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79556 Zip Code (Sweetwater, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Sweetwater, TX (3.28%)
Counties: Nolan County, TX (68.30%), Fisher County, TX (31.70%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 12,899
Zip code population in 2010: 12,995
Zip code population in 2000: 13,557

Houses and condos: 6,062
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,663
% of renters here:

35%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79556: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 304.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79556
Zip code 79556 (Sweetwater, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.5% ($887)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,299 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $641 (1.4%)

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Males: 6,405  (49.7%)
Females: 6,494  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 79556:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79556:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

Zip code 79556 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79556

  • Zip code 79556 races chart
    • 7,685White population
    • 641Black population
    • 36American Indian population
    • 58Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 6Some other race population
    • 134Two or more races population
    • 4,435Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 10,661
Rural population: 2,237

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $58,500
79556:

$58,500
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 54 registered sex offenders living in 79556 zip code as of December 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79556 to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.0 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79556, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $48,407 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$48,407
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $36,677 (reported on 85.9% of returns)
Here:

$36,677
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 81.4% for AGIs below $25k, 83.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 21.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,590 (reported on 18.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,590
Texas:

$2,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $6,752 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$6,752
State:

$9,721
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,969 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$8,969
State:

+$35,319
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,423 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

+$12,423
State:

+$13,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,283 (reported on 7.3% of returns)
79556:

$14,283
Texas:

$19,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,933 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
79556:

$16,933
Texas:

$23,938
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $23,663 (17% of AGI, reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$23,663
State:

$24,724

Here:

16.9% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $9,154 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$9,154
State:

$6,808
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,769 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
79556:

$4,769
State:

$6,921
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,597 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,597
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.3%
Here:

61%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 59.2% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 100.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79556, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,058 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,058
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $27,533 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$27,533
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 121.3% for AGIs below $10k, 79.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 38.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,106 (reported on 28.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,106
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,413 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,413
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,097 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,097
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,558 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$11,558
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,653 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
79556:

$3,653
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $6,133 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$6,133
Texas:

$16,401

Total itemized deductions: $16,682 (22% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$16,682
State:

$19,631

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $5,222 (6% of AGI, reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,222
State:

$4,753

Here:

6.3% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,297 (reported on 63.1% of returns)
79556:

$5,297
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 22.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,986 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,986
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.9%
Here:

72%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 69.9% for AGIs below $10k, 74.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 70.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 69.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 84.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$36,764
Texas:

$55,653
Sweetwater, TX (79556) map Nearest zip codes: 79561, 79545, 79537, 79560, 79543, 79535.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.4%
Texas:

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

3.9%
Texas:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 898
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,897


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 202 (54 now married, 148 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,521 (1,393 now married, 1,128 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79556 with a mortgage: 1,073 (6 second mortgage)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,059

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $955
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $342

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

21.4%
Whole state:

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

12.4%
Whole state:

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

5.7
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 locations in zip code 79556: Tecific (A), Double Heart Ranch (B), Sweetwater Commercial Historic District (C), First National Bank Building (D), Lake Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department (E), Pioneer Museum (F), Sweetwater Fire Department (G), R A Ragland Building (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 79556 include: Highland Heights United Methodist Church (A), Evangelical Methodist Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (D), Church of God of Prophecy (E), Church of Christ (F), Trinity Baptist Church (G), Highland Baptist Church (H), Greater Zion Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Nolan Cemetery (1), Coffee Cemetery (2), Garden of memories Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Willow Tank (A), Lake Sweetwater (B), Boothe Lake (C), Santa Fe Lake (D), Nolan Divide Lake (E), Lake Trammell (F), Country Club Lake (G), Headrick Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Creek (A), Salt Branch (B), Rough Creek (C), Rock Creek (D), Prong Creek (E), Dulaney Creek (F), Finn Creek (G), Holder Creek (H), Idlewild Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 79556 include: Lake Sweetwater Municipal Park (1), Santa Fe Park (2), Fraley Park (3), Sweetwater Park (4), Newman Park (5), Rolling Plains Girls Softball Park (6), Mustang Bowl (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 15Built 2010 to 2013
  • 192Built 2000 to 2009
  • 300Built 1990 to 1999
  • 730Built 1980 to 1989
  • 1,131Built 1970 to 1979
  • 994Built 1960 to 1969
  • 1,342Built 1950 to 1959
  • 633Built 1940 to 1949
  • 725Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79556 population

Zip code 79556 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sweetwater, TX (79556)

  • 3no bedroom
  • 771 bedroom
  • 7532 bedrooms
  • 1,7973 bedrooms
  • 3994 bedrooms
  • 1035+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79556 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, TX (79556)

  • 78no bedroom
  • 3951 bedroom
  • 7152 bedrooms
  • 4253 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79556 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater, TX (79556) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 146no vehicle
  • 9941 vehicle
  • 1,2962 vehicles
  • 5423 vehicles
  • 1454 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79556 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater, TX (79556) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 325no vehicle
  • 9081 vehicle
  • 3672 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79556 population

  • Zip code 79556 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79556 household income distribution in 2015
  • 501Less than $10,000
  • 356$10,000 to $14,999
  • 386$15,000 to $19,999
  • 409$20,000 to $24,999
  • 441$25,000 to $29,999
  • 193$30,000 to $34,999
  • 366$35,000 to $39,999
  • 238$40,000 to $44,999
  • 176$45,000 to $49,999
  • 384$50,000 to $59,999
  • 414$60,000 to $74,999
  • 435$75,000 to $99,999
  • 297$100,000 to $124,999
  • 92$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $199,999
  • 56$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79556

