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79781 Zip Code (TX) Detailed Profile



Counties: Terrell County, TX (52.41%), Crockett County, TX (32.67%), Pecos County, TX (14.92%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 177
Zip code population in 2010: 303
Zip code population in 2000: 341

Houses and condos: 229
Renter-occupied apartments: 26
% of renters here:

39%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79781: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 669.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 0.264 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Males: 92  (52.0%)
Females: 85  (48.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79781:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79781:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Zip code 79781 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79781

  • Zip code 79781 races chart
    • 184White population
    • 12Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 2Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 103Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $33,100
79781:

$33,100
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 79781 zip code as of December 13, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79781 to the number of sex offenders is 256 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

31.2 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79781, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $49,377 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,377
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $29,339 (reported on 87.7% of returns)
Here:

$29,339
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.5% for AGIs below $10k, 92.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,038 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,038
Texas:

$2,255

Profit/loss from business: +$40 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

+$40
State:

+$11,013

Total tax: $10,628 (reported on 68.1% of returns)
79781:

$10,628
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,000 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.8%
Here:

64%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 100.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 52.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$50,536
Texas:

$55,653
79781 map Nearest zip codes: 79744, 79942, 76943, 79778, 78851, 78871.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.8%
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: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 67


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 50 (28 now married, 22 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79781 with a mortgage: 27
Houses without a mortgage: 14

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $561
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $375

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.9
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 79781: Clay Tank Windmill (A), Cripple Goose Windmill (B), Dead Man Windmill (C), Divide Windmill (D), East Martin Windmill (E), East Windmill (F), Escondido Windmill (G), Farm Tank Windmill (H), Harkey Windmill (I), Harkey-Banner Windmill (J), Oasis Ranch (K), Perkins Windmill (L), Saddle Ridge Windmill (M), Slaughter Ranch (N), Little Windmill (O), Smoky Mountain Ranch (P), Allison Ranch (Q), Banner Canyon Windmill (R), Banner Trap Windmill (S), Cannon Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Sheffield Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Escondido Water Hole (A), Roden Lake (B), Clay Tank (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Independence Creek (A), Live Oak Creek (B), Dry Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 79781: Fort Lancaster State Historical Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 8Built 2000 to 2009
  • 26Built 1990 to 1999
  • 47Built 1980 to 1989
  • 52Built 1970 to 1979
  • 30Built 1960 to 1969
  • 54Built 1950 to 1959
  • 12Built 1940 to 1949
  • 0Built 1939 or earlier
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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 79781

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 122 bedrooms
  • 263 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79781 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 79781

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 233 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79781 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 79781 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 142 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79781 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 79781 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 171 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79781 population

  • Zip code 79781 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79781 household income distribution in 2015
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79781

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79781
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79781

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79781
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 3No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $634.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $39,147
  • Two or more races householders: $51,718
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $16,390

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $33,100
79781:

$33,100
Texas:

$152,000

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 152
  • One, attached: 5
  • Mobile homes: 64
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79781

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79781
  • 86.3%88Drove a car alone
  • 9.8%10Walked
  • 3.9%4Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79781

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79781
  • 6Less than 5 minutes
  • 65 to 9 minutes
  • 2710 to 14 minutes
  • 715 to 19 minutes
  • 1220 to 24 minutes
  • 1825 to 29 minutes
  • 2230 to 34 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 177
  • In family households: 142 (12 male householders, 20 female householders)
    41 spouses, 69 children (65 natural, 1 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 35 (21 male householders (21 living alone)), 14 female householders (14 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 6 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 35 1-person

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

71.2% of residents of 79781 zip code speak English at home.
24.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% very well, 7% not well, 14% not at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 16 (9.0%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

9.0%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 79781 (%)

  • 7%Irish
  • 2%American
  • 2%German

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 7Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79781 population

Zip code 79781 topographic map


Zip code 79781 marital status for males
Zip code 79781 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 31.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 34.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 57%Electricity
  • 31%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 428. Population change in the 1990s: -87 (-20.3%).

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

  • This state: 161

57% of the 79781 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

100% of the 79781 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9
Here:

16.7%
Texas:

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%

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: Payroll Services (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Car Washes (5-9: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction (1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Caterers (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)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 64 people in state prisons
Most common first names in zip code 79781 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James361.3 years
Jose280.0 years
Annie280.0 years
Florence260.0 years
Herbert271.5 years
William272.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79781 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holmes568.8 years
Flores456.7 years
Smith482.0 years
Galindo385.0 years
Ybarra376.0 years
Sanchez267.5 years
Bullard262.1 years
Jackson285.5 years
Lopez282.6 years
Sparkman258.0 years
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