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City: Fabens, TX (13.78%)
County: El Paso County, TX
Estimated zip code population in 2016: 7,660
Zip code population in 2010: 8,699
Zip code population in 2000: 8,408

Houses and condos: 2,389
Renter-occupied apartments: 611
% of renters here:

30%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79838: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 29.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 260 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 2016:
This zip code:

1.3% ($876)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,295 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $656 (1.2%)

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Males: 3,747  (48.9%)
Females: 3,913  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 79838:

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79838:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

Zip code 79838 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly 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: 7,101
Rural population: 558

Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $68,925
79838:

$68,925
Texas:

$161,500



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in 79838 zip code as of May 27, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79838 to the number of sex offenders is 479 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:

29.2 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.8 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 2016:
This zip code:

$25,794
Texas:

$56,565
Fabens, TX (79838) map Nearest zip codes: 79836, 79849, 79853, 79928, 79927, 79907.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

57.9%
Texas:

53.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.0%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 811
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,190


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 127 (13 now married, 112 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,755 (753 now married, 1,001 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79838 with a mortgage: 489
Houses without a mortgage: 949

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $840
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $264

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

44.8%
Whole state:

15.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

24.8%
Whole state:

9.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1
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Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 134Built 2010 to 2013
  • 250Built 2000 to 2009
  • 544Built 1990 to 1999
  • 522Built 1980 to 1989
  • 498Built 1970 to 1979
  • 116Built 1960 to 1969
  • 166Built 1950 to 1959
  • 45Built 1940 to 1949
  • 114Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79838 population

Zip code 79838 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 12no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 1972 bedrooms
  • 8313 bedrooms
  • 2754 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

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

  • 27no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 2592 bedrooms
  • 2183 bedrooms
  • 394 bedrooms
  • 105+ 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

  • 35no vehicle
  • 3841 vehicle
  • 6392 vehicles
  • 2483 vehicles
  • 954 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

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

  • 169no vehicle
  • 2291 vehicle
  • 1742 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79838 population

  • Zip code 79838 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 79838 household income distribution in 2016
  • 345Less than $10,000
  • 280$10,000 to $14,999
  • 144$15,000 to $19,999
  • 209$20,000 to $24,999
  • 105$25,000 to $29,999
  • 101$30,000 to $34,999
  • 184$35,000 to $39,999
  • 86$40,000 to $44,999
  • 74$45,000 to $49,999
  • 67$50,000 to $59,999
  • 155$60,000 to $74,999
  • 142$75,000 to $99,999
  • 52$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79838

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79838
  • 59Less than $10,000
  • 49$10,000 to $14,999
  • 57$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 72$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$35,000 to $39,999
  • 159$40,000 to $49,999
  • 102$50,000 to $59,999
  • 149$60,000 to $69,999
  • 84$70,000 to $79,999
  • 105$80,000 to $89,999
  • 146$90,000 to $99,999
  • 101$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $174,999
  • 15$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79838

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79838
  • 31Less than $100
  • 29$100 to $149
  • 14$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 58$250 to $299
  • 46$300 to $349
  • 55$350 to $399
  • 48$400 to $449
  • 27$450 to $499
  • 7$600 to $649
  • 3$650 to $699
  • 14$700 to $749
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 187No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $497.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $138,386
  • Some other race householders: $71,782
  • Two or more races householders: $43,033
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $74,282

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,925
79838:

$68,925
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,363 - $99,449

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $163,031
Here:

$163,031
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $178,038
Here:

$178,038
State:

$227,239

In 2-unit structures: $108,195
Here:

$108,195
State:

$179,535

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $327,393
Here:

$327,393
State:

$145,057

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $331,023
Here:

$331,023
State:

$253,158

Mobile homes: $47,917
Here:

$47,917
State:

$80,655

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,006
Here:

$12,006
State:

$50,435

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,470
  • One, attached: 58
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 79
  • 5 to 9: 97
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • Mobile homes: 582

Unemployment: 8.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79838

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79838
  • 77.6%2,069Drove a car alone
  • 11.1%295Carpooled
  • 0.6%15Walked
  • 4.2%113Other means
  • 6.7%178Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79838

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79838
  • 136Less than 5 minutes
  • 3095 to 9 minutes
  • 19610 to 14 minutes
  • 47415 to 19 minutes
  • 16520 to 24 minutes
  • 13625 to 29 minutes
  • 41830 to 34 minutes
  • 7535 to 39 minutes
  • 15540 to 44 minutes
  • 13145 to 59 minutes
  • 11960 to 89 minutes
  • 17690 or more minutes

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,652
  • In family households: 7,147 (488 male householders, 1,106 female householders)
    1,160 spouses, 3,096 children (3,009 natural, 51 adopted, 37 stepchildren), 805 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 222 other relatives, 133 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 490 (203 male householders (195 living alone)), 245 female householders (221 living alone)), 38 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 452 2-persons, 285 3-persons, 258 4-persons, 307 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 186 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 417 1-person, 23 2-persons, 7 3-persons

987 married couples with children.
627 single-parent households (78 men, 549 women).

10.8% of residents of 79838 zip code speak English at home.
90.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 18% well, 10% not well, 19% not at all).

Foreign born population: 2,477 (32.3%)
(31.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

32.3%
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 (%)

  • 1%American
  • 0%Irish
  • 0%English
  • 0%European
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%Brazilian
  • 0%Danish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3482010 or later
  • 3612000 to 2009
  • 3711990 to 1999
  • 1,431Before 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: 3.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 80%Utility gas
  • 12%Electricity
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1%No fuel used
  • 1%Other fuel

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

  • This state: 4,510
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 60
  • West: 551

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.

95% of the 79838 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 88% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% 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): 16
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.6%
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:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 46,031Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 41,218Management occupations
  • 32,504Construction and extraction occupations
  • 30,086Transportation occupations
  • 26,563Office and administrative support occupations
  • 23,121Sales and related 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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