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79556
  • 43Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 180$15,000 to $19,999
  • 174$20,000 to $24,999
  • 230$25,000 to $29,999
  • 215$30,000 to $34,999
  • 185$35,000 to $39,999
  • 337$40,000 to $49,999
  • 177$50,000 to $59,999
  • 263$60,000 to $69,999
  • 208$70,000 to $79,999
  • 184$80,000 to $89,999
  • 144$90,000 to $99,999
  • 137$100,000 to $124,999
  • 106$125,000 to $149,999
  • 143$150,000 to $174,999
  • 65$175,000 to $199,999
  • 125$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 41$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79556

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79556
  • 73Less than $100
  • 144$100 to $149
  • 146$150 to $199
  • 54$200 to $249
  • 119$250 to $299
  • 65$300 to $349
  • 88$350 to $399
  • 143$400 to $449
  • 108$450 to $499
  • 253$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 39$600 to $649
  • 58$650 to $699
  • 15$700 to $749
  • 24$800 to $899
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 13$1,000 to $1,249
  • 23$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 147No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $580.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $68,814
  • Black or African American householders: $47,863
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $20,144
  • Asian householders: $36,260
  • Some other race householders: $29,652
  • Two or more races householders: $46,413
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $31,586

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $58,500
79556:

$58,500
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,400 - $97,100

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,595
  • One, attached: 40
  • Two: 218
  • 3 or 4: 160
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 116
  • 20 to 49: 210
  • 50 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 414
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Unemployment: 7.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79556

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79556
  • 80.8%4,372Drove a car alone
  • 12.2%660Carpooled
  • 0.1%5Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.9%48Motorcycle
  • 0.2%11Bicycle
  • 3.0%161Walked
  • 2.0%110Other means
  • 0.8%43Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79556

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79556
  • 568Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,4515 to 9 minutes
  • 1,47310 to 14 minutes
  • 54915 to 19 minutes
  • 24920 to 24 minutes
  • 7225 to 29 minutes
  • 45430 to 34 minutes
  • 6035 to 39 minutes
  • 8540 to 44 minutes
  • 19845 to 59 minutes
  • 13260 to 89 minutes
  • 7690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,503
  • In family households: 10,201 (1,443 male householders, 1,607 female householders)
    2,175 spouses, 3,796 children (3,513 natural, 70 adopted, 214 stepchildren), 503 grandchildren, 155 brothers or sisters, 108 parents, 65 other relatives, 175 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,302 (842 male householders (620 living alone)), 903 female householders (821 living alone)), 557 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 396 (276 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,575 2-persons, 668 3-persons, 398 4-persons, 269 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,441 1-person, 216 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 4 5-persons

1,599 married couples with children.
1,073 single-parent households (158 men, 915 women).

77.1% of residents of 79556 zip code speak English at home.
22.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 12% well, 7% not well, 2% not at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 363 (2.8%)
(44.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.8%
Whole state:

17.0%

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

  • 6%Burma
  • 3%Russia
  • 2%Barbados

Most common first ancestries reported in 79556 (%)

  • 16%American
  • 5%German
  • 3%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 1%European
  • 1%Dutch
  • 1%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 302010 or later
  • 492000 to 2009
  • 1101990 to 1999
  • 217Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79556 population

Zip code 79556 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • 7 11 AUTO SUPPLY (207 W BROADWAY in SWEETWATER, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Alternative names: 7-11 AUTO
  • A & A AIRCRAFT & REFINISHING (421 COLLEGE DR in SWEETWATER, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: AGUERORAYMOND AND DIANE (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY (STATE HWY 70 2 MI N OF in SWEETWATER, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AMERICAN TEL & TEL CO LONG LINES
  • ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND COMPANY (ON OR NEAR F.M. 419 N. in SWEETWATER, TX)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: COTTONSEED OIL MILLS
    Alternative names: ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO.
  • BAHLMAN CLEANERS INC (910 E 3RD ST in SWEETWATER, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: BAHLMAN CLNRS
  • AFCO NO 10111 (911 HAILEY in SWEETWATER, TX)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: MICOR ENERGY LLC DBA AFCO (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 79556 marital status for males
Zip code 79556 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 48%Electricity
  • 45%Utility gas
  • 5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Wood
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 14,064. Population change in the 1990s: -507 (-3.6%).

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

  • This state: 10,696
  • Northeast: 170
  • Midwest: 473
  • South: 575
  • West: 579

57% of the 79556 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

85% of the 79556 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

1.3%
Texas:

7.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 82
Here:

14.5%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 126,786Legal occupations
  • 71,250Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,063Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,577Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,941Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 41,891Law enforcement workers including supervisors
Note: State values scaled to 79556 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • JIMMIE LEE ALLDREDGE (1407 E 12TH ST in SWEETWATER, TX; small business)
    $8,400 with Army for Logistics Support Services. Signed on 2006-03-06. Completion date: 2006-04-01.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 4)

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:

  • 206 people in college/university student housing
  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 113 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in halfway houses
  • 63 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Most common first names in zip code 79556 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13873.5 years
John12176.9 years
William11776.5 years
Mary10878.0 years
Robert5574.7 years
George4876.9 years
Charles4471.1 years
Walter4179.1 years
Joe4174.0 years
Willie4077.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79556 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8677.5 years
Jones5274.8 years
Davis5175.1 years
Johnson3874.1 years
Williams3574.1 years
Brown3280.1 years
Walker3174.2 years
Scott3080.0 years
Lewis3076.0 years
Moore2876.9 years
Businesses in zip code 79556
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Cinnabon 1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Subway2
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
La Quinta1
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