79834 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2013: 153
Zip code population in 2010: 200
Zip code population in 2000: 206

Houses and condos: 90
Renter-occupied apartments: 77
% of renters here:

100%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79834: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 818.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 0.187 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79834
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Males: 78  (51.0%)
Females: 75  (49.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79834:

For population 15 years and over in 79834:

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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 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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Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.4 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
Texas:

2.8 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 2013:
This zip code:

$56,397
Texas:

$51,704
79834 map Nearest zip codes: 79852, 79830, 79846, 79842, 79831, 79843.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.7%
Texas:

55.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Texas:

5.5%
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: 77


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 39 (21 now married, 18 unmarried)


Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.8%
Whole state:

17.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2
  • 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

  • 02010 or later
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 121960 to 1969
  • 181950 to 1959
  • 51940 to 1949
  • 101939 or earlier

Zip code 79834 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 79834

  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 403 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 122 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $492.

Housing units in structures:

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152

Size of family households: 17 2-persons, 17 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 39 1-person, 4 4-persons

17 married couples with children.
17 single-parent households (17 women).

65.4% of residents of 79834 zip code speak English at home.
34.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 6% well, 6% not well, 15% not at all).

Foreign born population: 9 (5.9%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

5.9%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 79834 (%)

  • 29%American
  • 25%Other groups
  • 8%German
  • 7%Irish
  • 6%Scotch-Irish
  • 5%Swedish
  • 4%Celtic

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 3Before 1990

Zip code 79834 topographic map

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

  • SAN VICENTE EL (Students: 20; Location: 195 ESCUELA VISTA DR, BIG BEND NATIONAL, TX; Grades: PK - 08)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 51%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 49%Electricity

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

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


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.

62% of the 79834 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% 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:

6.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 61,458Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 37,361Management occupations
  • 35,000Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,250Food preparation and serving related occupations

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


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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