79838 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Fabens, TX (13.78%)
County: El Paso County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 8,290
Zip code population in 2010: 8,699
Zip code population in 2000: 8,408

Houses and condos: 2,412
Renter-occupied apartments: 673
% of renters here:

32%
State:

38%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 79838: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 282 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

1.2% ($779)
Texas:

1.9% ($2,510)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,324 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $581 (1.2%)

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Males: 4,176  (50.4%)
Females: 4,114  (49.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 79838:

For population 15 years and over in 79838:

Zip code 79838 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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: 7,685
Rural population: 604

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $65,000
79838:

$65,000
Texas:

$132,000



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in 79838 zip code as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79838 to the number of sex offenders is 430 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:

26.9 years
Texas median age:

34.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.9 people
Texas:

2.8 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 2013:
This zip code:

$26,477
Texas:

$51,704
Fabens, TX (79838) map Nearest zip codes: 79836, 79849, 79853, 79928, 79927, 79907.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

67.1%
Texas:

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

8.1%
Texas:

5.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 925
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,200


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 69 (0 now married, 69 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,176 (900 now married, 1,276 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79838 with a mortgage: 532
Houses without a mortgage: 920

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $736
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S263

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

50.8%
Whole state:

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

24.5%
Whole state:

10.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2
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Year house built

  • 162010 or later
  • 2152000 to 2009
  • 4121990 to 1999
  • 6511980 to 1989
  • 3781970 to 1979
  • 1931960 to 1969
  • 2141950 to 1959
  • 811940 to 1949
  • 2521939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 2322 bedrooms
  • 9693 bedrooms
  • 2104 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms

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

  • 21no bedroom
  • 521 bedroom
  • 2822 bedrooms
  • 2403 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 32no vehicle
  • 3901 vehicle
  • 5902 vehicles
  • 3063 vehicles
  • 1254 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

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

  • 205no vehicle
  • 2521 vehicle
  • 1812 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $477.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,000
79838:

$65,000
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,000 - $84,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $149,452
Here:

$149,452
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $162,975
Here:

$162,975
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $134,257
Here:

$134,257
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $69,532
Here:

$69,532
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,479
Here:

$131,479
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $45,324
Here:

$45,324
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,621
Here:

$7,621
State:

$67,181

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 11.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,284

Size of family households: 417 2-persons, 413 3-persons, 401 4-persons, 312 5-persons, 176 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 243 1-person, 12 2-persons

1,041 married couples with children.
959 single-parent households (56 men, 903 women).

7.9% of residents of 79838 zip code speak English at home.
92.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% very well, 22% well, 14% not well, 17% not at all).

Foreign born population: 2,958 (35.7%)
(33.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

35.7%
Whole state:

16.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 100%Mexico

Most common first ancestries reported in 79838 (%)

  • 93%Other groups
  • 2%American
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%German
  • 0%English
  • 0%European
  • 0%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 442010 or later
  • 9032000 to 2009
  • 5071990 to 1999
  • 1,600Before 1990

Zip code 79838 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 80%Utility gas
  • 14%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:


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.

91% of the 79838 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from abroad.

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 38,932Business and financial operations occupations
  • 30,278Transportation occupations
  • 27,548Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 27,539Management occupations
  • 23,869Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 22,803Office and administrative support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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 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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