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79838 Zip Code (Fabens, TX) Detailed Profile



City: Fabens, TX (13.78%)
County: El Paso County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 8,031
Zip code population in 2010: 8,699
Zip code population in 2000: 8,408

Houses and condos: 2,345
Renter-occupied apartments: 650
% of renters here:

31%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79838: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 273 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79838
Zip code 79838 (Fabens, Texas) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

1.3% ($800)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,755)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,211 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $549 (1.2%)

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Males: 4,022  (50.1%)
Females: 4,009  (49.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 79838:

  • High school or higher: 50.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79838:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Zip code 79838 compared to state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79838

  • Zip code 79838 races chart
    • 360White population
    • 10Black population
    • 4American Indian population
    • 6Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 4Some other race population
    • 6Two or more races population
    • 8,309Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,445
Rural population: 585

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $60,700
79838:

$60,700
Texas:

$152,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 79838 zip code as of September 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79838 to the number of sex offenders is 463 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

28.1 years
Texas median age:

34.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.9 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79838, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $20,974 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$20,974
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $18,237 (reported on 89.3% of returns)
Here:

$18,237
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.0% for AGIs below $10k, 89.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 92.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,696 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,696
Texas:

$2,255
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,435 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,435
State:

$4,261
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,962 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,962
State:

+$16,110

Profit/loss from business: +$5,366 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,366
State:

+$11,013
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 21.5% for AGIs below $10k, 7.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,818 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
79838:

$1,818
Texas:

$3,120

Total itemized deductions: $15,136 (31% of AGI, reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,136
State:

$19,631

Here:

30.7% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,529 (5% of AGI, reported on 3.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,529
State:

$4,753

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total tax: $3,575 (reported on 41.7% of returns)
79838:

$3,575
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 25.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,502 (reported on 62.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,502
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 78.3%
Here:

78%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 75.4% for AGIs below $10k, 81.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 74.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 91.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$24,519
Texas:

$55,653
Fabens, TX (79838) map Nearest zip codes: 79836, 79849, 79853, 79928, 79927, 79907.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

63.4%
Texas:

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

7.2%
Texas:

5.7%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 894
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,173


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 153 (0 now married, 153 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,909 (845 now married, 1,064 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79838 with a mortgage: 493
Houses without a mortgage: 924

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $844
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $260

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

48.9%
Whole state:

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

21.7%
Whole state:

9.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1
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Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 80Built 2010 to 2013
  • 177Built 2000 to 2009
  • 564Built 1990 to 1999
  • 542Built 1980 to 1989
  • 520Built 1970 to 1979
  • 99Built 1960 to 1969
  • 168Built 1950 to 1959
  • 28Built 1940 to 1949
  • 167Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79838 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fabens, TX (79838)

  • 11no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 1962 bedrooms
  • 8633 bedrooms
  • 2594 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fabens, TX (79838)

  • 17no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 1813 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fabens, TX (79838) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 50no vehicle
  • 3651 vehicle
  • 6552 vehicles
  • 2793 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fabens, TX (79838) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 209no vehicle
  • 2011 vehicle
  • 2082 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

  • Zip code 79838 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 79838 household income distribution in 2015
  • 387Less than $10,000
  • 284$10,000 to $14,999
  • 182$15,000 to $19,999
  • 198$20,000 to $24,999
  • 126$25,000 to $29,999
  • 130$30,000 to $34,999
  • 106$35,000 to $39,999
  • 136$40,000 to $44,999
  • 80$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 136$60,000 to $74,999
  • 125$75,000 to $99,999
  • 52$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79838

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 79838
  • 99Less than $10,000
  • 112$10,000 to $14,999
  • 59$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 91$30,000 to $34,999
  • 57$35,000 to $39,999
  • 147$40,000 to $49,999
  • 102$50,000 to $59,999
  • 159$60,000 to $69,999
  • 129$70,000 to $79,999
  • 136$80,000 to $89,999
  • 144$90,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79838

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 79838
  • 29Less than $100
  • 42$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 70$250 to $299
  • 101$300 to $349
  • 55$350 to $399
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 75$450 to $499
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 53$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 100No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $491.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $121,871
  • Some other race householders: $63,216
  • Two or more races householders: $37,898
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $65,417

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $60,700
79838:

