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City: Alpine, TX (0.23%)
County: Brewster County, TX

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 7,320
Zip code population in 2010: 7,682
Zip code population in 2000: 7,163




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Houses and condos: 3,847
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,292
% of renters here:

41%
State:

37%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 79830: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: -829.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.7 sq. mi.
Population density: -8.828 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

1.2% ($1,411)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,455)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,944 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,185 (1.1%)

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Males: 3,669  (50.1%)
Females: 3,651  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 79830:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79830:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Zip code 79830 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

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Urban population: 6,013
Rural population: 1,306

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $116,000
79830:

$116,000
Texas:

$127,700



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 79830 zip code as of July 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79830 to the number of sex offenders is 572 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.2 years
Texas median age:

33.7 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79830, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,216 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,216
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $27,603 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
Here:

$27,603
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 133.4% for AGIs below $10k, 76.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 70.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 71.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 35.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,583 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,583
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,842 (reported on 18.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,842
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,129 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,129
State:

+$16,110
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,322 (reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,322
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,132 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
79830:

$3,132
Texas:

$3,120
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,789 (20% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,789
State:

$19,631

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,534 (6% of AGI, reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,534
State:

$4,753

Here:

6.2% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,308 (reported on 67.3% of returns)
79830:

$5,308
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,695 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,695
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 49.7% for AGIs below $10k, 51.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 46.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.6% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$40,978
Texas:

$49,392

Alpine, TX (79830) map

Nearest zip codes: 79842, 79852, 79831, 79834, 79846, 79843.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
Texas:

56.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.8%
Texas:

5.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 249
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,909


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 83 (46 now married, 37 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,649 (784 now married, 865 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79830 with a mortgage: 653 (5,501 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 958

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,170
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $403

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

13.3%
Whole state:

18.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

10.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1


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

Notable locations in zip code 79830: Merriweather Ranch (A), O 2 Ranch (B), Wilsons Ranch (C), Garcia Ranch (D), Harrel Ranch (E), Indian Wells (F), Keith Ranch (G), Schupbachs Ranch (H), Stewart Ranch (I), Mouth of the Maravillas (J), Double Mills (K), Haley Ranch (L), Stroebel (M), Persimmon Gap Ranger Station (N), Combs Cattle County Ranch (O), Fords Ranch (P), Adams Ranch (Q), Burnt House Camp (R), Cobas Windmill (S), Cotters Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 79830 include: Alpine Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Mount Sinai United Methodist Church (B), Redeemer Lutheran Church (C), Saint James Episcopal Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (F), Friendship Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Cheosa Waterhole (A), Rockhouse Tank (B), Redhouse Tank (C), Norton Tank (D), Key Cabin Tank (E), Hole in the Ground Tank (F), Guys Tank (G), Dett Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Stillwell Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Bird Creek (C), Ash Creek (D), Needle Creek (E), McIntyre Creek (F), Maravillas Creek (G), Heath Creek (H), Sheep Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in zip code 79830 include: Kokernot Park (1), Shipman Park (2), New Town Park (3), Pete P Gallego Center (4), Graves Pierce Complex (5), Kokernot Baseball Park (6), Kokernot Municipal Park (7), Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area (8), Jackson Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 152
  • 2000 to 2004: 239
  • 1990 to 1999: 623
  • 1980 to 1989: 511
  • 1970 to 1979: 641
  • 1960 to 1969: 321
  • 1950 to 1959: 367
  • 1940 to 1949: 322
  • 1939 or earlier: 671


Zip code 79830 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 79830
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 101
  • 2 bedrooms: 423
  • 3 bedrooms: 947
  • 4 bedrooms: 380
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
  • no bedroom: 64
  • 1 bedroom: 415
  • 2 bedrooms: 427
  • 3 bedrooms: 368
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 79830 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 62
  • 1 vehicle: 494
  • 2 vehicles: 792
  • 3 vehicles: 405
  • 4 vehicles: 97
  • 5+ vehicles: 16
  • no vehicle: 115
  • 1 vehicle: 756
  • 2 vehicles: 364
  • 3 vehicles: 57
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 79830 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 79830 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 79830:

  • Less than $10,000: 35
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 39
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 63
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 39
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 29
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 6
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 61
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 49
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 75
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 165
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 111
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 109
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 237
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 151
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 175
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 230
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 162
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 72
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 19
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 16
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 8
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 15

 



79830 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 79830:

