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79718 Zip Code (Balmorhea, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Balmorhea, TX (0.13%)
County: Reeves County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 821
Zip code population in 2010: 721
Zip code population in 2000: 782

Houses and condos: 416
Renter-occupied apartments: 80
% of renters here:

29%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79718: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 305.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 3 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79718
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

1.1% ($495)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $917 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $410 (1.0%)

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Males: 390  (47.5%)
Females: 430  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 79718:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79718:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

Zip code 79718 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79718

  • Zip code 79718 races chart
    • 156White population
    • 8Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 5Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 1Two or more races population
    • 545Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $45,506
79718:

$45,506
Texas:

$161,500
Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.9 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 79718, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,611 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,611
State:

$65,384

Salary/wage: $39,495 (reported on 81.5% of returns)
Here:

$39,495
State:

$52,524
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.8% for AGIs below $25k, 86.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $200 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$200
Texas:

$2,372

Profit/loss from business: +$4,125 (reported on 14.8% of returns)
Here:

+$4,125
State:

+$13,732

Total itemized deductions: $25,350 (29% of AGI, reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$25,350
State:

$24,724

Here:

29.2% of AGI
State:

15.9% of AGI

Earned income credit: $2,575 (reported on 29.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,575
State:

$2,570
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.1%
Here:

48%
State:

51%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79718, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $21,985 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,985
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $21,338 (reported on 86.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,338
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 124.3% for AGIs below $10k, 85.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 93.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $385 (reported on 19.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$385
Texas:

$2,255

Taxable dividends: $500 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$500
State:

$4,261

Profit/loss from business: +$97 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$97
State:

+$11,013

Total tax: $2,128 (reported on 48.9% of returns)
79718:

$2,128
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $1,858 (reported on 39.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,858
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.8%
Here:

62%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.0% for AGIs below $10k, 64.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$44,563
Texas:

$56,565
Balmorhea, TX (79718) map Nearest zip codes: 79780, 79785, 79734, 79772, 79719, 79730.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.1%
Texas:

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

1.1%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 33
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 244


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 13 (10 now married, 2 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 157 (75 now married, 81 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79718 with a mortgage: 35
Houses without a mortgage: 165

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $264

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

6.0%
Whole state:

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

6.0%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79718: Canyon Windmill (A), Carne Seca Windmill (B), Chapo Windmill (C), Cox Windmill (D), Florenzo Windmill (E), Graef Ranch (F), High Windmill (G), Lethco Ranch (H), Lonheano Windmill (I), North New Well Windmill (J), Oil Well Windmill (K), Sheep Shearny Windmill (L), South New Well Windmill (M), West Windmill (N), U Ranch (O), Balcom Windmill (P), Bankhead Windmill (Q), Bravo Windmill (R), Balmorhea Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Lakes and reservoirs: Loma Lake (A), Lake Balmorhea (B), Balmorhea Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: San Solomon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Park in zip code 79718: Balmorhea State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 9Built 2010 to 2013
  • 31Built 2000 to 2009
  • 18Built 1990 to 1999
  • 21Built 1980 to 1989
  • 100Built 1970 to 1979
  • 51Built 1960 to 1969
  • 126Built 1950 to 1959
  • 30Built 1940 to 1949
  • 25Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79718 population

Zip code 79718 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Balmorhea, TX (79718)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 352 bedrooms
  • 1043 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79718 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Balmorhea, TX (79718)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 172 bedrooms
  • 493 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79718 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Balmorhea, TX (79718) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 1no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 1092 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79718 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Balmorhea, TX (79718) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5no vehicle
  • 251 vehicle
  • 422 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79718 population

  • Zip code 79718 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 79718 household income distribution in 2016
  • 42Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 26$45,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 34$60,000 to $74,999
  • 29$75,000 to $99,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79718

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79718
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79718

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79718
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 16$150 to $199
  • 11$200 to $249
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 8$400 to $449
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 9No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $594.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $97,513
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $243,783
  • Some other race householders: $34,888
  • Two or more races householders: $32,071
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $41,388

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,506
79718:

$45,506
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,282 - $74,971

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 288
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 20
  • Mobile homes: 101

Unemployment: 6.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79718

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79718
  • 67.0%214Drove a car alone
  • 4.1%13Carpooled
  • 6.9%22Walked
  • 1.3%4Other means
  • 21.9%70Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79718

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79718
  • 38Less than 5 minutes
  • 585 to 9 minutes
  • 3410 to 14 minutes
  • 815 to 19 minutes
  • 220 to 24 minutes
  • 5030 to 34 minutes
  • 535 to 39 minutes
  • 2245 to 59 minutes
  • 3160 to 89 minutes
  • 290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 821
  • In family households: 724 (61 male householders, 123 female householders)
    139 spouses, 271 children (266 natural, 1 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 36 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 96 (59 male householders (59 living alone)), 34 female householders (31 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 74 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 3 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 90 1-person, 3 2-persons

146 married couples with children.
15 single-parent households (15 women).

52.0% of residents of 79718 zip code speak English at home.
49.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% very well, 4% well, 4% not well, 2% not at all).

Foreign born population: 27 (3.4%)
(41.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 79718 (%)

  • 5%German
  • 3%English
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%Polish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 19Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79718 population

Zip code 79718 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BALMORHEA SCHOOL (1ST & EL PASO ST in BALMORHEA, TX)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-195902001
    Organizations: BALMORHEA ISD (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 79718 marital status for males
Zip code 79718 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 15.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 16.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 45%Electricity
  • 31%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,655. Population change in the 1990s: -873 (-52.7%).

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

  • This state: 680
  • Midwest: 27
  • South: 17
  • West: 64

72% of the 79718 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

89% of the 79718 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% 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): 13
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 63,097Material moving occupations
  • 51,135Production occupations
  • 43,183Construction and extraction occupations
  • 41,564Transportation occupations
  • 36,317Education, training, and library occupations
  • 35,193Management occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79718 population

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Information: Libraries and Archives (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) (1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (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)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79718 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William771.2 years
Jose676.2 years
Robert579.2 years
Mary468.5 years
Charles374.3 years
Francisco374.3 years
Helen375.0 years
James373.0 years
Louis380.0 years
Maria377.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 79718 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hernandez775.8 years
Moore777.4 years
Rodriguez656.8 years
Lozano579.0 years
Jones581.0 years
Baeza474.5 years
Carrasco462.7 years
Dominguez474.5 years
Garcia472.0 years
Humphries482.3 years
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