$60,700
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,900 - $85,600

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $159,460
Here:

$159,460
State:

$217,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,144
Here:

$141,144
State:

$208,380

In 2-unit structures: $101,968
Here:

$101,968
State:

$165,849

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,198
Here:

$90,198
State:

$176,439

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,113
Here:

$249,113
State:

$269,486

Mobile homes: $58,996
Here:

$58,996
State:

$76,318

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,185
Here:

$6,185
State:

$56,787

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,334
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 131
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • Mobile homes: 595

Unemployment: 12.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79838

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79838
  • 80.0%2,022Drove a car alone
  • 7.3%184Carpooled
  • 0.7%18Walked
  • 7.1%179Other means
  • 4.9%123Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79838

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79838
  • 111Less than 5 minutes
  • 2585 to 9 minutes
  • 25310 to 14 minutes
  • 39215 to 19 minutes
  • 10520 to 24 minutes
  • 24625 to 29 minutes
  • 45530 to 34 minutes
  • 9135 to 39 minutes
  • 11740 to 44 minutes
  • 12545 to 59 minutes
  • 9060 to 89 minutes
  • 16090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 92.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,021
  • In family households: 7,678 (502 male householders, 1,245 female householders)
    1,215 spouses, 3,466 children (3,369 natural, 57 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 746 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 116 parents, 122 other relatives, 147 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 343 (135 male householders (135 living alone)), 185 female householders (162 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 426 2-persons, 366 3-persons, 338 4-persons, 336 5-persons, 128 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 297 1-person, 23 2-persons

1,120 married couples with children.
995 single-parent households (90 men, 905 women).

11.8% of residents of 79838 zip code speak English at home.
88.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% very well, 20% well, 13% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 2,607 (32.5%)
(28.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

32.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 1%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%Bolivia

Most common first ancestries reported in 79838 (%)

  • 3%American
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%English
  • 0%Danish
  • 0%European
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%Brazilian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1332010 or later
  • 6872000 to 2009
  • 4371990 to 1999
  • 1,422Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79838 population

Zip code 79838 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY (9.5 MI SW L435320 in FABENS, TX)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: AMERICAN TEL & TEL CO LONG LINES, AMERICAN TEL & TEL CO LONG LINES

Zip code 79838 marital status for males
Zip code 79838 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 79%Utility gas
  • 13%Electricity
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%Other fuel

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

  • This state: 4,555
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 30
  • South: 96
  • West: 670

70% of the 79838 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

92% of the 79838 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 93% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% 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%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 45,625Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 41,528Management occupations
  • 27,803Construction and extraction occupations
  • 24,246Transportation occupations
  • 23,456Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,458Education, training, and library occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79838 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • INDIAN CLIFFS RANCH INC (I-10 E EXIT 49 5 MILES N in FABENS, TX; small business) : $38,848 in 12 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    Contracts for Food Services, Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building), Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $12,765; 2005: $26,083; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,165 with Army for Food Services. Signed on 2004-09-08. Completion date: 2004-09-20.
    $10,352 with Army for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building). Signed on 2005-11-07. Completion date: 2005-11-15.
    $10,339, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-30. Completion date: 2005-04-04.
    $3,949 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2004-08-06. Completion date: 2004-08-13.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (10-19: 1, 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 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$107,1063$106,72717$102,15927$7,4801$139,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$72,3550$07$40,2366$14,4520$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$57,04010$55,77833$65,52541$20,2653$55,3608$35,246
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$89,0805$77,54411$119,7725$28,1243$29,5803$16,383
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$57,7933$61,4330$00$01$58,700
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.03 , 0105.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.03 , 0105.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in zip code 79838 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria5072.7 years
Jose4773.5 years
Jesus2870.5 years
Manuel2474.8 years
Juan2067.2 years
Francisco1972.8 years
Guadalupe1576.8 years
Manuela1576.2 years
Antonio1170.5 years
Petra1180.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 79838 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez3167.9 years
Rodriguez2577.0 years
Garcia2275.6 years
Hernandez2073.9 years
Perez2076.8 years
Sanchez1971.8 years
Ramirez1874.7 years
Vasquez1276.8 years
Juarez1161.2 years
Flores1073.9 years
Businesses in zip code 79838
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Church's Chicken1
Ace Hardware1Cricket Wireless2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
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