860
Texas:

$200,400



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 79544 zip code as of January 19, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 79544 is 87 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79544, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,556 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,556
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $32,353 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$32,353
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 80.2% for AGIs below $25k, 75.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 234.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $225 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$225
Texas:

$2,372

Profit/loss from business: +$1,867 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,867
State:

+$13,732

Total itemized deductions: $18,050 (47% of AGI, reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$18,050
State:

$24,724

Here:

47.4% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI

Earned income credit: $2,325 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,325
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 83.3%
Here:

83%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $25k, 80.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 200.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79544, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $26,500 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,500
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $22,166 (reported on 76.2% of returns)
Here:

$22,166
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 75.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,391 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,391
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable dividends: $684 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$684
State:

$4,261

Profit/loss from business: +$4,270 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

+$4,270
State:

+$11,013

Profit/loss from farming: +$3,892 (reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here +$3,892
State -$9,403
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $14,950 (39% of AGI, reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

$14,950
State:

$19,631

Here:

39.4% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,182 (3% of AGI, reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,182
State:

$4,753

Here:

2.7% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $4,273 (reported on 61.7% of returns)
79544:

$4,273
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 20.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,938 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,938
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 85.5%
Here:

86%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 83.3% for AGIs below $10k, 85.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 126.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$33,872
Texas:

$64,034
Rochester, TX (79544) map Nearest zip codes: 79539, 79547, 79529, 76388, 79540, 79548.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

40.6%
Texas:

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

1.3%
Texas:

49.6%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 54
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 193


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 130 (66 now married, 64 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79544 with a mortgage: 20
Houses without a mortgage: 162

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $731
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $299

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

16.1%
Whole state:

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

13.7%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.1
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 291990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 591970 to 1979
  • 381960 to 1969
  • 1091950 to 1959
  • 591940 to 1949
  • 331939 or earlier

Zip code 79544 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rochester, TX (79544)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rochester, TX (79544)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 592 bedrooms
  • 863 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, TX (79544)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rochester, TX (79544)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 222 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester, TX (79544) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester, TX (79544) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 732 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester, TX (79544) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rochester, TX (79544) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 4no vehicle
  • 311 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 79544 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 79544 household income distribution in 2019
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $74,999
  • 23$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79544

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 79544
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79544

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 79544
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 5$250 to $299
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 9$350 to $399
  • 18$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 1No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $691.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $36,074
  • Black or African American householders: $12,526
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $10,019
  • Some other race householders: $10,019
  • Two or more races householders: $10,019
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $10,019

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $28,860
79544:

$28,860
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $12,893 - $64,051

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $47,666
Here:

$47,666
State:

$268,991
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 79544
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 345
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • Mobile homes: 6

Unemployment: 10.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79544

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79544
  • 88.0%207Drove a car alone
  • 3.4%8Carpooled
  • 5.9%14Walked
  • 1.7%4Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79544

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79544
  • 22Less than 5 minutes
  • 195 to 9 minutes
  • 6710 to 14 minutes
  • 2415 to 19 minutes
  • 2420 to 24 minutes
  • 4030 to 34 minutes
  • 1245 to 59 minutes
  • 1760 to 89 minutes
  • 190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 683
  • Male householders: 132 (54 living alone), Female householders: 119 (45 living alone)
  • 119 spouses (119 opposite-sex spouses), 7 unmarried partners, (7 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 251 children (239 natural, 4 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 0 foster children, 17 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 60 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 36 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 99 1-person, 2 2-persons

108 married couples with children.
27 single-parent households (23 men, 4 women).

71.4% of residents of 79544 zip code speak English at home.
27.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 8% well, 13% not well, 8% not at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 49 (7.3%)
(12.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 86%Honduras
Most common first ancestries reported in 79544
  • 19%German
  • 6%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%English
  • 0%Italian
  • 0%Welsh
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 9Before 1990

Zip code 79544 topographic map


Zip code 79544 marital status for males
Zip code 79544 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 26.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 20.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 707.

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

  • This state: 580
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 2
  • South: 25
  • West: 21

68% of the 79544 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

95% of the 79544 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Rochester, TX (79544)

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:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 46,623Material moving occupations
  • 34,645Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 33,778Construction and extraction occupations
  • 19,372Education, training, and library occupations
  • 18,341Management occupations
  • 16,347Office and administrative support occupations

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Continuing Care Retirement Communities (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 4 people in other group homes
Most common first names in zip code 79544 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1279.3 years
John1078.1 years
William978.7 years
Ira585.0 years
Mary579.8 years
Myrtle488.3 years
Robert475.0 years
Arlis368.3 years
Henry377.0 years
Blanche386.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 79544 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Strickland973.9 years
Ballard778.7 years
Brown778.2 years
Goode678.0 years
Jones675.4 years
Corley575.8 years
Salinas568.6 years
Sarabia577.0 years
Hicks577.2 years
Speck574.6 years
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