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Estimated zip code population in 2016: 1,079
Zip code population in 2010: 641
Zip code population in 2000: 655

Houses and condos: 350
Renter-occupied apartments: 68
% of renters here:

34%
State:

39%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 79851: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 673.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 79851
Zip code 79851 (Sierra Blanca, 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% ($731)
Texas:

1.8% ($2,863)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $766 (1.5%)

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Males: 658  (61.0%)
Females: 420  (39.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 79851:

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 79851:

  • Never married: 46.0%
  • Now married: 36.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Zip code 79851 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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 below state average.
  • Races in zip code 79851

  • Zip code 79851 races chart
    • 168White population
    • 16Black population
    • 3American Indian population
    • 8Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 1Some other race population
    • 3Two or more races population
    • 442Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $54,164
79851:

$54,164
Texas:

$161,500



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 79851 zip code as of April 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 79851 to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

37.8 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 79851, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,250 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,250
State:

$47,881

Salary/wage: $25,688 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$25,688
State:

$41,947
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 153.6% for AGIs below $10k, 82.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 86.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $548 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$548
Texas:

$2,255

Profit/loss from business: +$776 (reported on 20.1% of returns)
Here:

+$776
State:

+$11,013

Total itemized deductions: $16,250 (32% of AGI, reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,250
State:

$19,631

Here:

32.0% of AGI
State:

18.9% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,500 (3% of AGI, reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,500
State:

$4,753

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

4.2% of AGI

Total tax: $3,000 (reported on 57.0% of returns)
79851:

$3,000
State:

$9,058
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,957 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,957
State:

$2,024

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 63.5%
Here:

64%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 61.5% for AGIs below $10k, 72.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$41,659
Texas:

$56,565
Sierra Blanca, TX (79851) map Nearest zip codes: 79839, 79847, 79855, 79853, 79938, 79838.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.4%
Texas:

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

7.0%
Texas:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 19
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 183


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 20 (6 now married, 13 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 168 (41 now married, 128 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 79851 with a mortgage: 20
Houses without a mortgage: 115

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $977
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $340

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

25.2%
Whole state:

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

10.2%
Whole state:

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

5.5
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 79851: Faskin Ranch (A), Fredrick Ranch (B), Frost Ranch (C), Hot Wells (D), Isbell Ranch (E), Love Ranch (F), Pierce Ranch (G), Red Light Windmill (H), Reed Ranch (I), Scratch Ranch (J), Small (K), Streetcar Camp (L), Honeycutt Ranch (M), Moon Ranch (N), Baylor Ranch (O), Booth Ranch (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Grayton Lake (A), Clifton Tank (B), Big Moon Tank (C), Twenty Tank (D), Little Parker Tank (E), Gravel Pit Tank (F), Flat Tank (G), Dutch Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Creek: Mineral Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 8Built 2000 to 2009
  • 46Built 1990 to 1999
  • 41Built 1980 to 1989
  • 40Built 1970 to 1979
  • 84Built 1960 to 1969
  • 20Built 1950 to 1959
  • 63Built 1940 to 1949
  • 43Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 79851 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sierra Blanca, TX (79851)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 41 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 653 bedrooms
  • 164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79851 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sierra Blanca, TX (79851)

  • 5no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 333 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79851 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sierra Blanca, TX (79851) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 4no vehicle
  • 371 vehicle
  • 502 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79851 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sierra Blanca, TX (79851) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 371 vehicle
  • 182 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 79851 population

  • Zip code 79851 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 79851 household income distribution in 2016
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 11$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $74,999
  • 18$75,000 to $99,999
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79851

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 79851
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 20$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79851

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 79851
  • 14$250 to $299
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 7No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $612.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $75,753
  • Some other race householders: $53,658
  • Two or more races householders: $65,273
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $36,109

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,164
79851:

$54,164
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $22,956 - $75,190

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $68,353
Here:

$68,353
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $29,794
Here:

$29,794
State:

$80,655

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 247
  • 3 or 4: 6
  • Mobile homes: 94

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79851

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 79851
  • 67.6%168Drove a car alone
  • 6.8%17Carpooled
  • 9.7%24Walked
  • 1.6%4Other means
  • 14.1%35Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79851

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 79851
  • 119Less than 5 minutes
  • 395 to 9 minutes
  • 615 to 19 minutes
  • 820 to 24 minutes
  • 630 to 34 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 245 to 59 minutes
  • 1690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 572
  • In family households: 464 (57 male householders, 64 female householders)
    75 spouses, 145 children (144 natural, 1 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 47 other relatives, 10 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 108 (47 male householders (32 living alone)), 32 female householders (26 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 500 (33 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 66 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 2 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 59 1-person, 20 2-persons

61 married couples with children.
53 single-parent households (12 men, 41 women).

23.2% of residents of 79851 zip code speak English at home.
71.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% very well, 18% well, 9% not well, 39% not at all).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (3% very well, 97% well).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 491 (45.5%)
(5.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

45.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

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

  • 27%El Salvador
  • 7%Costa Rica
  • 6%Thailand
  • 1%Switzerland
  • 1%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 1%Guatemala
  • 1%Barbados

Most common first ancestries reported in 79851 (%)

  • 3%African
  • 2%European
  • 1%German
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3792010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 92Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 79851 population

Zip code 79851 topographic map


Zip code 79851 marital status for males
Zip code 79851 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 21.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 67%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23%Electricity
  • 6%Other fuel
  • 3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 892. Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-26.6%).

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

  • This state: 419
  • Northeast: 24
  • Midwest: 11
  • South: 30
  • West: 89

48% of the 79851 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Texas.

51% of the 79851 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% 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:

6.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high 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 ($)

  • 64,525Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 40,713Production occupations
  • 21,622Transportation occupations
  • 21,096Office and administrative support occupations
  • 12,586Food preparation and serving related occupations
Note: State values scaled to 79851 population

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • MICHAELS RESTAURANT (OLD HWY 80 in SIERRA BLANCA, TX; small business)
    $2,088 with Army for Food Cooking, Baking, and Serving Equipment. Signed on 2003-01-28. Completion date: 2002-11-05.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Mining: Other Crushed and Broken Stone Mining and Quarrying (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Collection Agencies (5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 86 people in federal detention centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 79851 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James477.7 years
William478.0 years
Robert481.5 years
George374.7 years
John374.3 years
Frank281.0 years
Albert269.5 years
Refugio278.0 years
Elizabeth288.5 years
Esther263.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 79851 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ramirez1175.1 years
Mcadoo584.0 years
Love578.2 years
Baylor485.5 years
Rose462.7 years
Diaz377.6 years
Kypfer371.3 years
Gomez378.6 years
Neely379.0 years
Peace367.0 years
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