  • Less than $100: 35
  • $100 to $149: 20
  • $150 to $199: 45
  • $200 to $249: 26
  • $250 to $299: 72
  • $300 to $349: 97
  • $350 to $399: 84
  • $400 to $449: 156
  • $450 to $499: 51
  • $500 to $549: 131
  • $600 to $649: 129
  • $650 to $699: 10
  • $700 to $749: 58
  • $750 to $799: 6
  • $800 to $899: 96
  • $900 to $999: 20
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 11
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 8
  • No cash rent: 237
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $609.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $155,650
  • Black or African American householders: $156,756
  • Some other race householders: $74,321
  • Two or more races householders: $18,440
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $86,124

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $116,000
79830:

$116,000
Texas:

$127,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,300 - $181,000

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $136,697
Here:

$136,697
State:

$180,018

Mobile homes: $35,342
Here:

$35,342
State:

$61,883

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,453
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 124
  • 3 or 4: 75
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • 50 or more: 88
  • Mobile homes: 925
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Unemployment: 3.6%
79830 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,635 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 387 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 101 (3%)
  • Walked: 231 (6%)
  • Other means: 65 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (3%)
 

79830 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 674
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,155
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 761
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 343
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 56
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 88
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 220
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 24
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 43
  • 90 or more minutes: 58
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,064
  • In family households: 5,338 (1,108 male householders, 678 female householders)
    1,405 spouses, 1,882 children (1,707 natural, 74 adopted, 103 stepchildren), 20 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 62 other relatives, 150 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,726 (628 male householders (551 living alone)), 744 female householders (536 living alone)), 354 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 256 (84 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 913 2-persons, 377 3-persons, 237 4-persons, 162 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,087 1-person, 282 2-persons, 3 3-persons

1,125 married couples with children.
251 single-parent households (53 men, 198 women).

62.8% of residents of 79830 zip code speak English at home.
35.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% very well, 8% well, 9% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% very well, 13% well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% very well, 40% well).

Foreign born population: 419 (5.7%)
(48.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.7%
Whole state:

16.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (71%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • India (7%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • France (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 79
  • 1990 to 1999: 228
  • 1980 to 1989: 50
  • Before 1980: 111

Races in zip code 79830:

White population: 4,011
Black population: 75
American Indian population: 30
Asian population: 52
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 2
Some other race population: 9
Two or more races population: 97
Hispanic or Latino population: 3,406

Most common first ancestries reported in 79830 (%):



  • Other groups (53%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79830:

  • Ramada Limited Of Alpine, 2800 W Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-1100
  • Alpine Classic Inn, 2401 E Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-1530
  • Oak Tree Inn , 2407 E Holland Ave, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-5711, Fax: (432) 837-0017
  • Hampton Inn Alpine , 2607 West Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-7344, Fax: (432) 837-9107
  • Holland Hotel , 209 W Holland Ave, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-2800, Fax: (432) 837-2801
  • Holiday Inn & Express Inn And Suites , 2004 East Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-9597, Fax: (432) 837-9239
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 79830

Zip code 79830 marital status for males
Zip code 79830 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Population in 1990: 7,648. Population change in the 1990s: -485 (-6.3%).

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

  • This state: 4,962
  • Northeast: 214
  • Midwest: 655
  • South: 424
  • West: 597

51% of the 79830 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

81% of the 79830 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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): 66
Here:

10.4%
Texas:

6.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

18.3%
Texas:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

9.0%
Texas:

15.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Architecture and engineering occupations: 51,000
  • Transportation occupations: 50,809
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 43,083
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 38,833
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 37,708
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 35,345

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • 3SUNLAND DISTRIBUTORS INC (HWY 118 N in ALPINE, TX; small business) : $7,397 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $13,500 with Army for Fueling and Other Petroleum Services - Excluding Storage. Signed on 2002-12-05. Completion date: 2002-11-03.
    $554, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-11. Completion date: 2002-11-03.
    $-6,657, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-30. Completion date: 2002-11-03.
  • MCMILLEN COMPANY (1404 E HWY 90 in ALPINE, TX; small business)
    $3,000 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2006-06-16. Completion date: 2006-07-19.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 1)
  • Information: Wired Telecommunications Carriers (50-99: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 1, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 325 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in nursing homes



Most common first names in zip code 79830 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3575.0 years
Robert2674.7 years
Mary2576.1 years
James2374.2 years
William2278.0 years
George1978.4 years
Charles1674.4 years
Margaret1481.5 years
Manuel1473.4 years
Ruth1479.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 79830 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2475.6 years
Valenzuela2079.8 years
Rodriguez1872.0 years
Hernandez1671.2 years
Fierro1675.5 years
Molinar1472.9 years
Ramos1478.4 years
Garcia1470.5 years
Gallego1381.8 years
Ramirez1271.9 years
Businesses in zip code 79830
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets3


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