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79834 Zip Code (TX) Detailed Profile



Estimated zip code population in 2015: 169
Zip code population in 2010: 200
Zip code population in 2000: 206

Houses and condos: 119
Renter-occupied apartments: 86
% of renters here:

98%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79834: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 818.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 0.206 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Males: 81  (47.9%)
Females: 88  (52.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 79834:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79834:

  • Never married: 42.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

Zip code 79834 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 79834

  • Zip code 79834 races chart
    • 144White population
    • 0Black population
    • 0American Indian population
    • 1Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 2Two or more races population
    • 53Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.8 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.8 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79834, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,962 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,962
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $36,139 (reported on 97.1% of returns)
Here:

$36,139
State:

$41,947

Taxable interest for individuals: $279 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$279
Texas:

$2,255

Taxable dividends: $421 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$421
State:

$4,261

Total tax: $4,011 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
79834:

$4,011
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,909 (reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,909
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 28.8%
Here:

29%
State:

57%

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$51,786
Texas:

$55,653
79834 map Nearest zip codes: 79852, 79830, 79846, 79842, 79831, 79843.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.0%
Texas:

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

2.3%
Texas:

5.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 88


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 41 (22 now married, 19 unmarried)


Houses without a mortgage: 2

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

5.3%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

9.2%
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 79834: Cottonwood Campground (A), Saint Helena Canyon Junction (B), Mule Ear Overlook (C), Robbers Roost (D), San Vicente (E), Chihuahuan Desert Research Station (F), Smoky Creek (G), Sotol Vista Overlook (H), Rio Vista Campsite (I), Old Ranch (J), Sombrero Peak Ranch (K), Glenn Spring (L), Johnson Ranch (M), La Noria (N), Buttrill Ranch (O), Chisos Mountain Lodge (P), Fossil Bone Exhibit (Q), Castolon Historic District (R), Park Headquarters (S), Rosillos Mountain Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Lakes and reservoirs: Carlota Tinaja (A), Willow Tank (B), Mailbox Tank (C), Rice Tank (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creeks: Star Creek (A), Oak Creek (B), Tornillo Creek (C), Cottonwood Creek (D), Javalina Creek (E), Ash Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 79834: Big Bend National Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 8Built 2010 to 2013
  • 22Built 2000 to 2009
  • 19Built 1990 to 1999
  • 19Built 1980 to 1989
  • 8Built 1970 to 1979
  • 7Built 1960 to 1969
  • 23Built 1950 to 1959
  • 7Built 1940 to 1949
  • 6Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79834 population

Zip code 79834 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 79834

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79834 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 79834

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79834 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 79834 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79834 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 79834 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 421 vehicle
  • 282 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79834 population

  • Zip code 79834 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79834 household income distribution in 2015
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 14$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $74,999
  • 29$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79834

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79834
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79834

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79834
  • 7Less than $100
  • 18$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 17$400 to $449
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 1$500 to $549
  • 22$600 to $649
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 3No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $525.

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 69
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • Mobile homes: 13
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Unemployment: 0.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79834

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79834
  • 34.1%46Drove a car alone
  • 11.9%16Carpooled
  • 23.0%31Bicycle
  • 18.5%25Walked
  • 7.4%10Other means
  • 5.2%7Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79834

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79834
  • 60Less than 5 minutes
  • 325 to 9 minutes
  • 2410 to 14 minutes
  • 1220 to 24 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 100.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 160
  • In family households: 92 (22 male householders, 17 female householders)
    28 spouses, 25 children (26 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 68 (26 male householders (18 living alone)), 23 female householders (14 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 36 2-persons, 3 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 32 1-person, 17 2-persons

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

65.6% of residents of 79834 zip code speak English at home.
28.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% very well, 23% well, 15% not at all).
5.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common first ancestries reported in 79834 (%)

  • 23%American
  • 11%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 5%Northern European
  • 2%Dutch

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 1Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79834 population

Zip code 79834 topographic map

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 79834 not listed on the city page:

  • SAN VICENTE EL (Students: 23, Location: 195 ESCUELA VISTA, Grades: KG-7)

Zip code 79834 marital status for males
Zip code 79834 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 63%Electricity
  • 24%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 249. Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-17.3%).

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

  • This state: 79
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 19
  • South: 20
  • West: 41

49% of the 79834 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

64% of the 79834 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% 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):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 48,750Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,036Office and administrative support occupations
  • 40,417Construction and extraction occupations
  • 26,000Management occupations
  • 18,036Sales and related occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79834 population

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (5-9: 1)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
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